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Black Bullhead
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Science Name: Ameiurus melas
Other Names: Polliwog, chucklehead cat

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Jim Nixon | Posted: April 19, 2010

Using shrimp to catch Channel Cats I have caught a great many Bullhead, both Black & Brown

john | Posted: June 3, 2007

bullhead easy to catch when you use worms

James | Posted: December 18, 2006

Caught One Of These Fish Today On A Red Rat-L-Trap And Caught Them In The Past On A Bobber And A Piece Of Hotdog.

[email protected] | Posted: August 23, 2006

Malibio jigs are good for black bullhead.

John G. | Posted: July 1, 2006

In my opionion one of the most annoying fish, but if you want to catch one heres how. There really easy to catch in my lake. Use any kind of meat, i use hot dogs. Hook the hot dog and use a bobber. I caught 8 of these in one day while trying to catch a mudfish. The biggest one was around 17 inches, 2 pounds. Good luck!

George | Posted: February 14, 2005

To catch these fish, just use a treble hook and a plain ball of oatmeel. For the fastest catch use worms. My record bull head in Dracut, Massachuessetts is 4 1/2 pounds!