bonefish bonefish

Definition(s):

  • (n) slender silvery marine fish found in tropical mud flats and mangrove lagoons

Usage(s):

  1. Hawaiian sportsmen try to beat the game by jack-lighting bonefish at night with miners' head lamps.
  2. The Andros bonefish need not fear the onslaught of pseudo-sportsmen.
  3. Resembling the bonefish in many respects, non-gamey banana fish are frequently mistaken for them in the Guam fish markets.

News

  1. Letter to Editor

    Fish Wildlife could spend its time better The recent article about guides and the FWC (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) working together for tarpon and bonefish has me somewhat... read more
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Key West Citizen

  2. FWC adds more protection for bonefish, tarpon

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, at its Wednesday meeting in Lakeland, approved a proposal to make tarpon and bonefish catch-and-release-only fisheries.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Florida Keys Keynoter

  3. Letter to the Editor: Don't forget the upcoming FWC meeting

    On June 12, in the morning of their meeting in Lakeland, the members of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will take their final vote on the proposed regulations to make tarpon and bonefish catch and release in the state of Florida.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Boca Beacon

Quotes

  • About the former, Grey said, ":the sailfish is the gamest, the most beautiful and spectacular and the hardest fish to catch on light tackle:" About the latter: "No one will ever believe how powerful a bonefish is until he has tried to stop the rush...
    on Apr 10, 2007 By: Zane Grey Source: Motor Boating Magazine

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