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pickerel:

see pikepike,
common name for the family Esocidae, freshwater game and food fishes of Europe, Asia, and North America. The pike, the muskellunge, and the pickerel form a small but well-known group of long, thin fishes with spineless dorsal fins, large anal fins, and long, narrow jaws
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The chain pickerel is smaller than its northern cousins, but just as fierce and much more eager to strike an angler's offerings.
It states that, because all fish must be shipped to Winnipeg for processing, high air-freight rates render any catch, other than pickerel, uneconomical.
Among the exceptions, the species occurring with less frequency are the golden shiner (number 3), the lake chubsucker (number 13), the yellow bullhead (15), and the grass pickerel (18).
15 1 13 104 4 Channel catfish 3 5 47 14 149 92 Common carp 2 7 7 8 Creek chub Longnose dace Emerald shiner 1 Fathead minnow 77 9 2 1 Flathead chub 3 4 26 35 174 569 Grass pickerel 1 Largemouth bass 6 1 2 4 Red shiner 308 382 93 143 439 80 River shiner Sand shiner 326 165 198 36 831 547 Sanger 1 Shorthead redhorse 4 4 4 1 Stone catfish 1 White crappie 1 1 1 White sucker 2 1 Yellow bullhead 1 1 Yellow perch No.
The chain pickerel is common in eastern United States.
Here, the saw grass was much shorter, growing among water lettuce, lily pads, and pickerel weed.
The FFMC sells 15 species of fish, including: white fish, pickerel, sauger, mullet, lake perch, northern pike, carp, lake trout and goldeye.
Anglers go after four main species here: landlocked salmon, brook trout, lake trout (called togue by locals), and pickerel.
My forest's motto - "Drier Firewood, Straighter Maple, Bigger Pickerel, Sweeter Blueberries" - mentions but a small part of the whole.
In July, the DEP finally warned anglers to limit their appetite for large mouth bass and chain pickerel, the two species with the most methyl mercury in the study.
In Pennsylvania, the Fish Commission suspects that mercury is present in bass, pickerel, and walleye in at least 12 lakes throughout the state.
The pike and pickerel that most ice fishermen throw back because of their bones can prove just as delicious when similarly pickled.