Quick poll - how many of you anglers know the definition of Fecundity?
It's probably not in your vocabulary builder, but believe it or not, it does have an effect on your fishing.
Fecundity is a biological term for the amount of eggs a female is carrying on a given year. It provides a gauge for how many offspring can be expected for a given fishery.
Dr. Hal explains why should pay attention to it, especially if you're a proponent of stocking programs.