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What is this fish?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by CoolWater, Nov 4, 2004.

  1. CoolWater

    CoolWater Multi-Species Fanatic

    Ok, i caught this 4.25" fish on a fragment of shiner while Yellow Perch fishing. I know it looks like something straight out of the minnow bucket but it actually was 'caught'. Is it just a big shiner?, if it is kinda curious that it ate shiner meat...

    thanks in advance


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  2. hardwaterfan

    hardwaterfan Twinsburg, OH (NE OH, northern edge of Summit Co.)

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  3. Hook N Book

    Hook N Book The Original Hot Rod Staff Member

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    It looks like an "Alewive". They're supposed to be pretty prolific in the great lakes.
    The black spot on the tail has me a little confused. Maybe someone else will be able
    to confirm it but that's certainly what it looks like to me.
     
  4. Hook N Book

    Hook N Book The Original Hot Rod Staff Member

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    Big Daddy is absolutely correct!
     
  5. CoolWater

    CoolWater Multi-Species Fanatic

    thanks for the help everyone... good call Big Daddy- did a few image searches with spot tail shiner and its a dead on match...

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