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threadfin

[′thred‚fin]
(vertebrate zoology)
Common name for any of the fishes in the family Polynemidae.
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Threadfins of the World (Family Polynemidae): An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Polynemid Species Known to Date, p: 117.
They've been eating little threadfins in open water all summer and growing fast, and they're on the tails of the baitfish as the shift begins.
Stripers are stocked in the reservor annually and they do well feeding mostly on huge schools of threadfin adn gizzard shad.
When the bait balls upon the flats or along the beaches, throwing the cast net over cigar minnows, threadfin and menhaden will make the most efficient use of your time.
Scaled sardines typically hug the bottom and threadfins are typically toward the surface," said St.
If croakers are hard to come by, the next best choice would be another large live bait like large cigar minnows or threadfin herring.
Threadfins, ladyfish, large pinfish, finger mullet and catfish tails are among the top natural baits, but the silver kings can also be taken on artificials.
In spring, summer and fall, the areas sometimes hold evident schools of bait, including threadfins and scaled sardines, pinfish and occasionally needlefish and balao.
Pilchards and hand-sized threadfins will be your bait of choice.
If you can't find rolling fish, spend time around schools of threadfins or even glass minnows, each of which might hold tarpon.
Anchor uptide, fish large sardines or threadfins on heavy tackle, and try like crazy to wrestle your fish away from the dock.
Live baits will almost always outfish dead baits and taking the time in the morning to catch hardtails, cigar minnows, or threadfins can make a big difference at the end of the day.