Fishing Spiders

The Fishing Spider is a common name used for the spiders species in the genus Dolomedes, family Pisauridae. They are known by a number of common names including fishing spiders, raft spiders, dock spiders or wharf spiders. They are generally dark-colored, usually brownish or grayish, with white markings. Almost all species of Fishing Spiders are semi-aquatic.  Fishing spiders can run across water and can dive underneath to capture prey. In addition to insects, fishing spiders can also catch small fish and tadpoles.

Fishing Spiders
Fishing Spider Picture
Fishing Spider Picture
Fishing Spider Picture
Fishing Spider Picture