A photo of a American Eel

About American Eel

The body is extremely elongated (snakelike), with a very long dorsal fin that is confluent with the anal fin. Pelvic fins are absent and tiny scales are embedded in the skin giving eels a smooth feel. The adult color is a yellow-brown with pale underbelly. It is a distinct species with no known subspecies.

Start a conversation

Add more information about this species includes tips, techniques and catches.

Already have an account? Sign in

*Used to locate nearby fishing activity

By signing up with Fishidy you accept the User Terms and Privacy Policy.