Species Spotlight : Bowfin

The Bowfin, also known by many as Mudfish, Dogfish, and Swamp Trout, is actually one of my favorite fish to catch. I said it before in Trash Fish Fishing. To me, there is no such thing as a trash fish. If I am not in a tournament, where I need to catch a specific species,…

Trash Fish Fishing

I hear it all the time when I’m either launching or loading my boat and other anglers are at the dock. I ask how they did and they say “I caught nothing but trash fish”, or “nothing was biting but the Gar, Pickerel, and Mudfish”. Is there really such thing as a trash fish?  Is it…