Compared to its other names, bowfin sounds the most elegant. It’s also called the dogfish, mudfish, mud pike, griddle, and grinnel. The bowfin was a fish that wasn’t initially sought after by anglers because of it bland tasting meat , but has gathered a following among sport fisherman recently due to its ability to put up a good fight while being caught—which makes this one piece the right one for you. It’s also been discovered that proper cleaning of the meat and preparation of the fish leads to much better culinary experiments.
These awesome basal bony fish are very similar and related to gars. They are even living relicts because they are survivors of a species that dates back to the Jurassic and Eocene periods. How awesome is that!? We appreciate all fish here at Gill McFinn's™ no matter what they look like or how archaic they are. This fishing Romper is perfect for any bowfin angler.