Green in color along the back and silver on the sides, with golden-olive spots. Has a pronounced black spot on the front of the dorsal fin.
Prefer shallow waters (no more than 80 feet) with sand bottoms. Found in coastal nearshore waters like estuaries and bays.>
10.56 pounds, 1972.
For live bait, use minnows or shrimp. Trolling or drifting are the preferred methods, so long as it’s a fast retrieve as these are quick-striking fish. Spoons work best among artificial lures.