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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Shadowolf, Jul 2, 2007.
My friends sent me these pic's... From the Congo River I guess?
I forget what those are called but I know they are caught in the Nile river....not sure about the Congo tho.
must of been a fight, if it fought as mean as it looks.
I think they are called Nile Perch...mean and nasty fish!
That fish has more and bigger teeth than yours does in your avatar fugarwi! :B
Man, that shot of its mouth is scary like a nightmare!
Okay...those fish really scare me.....
THOSE fish are the EXACT reason why you won't catch me swimming anywhere where I can't see the bottom....lol
Geeezzz....I'm going to have nightmares...I just know it.....
That's a tiger fish. Nile perch don't have those teeth.
years ago In-Fisherman had a short article about fishing for these fish, along with a few other really strange species in africa. the author might have even been catching them w/ a fly rod. I can't remember.
really bizarre looking/scary though!
I don't know what they would do to a line but I am pretty sure they would make minced meat out of an arm or leg if you got in the way.
it's a goliath tiger fish.
That's an awesome fish. Scare a muskie right out of the water.
They catch those on 1/32 oz. Blakemore's with 4# test... Tiger fish seems like a more appropriate name than Nile Perch...I have CRS so I was just taking a stab at it...I like to watch Larry Dahlberg's "Hunt for Big Fish" and he is always catching wild fish like this...I would like to have his job!
man i've wanted to get a chance at those since i first read about them when i was like 8, what a cool fish. now put up a pick of a payara next to it, get the two nastiest sets of teeth in the fish world
This is correct.
Wow! This is why I don't like swimming in places that I can't see the bottom of.
Thanks for sharing...