Is that the same thing that makes a catfish cuss?Ice said:All salmonids have a special duct that allows them to control the amount of air in their swim bladder. So they can be released from any depth. The "talking" or gurgling sound Slayer speaks of is when the Lake Trout releases the air through this duct.anglin'archer said:I'm having a discussion with a buddy of mine. With ice fishing around the corner and hitting the hard water for mac's, If one of us has the fortune to bring a beast to the top of course C&R is in the question but we've heard that the air bladder causes problems for lakers to get back down to the depths we caught them.
Anyone know the offical take on that?