what type of fish is this?

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  1. thechickenguy

    thechickenguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    is it a native fish or from a store?

    I thought I recognized it but ... sorry
     
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  3. thechickenguy

    thechickenguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:caught it out of a lake. this isint the only one.there was more in there.
     
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  4. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    One of the sunfish family - I'm guessing a bream (not really "up" on all the kinds of sunfish - there are several).
     
  5. SillyChicken

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    I'm going to vote for a green sunfish... they're more elongated and have the black spots in the right places..
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  6. aprophet

    aprophet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:rock bass not a rock fish some people call them war mouth red eye or goggle eyes kina the south's version of a smallmouth LOL
     
  7. thechickenguy

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    Quote:rock bass not a rock fish some people call them war mouth red eye or goggle eyes kina the south's version of a smallmouth LOL

    so its a rock bass?
     
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Looks like a bass to me.
     
  9. Yard full o' rocks

    Yard full o' rocks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From another "Sutherner" here.....looks like a Warmouth to me also. They have a mouth larger than a standard bluegill (bream) and tend to be a little larger. They are typically caught on worms or small crayfish
     
  10. thechickenguy

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    well i looked up warmouth on the computer and it doesnt look like him.
     

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