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snappers

n. the teeth. (Folksy.) I couldn’t talk to you on the phone till I got my snappers in.
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After practice: short and long snappers work with line coach and return people with WR coach, using punters.
Almost every year, especially after a tropical system approaches South Florida, schools of small to medium-size mutton snapper move into the offshore dredge holes and reefs.
During August mangrove snapper, plus mutton, lane and yellowtail snappers will be available on most of the shallower reefs in depths from 15 feet out 80 feet of water at night.
Anywhere in between these areas you can find a piece of reef that might hold a spawning group of mangrove snappers.
Mutton snappers like to congregate around structure that has a lot of sand nearby.
The same can be said for vermilion snapper aggregations on the Atlantic coast, where an April 1 season opener will have bottom fishermen out hunting for the good-eating snappers.
Red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) in the United States waters of the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) are heavily exploited by both recreational and commercial fishermen (Wilson and Nieland, 2001; Shirripa and Legault (1)).
Snappers captured by the Pacific island fishermen are sold to their local markets and, in some cases, exported to markets in Honolulu and the U.
That means they may keep red snapper during a projected 11-day federal waters season only, beginning June 1.
It is also wise to have about five snappers -- some who can deep-snap, some who can short-snap, and some who can do both.
If Grau finds his way onto an NFL roster, the longevity of long snappers suggests he might be there awhile.
Our data indicate that red snappers of 400 mm, 600 mm, and 800 mm TL could be ages 2-7 yr, 3-9 yr, and 5-35+ yr, respectively.
Determining where juvenile deep-water snappers reside off Hawaii may not be one of life's great mysteries.
And unlike many coastal fish, which begin spawning in their first year of life, only about half of the female red snappers are mature by age 5.