My Lifelist

My Lifelist: A visual documentation of the fish species I have caught in my lifetime 
Rules
  1. All fish must be caught on hook and line (not intentionally snagged)
  2. All fish must be caught legally (accidents in the off-season are acceptable)
  3. Must have a photo of the fish to enter it into a lifelist
  4. The fish must be identifiable in the photo
Key:
  1. Common name in normal font
  2. Scientific name in italics and parentheses
  3. Date caught in 2nd row
  4. Where and How in 3rd and 4th row
  5. Species Photo Large
  6. Subspecies and/or hybrid and/or strain  photo small
So far I have caught 130 species of fish

                                                                                                                                                                   



STURGEONS


Shovelnose Sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus platorynchus)
June 2, 2016
Minnesota River, Minnesota
Nightcrawler on octopus hook


BOWFINS

Bowfin (Amia calva)
June 5, 2016
Secret Locale, Minnesota
Cut Golden Shiner bottom rigged


GARS


Florida Gar (Lepisosteus platyrhincus)
July 2, 2016
Farm canal, Kissimmee, Florida
Cut bluegill under float


OLD WORLD SILVERSIDES


Hardhead Silverside (Atherinomorus stipes)
December 27, 2016
Hotel dock, Pargueras, Puerto Rico
Tanago hook with fleck of cut needlefish



NEEDLEFISHES


Houndfish (Tylosurus crocodilus)
December 27, 2016
Hotel dock, Pargueras, Puerto Rico
Live freelined silverside


ANCHOVIES


Bay Anchovy (Anchoa mitchilli)
February 13, 2015
Marina, Atlantic Ocean, St. Augustine, Florida
Size 12 Sabiki


TOPMINNOWS AND NORTH AMERICAN KILLIFISHES


Banded Killifish (Fundulus diaphanus)
June 13, 2015
Sylvan Lake, New Jersey
Tanago Hook with Gulp! Worm
Mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus)
June 18, 2017
Trenton-Hamilton Marsh, NJ
Tanago Hook with worm

LIVEBEARERS


Western Mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis)
June 28, 2017
Millstone River, NJ
Tanago hook with worm
Eastern Mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki)
February 15, 2015
Okeeheelee Lake, Florida
Tanago Hook with piece of hotdog

STICKLEBACKS

Three-spined Stickleback
August 20, 2017
Reykjavik city pond
Bacon on tanago hook


GOURAMIS


Round-tailed Paradisefish (Macropodus ocellatus)
July 10, 2017
Tsinghua University Pond, Beijing
Flake of bread on tanago hook


LABRISOME BLENNIES

Hairy Blenny (Labrisomus nuchipinnis)
February 16, 2015
Lake Worth Lagoon, Florida
Piece of squid under a rock


GOBIES

Frillfin Goby (Bathygobius soporator)
December 24, 2016
Escambron, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Tanago hook with shrimp
Crested Goby (Lophogogius cyprinoides)
February 17, 2015
Manatee Park, Orange River, Fort Myers
Tanago hook with squid tentacle
Sand Goby (Pomatoschistus minutus)
August 25
Dock behind Louisiana Museum, Denmark
Tanago hook with bacon


CICHLIDS

Mayan Cichlid (Cichlasoma urophthalmus)
February 17, 2015
Manatee Park, Orange River, Fort Myers
Piece of squid under float


Crenicichla anthurus
March 2018
Rio Nangaritza, Nangaritza, Ecuador
Cut tetra
Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)
March 2018
Ditch, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
Worm on Tanago hook

SURFPERCHES


Shiner Surfperch (Cymatogaster aggregata)
August 31, 2014
Pacific Ocean, Harbor on Victoria Island, British Colombia
Nub of worm bottom fished


WRASSES


Bergall (Tautogolabrus adspersus)
August 14, 2016
Shark River Inlet, Belmar, New Jersey
Pink Gulp! Maggot lowered around rocks



DAMSELFISHES AND CLOWNFISHES


Sergeant Major Damselfish (Abudefduf saxatilis)
December 23, 2016
Pier, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
Shrimp
Dusky Damselfish (Stegastes adustus)
December 24, 2016
Escambron, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Shrimp

Longfin Damselfish (Stegastes diencaeus)
December 29, 2016
Marina, Pargueras, Puerto Rico
Squid
Beaugregory Damselfish (Stegastes leucostictus)
December 27, 2016
Marina, Pargueras, Puerto Rico
Squid

JACKS, POMPANOS, RUNNERS, AND SCADS


Horse-eye Jack (Caranx latus)
December 27, 2016
Marina, Pargueras, Puerto Rico
Cut fish freelined by dock
Permit (Trachinotus falcatus)
December 23, 2016
Pier, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
Shrimp under float fished in surf


SUNFISHES AND BLACK BASSES


Mud Sunfish (Acantharchus pomotis)
August 13, 2017
Secret, NJ
Worm fished tight to shore
Rock Bass (Ambloplites rupestris)
July 5, 2014
Off a dock at Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota
White twistertail with jighead
Blackbanded Sunfish (Enneacanthus chaetodon)
June 25, 2017
Secret, NJ
Worm fished tight to shore
Bluespotted Sunfish (Enneacanthus gloriosus)
June 25, 2017
Secret, NJ
Worm fished tight to shore

Banded Sunfish (Enneacanthus obesus)
June 25, 2017
Secret, NJ
Worm fished tight to shore
Redbreast Sunfish
May 22, 2014
Beden's Brook, NJ
Gold Trout Magnet
Green Sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus)
May 18, 2014
Bedens Brook, New Jersey
Half a Gold Trout Magnet
Pumpkinseed Sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus)
August 10, 2013
Golf Course pond of Bedens Brook, New Jersey
Nightcrawler under bobber
Warmouth (Lepomis gulosus)
June 18, 2017
Trenton-Hamilton Marsh, NJ
Worm freelined under log
Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)
July 8, 2013
Golf Course pond of Bedens Brook, New Jersey
Nightcrawler under bobber
Redear Sunfish (Lepomis microlophus)
July 2, 2016
Farm canal, Kissimmee, Florida
Bottom rigged worm under slip-float
Spotted Sunfish (Lepomis punctatus)
July 3, 2016
Wekiva River, Florida
Redworm with split shot dangled under log

Florida Bass (Micropterus floridanus)
February 15, 2015
Okeeheelee Lake, Florida
Live Bluegill
Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieu)
July 15, 2014
Minnehaha Creek by Minnehaha Falls, Minnesota
Bottom Rigged Crawler
Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides)
July 21, 2013
Golf Course Pond off Bedens Brook, New Jersey
Rapala Ultralight Shad

White Crappie (Pomoxis annularis)
April 22, 2014
Boat Dock on Grapevine Lake, Texas
Crappie jig
Black Crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)
June 3, 2016
Bass Lake, Plymouth, Minnesota
Freelined live fathead under dock
Green Sunfish x Bluegill
July 5, 2014
Off a dock at Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota
White twistertail with jighead

Pumpkinseed Sunfish x Green Sunfish
August 28, 2015
Mud Creek, NY
Yellow and Black Rooster Tail
Coppernose Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus mystacalis)
February 15, 2015
Okeeheelee Lake, Florida
Free drifted piece of croissant

Bluegill x Pumpkinseed
May 31, 2017
The Lawrenceville School Pond
Black Ant Fly



MOJARRAS


Jenny Mojarra (Eucinostomus gula)
December 27, 2016
Marina, Pargueras, Puerto Rico
Shrimp
Spotfin Mojarra (Eucinostomus argenteus)
December 23, 2016
Pier, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
Shrimp
Yellowfin Mojarra (Gerres cinereus)
December 27, 2016
Marina, Pargueras, Puerto Rico
Fleck of cut bait


GRUNTS


Tomtate Grunt (Haemulon aurolineatum)
December 27, 2016
Marina, Pargueras, Puerto Rico
Fleck of cut bait
French Grunt (Haemulon flavolineatum)
December 27, 2016
Marina, Pargueras, Puerto Rico
Fleck of cut bait

SNAPPERS


Yellowtail Snapper (Ocyurus chrysurus)
December 27, 2016
Hotel dock, Pargueras, Puerto Rico
Jig with Gulp! minnow


TEMPERATE BASSES


White Perch (Morone americana)
June 15, 2017
Carnegie Lake, NJ
Small jig with Gulp! Minnow
Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis)
September 21, 2014
Island Farm Weir, Raritan River, New Jersey
Chartreuse Panfish tube 
DARTERS, PERCHES, AND WALLEYES


Tessellated Darter (Etheostoma olmstedi)
May 25, 2015
Beden's Brook, New Jersey
Gulp! worm segment on tanago hook 
Yellow Perch (Perca flavenscens)
August 25, 2015
Seneca Lake Pier, Seneca Lake NY
Worms and minnows on hook jigged
European Perch (Perca fluviatilis)
August 27, 2017
Channel behind Vasa Museum, Stockholm
Jig and soft plastic


BLUEFISHES


Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix )
August 9, 2015
Atlantic Ocean, Golden Eagle Party Boat off Belmar, NJ
Diamond jig with teaser


DRUMS

Freshwater Drum (Aplodinotus grunniens)
July 15, 2014
Minnehaha Creek by Minnehaha Falls, Minnesota
Bottom Rigged Crawler


PORGIES


Pinfish (Lagodon rhomboides)
February 16, 2015
Lake Worth Lagoon, Florida
Piece of squid under a rock



MACKERELS, TUNAS, AND BONITOS



Atlantic Chub Mackerel (Scomber colias)
August 9, 2015
Atlantic Ocean, Golden Eagle Party Boat off Belmar, NJ
Diamond jig with teaser


BARRACUDAS


Great Barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda)
December 29, 2016
Pargueras, Puerto Rico
Handline trolling ballyhoo strip rig


PRICKLEBACKS


Snake Prickleback (Lumpenus sagitta)
August 31, 2014
Pacific Ocean, Harbor on Victoria Island, British Colombia
Nub of worm bottom fished


RIGHTEYE FLOUNDERS


Rock Sole (Lepidopsetta bilineata)
August 23, 2014
Gig Harbor, Pacific Ocean, Washington
Bottom Rigged Tube Worm
Common Dab (Limanda limanda)
August 19, 2017
Reykjavik Old Harbor
Jig with bacon
LARGETOOTH FLOUNDERS


Summer Flounder (Paralichthys dentatus)
July 26, 2015
Manasquan River, Pt. Pleasant, NJ
Spearing/squid combo drifted


COTTID SCULPINS


Mottled Sculpin (Cottus bairdii)
November 7, 2014
West Prong of the Little Pigeon River, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Worm under rock
Riffle Sculpin (Cottus gulosus)
August 26, 2014
Sol Duc River
Worm under Rock 
Torrent Sculpin (Cottus rhotheus)
August 26, 2014
Sol Duc River
Worm under Rock 
Pacific Staghorn Sculpin (Leptocottus armatus)
August 23, 2014
Gig Harbor, Pacific Ocean, Washington
Bottom Rigged Tube Worm
Shorthorn Sculpin (Myoxocephalus scorpius)
August 19, 2017
Reykjavik Old Harbor
Jig with bacon


PUFFERFISH

Checkered Puffer (Sphoeroides testudineus)
February 16, 2015
Lake Worth Lagoon, Florida
Piece of squid 



HERRINGS, SHADS, SARDINES, MENHADENS


American Shad (Alosa sapidissima)
June 1, 2014
Duke Island Park, Raritan River, New Jersey
Yellow and Black Rooster Tail Spinner


LIZARDFISHES

Inshore Lizardfish (Synodus foetens)
December 29, 2016
Pargueras, Puerto Rico
Handline trolling ballyhoo strip rig


FRESHWATER EELS

American Eel (Anguilla rostrata)
May 31, 2015
Millstone River, Griggstown, New Jersey
Bottom Rigged Whole Crawler


ANOSTOMIDS

Leporinus sp.
March 2018
Rio Nangaritza, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
Worm


CHARACHINS

Brycon coxeyi
March 2018
Rio Nangaritza, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
Night-fished piece of tetra
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March 2018
Rio Nangaritza, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
Worm
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March 2018
Rio Nangaritza, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
Worm
???
March 2018
Rio Nangaritza, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
Worm
???
March 6, 2017
Rio Nangaritza, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
Freelined worm piece

???
March 2018
Rio Nangaritza, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
Worm
PENCILFISHES

Piabucina elongata
March 9, 2017
Rio Nangaritza tributary, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
Cut bait under float




SUCKERS


White Sucker (Catostomus commersonii)
September 14, 2014
Bedens Brook, New Jersey
Jighead with worm
Shorthead Redhorse (Moxostoma macrolepidotum)
June 2, 2016
Minnehaha Creek Confluence, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Bottom rigged half-crawler on slip sinker
CYPRINIDS


Hemiculterella wui
July 29, 2017
Pond in Beijing
Flake of bun on tanago hook skimmed at surface
Bleak (Alburnus alburnus)
August 28, 2017
Stockholm canal
Bacon dragged behind float
Rosy Bitterling (Rhodeus ocellatus)
July 10, 2017
Tsinghua University Pond, Beijing
Flake of bread on tanago hook
Acheilognathus sp.
July 10, 2017
Tsinghua University Pond, Beijing
Flake of bread on tanago hook
Goldfish (Carassius auratus)
June 18, 2016
Secret, PA
Oatmeal/corn/bread on size 12 hook under float
Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio)
June 18, 2016
Secret, PA
Bread on surface
Stone Moroko (Pseudorasbora parva)
July 10, 2017
Tsinghua University Pond, Beijing
Flake of bread on tanago hook
Common Bream (Abramis brama)
August 30, 2017
Stockholm canal
Freelined Gulp! hot pink maggot
White Bream (Blicca bjoerkna)
August 28, 2017
Stockholm canal
Freelined bread
Satinfin Shiner (Cyprinella analostana)
July 3, 2015
Neshaminy Creek, Tyler State Park, Pennsylvania
Tanago hook with worm
Spotfin Shiner (Cyprinella spiloptera)
July 3, 2015
Neshaminy Creek, Tyler State Park, Pennsylvania
Tanago hook with worm
Ide (Leuciscus idus)
August 28, 2017
Stockholm canal
Freelined bread
Common Shiner (Luxilus cornutus)
May 22, 2014
Bedens Brook, New Jersey
Gold Trout Magnet
River Chub (Nocomis micropogon)
November 9, 2014
Ocanaluftee River, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee
Worm drifted under log
Golden Shiner (Notemigonus crysoleucas)
August 22, 2015
Lamoka Lake, New York State
Tanago hook with worm
River Shiner (Notropis blennius)
June 2, 2016
Minnehaha Creek Confluence, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tanago hook with nub of worm
Spottail Shiner (Notropis hudsonius)
July 3, 2015
Neshaminy Creek, Tyler State Park, Pennsylvania
Tanago hook with worm
Carmine Shiner (Notropis percobromus)
June 2, 2016
Minnehaha Creek, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tanago hook with nub of worm
Swallowtail Shiner (Notropis procne)
July 3, 2015
Neshaminy Creek, Tyler State Park, Pennsylvania
Tanago hook with worm
Mirror Shiner (Notropis spectrunculus)
November 9, 2014
Ocanaluftee River, Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee
Worm under rock by shoreline
Bluntnose Minnow (Pimephales notatus)
June 4, 2016
Rum River, Minnesota
Tanago hook with nub of worm
 Eastern Blacknose Dace (Rhinichthys atratulus atratulus)
May 26, 2015
Bedens Brook, New Jersey
Tanago hook with Gulp! worm
Longnose Dace (Rhinichthys cataractae)
August 25, 2015
Buttermilk Creek, Buttermilk Falls State Park, NY
Tanago hook with worm
Roach (Rutilus rutilus)
August 28, 2017
Stockholm canal
Freelined bread
Rudd (Scardinius erythrophthalmus)
August 24, 2015
Seneca Lake Pier, Seneca Lake NY
Baitholder hook with worm under float
Creek Chub (Semotilus atromaculatus)
May 22, 2014
Bedens Brook, New Jersey
Gold Trout Magnet
Fallfish (Semotilus corporalis)
August 17, 2015
Dingman's Ferry, Delaware River, PA
Chartreuse panfish tube
Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella)
July 4, 2017
Changsha Pond, China
Feed pellet under float
CETOPSIDS

Cetopsis plumbea
March 2018
Rio Nagaritza, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
Night-fished worm


HEPTAPTERIDS

Rhamdia sp.
March 2018
Rio Nagaritza, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
Night-fished worm
Rhamdia sp.
March 2018
Rio Nagaritza, Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador
Night-fished worm

ICTALURIDS

White Catfish (Ameiurus catus)
February 16, 2015
Canal, West Palm Beach, Florida
Hot dog Bottom fished
Black Bullhead (Ameiurus melas)
July 12, 2014
Mooney Lake, Minnesota
Chicken under a float
Yellow Bullhead (Ameiurus natalis)
October 1, 2014
Bedens Brook, New Jersey
Cut sunfish on the bottom with a cane pole
Brown Bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus)
October 1, 2014
Bedens Brook, New Jersey
Cut sunfish on the bottom with a cane pole
Blue Catfish (Ictalurus furcatus)
March 28, 2016
Mouth of Dogue Creek, VA
Cut Croaker bottom fished on Fish Finder Rig
Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
May 31, 2015
Millstone River, Griggstown, New Jersey
Bottom Rigged Threadfin Herring
Southern Brown Bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus marmoratus)
December 26, 2012
Farm pond, Kissimmee, Florida
Hot dog under float


TRUE CODS

Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua)
August 19, 2017 
Reykjavik Old Harbor
Jig with bacon
Coalfish (Pollachius virens)
August 20, 2017 
Reykjavik Old Harbor
Bacon under float
PIKES AND MUDMINNOWS


Northern Pike (Esox lucius)
June 4, 2016
Bass Lake, Plymouth, Minnesota
Live Golden Shiner under float
Chain Pickerel (Esox niger)
October 21, 2013
Camp Mason Lake, New Jersey
Colorful Spinnerbait
SALMONS, TROUTS, CHARS, FRESHWATER WHITEFISHES, AND GRAYLINGS

Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
November 8, 2014
Abrams Falls, Abrams Creek, Tennessee
Black and Gold Rooster Tail spinner
Sockeye Salmon (Onchorhyncus nerka)
August 2, 2012
Unknown Lake, Alaska
Gold Blue Fox Spinner
Brown Trout (Salmo trutta)
May 12, 2012
Little Bushkill River, Lehman Lake Club, Pennsylvania
Worm drifted under float

Arctic Char (Salvelinus alpinus)
August 23, 2017
Kerio Crater
Prince nymph on fixed line rod
Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis)
May 12, 2012
Little Bushkill River, Lehman Lake Club, Pennsylvania
Worn drifted under float
Beardslee Rainbow Trout (O. mykiss irideus f. beardsleei)
August 26, 2014
Crescent Lake, Washington
Silver and blue Kastmaster
Coastal Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss irideus)
August 28, 2014
Queets River, Washington
Silver and blue Kastmaster















3 comments:

  1. This is a great lifelist. Very impressive, great catches, great job on your site, and keep up the impressive fishing!

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  2. Really awesome blog, So kool!! Safe Travels and happy fishing! -Patrick Edge

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  3. Dude - impressive number of fish you've caught! Keep it up.

    -Jon
    castandspear.com

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