Freshwater Fish & Saltwater Fish of North America

Broomtail Grouper

Habitat: Offshore, Deepwater, Reefs

Weight: 30 - 60 Pounds

Length: 25" - 59"

Brown Bullhead

Habitat: Lake, River, Backwater

Weight: 1 - 5 Pounds

Length: 8" - 22"

Brown Rockfish

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Shallows

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 12" - 22"

Brown Smooth-Hound

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 10 - 15 Pounds

Length: 18" - 39"

Brown Trout

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 2 - 40 Pounds

Length: 13" - 39"

Buffalo Sculpin

Habitat: Inshore, Rocky Bottom, Reef

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 10" - 15"

Bull Shark

Habitat: Warm, Shallow Nearshore, River

Weight: 200 - 500 Pounds

Length: 84" - 142"

Bull Trout

Habitat: Cold Water River, Stream, Pool

Weight: 15 - 32 Pounds

Length: 24" - 41"

Bullet Tuna

Habitat: circumtropical

Weight: 2 - 4 Pounds

Length: 8" - 20"

Burbot

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 2 - 25 Pounds

Length: 12" - 60"

Butter Sole

Habitat: shallow waters, silty bottom

Weight: 0 - Pounds

Length: 8" - 22"

C-O Sole

Habitat: Flats

Weight: 1 - 1 Pounds

Length: 10" - 14"

Cabezon

Habitat: Kelp Forests

Weight: 25 - 31 Pounds

Length: 10" - 39"

Calico Surfperch

Habitat: nearshore

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 9" - 11"

California Flounder

Habitat: Inshore, Nearshore

Weight: 6 - 30 Pounds

Length: 54" - 60"

California Kingcroaker

Habitat: Inshore

Weight: 6 - 8 Pounds

Length: 24" - 28"

California Scorpionfish

Habitat: Nearshore

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 17" - 17"

California Sheephead

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 2 - 20 Pounds

Length: 6" - 36"

Canary Rockfish

Habitat: Nearshore, Reef

Weight: 8 - 10 Pounds

Length: 14" - 30"

Cero  Mackerel

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 10 - 17 Pounds

Length: 24" - 72"

Chain Pickerel

Habitat: Lake, River, Pond, Bogs, Swamps

Weight: 3 - 5 Pounds

Length: 14" - 39"

Channel Catfish

Habitat: Rivers, Tidal Mouths, Bends, Wrecks

Weight: 2 - 4 Pounds

Length: 15" - 25"

Chilipepper Rockfish

Habitat: Pacific Coast

Weight: 3 - 5 Pounds

Length: 19" - 22"

China Rockfish

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 14" - 18"

Chinook Salmon

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, River, Lake

Weight: 10 - 50 Pounds

Length: 30" - 59"

Chub Mackerel

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef

Weight: 2 - 4 Pounds

Length: 8" - 25"

Chum Salmon

Habitat: Rivers, Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 9 - 35 Pounds

Length: 24" - 42"

Cisco

Habitat: onshore, nearshore, lakes

Weight: 1 - 4 Pounds

Length: 10" - 16"

Cobia

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 10 - 80 Pounds

Length: 24" - 79"

Coho Salmon

Habitat: Lake, River, Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 8 - 12 Pounds

Length: 24" - 43"

Comb Grouper

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef

Weight: 8 - 22 Pounds

Length: 12" - 31"

Common Carp

Habitat: River, Lake, Backcountry

Weight: 5 - 100 Pounds

Length: 16" - 47"

Common Dolphinfish

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 15 - 30 Pounds

Length: 40" - 83"

Copper Rockfish

Habitat: Nearshore, Kelp Forests, Coral Reefs

Weight: 3 - 10 Pounds

Length: 13" - 23"

Copper Shark

Habitat: Bays, Shoals, Harbors, Continental Shelves, Offshore Islands

Weight: 374 - 672 Pounds

Length: 94" - 132"

Cottonmouth Jack

Habitat: Marine, Reefs, Inshore

Weight: 1 - 5 Pounds

Length: 14" - 20"

Cowcod

Habitat: Boulder Fields, Rocky Ridges. Continental Shelves

Weight: 19 - 29 Pounds

Length: 24" - 39"

Crappie

Habitat: River, Lake

Weight: 0 - 5 Pounds

Length: 4" - 19"

Crevalle Jack

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

Weight: 15 - 60 Pounds

Length: 15" - 49"

Cubera Snapper

Habitat: Offshore

Weight: 40 - 126 Pounds

Length: 36" - 63"

Curlfin Sole

Habitat: Deepwater, Marine

Weight: 1 - 2 Pounds

Length: 9" - 15"

Cusk

Habitat: Offshore, Deepwater

Weight: 20 - 45 Pounds

Length: 36" - 47"

Cutthroat Trout

Habitat: River, Shallows, Mountain Stream

Weight: 2 - 5 Pounds

Length: 8" - 39"

Darkblotched Rockfish

Habitat: Offshore (Surface Waters), Intercontinental Shelves, Muddy Bottoms, Rocky Bottoms

Weight: 45 - 60 Pounds

Length: 9" - 23"

Deep-Sea Sole

Habitat: Offshore, Deepwater

Weight: 6 - 9 Pounds

Length: 12" - 19"

Dolly Varden

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 3 - 27 Pounds

Length: 30" - 50"

Dover Sole

Habitat: Offshore, Deepwater, Nearshore

Weight: 1 - 10 Pounds

Length: 15" - 30"

Dusky Shark

Habitat: Onshore, Offshore

Weight: 350 - 765 Pounds

Length: 130" - 168"

Dusky Smooth-Hound

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 15 - 27 Pounds

Length: 27" - 59"

English Sole

Habitat: Nearshore, Muddy Bottom

Weight: 2 - 3 Pounds

Length: 12" - 19"

Fallfish

Habitat: Lake, Stream, Pond

Weight: 1 - 4 Pounds

Length: 5" - 19"

Fat Snook

Habitat: Inshore, Mangroves

Weight: 6 - 10 Pounds

Length: 12" - 28"

Flannelmouth Sucker

Habitat: freshwater

Weight: 2 - 8 Pounds

Length: 19" - 26"

Flat Needlefish

Habitat: Inshore, Offshore

Weight: 7 - 11 Pounds

Length: 40" - 55"

Flathead Catfish

Habitat: River, Lake, Flats, Backcountry

Weight: 4 - 60 Pounds

Length: 12" - 61"

Flathead Grey Mullet

Habitat: Onshore, River

Weight: 10 - 18 Pounds

Length: 20" - 47"

Flathead Sole

Habitat: Inshore, Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 2 - 3 Pounds

Length: 15" - 20"

Florida Gar

Habitat: Rivers, Tidal Mouths, Bends, Wrecks

Weight: 3 - 9 Pounds

Length: 26" - 52"

Florida Pompano

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore

Weight: 4 - 8 Pounds

Length: 12" - 25"

Flying Gurnard

Habitat: Reefs

Weight: 3 - 4 Pounds

Length: 18" - 20"

Freshwater Drum

Habitat: Lake, River

Weight: 5 - 54 Pounds

Length: 12" - 37"

Frigate Tuna

Habitat: Offshore, Warm Water

Weight: 2 - 4 Pounds

Length: 8" - 19"

Gafftopsail Pompano

Habitat: Reef

Weight: 5 - 8 Pounds

Length: 17" - 24"

Gag Grouper

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Offshore, Reef

Weight: 10 - 50 Pounds

Length: 24" - 57"

Giant Seabass

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Rocky Bottom, Kelp Forests

Weight: 60 - 563 Pounds

Length: 36" - 88"

Golden Redfish

Habitat: nearshore, reefs, bottom fishing

Weight: 8 - 33 Pounds

Length: 10" - 42"

Golden Redhorse

Habitat: Streams

Weight: 1 - 5 Pounds

Length: 12" - 31"

Golden Trout

Habitat: Lake, Cool Water, Stream

Weight: 1 - 11 Pounds

Length: 6" - 24"

Goldeye

Habitat: Lakes, Rivers

Weight: 1 - 3 Pounds

Length: 14" - 20"

Goldfish

Habitat: Ponds, Lakes, Streams, Ditches

Weight: 1 - 10 Pounds

Length: 1" - 19"

Goliath Grouper

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

Weight: 75 - 150 Pounds

Length: 50" - 98"

Grass Carp

Habitat: Lake, River, Backcountry

Weight: 40 - 97 Pounds

Length: 16" - 59"

Gray Smooth-hound

Habitat: Inshore, Nearshore, Offshore

Weight: 18 - 30 Pounds

Length: 46" - 64"

Great Barracuda

Habitat: Onshore, Nearshore, Reef, Wreck

Weight: 5 - 103 Pounds

Length: 24" - 79"

Great Northern Tilefish

Habitat: Nearshore, Offshore, Sandy or Muddy Ocean Floor

Weight: 40 - 66 Pounds

Length: 33" - 49"