speckled trout

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Recent Examples on the Web The handle extends from 24 inches to 48 inches, and its hoop measures 20 inches by 23 inches, the perfect size for speckled trout and redfish. Outdoor Life, "Four top-rated fishing nets that won’t leave you empty-handed," 27 Apr. 2020 The sudden electricity that shot up the line when a trout slammed the MirrOlure and, with it, that overwhelming feeling of being directly connected to something so much larger than a speckled trout. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, "Coastal fishing in February can be rewarding," 3 Feb. 2018 Commonly caught fish include croaker, perch, speckled trout, sheepshead, sand trout, gafftop and bull reds. Emilia Benton, Houston Chronicle, "A quiet sport: Galveston offers great fishing activities," 20 Sep. 2019 Redfish, speckled trout and flounder make for an exciting trio when fishing Texas' coastal waters. Matt Wyatt, Houston Chronicle, "Saturday is National Hunting and Fishing Day," 26 Sep. 2019 The reefs will provide hard-bottom habitat where saltwater sport fish such as speckled trout, redfish and flounder are likely to hang out. USA TODAY, "‘Embracing tree,’ buffalo retirement, castaway cows: News from around our 50 states," 14 Nov. 2019 The refuge spans 26 miles of coastal Louisiana in Cameron and Vermilion parishes, provides recreational fishing opportunities for crabs, shrimp, redfish, speckled trout, black drum, largemouth bass and other species. USA TODAY, "Cat burglar, prison bats, USS Arizona Memorial: News from around our 50 states," 4 Sep. 2019 Halving the speckled trout bag limit likely will have little impact on the number of trout the average upper-coast angler retains. Shannon Tompkins, ExpressNews.com, "Texas hunters, anglers in for big rule changes," 16 Aug. 2019 An angler could literally pierce a cut rag on a jighead, and lure a strike from a ravenous speckled trout or redfish. Todd Masson, NOLA.com, "This lure overcame bad conditions to catch plenty fish," 25 Jan. 2018

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1765, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Speckled trout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/speckled%20trout. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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