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    what type of catfish has yellow flesh

  • #2
    Blue channel catfish.

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    • #3
      YEP !

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      • #4
        I've noticed a yellow tint to some of the flesh of a channel catfish before. Mostly around the belly, probably due to the high fat content in that area.

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        • #5
          Allot of it is caused by the PH of the water especially brackish waters along the sea coasts.

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          • #6
            Caught a totaly yellow cat fish of the beach in Fort Walton Beach Florida

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            • #7
              Definately the Blue Channel, but alot of bullhead around here in MI have a yellow tint to them too!

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              • #8
                yeah i have seen a lot of yellow bull heads.

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                • #9
                  Typically Bullheads will have yellow flesh. Channel and Blue cats will have yellow flesh on thier "shoulders" behind the head.

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                  • #10
                    In Florida there is a catfish that we called a buttercat 'cause his belly is so yellow. They are simular to a bullhead but very yellow.

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                    • #11
                      We always called 'em Yellow-belly catfish.

                      Check this out ...

                      http://www.carlylelake.com/Fishing/Guide/Catfish/bullheads.htm

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                      • #12
                        ok guys, i'm the one that posted the question, found out the answer is a flat head catfish, caught it on lake winnebago in wisconsin, so now you know lol

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                        • #13
                          That could be a bull head, flat head, channel cat or even a blue.

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                          • #14
                            I call um mud cat. Real nasty tasting fish. Catch um in pounds and strip pits here.

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