A Redfish is simply a redfish that has grown to maturity and is over 27 inches. Once a redfish crosses over the 27″ mark, it is considered a “Bull”. They range from the 32 to 40 inch mark but can go bigger.
The Pintail with its elegant form and swift flight has been referred to as the greyhound of the skies. The pintail may be present all year in Great Britain and the northwestern United States. The northern pintail is a bird of open wetlands which nests on the ground, often some distance from water.
Sailfish are predominantly blue to gray in colour and have a characteristic erectile dorsal fin known as a sail, which often stretches the entire length of the back. The Sailfish is also the state saltwater fish of Florida. Another notable characteristic is the elongated bill, resembling that of the swordfish and other marlins. They are therefore described as billfish in sport-fishing circles. Sailfish are highly prized game fish, and are known for their incredible jumps and great speed.
The tarpon, a spectacular large fish which rightly carries the name of Silver King, is unmistakable. Adult tarpon live in Gulf open waters, but young tarpon may be found in brackish water around marsh channels. The Fighting Tarpon is the saltwater state fish for Alabama.
The Great White Shark is also a species of the large mackerel shark. They can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans! The adult Great White is notable for its size. The females can be much larger exceeding 20 ft in length and can weigh in at 4200 lbs at maturity. However, most are smaller. The lifespan of a great white shark is estimated to be as long as 70 years or more. They can swim at speeds over 35 mph.
A marlin has an elongated body, a spear-like snoutor bill, and a long, rigid dorsal fin which extends forward to form a crest. Its common name is thought to derive from its resemblance to a sailor's marlinspike. Even more so than their close relatives, the scombrids, marlins are fast swimmers, reaching speeds of about 50 mph. The larger species include the Atlantic blue marlin and the black marlin. They are popular sporting fish in tropical areas. This is our "Mad" Marlin!
The Mallard duck are the most recognizable species of wild ducks in the world. The male is more prominent with a glossy green head and gray on wings and belly. The females have mainly brown-speckled plumage. Mallards can live in almost any wetland habitat, natural or artificial. Look for them on lakes, ponds, marshes, rivers, and coastal habitats, as well as city and suburban parks and residential backyards
A large conspicuous tail, usually ten inches or more in length, gives the white-tailed deer its common name. This tail, which is held erect when the animal is nervous or frightened, serves as a warning "flag" to other deer nearby.
Catfish are primarily large-river fish that tend to move upstream in the summer in search of cooler temperatures, and downstream in the winter in order to find warmer water. The blue catfish is the largest freshwater sportfish in Texas.
The Yellow Fin Tuna is a Deepwater fish. It is one of the larger tuna species and can reach over 400 lbs. Yellow fin tuna are a popular sport fish and usually travels in schools. They are known for their speed and strength.