speckled trout

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Arguably the most underrated pattern along the entire Gulf Coast is throwing big, noisy topwater plugs to speckled trout as long as a man's arm during the late-winter and early spring months. Todd Masson, NOLA.com, "Trophy trout completely wreck topwater plugs," 27 Feb. 2018 The trip started slowly but quickly ramped up, with a variety of species -- including redfish, speckled trout, marsh bass and more -- coming over the gunwale. Todd Masson, NOLA.com, "How to find fish in unfamiliar marsh," 24 Apr. 2018 But speckled trout, founder, croaker, drum and other marine fish have been found in the traps. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, "State's annual crab-trap removal program makes tons of sense," 10 Feb. 2018 Croakers, members of the redfish and speckled trout family, are considered bycatch when shrimpers are harvesting bait and table fare. Ralph Winingham, San Antonio Express-News, "Croaker season lights up speckled trout action at Baffin Bay," 28 June 2018 Corpus Christi: Black drum, flounder, redfish, sheepshead and speckled trout are some of the most plentiful fish found in the area. Jerry Garcia, San Antonio Express-News, "Bexar County is home to 14 community fishing lakes," 11 June 2018 Spring has definitely sprung in South Louisiana, and that means everything is active, including speckled trout and alligators. Todd Masson, NOLA.com, "Lambasting speckled trout next to huge alligator," 2 May 2018 Captain Bobby Abruscato and other anglers are reporting heavy catches of speckled trout around the bait slicks as far up the bay as the Fowl River area, as well as in Mississippi Sound. Frank Sargeant, AL.com, "Time for post spawn bassing on Alabama lakes," 25 Apr. 2018 The speckled trout were not tentative, cold-numbed things. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, "Coastal fishing in February can be rewarding," 3 Feb. 2018

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1765, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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