A marlin is a type of fish with a spear-like snout, elongated body and rigid dorsal fin. Marlins can weigh hundreds to thousands of pounds. Despite their large size, they are fast swimmers, reaching upwards of 50 miles per hour.Know More
Some marlin species, such as the Atlantic blue marlin and the black marlin, can grow to be longer than 16 feet. They are popular targets for sport fishermen due to their size and because they are known to put up a good fight once hooked.
The blue marlin is famous in literature. Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" tells the story of a fisherman and his battle to catch a blue marlin.Learn more about Fish
Merluza is the Spanish name for hake, which is a type of fish. It is a popular menu item in Spain, and is considered a delicacy in the northeastern United States.Full Answer >
The choice of bait to use when fishing in a lake or large pond depends on many factors, such as the type of fish being sought, weather conditions and the time of day. However, the best baits to use are often live baits such as small fish, worms, crickets or grasshoppers; cut bait; and other artificial lures like plastic worms, spinner baits and crankbaits.Full Answer >
An octopus hook is a type of fish hook that features a short shank with a round hook and bend that is less dramatic than that of a circle hook. A number of manufacturers offer octopus hooks in a variety of colors, sizes and finishes.Full Answer >
Depending on the type of fish, you should serve between 1/3 a pound and a pound of fish per person. The types of fish are whole round, dressed, cleaned, fillets and steaks.Full Answer >