Sauger

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sauger (Zoöl) An American fresh-water food fish (Stizostedion Canadense); -- called also gray pike blue pike hornfish land pike sand pike pickering, and pickerel.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sauger A percoid fish, Stizostedion canadense, the smaller American pike-perch, also called sand-pike, ground-pike, rattlesnake-pike, jack, and horn-fish. See cut under Stizostedion.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sauger saw′gėr the smaller American pike-fish.
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Usage

In literature:

The meaning or etymology of the name "sauger" is unknown.
"Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others" by James Alexander Henshall
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In news:

Kentucky anglers who like sauger, white bass or muskellunge need to plan a trip to the Kentucky River in the next couple of weeks.
Minnesota anglers consider the fishing opener — when walleye, northern pike, and sauger become legal game on the state's inland waters — one of the defining moments of their year.
Ice out Walleyes & Saugers on the Wisconsin River .
A total of 376 walleyes and saugers weighing 879.48 pounds crossed the Cabela's MWC stage during the event, which was filmed for airing on NBC Sports later this fall.
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