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A few bits and bites on fishing for burbot/Biological Bits

June 29, 2012
By Tom Rozich - For the Gazette , The Daily Mining Gazette

What exactly is a burbot, you ask? They are what Captain Hook hated being called by Peter Pan, "codfish"! A burbot is a fish, scientifically known as Lota lota. They are a freshwater cod native to most waters of Alaska, Canada, northern U.S. southward to about 40 degrees north latitude and corresponding latitudes of Eurasia. Many Michigan anglers have never seen, nor caught a burbot.



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