chain pickerel


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chain pickerel

n.
A freshwater game fish (Esox niger) of eastern North America, having a long snout and a greenish body with chainlike markings.
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Noun1.chain pickerel - common in quiet waters of eastern United Stateschain pickerel - common in quiet waters of eastern United States
pickerel - any of several North American species of small pike
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Caption: Warmouth, top, and chain pickerel, above, are documented for the day on the Yellow River.
Jake Souza: Brook trout (Hamblin Pond, Barnstable), brown trout (Peter's Pond, Sandwich), bullhead (Mashpee-Wakeby Lake, Mashpee), chain pickerel (Onota Lake, Pittsfield), crappie (Indian Lake, Worcester), largemouth bass (Watson Pond, Taunton), smallmouth bass (Hamblin Pond, Barnstable), sunfish (Snake Pond, Sandwich), tiger trout (Peter's Pond, Sandwich), white perch (Snake Pond, Sandwich), yellow perch (Peter's Pond, Sandwich).
DEC regulations do not distinguish between species' oJpickerel, so the size limit is the same as" chain pickerel, which is 15 inches'.
Seven species not previously reported from Cox Creek included: river chub Nocomis micropogon (Cope), telescope shiner Notropis telescopus (Cope), golden redhorse Moxostoma erythrurum (Rafinesque), chain pickerel Esox niger Lesueur, smallmouth bass Micropterus dolomieu Lacepede, greenside darter Etheostoma blennioides (Rafinesque), and banded darter Etheostoma zonale (Cope).
Grass pickerel Esox americanus vermiculatus (Crossman, 1966) is the smallest member of the family Esocidae which includes muskellunge Esox masquinongy, northern pike Esox lucius, chain pickerel Esox niger and redfin pickerel Esox americanus americanus (Crossman, 1966).
That evening, I demonstrated the new design by landing two chain pickerel with it.
The chain pickerel is common in eastern United States.
In July, the DEP finally warned anglers to limit their appetite for large mouth bass and chain pickerel, the two species with the most methyl mercury in the study.
Pike, chain pickerel, walleyes, and saugers can be grabbed just behind the head.
inches Largemouth Bass 6 1/2 22 10 24 Smallmouth Bass 5 20 5 20 Spotted Bass 3 18 5 20 White Bass 2 1/2 17 3 18 Striped Bass 22 36 28 37 Hybrid Striped Bass 9 24 10 26 Bluegill 1 1/2 11 1 1/2 11 Redear Sunfish 1 1/2 13 1 1/2 13 Crappie (Black or White) 2 14 2 1/4 15 Yellow Perch 1 1/2 15 1 1/2 15 Sauger 4 22 4 22 Walleye 10 30 10 30 Saugeye 6 25 6 25 Northern Pike 17 40 12 36 Muskellunge 28 46 28 46 Hybrid Muskie 18 38 18 38 Blue Catfish 40 42 40 42 Channel Catfish 18 30 20 32 Flathead Catfish 40 42 40 42 Chinook Salmon 20 36 -- -- Coho Salmon 12 32 -- -- Brown Trout 8 24 10 27 Rainbow Trout/Steelhead 8 24 8 24 Brook Trout 4 19 3 18 Lake Trout 16 34 12 32 Carp (Common or Grass) 25 34 25 34 Chain Pickerel 4 24 4 24 Region 3 Region 4 KEPT C&R KEPT C&R SPECIES lbs.
Targeted species besides the largemouth bass would be bluegills, redear sunfish, redbreast sunfish, warmouth, chain pickerel, crappie, gar, mudfish, freshwater catfish, peacock bass, oscars and a host of cichlids.