Once again, weakfish in Maryland and Delaware are pretty much UNIVERSALLY called "Sea Trout" by actual fishermen, magazines, etc.
The term "Grey Trout" for weakfish is a Virginia and North Carolina term; it might seep into extreme southern MD, but it's unheard of in Delaware and I've personally heard it used by a Maryland native.
If you see a report of someone catching "Sea Trout" in Maryland, Delaware, etc. in a magazine, website, etc., 100% of the time, they're talking about weakfish.
The only people that call weakfish weakfish in Maryland and Delaware either moved here from somewhere else or are tourists from Pennsylvania.
The term "Spotted Sea Trout" is an "official" NMFS common name that isn't actually used by anybody in real life. The term people actually use is "speck" or "speckled trout".
However, once you get into South Carolina and points south, some call Speckled trout "Sea Trout."
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