What type of fish could this be?

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Offline AllenG

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What type of fish could this be?
« on: 07/01/2011 21:45:20 »
I caught this in my pond in the northern part of the State of Georgia.

To me it looks like a bass/crappie (or maybe bream) hybrid.
Anyone have a clue?




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What type of fish could this be?
« Reply #1 on: 08/01/2011 07:18:52 »
I'm pretty sure it's a dead fish.
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What type of fish could this be?
« Reply #2 on: 08/01/2011 11:49:52 »
I'm pretty sure it's a dead fish.

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What type of fish could this be?
« Reply #3 on: 08/01/2011 20:03:51 »
Maybe it's a dead (or heavily sedated) sunfish?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centrarchidae
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What type of fish could this be?
« Reply #4 on: 08/01/2011 22:08:52 »
The old guy at the bait shop said it was a Warmouth bream.

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What type of fish could this be?
« Reply #5 on: 08/01/2011 22:28:50 »
There is also a Georgia Giant that I've seen a few photos of...  I think.
Most look a little plumper than yours though.

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« Reply #6 on: 08/01/2011 22:56:35 »
The old guy at the bait shop said it was a Warmouth bream.


I'm sure he was right. According to Wiki -

"The Warmouth (Lepomis gulosus) is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the sunfish family...."
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