The black drum is known to inhabit areas near breakwaters, jetties, bridge and pier pilings, clam and oyster beds, channels, estuaries, bays, and high marsh areas. The black drum does not strike quickly or with force, but when hooked, it puts up an exceedingly tough fight.
Threat to humans
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