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a small game fish,
greenish-gray above and silvery below, inhabiting streams along the Atlantic coast of the U.S.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Local residents of the area were amazed to be catching rock-fish, croaker,
Dozens of small
, temporarily stunned, traced a kind of wake behind the boat.
Cut gizzard shad, big threadfin shad, and
seem to be the best baits.
appear to be gaining in popularity with anglers, particularly during the winter months.
are common throughout the tidal river, but fishing is best in the lower river during spring and summer.
Many anglers believe that the best eating freshwater fish of all is the
Although salmon are reported to be present in the lake
dominate the fishery.
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