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Cross breed cats???

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I got into some fish I'd never seen before doing some catt'n last night down in Iowa that looked like a cross breed between a bullhead & a catfish. All my years of fishing I've never landed anything like these, and I got 3 last night. In hind sight I wished I would've got a pic. They're long & skinny and have a flathead with bully orange & brown coloring. Anyone know what these are?

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Possibley Madtom or stonecats. How big where they?

Channels can look weird also.

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If the tail is/was round like your thumb, it was a Madtom.

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Madtom it was. Are they a hybrid then or an off the wall relative to the cat or bully?

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they are related but a separate species. Madtoms, willowcats, stonecats, etc

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Where legal to use as live bait, walleye love them, and king kittys too. wink

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