noun, plural (especially collectively) weak·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) weak·fish·es.
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The fishermen were beginning to haul in weakfish and an occasional tautog, or blackfish.The Campfire Girls on Station Island|Margaret Penrose
The name weakfish is doubtless derived from the Dutch, and is said to have originally meant a soft fish.
Although it seems to consort a good deal with the weakfish, its habits of feeding are quite different from that fish.
Then follows the ready response of the gamy weakfish to the angler's lure, the brave fight and happy landing of the prize.
Whenever met with they can be taken by the same methods and with the same tackle as recommended for the northern weakfish.