Definition of bullhead
: any of various large-headed fishes (such as a sculpin); especially : any of several common freshwater catfishes (genus Ameiurus sometimes included in the genus Ictalurus) of the U.S.
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The lake contains bluegill/sunfish, carp, largemouth bass, crappie, bullhead, northern pike, and walleye.
Bullheads are active and provide good action, but their numbers seem to be down compared to the last few years.
Some other species found are largemouth bass, brown bullhead, white catfish, chain pickerel, brook trout, brown trout and rainbow trout, according to ctfishfinder.com.
Jackson said other fish, such as bluegill sunfish, largemouth bass, bullhead catfish and yellow perch are known to be caught from the pond too.
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Definition of bullhead for Students
: any of various fishes with large heads
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