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a silvery herring,
of eastern and central U.S. waters, that has a gizzardlike stomach.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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spawn in the spring, usually over flooded terrestrial vegetation in shallow water.
can drastically alter the phytoplankton community and subsequently affect game fish populations.
The renovation was not completely successful, as
and other non-game fish were found the following year.
Anglers traditionally use cast nets in lakes and shallow waters to catch small fish, such as
, for catfish bait.
Predatory fish have diverse and abundant forage in the form of alewives,
, threadfin shad and shiners.
The bluegill fishery has suffered the impact of the
introduction and proliferation.
may be taken from lakes and ponds by dip net or throw net.
Walleye, channel catfish, and
are stocked in the reservoir annually.
are the primary forage species in the reservoir, but adult
are too large for crappie to eat.
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