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.
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 striped bass is the largest member of the sea bass family. Stripers are often captured using artificial lures that imitate small fish, such as silver spoons. Deep running lures can also be effective, as may live bait, or cut bait. The striped bass is the state fish of Maryland, New Jersey, Rhode Island and New York; also known as a rockfish.
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 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 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.
Channel catfish are easily distinguished from all others, except blue catfish, by their deeply forked tail fin. Unlike flathead catfish, the upper jaw projects beyond the lower jaw. The channel catfish is the state fish of Kansas and Nebraska.
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.
The Speckle Trout is one of the most popular sport fish along the Gulf coast. Its abundance, willingness to hit natural and artificial baits, and fine eating qualities make the species extremely popular with anglers.
The Muskie is a freshwater game fish. Muskies are very oxygen sensitive fish; therefore you can only catch them in colder waters. The largest muskies come from huge waters in the northern regions and it is the most sought after fish in North America. They are very hard to catch but well worth the catch!!