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2008-08-10 15:00:20

Hawaiian free diver Kimi Werner unseated Californian Amanda Ernst as the women's national spearfishing champion Thursday in Newport. Werner, 28, shot three tautog and two striped bass -- including a 33-pounder -- during the U.S. National Spear Fishing Championship at King's Beach. A native of Maui now living on Oahu, Werner said the water off Newport was murky, compared with her home waters, but it was clearer than she had expected. Nonetheless, she used a 90-centimeter gun instead of...


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2013-02-03 09:45:18

Image Credit: NOAA/Wikipedia The tautog is found amongst rocks, bridge pillars, mussel beds, and other objects resting on the ocean floor close to the shore line of the western Atlantic from Nova Scotia to South Carolina. It is most abundantly found around Cape Cod, and in Delaware Bay. The name tautog comes from the Narragansett language, but it is also called a black porgy, or chub; in North Carolina it is called an oyster fish; in New York, New Jersey, and New England it is named a...

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2007-04-10 16:32:44

The chub or European chub (Leuciscus cephalus) is a freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae. It frequents both slow and moderate rivers as well as canals and still waters of various kinds. The name chub also describes numerous other cyprinid fish in several North American genera, including Algansea, Erimystax, Gila, Hybopsis, Macrhybopsis, Nocomis, Notropis, and Semiotilus, as well as the unrelated sea chubs of the family Kyphosidae. It is also a regional name for fish such as Shortnose...

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