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The sauger (Stizostedion canadense) is a carnivorous, prized game and food fish. In Alabama, it occrus in the Tennessee River system. Adult sauger range in weight from 2 to 5 pounds. Sauger fishing is best from March through May when large numbers of fish congregate in Wilson, Wheeler, and Guntersville tailwaters to spawn.
Courtesy of Geological Survey of Alabama