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Science Name: Ameiurus nebulosus
Other Names: creek cat, mud cat, horned pout, red cat, speckled cat
Ideal Temp: 74 to 85
World Record: 6 lbs 1 ounce NY
Environment: river, lake
Techniques: Light tackle