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Ice Hunters

Plano, IL (March 1, 2017) – Ever caught an eight-pound walleye, 10-pound lake trout and 20-pound pike in a single ice-fishing season? Jeff Gussy Gustafson often does it in a single day. As a professional touring bass pro and host of Fishing with Gussy TV, Gustafson travels all across North America in search of the hottest bite. Born into a Canadian fishing family, there was never a doubt in the young angler’s mind that he would make a living outdoors. “I participated in the University of Keep Mom Happy program,” Gustafson jokes. “But, other than that, fishing is the only job I’ve ever had.” Gussy began guiding on Lake of the Woods at the age of...
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Tambaqui Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Colossoma macropomum
Other Fish Species Names: Pacu, Black pacu, Black-finned pacu, Giant pacu, Cachama and Gamitana
Regions Fished: South America
World Record:
Common Tackle:
Additional Information:

The tambaqui is the largest characin of South America. The tambaqui is found in the Amazon and Orinoco basins in its wild form. However, its pisciculture form largely distributed in South America.


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