Bullhead, yellow (Ameiurus natalis)

(Lesueur, 1819); ICTALURIDAE FAMILY
Occurs natively throughout most of the eastern and central U.S.A. (both sides of the Appalachians). In the southern portion of its range, the yellow bullhead extends further west (western Texas) than the brown bullhead (Alabama), and tends to occur in smaller, weedier and shallower waters. Like the other bullheads it has also been introduced outside its native range.
The yellow bullhead ranges in color from olive to brown to almost black dorsally with a yellow or white belly and yellow or brown sides that are never mottled as they often are in the brown bu... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
2.89 kg (6 lb 6 oz)
Drexel, Missouri, USA
27-May-2006

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