Pinfish: Lagodon rhomboides
- Small mouth with incisor-like teeth
- Distinctive black spot behind the gill cover
- Body bluish-silver with blue and orange-yellow horizontal stripes
- Yellow fins
Pinfish are commonly found near seagrass beds, bridges, piers, marker pilings, and around natural and artificial reefs.
These fish spawn offshore.
State Record: This species is not currently eligible for a state record.
Fishing Tips and Facts: Pinfish are popular live bait. Pinfish are notorious for stealing bait.
Image Credit: © Diane Rome Peebles