The Flathead catfish is known as Yellow cat, Mud cat, Shovelhead cat, Johnnie cat, Goujon, Appaluchion, and Opelousas. The fish is also called Pied cat and Mississippi catFlatheads grow to a length of (61 in) and may weigh up to (123 lb), making it the second-largest North American catfish (after the blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus). The average length is about 25-46 in . Their maximum recorded lifespan is 24 years. Males are mature from (6.3 in) and 4 years of age, while females mature from (7.1 in) and 5 years of age, but may mature as late as 10 years. The world angling record flathead catfish was caught May 14, 1998, from Elk City Reservoir, Kansas, and weighed 123 lb 9 oz , however a record from 1982 shows that the flathead catfish would be North Americas longest species of catfish, after a specimen pulled from the Arkansas river that measured (69 in.) and weighed (139 lbs and 14oz.)
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Jun 1, 2020
Perfect!! Love It!! Thanks!! Your The Man!!
Apr 9, 2020
Fun catfish, skillfully crafted & painted... love the fins & whiskers! Bought a 3-footer as a graduation gift for my son, the catfish man... as soon as this fish is "released" from his hiding place in my closet, will upload photo of JDArtDesigns handiwork. Thanks so much!
Dec 19, 2019
This is absolutely beautifully done! I'm really shocked how nice it looks and crafted - well done!