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 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 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.
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.
The Striped Bass on this hook is hand-crafted in nickel and cadmium free silver pewter. 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. The striped bass is the state fish of Maryland also known as a rockfish.
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.
A Steelhead Salmon is a type of trout. It begins its life as a rainbow trout and when the rainbow trout migrate to an ocean, it then becomes a steelhead but stays a rainbow trout if it does not migrate to the ocean.
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
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.