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Spinning gear or Casting gear? Live bait or artificial? Walk a stream bank or launch a boat in a lake? These are common considerations before venturing out fishing for the day. One decision many fishermen tend to take for granted is net selection. This lack of forethought often leads to frustration as cheapo landing nets regularly fail when hoops break, net bags tear and handles bend. Murphy’s Law states the big letdown will more than likely occur when that once-in-a-lifetime fish is hooked. The best way to avoid such misfortune is to get serious about what net you bring along. Yes, selecting the perfect net requires some research, but the...
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Ladyfish Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Bodianus rufus
Other Fish Species Names: Spanish hogfish, ladyfishes, skipjacks, Jack-Rashes, or tenpounders
Regions Fished: tropical and sub-tropical regions
World Record:
Common Tackle:
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This family is fished, but the body is bony and therefore not edible by humans. However, the fish may be ground down for fish meal.

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