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