pinfish

noun
pin·​fish | \ ˈpin-ˌfish How to pronounce pinfish (audio) \

Definition of pinfish

: a small compressed dark green grunt (Lagodon rhomboides) that has sharp dorsal spines and occurs along the Atlantic coast

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Keeper size reds are around the gas rigs and shell bars as well as marsh creek mouths on falling tides—live mullet, pinfish or shrimp will get them, as well quarter-ounce jigs and Slick Lures. Frank Sargeant, al, "Friday Fishing Forecast: Find out what’s reeling 'em in on Alabama waters," 23 Aug. 2019 And the kids will compete in several species not available during the ADSFR, including sea robins, croakers, hardhead catfish, spadefish, oysterfish, pinfish and whiting. Frank Sargeant, AL.com, "Dr. Bob Shipp ready for 35th Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo," 16 July 2017

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First Known Use of pinfish

1878, in the meaning defined above

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