Posted by benaiahfogle
I have caught these on minnow lures in Batangas and in Mindoro while surf fishing. The largest I caught was over 20 inches.
Posted on June 9, 2011, in Needle Fish (Balao). Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.
it is called also ‘batalay’ in the batangas area. in cuyunon, the ‘balo’ is the smaller variety that has a shorter beak, while the ‘subingan’ is larger and with a proportionately longer beak. however, very few now distinguish them accurately, calling all large needlefish ‘subingan’ and small ones ‘balo’.
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