Flathead Catfish Nick Names? What do you call Flathead Catfish in your area?

Discussion in 'Flathead Catfish' started by Catmaster, Feb 19, 2006.

  1. Catmaster

    Catmaster New Member

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    SE Kansas
    What do you call flathead in your area? EXP.appolusa cat shovelhead you fill in the rest. I call them just plain old flathead.
     
  2. TeamCatHazzard

    TeamCatHazzard New Member

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    Illinois
    Flats, flatties, I dunno of anyother slang terms around here besides those and just plain old flathead.
     

  3. GrainDrain

    GrainDrain New Member

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    Texas
    Yellow cat or just flathead.
     
  4. pendog66

    pendog66 New Member

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    State:
    Brookville OH
    flatheads and shovelheads
     
  5. gamebred704

    gamebred704 New Member

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    well just call them flat heads and big mouths around here
     
  6. MUDHOLE KID

    MUDHOLE KID New Member

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    Anderson,S.C.
    dude Lovethat My Nickname For The Beast:) :)
     
  7. SangamonCatKiller

    SangamonCatKiller New Member

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    central illinois
    Usually just flatties or flats. Sometimes I can them pretty girls or beauty's
     
  8. Desperado

    Desperado Active Member

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    State:
    Pataskala, Ohio
    Name:
    Clarence
    I have heard them called mud cats, yellow bellies, shovelheads, flatheads, just about covers what I have heard them called.
     
  9. jerrydean

    jerrydean New Member

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    State:
    arkansas
    Op's or Tabbys in NE Louisiana.
     
  10. Drum Andersen

    Drum Andersen New Member

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    State:
    Nebraska
    We call johny cats and granny cats.
     
  11. Ohio_River_Rat

    Ohio_River_Rat New Member

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    State:
    Charlestown, Indiana
    I call them flatties dont know if its regional or what but thats what i call 'em
     
  12. solomon

    solomon New Member

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    735
    State:
    MS
    In south MS it's a tabby cat.
     
  13. Netmanjack

    Netmanjack New Member

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    State:
    Ohio
    It all depends if I catch them or not. When I do catch one it is a nice Flathead. When one breaks my line I call it a *%$#$# or a @#^#$%^ and if I am really upset a No Good #%*$$&%% :)
     
  14. T-man

    T-man New Member

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    State:
    Ohio
    Just flats most of the time.
     
  15. YeeHaw

    YeeHaw New Member

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    State:
    Quincy Illinois
    Here in IL, most prople call them just plain old flatheads, and flatties.
     
  16. wolfman

    wolfman Well-Known Member

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    State:
    Triadelphia, WV
    Name:
    Walter Flack
    Most people in my area call them shovelheads, but I call them rascal flats.
     
  17. sharpshooter

    sharpshooter New Member

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    State:
    wharton, TX
    Most people around here callem yellow cats with a few folks callingem flatheads.
     
  18. catfish joe

    catfish joe New Member

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    State:
    louisville kentucky
    i callem mudders,yella bellies,flatties
     
  19. slimcat

    slimcat New Member

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    State:
    marion kentucky
    Best doggon fish in the water!!!
     
  20. GrandpaGoneFishing

    GrandpaGoneFishing New Member

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    State:
    Linn Valley, Ks
    I refer to then as MY banjo headed cousins.