billfish billfish


  1. (n) primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth
  2. (n) giant warm-water game fish having a prolonged and rounded toothless upper jaw
  3. (n) slender long-beaked fish of temperate Atlantic waters
  4. (n) elongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters


  • Unlike his billfish cousins, the marlin and sailfish, the swordfish is edible, and a sale at dockside can more than compensate for the expense of a night's sportfishing.


  1. LDWF Reminds Offshore Anglers of Free Required Permit

    With the spring in full swing the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries takes this opportunity to remind anglers of the free, required offshore landing permit. The permit is required for all anglers, including anglers not normally required to possess a recreational fishing license, possessing tunas, billfish, swordfish, amberjacks, groupers and snappers (except gray snapper), and hinds ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

  2. Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic boats start fishing tournament

    Fishermen watch as boats competing in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic turn south near th
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Biloxi Sun Herald

  3. Fishing for Billfish Classic pushed back to Friday

    BILOXI -- The start of fishing in the annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic has been pushed back to Friday due to tropical weather in the Gulf of Mexico.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: The Biloxi Sun Herald

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