Common Mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus)

Common Mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus)

Record Information
Created: November 8th, 2019 - 09:04 AM
Last Modified: November 16th, 2019 - 02:07 PM
Entered by: Brandon Ruhe
Record # 160830


Observation Information
County: Lawrence County
Time: 2019-11-07 11:00:00
Qty: 1
Age: Adult
Sex: --
Air Temperature: 41.00F
Cloud Cover: -----
Weather Conditions: Light rain
Elevation: 735.00ft
Habitat: broad, deep, mouth of creek


Trap set in general middle of watercourse, about 30 m offshore. Traps set overnight. Watercourse was turbid on 11/7/19, much less so on 11/7/19 despite light rain. Bait was a $0.54 can of seafood pate cat food. County record.



  • Brandon Hunsberger Nov 08, 2019 at 09:04 PM

    Jason I have lol it works

  • Jason Poston Nov 08, 2019 at 01:49 PM

    I keep saying we need to use Puppy Chow..

  • Brandon Ruhe Nov 08, 2019 at 09:44 AM

    Hahaha! That is too funny!

  • Kenneth Anderson II Nov 08, 2019 at 09:26 AM

    Does it's diet make it a mud-kitty? Congrats!