Sand eel

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Original source: Back from a fishing trip
Author: Steve Garvie from Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

The Sand eel lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range - 35 m, usually 5 - 15 m environment.

Sand eel or sandeel is the common name used for a considerable number of species of fish. Most of them are sea fish of the genera Hyperoplus (greater sandeels), Gymnammodytes or Ammodytes. More

The sand eel is a slender fish, its body about one-tenth as deep as it is long (not, counting caudal fin), with long head and sharply pointed nose, wide gill openings, and large mouth with the lower jaw projecting far beyond the upper. More

sand eels are an abundant source of food, such as Martha's Vineyard, Cape Cod and wherever else these tasty morsels may be found. More

"This past week on North Florida Gulf Coast New Penny Sand Eel was the best thing going. I caught several trout before my friends gave up and tried the Gulp Eel. They liked it as well. More

The length of sand eels varies a great deal from a little less than a couple of inches to nine inches later in the summer. They congregate in large schools and often hold near the bottom near and on the flats. More

Sand Eels have a 34% better swimming action than original Gulp!. It looks alive, feels alive and tastes alive. Anglers have waited for years for technology to produce an artificial bait that looks, smells and even tastes like the real thing to attract fish. More

This sand eel/eel imitation has proven success both off of land and in the boat. The Vision Surf Eel is a weighted 6" plastic bait that is ideal for casting from jetties, piers, the surf and even trolling. More

Sand Eels are a favorite baitfish of fisherman in the North Atlantic, Atlantic, and Pacific Oceans. Three species of Lance-fish inhabit these waters: the American Sand Lance, Ammodytes americanus; the Northern Sand Lance, Ammodytes dubuis; and the Pacific Sand Lance, Ammodytes hexapterus. More

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On all of Sand Eel patterns below, a gill can be represented by two wraps of red estaz behind the eye and flash can be added to the sides and tails by mixing in a few strands of fine mylar or metallic flash with the Fluoro Fibre. More

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Article by Jack Gartside: Sand eels are a favorite food for stripers. The Soft hackle Sand Eel is a lively imitation that will get you into a lot of fish whenever and wherever sand eels are found. More

Use sand eel in a SentenceSee web results for sand eelSee images of sand eel–noun 1. sand lance. 2. New Zealand. sandfish (def. 2). More

This sand eel fly can save your striper fishing day if it's going south. = Buy it Now Select an Item * $5. More

The Berkley Gulp! Alive! 5" Sand Eel is available in a 18 oz. (18.2 oz. net wt.) resealable container. This bait is available in the colors shown in the table below. More

sand eel definition sand eel sand lance Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2009 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. More

Sand Eel Lures Great baitfish lure! Length: 3.5 in. Weight: 1 oz. Color: Olive Great lure for many gamefish. Easy to pitch and cast to close feeding fish. This has always been a great baitfish. More

The Original Norton Sand Eel is an excellent plastic for trout and redfish. From the shallow flats to the deep shell reefs. More

Cape Cod Sand Eel Chartreuse/Grizzly- click for size reference photo The Cape Cod Sand Eel is a version of a "Half & Half", or "Deep Deceiver" fly, also frequently referred to as a "DeClouser". More

sea bass feeding on sand eels in England . More

The Filamented Sand Eel, or Spotted Sand Diver, has a long tubular body with wide, vertical brownish-orange bands and pale, blue dots horizontally down the mid-line. The first three spines of the dorsal fin are elongated, giving the Filamented Sand Eel its name. More

looks and acts alive, the slender Sand Eel is a very effective pattern for stripers, bluefish, weakfish, bonito, false albacore and cobia. More

Sand Eel lure by Gapen for stripers, bass, blue 9 in bl Get fast shipping and excellent service when you buy from eBay Top-rated sellers Buy It Now or Best Offer $15. More

The lesser sand eel or sand lance, Ammodytes tobianus, is a fish, which may be up to 20 cm long. Its body has an elongated shape with a rounded cross section. The head is also elongated and pointed, and it contains a sharp prominent lower jaw. More

Common names

Brandungsaal in German (Deutsch)
finless snake eel in English
Hadař bermudský in Czech (česky)
Safío amarillo in Spanish (español)
Sand eel in English
surf eel in English
tieso alacrán in Spanish (español)
小眼蛇鰻 in Mandarin Chinese
小眼蛇鳗 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Ophichthidae
Genus : Ichthyapus
Species : Ichthyapus ophioneus
Authority : Evermann and Marsh, 1900