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Indiana DNR celebrates Monster Fish Week

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Posted at 12:12 PM, Oct 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-16 12:12:46-04

Ind. — There are more than just ghosts and goblins to scare you in Indiana this spooky season; there are also some scary looking fish.

Sunday marked the start of Monster Fish Week. Each day, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources will highlight a different fish often not seen by anglers.

They started with Gar- a fish with scales, long snouts and sharp teeth.

Four species of Gar can be found in Indiana waters.

You can check the DNR's Facebook page each day to see a new monster fish. There are 211 different fish species found in Indiana.