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Sorubim Fishing Article


Spinning gear or Casting gear? Live bait or artificial? Walk a stream bank or launch a boat in a lake? These are common considerations before venturing out fishing for the day. One decision many fishermen tend to take for granted is net selection. This lack of forethought often leads to frustration as cheapo landing nets regularly fail when hoops break, net bags tear and handles bend. Murphy’s Law states the big letdown will more than likely occur when that once-in-a-lifetime fish is hooked. The best way to avoid such misfortune is to get serious about what net you bring along. Yes, selecting the perfect net requires some research, but the...
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Sorubim Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: S. cuspicaudus
Other Fish Species Names:
Regions Fished: east of the Andes in the Amazon, Orinoco, Parana, and Parnaiba basins. It is syntopic with S. elongatus in the Orinoco basin and with S. elongatus and S. maniradii in the upper Amazon drainage of Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia
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Common Tackle:
Additional Information:

Sorubim, like other catfish, possess a dorsal and pectoral fin spines. They have a triangular adipose fin.

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