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Fin-Wing Earns its Stripes Keweenaw Tackle Company embellishes a twosome of natural tones to fool predator fish; introduces new Golden Tiger and Fire-Fin patterns. Traverse City, MI (October 7, 2016) – Panfish can be pesky. Little ones will shred an angler’s crawler, disembowel their cricket and suck the scales right off a minnow. But as frustrating as they are to fishermen, these pint-size bait robbers are a necessary evil in creating a healthy underwater ecosystem. An all-too-important center of the food chain, they are a favorite prey for predator fish of all species. Besides their love for picking apart live bait, juvenile panfish share...
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Freshwater Drum Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Aplodinotus grunniens
Other Fish Species Names: shepherd's pie, silver bass, gray bass, Gasper goo, Gaspergou, gou, grunt, grunter, grinder, croaker, sheephead, sheepshead
Regions Fished: North and Central America
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The diet of the freshwater drum is generally benthic and composed of macroinvertebrates (mainly aquatic insect larvae and bivalve mussels), as well as small fish.

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