Carpsuckers and Chubsuckers

This group consists of five very common, but very elusive fish. Carpsuckers have long, pointed dorsal fins, arched backs, large eyes, and large, close-knit scales. The chubsuckers are another group of wary, hard-to-catch filter-feeders. Both groups have tiny mouths and typically feed by grazing in shallow waters. This makes them extremely difficult to catch. Few anglers have the subtlety and presentation mastery to succeed. It's a harrowing test of your angling skills. If you want to catch a carpsucker or chubsucker, you will need stealth, patience, perserverence, and consummate angling skill.

 

Highfin, Quillback, and River Carpsucker, Lake and Creek Chubsucker

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