rough fish


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rough fish

n.
A fish, such as a carp or gar, that is not a game fish or a baitfish.

rough fish

n
(Angling) a fish that is neither a sport fish nor useful as food or bait for sport fish
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Noun1.rough fish - any fish useless for food or sport or even as bait
fish - any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
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Despite the readily available information regarding age and growth of sportfish populations, age and growth of recreationally undesirable, yet commercially important, fish (formerly known as "rough fish") is relatively undocumented.
They'll gain confidence in the new setup by practicing on lily pads, without the pressure and excitement of trying to skewer a rough fish as it swims away.
As an archer who has hunted big game, small game and rough fish since the '60s with traditional and compound bows and (to some degree) crossbows, I'm fully aware of the leaps and bounds in technology occurring within that marketplace.
Keying on the spawn of other fish species to find big blues is a tactic shared by Kansas angler Michael Gingerich, who finds that spawning beds of panfish, baitfish, and rough fish are smorgasbords for blue cats throughout spring.
Request for Proposal: Rough fish harvesting for nutrient abatement in ocklawaha and st.
All are prehistoric, predatory rough fish, and with the exception of the alligator gar, which has limited distribution and is thus protected in many areas, most are quite abundant.
The event benefits the Lowell High School wrestling program, but also serves the purpose of ridding the lake of predatory rough fish. Last year, more than 2,000 rough fish were removed from the lake during the derby, with the ODFW replacing those fish with 200,000 keeper-sized rainbow trout.
By 2010, rough fish (gizzard shad, common carp and grass carp) comprised 93% of the fish biomass in the lake, while non-priority management species comprised over 96% of the fish biomass.
If you are keen to learn how the Romans polished ivory (using rough fish skin and radishes), fumigated for bugs (by roasting leeches or centipedes) or what they used for nappies, I recommend this book to you.
We have ca and all kinds of non-native rough fish to contend with here.
While sharpening your shooting skills, you are also providing a service by helping rid the local waters of rough fish.
Only rough fish, such as bowfin and gar, thrive in this system, a once-renowned large-mouth bass fishery.