MAJOR SPECIES OF FISH

KNOWN PRESENT IN THE FOX RIVER

ACCEPTED NAME LOCAL NAMES
Largemouth bass ..................... Largemouth, bass, black bass, bigmouth bass, line side, green  
bass, green trout, Oswego bass, slough bass, lake bass.  
Smallmouth bass ..................... Smallmouth black bass, black bass, smallmouth, Oswego bass,  
bronzeback, redeye bass.  
Northern pike ........................ Common pike, pickerel, great northern pike, northern, jack fish.  
Grass pickerel ........................ Pickerel, grass pike, mud pickerel, little pickerel, slough pike.  
Walleye ............................. Pike-perch, walleyed pike, pike, jack salmon, jack.  
White bass .......................... Striped bass, streaker, silver bass, silver fish.  
Yellow bass .......................... Streaker, striped bass, barfish, black-striped bass, gold bass.  
Black crappie ........................ Calico bass, strawberry bass, crappie, speckled crappie.  
White crappie ........................ Crappie, silver crappie, bachelor, newlight.  
Yellow perch ......................... Perch, ringed perch, ringtail perch, lake perch.  
Rock bass ........................... Redeye bass, goggle-eye, rock sunfish, redeye.  
Bluegill ............................. Bream, brim, sunfish, sun perch, gill.  
Green sunfish ........................ Green perch, sunfish, perch, black perch, creek perch, rock bass.  
Orangespotted sunfish ................ Redspotted sunfish, pumpkinseed, dwarf sunfish, pigmy sunfish.  
Pumpkinseed ........................ Common sunfish, round sunfish.  
Channel catfish ...................... Fiddler, spotted cat, channel cat, catfish.  
Flathead catfish ...................... Shovelhead cat, mud cat, yellow cat, Hoosier, goujon,  
shovelnose cat, Johnny cat, Morgan cat, flat belly.  
Black bullhead ....................... Bullhead, common bullhead, yellow-belly cat, catfish, horned  
pout.  
Brown bullhead ....................... Speckled bullhead, speckled cat, bullhead.  
Yellow bullhead ....................... Yellow-bellied cat, greaser, catfish, white-whiskered bullhead,  
bullhead.  
Longnose gar ........................ Billy gar, garpike, billfish.  
Bowfin .............................. Dogfish, grindle, mudfish, cypress trout.  
Carp ................................ German carp, European carp, mirror carp, scaleless carp.  
Goldfish ............................. Carp, goldfish.  
Quillback ............................ Silver carp, carpsucker, white carp.  
Hog sucker .......................... Sucker, hognose sucker.  
White sucker ......................... Common sucker, fine-scaled sucker, sucker, mullet, whitehorse,  
slender sucker, black sucker.  

Plus various minnows, darters and redhorse suckers.