Flathead Catfish Animal Pictures

Pylodictis olivaris

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flathead catfish, Pylodictis olivaris, on bottom of Mississippi River

Catfish, Fish, Mississippi River, Underwater, USA
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flathead catfish, Pylodictis olivaris, on bottom of Mississippi River

Flathead Catfish
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A large fat brown flathead catfish being held horizontally by a smiling woman sitting in a canoe in a blue and gold dry suit on a blue river in winter.

Flathead catfish
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Heavy tackle is needed to catch one of these beasts and live fish as bait.