lingcod

noun
ling·cod | \ ˈliŋ-ˌkäd \

Definition of lingcod 

: a large often greenish-fleshed fish (Ophiodon elongatus) of the Pacific coast of North America that is an important food and sport fish and belongs to the same family as the greenlings

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Sea Wolf and Tigerfish running outside to load up on limits of rockfish and lingcod counts ranging from half a fish per rod to full limits. sacbee, "Fishing line: Striper action takes off near Colusa and on Feather River | The Sacramento Bee," 23 Apr. 2018 Sea Wolf ran through the Golden Gate and made mincemeat of rockfish and lingcod at the Farallones. sacbee, "Fishing line: Sacramento River sees plenty of stripers and shad | The Sacramento Bee," 30 Apr. 2018 Potluck: California Dawn out of Berkeley had 72 striped bass (limits), 47 halibut for 36 people; New Huck Finn out of Emeryville at 62 striped bass (limits), six halibut, 35 rockfish and two lingcod for 31 people. Tom Stienstra, SFChronicle.com, "Chart-buster times: salmon to whales, bears to bighorns," 8 July 2018 Local shore fishing was exceptionally good for kelp greenling, rockfish, cabezon and an occasional lingcod. sacbee, "Fishing Line: Week of March 19 | The Sacramento Bee," 20 Mar. 2018 Pete and Riptide fished for rockfish and lingcod, enjoying good luck at places like Deep Reef and San Gregorio. sacbee, "Fishing line: Striper action takes off near Colusa and on Feather River | The Sacramento Bee," 23 Apr. 2018 Expectations are very high for easy limits of rockfish and possibly full limits of lingcod for boats like Capt. sacbee, "Fishing line: Sacramento River sees plenty of stripers and shad | The Sacramento Bee," 30 Apr. 2018 Fishing openers Bay Area coast: The sport fishing season for rockfish, cabezon and lingcod is set for April 15 from Point Arena to Pigeon Point. Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle, "Spring arrives for Los Vaqueros’ nesting eagles," 1 Apr. 2018 Outdoor notes Deep sea opener: The season for rockfish and lingcod opens April 15 for the Farallones Islands, the Deep Reef, Cordell Bank and other rocky haunts off the Bay Area coast. Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle, "Youngster tops vacation with bass, not cell phone," 8 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of lingcod

1940, in the meaning defined above

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