Bits of spotted and mackerel-back sky swam like hosts of menhaden through the pearly sheen of the more open aerial main.
"Tales of the Chesapeake" by George Alfred Townsend
Menhaden, in vast schools, sweep along our Atlantic Coast in their season.
"The Bird Study Book" by Thomas Gilbert Pearson
Nearly all fish manure is menhaden, too.
"The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
I'm only a first-grade lieutenant in command of a blessed, smelly old menhaden trawler that's posing as a mine-sweeper.
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
A great deal of chaff went on between Captain Davis and the captain of the menhaden steamer.
"A Little Country Girl" by Susan Coolidge
The trawler was practically awash with a load of menhaden.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
They feed on menhaden, mackerel, bonitoes, bluefish, and other species which swim in close schools.
"Tales of Fishes" by Zane Grey
The tide was sweeping up the river, and a shark, in hard chase after a school of menhaden, swam steadily up, with fin out of water.
"The Only Woman in the Town" by Sarah J. Prichard
Memorial of the Maine commission of sea and shore fisheries against the use of purse seines in the menhaden and mackerel fisheries.
"United States Government Publications, v. 8 Jan-Jun 1892" by Compiled
It is said that the Indians did not like to eat menhaden because of their oily content.
"The Stronghold" by Miriam Haynie
When fishing for these in the swift tideways, menhaden bait is used.
"Fast Nine" by Alan Douglas
Here and elsewhere I had listened to the story of the destruction of the menhaden, from the fishermen's point of view.
"Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast" by Samuel Adams Drake
Examples of such migratory fish are the cod, menhaden, herring, and bluefish.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
The bait for casting may be the tail of a lobster, cleaned of every vestige of shell, but menhaden bait is generally used.
"Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others" by James Alexander Henshall
Fisheries panel to rule on menhaden.
Being thankful for the Atlantic menhaden.
Take Action To Restore Atlantic Menhaden.
Show Your Concern for the Future of Atlantic Menhaden and East Coast Fisheries.
Point/Counterpoint: More menhaden, more bait , more jobs.
Regulators plan to vote on menhaden catch limits.
Two years ago, the commission 's scientific advisers found that the Atlantic menhaden stock had fallen to 8 percent of historic levels.
Menhaden is also a favored bait fish for commercial fishermen.
People do not eat menhaden, an oily little forage fish.
But the fish that people do eat — like bluefish and striped bass — depend heavily on menhaden for their diet.
Panel votes to cut menhaden harvest by 20 percent.
A historic vote on a catch limit for menhaden.
Face-off in public meeting over menhaden.
Gansler eyeing lawsuit over menhaden catch limits.
Amid mixed signals, a positive step for menhaden.