Ladyfish (Elops spp.)

ELOPIDAE FAMILY; some of the numerous common names include tenpounder, machete, chiro, awa, awa’aua, bidbid, springer, ua, agban, lak, Guinee machete, West African ladyfish, Senagalese ladyfish, Hawaiian ladyfish, springer
There are six species of ladyfish inhabiting tropical and subtropical waters all over world. They are inshore species that are commonly found in estuaries, coastal lagoons, hypersaline bays, along shorlines, and even venture far up coastal streams.
All are slender, silvery fish with large terminal mouth, eyes partially covered with adipose eyelids and deeply forked tail... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
99.0 cm
Wilderness Island, Exmouth, Washington, Australia
09-Sep-2021
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
cm
Vacant,
 
Vacant
All-Tackle (Length)
40.0 cm
Lower Harbor Keys, Key West, Florida, USA
22-Oct-2021

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