Tuna fisherman teams up with engineers to build ‘Zombait’ robotic lure

10e1f9a1c3a9b1b13c33ce6d2f75fc9eTwo years ago over Christmas dinner, Maine tuna fisherman Rink Varian aired a favorite gripe: The tuna he caught vastly preferred live bait fish, but he almost never had enough of the little critters on hand. What if someone built a device that  into effective lures? Weekend anglers and commercial fishermen prefer small live bait to the frozen bait they can buy at stores. That’s because big hunting fish like tuna are on the watch for movement, and live fish with sunlight flashing off their scales make for more convincing bait. Read the article here 13:11

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