“The incidents that had to be deplored were what the salmon fisherman calls the kelt nuisance.”
“Now I know it was the Food Poison Diet that gave you that svelte-kelt look!”
“The first landing was to get rid of a kelt; and in all, if I may anticipate, we had five of them -- a small fish of, say, 6 lb., and the rest between 12 lb. and 15 lb.”
“Let us still be thankful; a kelt is better than nothing,”
“A similar bit of frivolity was practised by another fish ten minutes later at my middle rod, which, I forgot to say, had brought the well-mended kelt to bank.”
“Harling and the notebook were resumed, and lest we should settle down too readily to monotony, a flutter down stream betrayed the whereabouts of the Black Dog, betrayed also a wretched little kelt (about 5 lb.), called in these parts a "kelt grilse.”
“The boat of to-day, for example, accounted yesterday for one solitary kelt, though it had shared our experience of futile pulls and visible rises in the afternoon.”
“Alas! it was kelt number two, and not more than 10 lb. at that.”
“The gillie did not take up the gaff now, and my hopes were dashed, for it meant that he had recognised a kelt, which must be tailed.”
“Two fish showed during the day, a shockingly black beggar of not less than 30 lb. which jumped out of the water, and another kelt which plunged out of range.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘kelt’.
lots and lots of fish, a piscatorial
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All salmon all the time!
Also see asativium's excellent Salmon I am list.
Words that I like.
Many may be lexicographically impotent due to a lack of citations and definition. Hopefully I'll be able to rectify this eventually.
Names of places, animals, plants, people, etc. found in and around Alaska.
Woven, knit and tatted fabrics. Other kinds of cloth, such as tapa and chamois are not included.
Looking for tweets for kelt.