calico bass


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calico bass

n.
2. See kelp bass.

cal′ico bass`

(bæs)
n.
the black crappie. See under crappie.
[1880–85, Amer.]
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Calico bass - Charles Iwashita, San Diego, 9-1/4 pounds; Greg Peressini, Torrance, 9.
PHOTO The Fish and Game Commission has taken a major step toward creating protected fisheries at the Channel Islands, where John Yokoyama, right, and Rob DiGioia target calico bass at Santa Cruz Island.
The suggestion I hear most often is raising the minimum size limit on slow-growing calico bass from 12 inches to 14 inches or greater.
Good numbers of calico bass are being taken from Webster Lake, and reports of smelt are also coming in from Onota Lake.
DeSantis' sand bass tied for second place with Mike Carson, who caught a calico bass that also weighed 4 1/2 pounds.
Barracuda, sand bass, calico bass, halibut, yellow fin croaker, blue perch, bonito and mackerel - even yellowtail and white sea bass - have been caught by fly-rodders in local waters on the Pacific Clipper, a ``six-pack'' charter boat that operates out of Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard.
Bob's Gun and Archery has seen an exceptional number of them being taken, and Webster Lake, perennially noted for calico bass, is living up to its reputation for that species, too.
On Tuesday, boats out of Davey's Locker were targeting sand bass, calico bass and barracuda.
Based on fisheries sampling and angler reports, the Quabbin is now listed by the state Division of Fisheries and Wildlife as the only "best bet" venue for a trophy smallmouth, largemouth, and calico bass in the agency's Connecticut Valley District.
There will be 10 cash awards from $200 down to $50 for each of the categories of yellow perch, pickerel, calico bass, bass, pout, and five cash awards from $250 to $50 for the top pike.
Out there, calico bass have a knack for wrapping around weeds and pulling hooks.
Last weekend he speared a calico bass, filleted and grilled it, and made fish tacos with chopped tomatoes and guacamole.