Common Mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus)

Common Mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus)

Record Information
Created: January 8th, 2019 - 03:46 PM
Last Modified: January 15th, 2019 - 07:33 PM
Entered by: Posted anonymously
Record # 150083


Observation Information
County: Butler County
Time: 2019-01-08 00:00:00
Qty: 1
Age: Adult
Sex: Female
Air Temperature: 55.00F
Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy
Weather Conditions: Calm
Elevation: 860.00ft
Habitat: River


One overnight set with two traps on a common line. Trap one, a metal minnow trap, baited with bread dough, dog food and two dead fish which caught several crayfish. Trap two, a plastic minnow trap, baited with two dead fish which caught 1 puppy and 2 crayfish. Large robust individual with inflamed vent.



  • Brandon Ruhe Jan 08, 2019 at 10:38 PM


  • Jason Poston Jan 08, 2019 at 04:16 PM

    Nice work! Very exciting to see another county record for them.