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Gar, longnose

43 in  Catawba River, SC, USA   23-July-2013 Stewart Venable  43 in Catawba River, SC, USA 23-July-2013 Stewart Venable

(Linnaeus, 1758); LEPISOSTEIDAE FAMILY

The longnose gar is the most common and widely distributed of all the gars. It is found throughout the eastern half of the U.S.A. through the Mississippi River system and other drainages in larger streams and brackish water coastal inlets. Its range extends at least as far south as Florida's Lake Okeechobee, the Gulf states, and the Rio Grande between Texas and Mexico; and as far north as Minnesota, the Great Lakes, and Quebec, Canada. It extends west to the border between Minnesota and south Dakota, and probably as far as Montana in the north and Pecos River in New Mexico to the south. It is found both east and west of the Appalachians, with large concentrations along the Atlantic coast.

LengthLocationCatch DateAnglerKayak
43 in Catawba River, SC, USA 23-July-2013 Stewart Venable Jackson Kayak Big Tuna



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