Mud minnow

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(Zool.) any small American fresh-water fish of the genus Umbra, as Umbra limi. The genus is allied to the pickerels.

See also: Mud

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Besides largemouth and smallmouth bass, the more-is-better thinkers of the past also introduced bluegills, bowfin, rainbow trout, coho salmon, sockeye salmon, brown trout, central mud minnow, northern pike, goldfish, red mimic shiner, blunt-nose minnow, flathead minnow, white catfish, yellow bullhead, channel catfish, tadpole madtom, margined madtom, rockbass, green sunfish, white crappie and walleye.
For example, tadpoles of the wood frog Rana sylvatica grew extra-deep tail fins when sharing a tub with a threatening mud minnow or a dragonfly larva, a somewhat deep tail fin when raised with a less dangerous newt, but nothing special when exposed to a more innocuous water beetle.
A live bull or mud minnow works best and a live shrimp will work when the others are hard to come by.
Mud Minnow; Rapala Skitter Walk Vtopwater; versatile Kwan fly pattern; popping cork and soft plastic shrimp; Johnson Silver Minnow weedless spoon.
They feed more by scent than trout, and a quarter crab or mud minnow will not get chewed up by pinfish at night.
Here, my wife, Mercedes, employed a live mud minnow to nab the day's biggest redfish.
I like using Yum Mud Minnow tails with Bomber 1/4-ounce jigs.
The other option to catching slow motion reds is to put a chunk of crab or a mud minnow on the bottom in the deeper creek bends and wait and wait.
Favorite bait is the Gulf killifish, or mud minnow, that can be caught in tidal creeks at low tide.
Live finger mullet or mud minnows f ished on the bottom with sliding sinker rigs is the choice method from shore or from a boat.
Mud minnows are commonly used, but small live croakers and especially spot fin croakers are also deadly.