coalfish


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coal·fish

 (kōl′fĭsh′)
n.
Any of several black or dark-colored fishes, especially a pollock or sablefish.
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coalfish

(ˈkəʊlˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) a dark-coloured gadoid food fish, Pollachius virens, occurring in northern seas. Also called (Brit): saithe or coley
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The bigger tides brought the coalfish on to Tynemouth pier.
The River Tyne is producing the usual mainly undersized codling and coalfish and upstream at St Peters, the Copthorne and the Business Park flounders are being taken.
1 Bernard Westgarth - 13 (three eel, four flounder, six coalfish) 433cm / 6lb 13oz 2 Matthew Garbutt - three (three eel) 147cm / 1lb 8oz 3 Michael Gray - four (one eel, two flounder, one coalfish) 136cm / 2lb 6oz 4 Stan Preston - four (one eel, one flounder, two coalfish) 125cm / 1lb 10.75oz 5 Colin Sharp - three (one eel, one flounder, one coalfish) 111cm / 1lb 3.50oz 6 Matty Lamb - one Eel 55cm / 8oz Dan Redling and Dave Turnbull failed to return.
GORDON Mackie, of Drumoyne, Glasgow, connected with this huge coalfish in 300ft of water at a mark near Shetland's Muckle Flugga, the most northerly lighthouse in the UK.
His mammoth efforts finally paid off when he snared a 2lb coalfish in a Norwegian fjord to net the record, which is being dubbed the Cast of a Thousand.It is very humbling to be the only person in the world to catch 1,000 different species of fish," the Daily Mail quoted Steve as saying.
But don't confuse pollack with coalfish, as so many do.
Dunstanburgh continues to fish well for coalfish and small codling.
Only half of the 10 anglers competing managed to contribute to the 10 fish haul, with Nick Westgarth taking the longest round fish, a coalfish at 25cm, while Stan Preston's only catch was the longest flat fish, a flounder at 33cm.
There are lots of undersized codling, coalfish and pouting.
POLLACK and coalfish are confusing cod family lookalikes and US identification (and spelling) are no help.
South Shields pier, on the other hand, had started to produce decent codling with the best going to 5lb, along with decent sized coalfish with fresh crab the best bait.
| TEN anglers took part in |the third match of the Saltburn Summer League at the River Esk last Sunday, with a total of 39 fish caught - 16 flounder, 15 coalfish and eight eels.