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 Mackerel is among the most sought after game fish from North Carolina to Texas. They are known for their speed and are caught mostly by trolling. They are an important species to the commercial and recreational fishing. The King Mackerel is the largest of the Mackerel species; it can grow up to 66 inches.
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.
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!
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 Sac Au Lait (crappie) is deep-bodied and silvery in color, ranging from silvery-white on the belly to a silvery-green or even dark green on the back. There are several vertical bars on the sides. They are sought after by both bank and boat anglers. The crappie is also know for the freshwater state fish of Louisiana. Typically, minnows are the preferred bait, often producing monumental results when an aggregation is located, usually around submerged trees, boat docks, or other submerged structures.
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.
Shrimp are widespread, and can be found near the seafloor of most coasts and estuaries, as well as in rivers and lakes. There are numerous species, and usually there is a species adapted to any particular habitat. They play important roles in the food chain and are an important food source for larger animals ranging from fish to whales. Shrimp are widely caught and farmed for human consumption.
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.
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.
A Bull Red 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 most distinguishing mark on the Bull Red is one large black spot on the upper part of the tail base. Having multiple spots is not uncommon for this fish but having no spots is extremely rare. The color of red drum ranges from a deep blackish, coppery color to nearly silver. The most common color is reddish-bronze. It is considered a great sport fish because it will hit on most kinds of bait.