Spawning: From mid-April to mid-June, they construct nests, near shore, in water from 1-15 feet deep. They prefer silt-free sandy or gravelly bottoms, but they will use any type of bottom.
Food: Adults eat crayfish, frogs, large insects, and fishes.
Adult Size: Normally 16-20 inches and weigh 1-3 pounds, but can reach over 25 inches and 13 pounds.
Identification: The back part of the jaw extends beyond the back border of the eye when the mouth is closed. A dark lateral band extends from head to tail.
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