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Fishing Glossary common fishing Terms.

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  1. Surfcasters Glossary of common terms and surfcasters slang phrases.

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    Abdominal pelvics - These fins are typically located ventrally below and behind the pectoral fins, although in many species pelvic fins may be positio [Read more]

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    Absolute Recruitment - The number of fish which grow into the catchable size range in a unit of time (this is usually a year)

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    Abundance Index - Refers to how common or rare a species is relative to other species in a given location or community. This information obtained from [Read more]

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    Accessory pelvic appendage - a tapered fleshy lobe above the base of the pelvic fin. May be covered by a scale.

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    Acclimate - The adaptation of an fish or other organism to a environmental change.

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    Acclimation pond - A man made structure that can be concrete or earthen based pond. This could also be any temporary structure used for rearing and im [Read more]

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    Action - description of the flexibility of a rod. Rods have a fast or slow action. Fast action rods are generally stiffer overall bu [Read more]

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    active fish Fish that are feeding heavily and striking aggressively.

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    Adfluvial - A species possessing a life history trait of migrating between lakes or rivers and streams.

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    adipose fin On some species, the fatty fin located between the dorsal and tail fin.


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