This page is dedicated to two of my connected hobbies: Fishing, and raising fish.


The following is a list of species that I either have caught, or have kept at one point in time (kinda my Life List). Click through for pictures & descriptions.

Freshwater Fish

  • Chubs (Semolitus)
    • Creek Chub (S. atromaculatus)
  • Carp (Cyprinus & Carassius)
    • Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio)
    • Goldfish (Carassius auratus)
  • Catfish (Ameiurus, Ictalurus, etc.)
    • Brown Bullhead (A. nebulosus)
    • Yellow Bullhead (A. natalis)
  • Black Bass (Micropterus)
    • Largemouth Bass (M. salmoides)
  • Sunfish (Lepomis)
    • Bluegill (L. macrochirus)
    • Pumpkinseed (L. gibbosus)
    • Green Sunfish (L. cyanellus)
    • Warmouth (L. gullosus)
    • Red Breast Sunfish (L. auritus)
    • Hybrids
      • “Pumpkingill” (L. macrochirus x L. gibbosus)
      • “Greenseed” (L. cyanellus x L. gibbosus)
      • “Georgian Giant” (L. cyanellus x L. macrochirus)
  • Crappies (Pomoxis)
    • Black Crappie (P. nigromaculatus)
  • Perch (Perca & Morone)
    • White Perch (Morone americana)
    • Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens)
  • Shiners (Notropis & Notemigonus)
    • Spottail Shiner (Notropis hudsonius)
    • Golden Shiner (Notemigonus crysoleucas)
  • Killifish (Fundulus)
    • Banded Killifish (F. diaphanus)
    • Mummichog (F. heteroclitus)
  • Mosquitofish (Gambusia)
    • Eastern Mosquitofish (G. holbrooki)
  • Salmonids (Salmo, Oncorhynchus, & Salvelinus)
    • Brown Trout (Salmo trutta)
    • Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis)
    • Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • Darters (Etheostoma)
    • Tessellated Darter (E. olmstedi)

Marine Fish

  • More soon.

Contributions to the USGS Non-Indigenous Species (NAS) Database:

  • Green Sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus) [1]