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Yellow Bullhead
Species Facts

Science Name: Ameiurus natalis
Other Names: butter cat, yellow cat, creek cat, white-whiskered bullhead, greaser, polliwog
Ideal Temp: 72 to 80
World Record: 4 lbs. 4 ounces, Az.
Environment: stream and lake
Techniques: bottom fishing, light tackle

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Jedwards36 | Posted: December 7, 2012

I catch these in a creek with cut chubs and gills on a bottom rig. It's normally just 10"ers, they fight amazingly.

James | Posted: June 6, 2008

i like to use corn and night crawlers James

keithparrill@hotmail | Posted: January 28, 2003

Bullheads occur primarily in rivers and streams although you may find them in lakes. A nightcrawler with a slip-rig fished after sunset will produce plenty of them if you are intrested.