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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The fishing around Cedros Island is best known for the calico bass and the yellowtail--a subspecies oftheyellowtail amberjack--but there are plenty of other species around, too, including sheepshead, California halibut, dorado and on rare occasion, white seabass.
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.
Last weekend he speared a calico bass, filleted and grilled it, and made fish tacos with chopped tomatoes and guacamole.
The calico bass, barracuda, white sea bass, sand bass, flounders, etc.
These lines house a surplus of calico bass, sand bass, halibut, rockfish, white seabass and ling cod, to name a few.
The agency said that the ships' documents contained underrated data on salmon and calico bass catches, resulting in damage to Russia estimated at more than 60,000 dollars.
Out there, calico bass have a knack for wrapping around weeds and pulling hooks.
Good numbers of calico bass are being taken from Webster Lake, and reports of smelt are also coming in from Onota Lake.
You'll also likely see schools of silvery top smelt and possibly calico bass, kelp wrass and the inch-long but spectacularly colored blue-banded goby.
Being a fan of fried calico bass, I can't bring myself to call them crappies.
I thought about the connection while casting for calico bass off Trestles Beach, in Orange County, CA, last summer.
Like any good hunter, he starts out by knowing his quarry - barracuda, bonito, calico bass, halibut, sand bass, white seabass and yellowtail - and has devoted a chapter in his book to each species.