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Types of Freshwater Catfish

American eel​
American eel​

American eels occur profusely in the Mississippi’s tributaries, including the Minnesota, Saint Lawrence Seaway, Saint Croix rivers, and sometimes in Lake Superior. Freshwater Females Eels swim all the way up the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico to reach Minnesota for reproduction.

American ​Shad​
American ​Shad​

The average is 2-4 lbs. The most significant runs of channel cats along the St John's River occurr farther North in the Palatka area. The world record for white catfish is 18.8 lbs, caught in theWithlacoochee River, Marion County, Florida, in 1991.

Bass​
Bass​

Bass are large enough to be filleted but can be cooked in many ways. Freshwater drum. Some folks consider freshwater drum (also called sheepshead) to be inedible, while others say that they are good to eat, and there is a significant commercial fishing market for this species.

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Black Crappie​
Black Crappie​

Black Crappie: Pomoxis nigromaculatus Appearance: A deep body with nearly symmetrical dorsal and anal fins and a speckled pattern on the body and fins identify the black crappie.

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Blue Catfish​
Blue Catfish​

Fishing Tips and Facts: One of the strongest freshwater fish; blues are caught on bush hooks or trotlines as well as rod and reel. Most are caught bottom fishing with cut fish, or stink baits rigged on large hooks with heavy lead sinkers.

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Bluegill​
Bluegill​

The bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) is a species of freshwater fish sometimes referred to as bream, brim, or copper nose. It is a member of the sunfish family Centrarchidae of the order Perciformes. It is native to North America and lives in streams, rivers, lakes, and ponds.

Bowfin​
Bowfin​

Bowfin (Amia calva) are basal bony fishes related to gars in the infraclass Holostei. Common names include mudfish, mud pike, dogfish, griddle, grinnel, swamp trout and choupique. They are regarded as taxonomic relicts, being the sole surviving species of the order Amiiformes which dates from the Jurassic to the Eocene, persisting to the present.

Brown ​Bullhead​
Brown ​Bullhead​

The brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus) is a fish of the Ictaluridae family that is widely distributed in North America. It is a species of bullhead catfish and is similar to the black bullhead (Ameiurus melas) and yellow bullhead (Ameiurus natalis).

Chain ​Pickerel​
Chain ​Pickerel​

The chain pickerel is distinguished from its relatives, the northern pike and muskellunge, by its prominent chain-like markings on a contrasting lighter green background. The fish is characterized by a slender body that is somewhat compressed and deepest near the middle.

Channa ​Marulius​
Channa ​Marulius​

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Flathead ​Catfish​
Flathead ​Catfish​

Flathead catfish are at the top of the freshwater food chain. With a mouth the size of a folded over large pizza, these can inhale panfish, rough fish and gamefish with ease. They’re also camouflaged and stick near the bottom at ambush points in constant search of their next meal.

Grass Carp​
Grass Carp​

The grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) is the species of fish with the largest reported production in aquaculture globally, over five million tonnes per year. It is a large herbivorous freshwater fish species of the family Cyprinidae native to eastern Asia, with a native range from northern Vietnam to the Amur River on the Siberia-China border.

Jaguar Cichlid​
Jaguar Cichlid​

Fish guide for Jaguar Cichlid, Parachromis managuensis profile with fish pictures, description and information, Managua Cichlid care, diet, habitat and fish diseases, Managuense Cichlid tank mates and compatibility for keeping the Jaguar Cichlid aquarium, Aztec Cichlid, cichlasoma managuense

Largemouth ​Bass​
Largemouth ​Bass​

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Mayan Cichlid​
Mayan Cichlid​

... the freshwater fish you're looking for may be a Nonnative species. ... Freshwater Blue Catfish. Freshwater Bluegill. ... Mayan Cichlid. Nonnatives Midas Cichlid.

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Midas Cichlid​
Midas Cichlid​

The Midas Cichlid Amphilophus citrinellus (previously Cichlasoma citrinellum) is a large, eye-catching, and gorgeous show specimen. The coloring of the wild Midas Cichlid is a naturally camouflaging dark brown, gray to blackish body with six dark bars and a large black blotch on the side.

Orinoco Sailfin ​Catfish​
Orinoco Sailfin ​Catfish​

Pages 189-213 in new directions in research, management and conservation of Hawaiian freshwater stream ecosystems. Proceedings of the 1990 symposium on freshwater stream biology and fisheries management, Division of Aquatic Resources, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources.

Redbreast ​Sunfish​
Redbreast ​Sunfish​

The world record redbreast weighed 1 pound, 12 ounces. They aren’t tiny sunfish either, though, and most fish caught are hand-sized or larger. They also fight with strength that seems too great for their size.

Redear ​Sunfish​
Redear ​Sunfish​

Redear Sunfish: Lepomis microlophus Appearance: A bright red mark on the back edge of the gill cover is very distinctive. Habitat: Redear prefer hard bottoms, congregating in deeper water than bluegill.

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Shoal Bass​
Shoal Bass​

Shoal Bass: Micropterus cataractae Appearance: Shoal bass are similar in body shape to largemouth bass, but unlike the largemouth, the shoal bass has scales on the base portion of the second dorsal fin; their first and second dorsal fins are clearly connected, and its upper jaw does not extend past the eye.

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Spotted Bass​
Spotted Bass​

Bag and length limits apply to all public fresh waters except for locations noted in the Exceptions to Statewide Freshwater Harvest Regulations. For freshwater fishes not listed, there are NO statewide bag or length limits. For saltwater finfish species caught in the public fresh waters of this state, saltwater bag, possession and length limits apply.

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Spotted ​Sunfish​
Spotted ​Sunfish​

Spotted sunfish or "stumpknocker” (so named because of their affinity for submerged timber) are olive-green to brown in color, with black or reddish spots on the base of each scale forming rows of dots on its sides.

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Spotted Tilapia​
Spotted Tilapia​

The spotted tilapia (Pelmatolapia mariae), also known as the spotted mangrove cichlid or black mangrove cichlid, is a species of fish of the cichlid family. It is native to fresh and brackish water in West and Central Africa, but has been introduced to other regions where it is considered invasive.

Striped Bass​
Striped Bass​

Striped Bass To most freshwater anglers, the striped bass is a very important game fish is relatively new. The striped bass closest freshwater relatives are the white bass, the yellow bass, and the white perch.

Suwannee ​Bass​
Suwannee ​Bass​

Tim caught a 12 lbs bass in a boat off the bank of the resort. Fishing is excellent on the Suwannee River. We have Large Mouth Bass, Suwannee Bass, Mullet, Bream (Blue Gill, Sun Fish) and Channel Catfish. We have large Sturgeon (200 lbs.) but you can’t keep them. Our boat ramp was constructed in the mid 1800’s and used as a ferry stop.

Warmouth​
Warmouth​

... the freshwater fish you're looking for may be a Nonnative species. ... Freshwater Blue Catfish. Freshwater Bluegill. Freshwater ... Freshwater Warmouth ...

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White Bass​
White Bass​

White bass can be found in many North American lakes and rivers. They do not grow big. A 3-pounder is trophy size, but a 1-pounder is more common and can be filleted. The meat of white bass has a dark red stripe or bloodline in it, which should be removed. White bass are often pan-fried but they can also be baked and broiled.

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Yellow ​Bullhead​
Yellow ​Bullhead​

The yellow bullhead, (Ameiurus natalis) is a species of bullhead catfish that is a ray-finned fish that lacks scales. This particular species is a medium sized member of the catfish family. It is typically yellow-olive to slatey-black on the back and sometimes mottled depending on habitat.