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2008-07-13 06:00:15

By Michael Pearce, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jul. 13--Ranging from desolate stock ponds to sculpted sand pits winding between seven-figure homes, Kansas' 100,000-plus private waters offer some good fishing. But they could be giving us much more.


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2007-04-03 00:39:10

The American shad or Atlantic shad, Alosa sapidissima, is a species of anadromous fish in family Clupeidae of order Clupeiformes. The shad is a member of the herring family. Description The American shad is the largest member of the herring family. Shad have silver bodies and a green back, with large scales and a deeply forked tail. The males (or "bucks") are smaller than the female, weighing about 1 to 3 pounds when spawning; females are generally 3 to 8 pounds. Both genders tend to...

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2005-06-08 10:54:18

The longnose gar, Lepisosteus osseus, is a type of primitive ray-finned fish also known as the needlenose gar. This gar's snout is very long and it has a narrow beak which contains many large teeth. Its body is long and cylindrical, and covered with diamond-shape scales. Adults are about 24-40 inches and weigh 1-7 pounds; they have been known to grow to 49 inches and 25 pounds. Food They usually eat minnows and gizzard shad. Biology You can usually find Longnose Gar in...

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