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2011-01-13 16:22:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- North Carolina Sportsman (http://www.northcarolinasportsman.com) has posted the details of the January 14th closure of speckled trout fishing in the state. For the first time, the NC Division of Marine Fisheries has been forced to close all speckled trout fishing in North Carolina waters because of cold weather. The moratorium for commercial and recreational anglers starts Friday, Jan. 14, at noon. No one will be allowed to catch, possess or...

2008-09-25 09:00:30

By LEE THERE LIKELY IS NO other fish for which secrets are more guarded than the speckled trout. Known in southerly coastal waters a spotted sea trout, the speck is one of the most cherished species in Virginia and North Carolina. It could be the fish's beautiful markings and orange-fanged mouth. Or maybe it's the speck's soft jaws that provide for a tension-filled fight as it splashes on the surface or digs toward the depths. There is no doubt that the shallow, marshy habitat the trout...

2008-01-15 12:00:30

By Al Jones, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jan. 13--BILOXI -- The fight over lowering speckled trout limits in Mississippi from 14 inches to 13 inches isn't over yet. The battle between recreational fishermen and the Commission on Marine Resources continues Tuesday. A petition, signed by the Coastal Conservation Association, protested the move and forced a new hearing set for Tuesday at the MSU Coastal Research and Extension Center on Popp's Ferry Road. Mississippi anglers, more...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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