Fishing for Black drum

Pogonias cromis
49K logged catches • 415K followers

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.

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Water type

Saltwater / Mixed

Common length

20 in

Maximum age

43 years

IUCN Status

Least concern

Threat to humans

Harmless

Source: Fishbase

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