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smelt

(smĕlt)
v.
A past tense and a past participle of smell

smelt

small marine finfish Osmerus eparlanus, O. mordax.
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On dwarf smelt biology and catches in Lake Peipsi-Pskov.
Seasonal bottlenecks in diet shifts and growth of smelt in a large eutrophic lake.
Official catch of smelt (Osmerus eperlanus) by fyke nets and the mean abundance of smelt and 0+ pikeperch (Sander lucioperca) in the Estonian side of L.
Roelle's group limited out in about two hours, sharing one net to accumulate 60 pounds of smelt, most of which were scooped out of the same spot.
Watch along the bank and find somebody who's getting a mess of smelt on almost every dip and then wait until they leave and take their spot," Roelle said.
If he'd netted any smelt, he'd turn and swing the net back toward the bank, where his young daughter would grab the slippery smelt one or two at a time and transfer them from the net to a plastic bucket.
Every once in a while, Batol's net would come up with 15 or 20 smelt in it, at which point mother and daughter would squeal with delight and both would move fish from net to bucket.
The Batols are advocates of the waste-not school of smelt dining.
Peterman said he'd sampled fried smelt at a "smelt festival.
In fact, smelt are so rich in oil that the Indians would sometimes place a wick inside a dried eulachon and burn it like a candle - a practice that led some Europeans to dub it the "candlefish.
Commercial fishermen have targeted smelt in the Columbia River since the 1800s.
Kelso, on the east bank of the Cowlitz River, proclaimed itself as the "smelt capital of the world," and smelt festivals were a big event in the 1940s.