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Shasta Lake

California

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Channel Catfish Channel Catfish

The Channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value. The Channel catfish is most abundant in the central part of U.S. and southern states.

Brown Bullhead Brown Bullhead

The brown bullhead is relatively small compared to other similar species, but is an extremely popular fish with anglers.

Green Sunfish Green Sunfish

The green sunfish is a panfish with white, flaky flesh.

Cutthroat Trout Cutthroat Trout

Cutthroat trout are the most widely distributed of all the western trouts of North America.

Flathead Catfish Flathead Catfish

The flathead catfish is a popular food fish has an excellent flavor.

Redear Sunfish Redear Sunfish

Like the bluegill and other sunfishes, the redear sunfish is and excellent panfish with white, flaky meat.

Lake Trout Lake Trout

The lake trout has considerable value both as a sport fish and a food fish.

Rainbow Trout Rainbow Trout

The rainbow trout is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms. It is native to the west coast of North America from southern Alaska to Mexico.

Bluegill Bluegill

The bluegill is one of the most popular panfish species you can find in North America. And is a fish that has become increasingly popular among fly fishing anglers.

Black Crappie Black Crappie

Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family. Black crappies can be found in large ponds and shallow areas of lakes.

Coho Salmon Coho Salmon

An estimated 85 percent of native Pacific coho return to spawn in the same stream where they began their life.

Largemouth Bass Largemouth Bass

The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.

Sturgeon Sturgeon

The sturgeon roe is the only true caviar.

Blue Catfish Blue Catfish

This is the largest catfish of the family Ictaluridae, reported to grow to 120 lb. (54 kg).

White Catfish White Catfish

The white catfish has become a very popular anglers fish and a popular stock fish in private lakes and ponds.

King Salmon King Salmon

The King Salmon is an extremely important food and commercial fish, and due to its large size and game nature, an important sport fish.

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