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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Deep Reef was the place for rockfish and lingcod fishing aboard Queen of Hearts and Huli Cat.
The research, which focused on charter fishing spots around Homer and Sitka, found that moving to different areas also allowed some boats to target salmon, rockfish and lingcod in addition to halibut.
Queen of Hearts reported hefty lingcod to 14 pounds.
Coastal bottom-fishing is very good for black rockfish and lingcod.
The ocean lingcod fishery is open through mid-October.
New Sea Angler fished off of Point Reyes for lingcod to 13 pounds and rockfish to 8 pounds.
All are apt descriptions for a 19-pound, 11-ounce eelpout (aka burbot, aka lawyer, lingcod, cusk and a host of other unbecoming nicknames) caught by Brent Getzler of Roosevelt.
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