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mullet-like tropical marine fishes having pectoral fins with long threadlike rays

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For tarpon, threadfin, snapper and the incidental species I've mentioned fishing is confined to the mouth of the river and the estuary.
Gizzard and threadfin shad are the primary open-water prey species, with gizzard shad dominating.
A total of 200 stomachs from adult threadfin anglerfish (Lophiodes spilurus) collected in the central Pacific of Costa Rica were analyzed (Fig.
Because few Pacific threadfin were present in creel surveys conducted between 1994 and 1998, Oahu fishermen were offered a $10 reward for each threadfin that was caught (for both hatchery-reared and wild fish).
So that evening, I took home a half-dozen live 1 1/2- to 2-inch-long threadfin shad that John gave me and put them in my aquarium.
Scientists say that the decline of smelt populations are an indicator of the health of the entire Bay-Delta ecosystem, and representative of a much larger decline in local fisheries, including the longfin smelt, threadfin shad, and Chinook salmon.
Many of these fish will eat silver crocodile spoons, red-and-white jigs, hard plastic lures and natural baits like live and dead shrimp, live pilchards, threadfin herring, Spanish sardines and mullet.
As gizzard and threadfin shad move to find warmer water in the shallows--back ends of creeks or shallow points or flats on the north side of the lake--waves of blues that start moving out of their wintering areas to follow the bait.
Castaic Soft Bait now makes sunfish, gizzard shad and threadfin shad patterns, as well as the good ol' rainbow trout, that sell across the country.
Alabama anglers have long known Lake Dannelly as a prime area for fishing due to its unique ecosystem, which combines high fertility with a stable population of threadfin shad that attract and feed bass.
Netting a couple dozen of these guys on your way offshore is often easier than sitting at the local bait spot bugging for pilchards and threadfin herring.
Dominant baitfish are yearling threadfin shad, just a couple inches long.
Lake Perris is thought by many to have just the right formula - large acreage, lots of largemouth, a long growing season and good forage base, including crayfish, threadfin shad, hitch (a minnow) and the all-important rainbow that is stocked during the catchable-trout program from October to May - to yield a bruiser that would break the 22-1/4-pound standard established in 1932.
At times large schools of glass minnows, threadfin herring, Spanish sardines and pilchards will also migrate through our inshore waters.