Definition of pickerel
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Zaremba and Drew Gregg of Davie caught 50 largemouths up to 5 pounds, three peacocks, six chain pickerel, Mayan cichlids and lots of oscars on a morning trip in the L-35 Canal along Interstate 595.
Some other species found are largemouth bass, brown bullhead, white catfish, chain pickerel, brook trout, brown trout and rainbow trout, according to ctfishfinder.com.
Alan Zaremba reported good catches of bass 1-3 pounds, oscars, chain pickerel and panfish in the finger canals along the west side of U.S. Highway 27.
Last week, Zaremba guided Al Alerman of Pembroke Pines to 18 largemouth bass up to 4.5 pounds, five chain pickerel, oscars and Mayan cichlids on a morning trip on the west side of U.S. 27.
The 6,400-acre waterway, located halfway between Shreveport and Monroe, is generously stocked with largemouth and striped bass, bluegill, channel catfish, sac-à-lait, pickerel and bream.
All the species of fish — trout, whitefish, pickerel, herring, suckers — faced the heart, surrounding and protecting it.
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Origin and Etymology of pickerel
Middle English pikerel, diminutive of pike
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of pickerel for English Language Learners
: a small North American fish that lives in rivers and streams
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Definition of pickerel for Students
: a freshwater fish that resembles but is smaller than the related pike
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