Freshwater Fish & Saltwater Fish of North America

African Pompano

African Pompano fish

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 15 - 20 Pounds

Length: 20" - 39"

Albacore Tuna

Albacore Tuna fish

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 20 - 45 Pounds

Length: 18" - 25"

Alligator Gar

Alligator Gar  fish

Habitat: Inland, Nearshore

Weight: 100 - 160 Pounds

Length: 48" - 120"

American Angler

American Angler  fish

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore, Ocean Floor

Weight: 40 - 70 Pounds

Length: 24" - 28"

American Eel

American Eel  fish

Habitat: Inland, Nearshore, Shallow Water

Weight: 8 - 17 Pounds

Length: 30" - 60"

American Yellow Perch

American Yellow Perch  fish

Habitat: River, Lake, Backcountry

Weight: 1 Pounds

Length: 1" - 10"

Apache Trout

Apache Trout  fish

Habitat: River, Mountain Stream

Weight: 3 - 6 Pounds

Length: 12" - 24"

Arctic Char

Arctic Char  fish

Habitat:

Weight: 12 - 25 Pounds

Length: 10" - 42"

Atlantic Bonito

Atlantic Bonito  fish

Habitat: Nearshore, Reef

Weight: 10 - 12 Pounds

Length: 8" - 36"

Atlantic Cod

Atlantic Cod  fish

Habitat: Offshore, Ocean Floor

Weight: 4 - 50 Pounds

Length: 48" - 79"

Atlantic Halibut

Atlantic Halibut  fish

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 20 - 150 Pounds

Length: 36" - 185"

Atlantic Salmon

Atlantic Salmon  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Lake, River

Weight: 8 - 12 Pounds

Length: 24" - 59"

Barracuda

Barracuda fish

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 5 - 15 Pounds

Length: 24" - 39"

Black Drum

Black Drum  fish

Habitat: Brackish Waters, Onshore

Weight: 30 - 90 Pounds

Length: 67"

Black Sea Bass

Black Sea Bass fish

Habitat: Offshore, Onshore, Nearshore, Wreck, Reef

Weight: 2 - 9 Pounds

Length: 10" - 26"

Blue Catfish

Blue Catfish  fish

Habitat: River, Lake, Flats, Backcountry

Weight: 20 - 40 Pounds

Length: 25" - 65"

Blue Marlin

Blue Marlin  fish

Habitat:

Weight: 200 - 400 Pounds

Length: 132" - 197"

Bluefin Tuna

Bluefin Tuna  fish

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 200 - 600 Pounds

Length: 156" - 180"

Bluegill

Bluegill  fish

Habitat: Lake, Pond, River

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 6" - 16"

Bonefish

Bonefish  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Flats, Backcountry

Weight: 4 - 16 Pounds

Length: 16" - 41"

Brook Trout

Brook Trout  fish

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 1 - 6 Pounds

Length: 10" - 34"

Brown Trout

Brown Trout fish

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 2 - 40 Pounds

Length: 13" - 39"

Bull Shark

Bull Shark  fish

Habitat: Warm, Shallow Nearshore, River

Weight: 200 - 500 Pounds

Length: 84" - 142"

Bull Trout

Bull Trout  fish

Habitat: Cold Water River, Stream, Pool

Weight: 15 - 32 Pounds

Length: 24" - 41"

Channel Catfish

Channel Catfish  fish

Habitat: Rivers, Tidal Mouths, Bends, Wrecks

Weight: 2 - 50 Pounds

Length: 52"

Chinook Salmon

Chinook Salmon fish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, River, Lake

Weight: 10 - 50 Pounds

Length: 30" - 59"

Common Carp

Common Carp  fish

Habitat: River, Lake, Backcountry

Weight: 5 - 31 Pounds

Length: 16" - 31"

Common Dolphinfish

Common Dolphinfish  fish

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 15 - 30 Pounds

Length: 83"

Crappie

Crappie fish

Habitat: River, Lake

Weight: 0 - 5 Pounds

Length: 4" - 19"

Crevalle Jack

Crevalle Jack  fish

Habitat: River, Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Flats Backcountry, Wreck

Weight: 15 - 60 Pounds

Length: 15" - 49"

Cutthroat Trout

Cutthroat Trout  fish

Habitat: River, Shallows, Mountain Stream

Weight: 2 - 5 Pounds

Length: 8" - 39"

Dusky Shark

Dusky Shark  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Offshore

Weight: 350 - 400 Pounds

Length: 165"

Fat Snook

Fat Snook  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Mangroves

Weight: 6 - 10 Pounds

Length: 12" - 28"

Florida Gar

Florida Gar  fish

Habitat: Rivers, Tidal Mouths, Bends, Wrecks

Weight: 3 - 9 Pounds

Length: 26" - 52"

Goliath Grouper

Goliath Grouper  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Reef, Backcountry, Flats, Wreck

Weight: 75 - 150 Pounds

Length: 98"

Great White Shark

Great White Shark  fish

Habitat: Offshore, Coastal

Weight: 1500 - 2500 Pounds

Length: 132" - 252"

Grey Snapper

Grey Snapper  fish

Habitat: River, Lake, Onshore, Near shore, Reef, Backcountry

Weight: 1 - 8 Pounds

Length: 30" - 35"

Guadalupe Bass

Guadalupe Bass  fish

Habitat: River, Flowing Water

Weight: 1 - 1 Pounds

Length: 12" - 18"

Hogfish

Hogfish  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 8 - 24 Pounds

Length: 10" - 36"

Horse-Eye Jack

Horse-Eye Jack  fish

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 10 - 30 Pounds

Length: 24" - 40"

King Mackerel

King Mackerel  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 10 - 20 Pounds

Length: 19" - 72"

Kingcroaker

Kingcroaker  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 1 - 5 Pounds

Length: 5" - 19"

Lake Trout

Lake Trout  fish

Habitat: Lake

Weight: 5 - 15 Pounds

Length: 25" - 59"

Largemouth Bass

Largemouth Bass fish

Habitat: Lake, Pond, Rivers

Weight: 5 - 22 Pounds

Length: 15" - 38"

Lesser Amberjack

Lesser Amberjack  fish

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 8 - 12 Pounds

Length: 19" - 27"

Mutton Snapper

Mutton Snapper fish

Habitat: Onshore, Reef, Nearshore, Backcountry

Weight: 5 - 15 Pounds

Length: 20"

Rainbow Trout

Rainbow Trout  fish

Habitat: River, Lake

Weight: 1 - 20 Pounds

Length: 16" - 48"

Red Grouper

Red Grouper  fish

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck, Ocean Floor

Weight: 12 - 25 Pounds

Length: 17" - 35"

Red Snapper

Red Snapper  fish

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 5 - 20 Pounds

Length: 19" - 39"

Redear Sunfish

Redear Sunfish fish

Habitat: Lake, River, Pond

Weight: 2 - 5 Pounds

Length: 7" - 17"

Redfish

Redfish fish

Habitat: Onshore, Flats, Backcountry, Nearshore

Weight: 10 - 45 Pounds

Length: 30" - 61"

Sand Tiger Shark

Sand Tiger Shark  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 190 Pounds

Length: 130"

Scup

Scup  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Reef

Weight: 2 - 4 Pounds

Length: 10" - 18"

Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth Bass  fish

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 1 - 4 Pounds

Length: 12" - 27"

Smalltooth Sawfish

Smalltooth Sawfish  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 600 - 720 Pounds

Length: 300"

Snook

Snook  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Flats, Backcountry

Weight: 12 - 29 Pounds

Length: 16" - 50"

Sockeye Salmon

Sockeye Salmon  fish

Habitat: Inshore, Lake, River

Weight: 4 - 14 Pounds

Length: 33"

Spanish Mackerel

Spanish Mackerel fish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 2 - 6 Pounds

Length: 36"

Speckled Hind

Speckled Hind  fish

Habitat: Nearshore, Ledges, Wreck

Weight: 20 Pounds

Length: 43"

Spinner Shark

Spinner Shark  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 60 - 120 Pounds

Length: 118"

Spotted Gar

Spotted Gar  fish

Habitat: Creeks, Rivers, Lakes, Brackish Water

Weight: 4 - 6 Pounds

Length: 59"

Squeteague

Squeteague  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Shallows

Weight: 12 - 20 Pounds

Length: 14" - 39"

Steelhead Trout

Steelhead Trout fish

Habitat: Coastal, rivers

Weight: 2 - 35 Pounds

Length: 12" - 46"

Striped Bass

Striped Bass  fish

Habitat: River, Lake, Onshore, Near shore

Weight: 10 - 30 Pounds

Length: 79"

Summer Flounder

Summer Flounder  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 1 - 5 Pounds

Length: 15" - 37"

Tarpon

Tarpon  fish

Habitat: Inshore, Flats, Backcountry

Weight: 25 - 280 Pounds

Length: 48" - 96"

Tiger Shark

Tiger Shark  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 850 - 3000 Pounds

Length: 120" - 295"

Wahoo

Wahoo  fish

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore, Reef

Weight: 15 - 35 Pounds

Length: 12" - 98"

Walleye

Walleye  fish

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 1 - 10 Pounds

Length: 12" - 42"

Warsaw Grouper

Warsaw Grouper  fish

Habitat: Nearshore, Reef, Deepwater

Weight: 150 - 440 Pounds

Length: 65" - 92"

White Bass

White Bass  fish

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 1 - 5 Pounds

Length: 10" - 18"

Yellowfin Tuna

Yellowfin Tuna  fish

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 40 - 150 Pounds

Length: 27" - 94"

Yellowtail Snapper

Yellowtail Snapper  fish

Habitat: Onshore, Reef, Nearshore, Backcountry

Weight: 1 - 10 Pounds

Length: 34"