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pilchard

1. a European food fish, Sardina (or Clupea) pilchardus, with a rounded body covered with large scales: family Clupeidae (herrings)
2. a related fish, Sardinops neopilchardus, of S Australian waters
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Now down in the West of England they know full well that the pilchard and the sardine are one and the same.
1, I pulled up to Garrison Bight at noon and met Pepe on his Conch 27, with his livewell topped up with pilchards from a bait run earlier.
According to local folklore "Mother Ivey" cast a spell on the seven-bedroom seaside home and adjoining field, threatening: "If ever the soil were broken again death would follow." She was determined greedy merchant Mr Peter, who lived there in the 1600s, would never profit from the land into which he ploughed an unsold cargo of pilchards after denying them to starving locals.
Main food sources consist of pilchards, croaker and whiting; match your offering and there's a good chance you're going to get bit.
With his spot established, Rogers went to work offering generous rounds of pilchard chummers, while Skemp chunked a ladyfish and tossed a handful of oily nuggets into the fish's path.
As for flies, I try to throw something that will mimic a pilchard or juvenile croaker.
And the Jackhammer Playset has deluxe power tool icons which unfold into exciting construction adventures featuring Bob the Builder, his faithful cat Pilchard and their gang of friends.
A live pilchard or crab are goto's, but a large jerkbait or dark colored fly are good options for artificial anglers.
Cats look at you like something unsavoury they just stepped in, and if you weren't giving them bits of old pilchard in jelly twice a day, they wouldn't bother coming home at all.
Until the early 20th century, the port was famous for pilchards and there is a "Huer's Hut" above the harbour from which a lookout would cry "Hevva!" to call out the fishing fleet when pilchard shoals were spotted.
Positive news came from Namsea, another Bidvest Namibia Fishing subsidiary, which was expected to perform well with Arnold reporting that the pilchard resource looks healthy.