Yellow Bullhead:


Similar to brown bullhead but with light colored barbels.


The habitat is variable and includes vegetated areas of clear, shallow lakes, reservoirs, ponds, and slow-flowing streams. They are more tolerant of polluted environments than most other members of the catfish family.


Though scavengers, yellow bullheads prefer to feed on minnows, snails, shrimp and crayfish.

State Record:

5.05 pounds (15.25 inches). Big Catch: 14 inches or 1.5 lbs.

Fishing Tips and Facts:

Easy to catch on cut bait, worms, crickets, doughballs and a wide variety of natural and prepared baits.

Additional Information:

Image Credit: Duane Raver, Jr.

FWC Facts:
The bobcat is so named because of its 'bobbed' tail. In rare cases, bobcat tails can grow as long as 18 inches.

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