Catfish are primarily large-river fish that tend to move upstream in the summer in search of cooler temperatures, and downstream in the winter in order to find warmer water. The blue catfish is the largest freshwater sportfish in Texas.
Channel catfish are easily distinguished from all others, except blue catfish, by their deeply forked tail fin. Unlike flathead catfish, the upper jaw projects beyond the lower jaw. The channel catfish is the state fish of Kansas and Nebraska.
The large mouth bass is a freshwater game fish. The large mouth bass is very popular! it is the state freshwater fish of Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. Large mouth bass are keenly sought after by anglers and are noted for the excitement of their fight. The fish will often become airborne in their effort to throw the hook. Anglers most often fish for large mouth bass with lures such as plastic worms (and other plastic baits), jigs, crank baits and spinner baits.
The Muskie is a freshwater game fish. Muskies are very oxygen sensitive fish; therefore you can only catch them in colder waters. The largest muskies come from huge waters in the northern regions and it is the most sought after fish in North America. They are very hard to catch but well worth the catch!!
The Sac Au Lait (crappie) is deep-bodied and silvery in color, ranging from silvery-white on the belly to a silvery-green or even dark green on the back. There are several vertical bars on the sides. They are sought after by both bank and boat anglers. The crappie is also know for the freshwater state fish of Louisiana. Typically, minnows are the preferred bait, often producing monumental results when an aggregation is located, usually around submerged trees, boat docks, or other submerged structures.
The striped bass is the largest member of the sea bass family. Stripers are often captured using artificial lures that imitate small fish, such as silver spoons. Deep running lures can also be effective, as may live bait, or cut bait. The striped bass is the state fish of Maryland, New Jersey, Rhode Island and New York; also known as a rockfish.
The Striped Bass on this hook is hand-crafted in nickel and cadmium free silver pewter. The Striped Bass is the largest member of the sea bass family. Stripers are often captured using artificial lures that imitate small fish, such as silver spoons. The striped bass is the state fish of Maryland also known as a rockfish.