Definition of ladyfish
1 : bonefish 1
2 : a large silvery bony fish (Elops saurus) of the western Atlantic that is related to the tarpon and is often caught for sport
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The surf around the islands was crawling with baitfish, ladyfish, bluefish, jacks and, of course, speckled trout.
And when the bait is there en masse, the predators are there also; kings, Spanish, jacks, ladyfish, cobia and other species are caught from the span at this time of year.
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