Redtail chub

The Redtail chub lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Also known as the redtail chub, this small fish can sell for wholesale prices frequently reaching $9.40 to $12.50 per pound. Retail price is typically $25 per pound. More

For the redtail chub, popularity as bait coupled with habitat loss is taking a noticeable toll on its abundance throughout its range. Thoele reports that years ago he was able to supply his market with redtails from nearby streams. More

5 foot snell and a redtail chub in 36 feet on a sharp drop. More

The hornyhead chub, also known as the redtail chub, is olive brown on the back, silvery on the sides, and creamy below. At the base of the tail, which is red, young fish have a distinct spot. This spot becomes less distinct with age. More

inch Redtail Chub and we were fishin’. Another hook Gary likes to use when fishing big chubs is a modified Mustad Live Bait Hook model LB10546. More

Fatheads, suckers, shiners, and redtail chubs are just some of the minnows that will catch fall walleyes. For that reason, this is a good time to have lots of bait selections in the boat to let the fish tell you what they prefer. More

redtail chub is the minnow of choice much of the time. Go a tad smaller if crappies or perch are the quarry. If you are searching for a trophy, a Roach Rig or the Fire-ball with a larger redtail will be productive. More

Common names

Nokomis červenoocasý in Czech (česky)
redtail chub in English
紅尾美鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
紅尾美鱥 in Unknown
红尾美鱥 in Mandarin Chinese
红尾美鱥 in Unknown

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Nocomis
Species : Nocomis effusus
Authority : Lachner and Jenkins, 1967