from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large, northern Pacific food fish (Ophiodon elongatus) related to the greenling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The flesh of a lean-fleshed fish caught off the U.S. Pacific coast.
  • n. A food fish (Ophiodon elongatus) of Northern Pacific waters related to greenlings.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. food fish of the northern Pacific related to greenlings
  • n. the lean flesh of a fish caught off the Pacific coast of the United States


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  • His favorite catch may have been something called a lingcod, "a really cool-looking fish that look like dragons and you have to drag them up from the bottom of the ocean."

    Runner's World Magazine Daily News

  • Not included in the marine bag limit are groundfish species such as lingcod, which has its own limit of two per day, and flatfish, like sole, flounder and sanddabs, which have a 25-fish daily limit.


  • Pacific Lingcod: When lingcod was found to be depleted in the Pacific Ocean in 1999, fisheries managers applied science-based measures to implement a 10-year rebuilding plan.

    Lee Crockett: Overfishing 101: Why Rebuilding Fish Populations Benefits Everyone

  • The Pacific lingcod population was rebuilt several years ahead of schedule.

    Lee Crockett: Overfishing 101: Why Rebuilding Fish Populations Benefits Everyone

  • Salmon & Steelhead alaska trip for silver slamon rainbow trout dolly varden lingcod halibut on the kenai river ketchican quartz creek by jay cassell

    Bent Rods from Ketchikan to Kenai

  • You can catch all five species of Pacific salmon, 5 - to 10-pound rainbow trout, grayling, Arctic char, Dolly Varden, and northern pike in freshwater; steelhead and sea-run cutthroats in the panhandle; and salmon, monster halibut, lingcod, and rockfish in the salt.

    How to Plan A Fishing Trip to Alaska

  • Rinella hunts for crayfish and frogs and snapping turtle in his native Michigan, big game in Montana and Alaska, eels in New York, and lingcod and octopus on the Alaska coast.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Olson's Resort, Sekiu -- April 16: Six boats with 19 anglers fishing in Areas 4 east of Tatoosh caught 13 rockfish, 14 lingcod, 15 kelp greenling and four cabezon; April 17: One boat with four anglers caught four rockfish, two kelp greenling and two sculpins.

    The Seattle Times

  • Those looking for some saltwater fishing action need to look no further than the Whidbey Island area for lingcod, and the eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca for halibut in the coming days.

    The Seattle Times

  • When fishing around the jetties you'll also find an array of other fish like flounder, rockfish, lingcod, sea bass and cabezon.

    The Seattle Times


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