pogy

noun
po·​gy | \ ˈpō-gē How to pronounce pogy (audio) \
plural pogies

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Drift with live pogies around bait pods for best results. Mark Blythe, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Central Florida fishing forecast: June 27," 28 June 2018 Drift with live pogies around bigger bait pods for best results. Mark Blythe, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Fishing forecast: June 16, 2018," 16 June 2018 Troll or drift with pogies for tarpon, snook, redfish, jacks, king mackerel, Spanish mackerel and bonito are all possible. Mark Blythe, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Central Florida fishing forecast: July 15," 14 July 2018 Live mullet or pogies are best for snook and mackerel. Mark Blythe, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Cental Florida fishing forecast: June 25," 28 June 2018 The pogies are getting ready to migrate too, and the cobia gorge on them to get ready to shoot back east. Ben Raines, AL.com, "Giant cobia and tiny sardines, Alabama's massive fish migration," 1 Nov. 2017 Menhaden, also known as pogies, will be certified for the first time by the Marine Stewardship Council, one of the premier certifying bodies for sustainable seafood. Washington Post, "Little fish, big worry: Future of menhaden sparks concern," 1 Oct. 2017 Every trip begins with a few tosses of a cast net to catch pogies in 5- to 12-foot depths right out of the pass. Todd Masson, NOLA.com, "Big, bad yellowfin tuna close to Louisiana coast," 14 June 2017 Ideally, Clement said, the center needs donations of sardines, pogies and cigar minnows. Michelle Matthews, AL.com, "How you can help these baby pelicans washed ashore by Tropical Storm Cindy," 26 June 2017

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First Known Use of pogy

1840, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pogy

by shortening & alteration from poghaden, perhaps from Eastern Abenaki

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The first known use of pogy was in 1840

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