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n. pl. roosterfish or roost·er·fish·es
A large game fish (Nematistius pectoralis) of the eastern Pacific Ocean from the Gulf of California to Peru, having several long thin dorsal spines that resemble a rooster's comb.
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Costa Rica is very proactive with their fisheries with catch-and-release laws for roosterfish along with only fishing circle hooks for them.
sierra are the roosterfish Nematistius pectoralis, sailfish Istiophorus platypterus, sea lion Zalophus californianus; all predators located on a similar trophic level (Fischer et al.
Not only can buyers set out each morning to catch world-record marlin, sailfish and roosterfish, but they do it amongst breathtaking natural beauty and abundant wildlife.
THIS specimen, tipping the scales at 10lb 8oz, is a roosterfish, caught by Tillicoultry angler Alan Stirling off Baja, Mexico.
For years, Manzanillo has hosted an annual international sailfish tournament in November, when record-size marlin, sailfish, tuna and roosterfish are caught.
We're fishing for barred pargo, sierra mackerel, jack crevalle, cabrilla, pompano, roosterfish, and who knows what else in the fish menagerie in the Sea of Cortez.
At La Unica, the desert reaches all the way down to the sea in classic Cortez fashion; roosterfish hunting for mullet surge onto the shore, while coyotes leave their tracks in the soft sand along the water's edge, just inches away from stingrays.
Not long thereafter, another vessel was spotted and confiscated with a semi-truckload of roosterfish taken from Frailes Bay.
Running Down the Man - One man's quest to chase down the elusive roosterfish by foot, in Baja, Mexico, and land the 50-plus-pound monster from the deep on a "silly little fly rod.
On day three, after a morning spent zip-lining, well worth the additional $70 per person, Al and I went out in the afternoon to target roosterfish and snapper.
There are half a dozen more competitions during the year including the entertaining Surf 'n' Panga Roosterfish Classic.