surf fish

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surf fish:

see surfperchsurfperch,
any member of the family Embiotocidae, a large family of spiny-finned, carnivorous fishes of the perch order. Also known as seaperches and surf fish, most surfperches are found off sandy shores of the North American Pacific Coast.
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Look for holes and channels: when the tide floods in, these become aquatic byways for surf fish.
There's general bag limit of 20 for most surf fish (no more than 10 of one species); special regulations apply for halibut, striped bass, and salmon.
I surf fish for pleasure and also guide others as part of my charter business.