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Minnows


General Discussion
Mon, 03/26/2018 - 08:37
When it comes to ordinary minnows, how far off are they from something like anchovies?  I could catch plenty 3-4 inch silvery minnows in a clean, nearby pond that has an unpolluted stream running...
Section10

Sucker fishing


General Discussion
Sun, 03/25/2018 - 19:07
Greetings from a new member.  A friend of mine catches suckers by the washtubful in April coming out of Lake Superior and smokes them.  I expect to go with him and have been looking at pickling and...
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Casey Shanaberger

Water warm enough for Shovelnose?


General Discussion
Sun, 03/25/2018 - 12:37
Ok guys, I'm planning on going after shovelnose sturgeon for my lifelist in an upcoming weekend (within the next 3 weeks) and I want to know if I'm just going to be fruitlessly fishing for them. The...
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Corey

Changes to the Redhorse Master Award


General Discussion
Wed, 03/21/2018 - 11:53
  Folks - When we set up this award, we only had six species of redhorse caught on the site, and nobody on the site had ever caught all six. Now, six species has become pretty common. I'm...
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tom

Spring is here!!


Fishing Reports
Tue, 03/20/2018 - 14:30
Some more interesting catches from the past week. Finding most success in skinny water on sunny days.  spunky little smallie quillback or maybe a river carpsucker, still not sure     this guy...
uconn fishhead

Florida Keys and Everglades (Help with IDs please)


Fishing Reports
Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:08
My wife and I just got back from a week split evenly between the Keys and the Everglades.  As is typical for down there, we caught all kinds of fish.  We got a total of 38 species including 10 lifers...
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Perc30

Another Idea for a Contest


General Discussion
Sat, 03/17/2018 - 20:14
Has anyone on this site ever thought about having a weekend species scramble.  It could start on a Friday AM and end on Sunday PM during mid to late May or even on a weekend during the June species...
omalley

new MO record (pending IGFA record) river redhorse


General Discussion
Fri, 03/16/2018 - 15:49
https://mdc.mo.gov/newsroom/11-year-old-angler-catches-state-record-and-...
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tom

Late winter action on the Sugar River.


Fishing Reports
Sat, 03/03/2018 - 20:26
I went out  on the Sugar River just south of Madison for a couple of hours after work yesterday. Wasn't expecting to catch anything, just scouting around.  I tried a nice deep pool I discovered last...
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riverking31

Fishing San Francisco?


General Discussion
Sat, 03/03/2018 - 13:32
Is there anyone who can give me spots for Sacramento perch, pikeminnow and suckers around San Francisco area? I will be on vacation there in August. Thanks guys!
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iliketofish

Solunar Forecasting - Real stuff or crystal ball voodoo


General Discussion
Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:48
I've had some pretty good success roughly following solunar charts in the past a few species. Enough so that it's always something that I'm at least aware of when I go fishing as far as what the moon...
uconn fishhead

Hybrid Sunfish


General Discussion
Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:20
Hi, Just a caution that people should look closely at their sunfish before nailing down an ID.  Species in the genus Lepomis readily hybridize.  Often the hybrid is more agressive and larger than is...
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RoughFish

Macrolepidotum or Breviceps


Lifelist Forum
Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:51
From what I understand (from Peterson field guide) smallmouth are a subspecies of shorthead redhorse. I have caught several canidates that in the past I thought were all shortheads, but Id like to...
jessefishing

Nice to join you


General Discussion
Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:27
hello friends I’ve passively browsed this site for a while now but just now decided I would “sign up”.  The amount of knowledge and experience on this site is amazing.  I grew up in the rural...
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riverking31

Saltwater microfishing in Maine


Microfishing
Mon, 02/12/2018 - 18:06
Does anyone have spots suggestions for saltwater microfishing around Old Orchard beach? What species could I get there ? Thanks
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CoolWater

Heading to Myrtle Beach, any locals?


General Discussion
Wed, 02/07/2018 - 18:05
It looks like I will be heading down to Myrtle Beach on Saturday the 24th of this month leaving March 2nd.  Do we have any locals on this site from the area?  I will likely do a headboat with my son...
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tom

Kickin' it in cajun country


Fishing Reports
Sat, 02/03/2018 - 21:42
       Midwestern winters can do weird things to a person. Call it cabin fever or seasonal affective disorder. (SAD for short, plus its easy to remember) Some of us can embrace the season with tip...
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tom

problem adding pics


Suggestions and tech Support
Sat, 02/03/2018 - 14:19
I click the photo icon. image properties  box pops up, I paste the url for my photo hosted here, click ok, and nothing happens. the photo does appear in the body if I hit enter, but the image...
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andy

Broken Photobucket images fix


General Discussion
Thu, 02/01/2018 - 22:50
While I still encourage folks to replace photobucket with images hosted here on the site, ther is a fix out there.  Well, it lets you see the images instead of the broken links thing.  It is a Chrome...
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Casey Shanaberger

Small Fish Tank


General Discussion
Mon, 01/29/2018 - 10:57
Hey all. I recently came into possession of a 15 gallon standard tank and want to fill it with a few native micros. It isn't my first tank, I currently have a 40 gallon with some common shiners...
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FishNerd

Central Wisconsin Burbot


General Discussion
Tue, 01/23/2018 - 16:22
Underpants52 and I are looking for a destination that holds a good pout population. It is a species that I have been obsessed with for awhile, but have never really been able to target, having been...
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andy

Redhorse Master Award For Eric Kol!


Lifelist Forum
Mon, 01/22/2018 - 16:18
He actually caught his 6th (and 7th) redhorse species over the Summer.  Click the image to see his impresive list of redhorse species...  
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andy

New Trootmeister Award - Doc Esox


General Discussion
Sat, 01/20/2018 - 23:38
Cool to see all the new lifelist additions come in from everybody!  Doc Esox has been adding a lot of excellent salmonids. and by catching over 12 salmonid species he has earned the Trootmeister...
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AR-Tenner

Best Natural Bait for Imitating Scuds/Freshwater Shrimp


General Discussion
Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:59
Hi Folks, My favorite kind of fishing is for trout, and after having studied the stomach contents of quite a few trout, particularly those caught in deep lakes, I have seen that a large portion of...
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Goldenfishberg

Gooseneck Action


Fishing Reports
Sun, 01/14/2018 - 20:10
Billstrunner, Uncle Don and Myself went up to ol’ gooseneck bend around 4:45am Saturday morning. It was -9 degrees when we left White Bear and we got to gooseneck and I looked at the temp gauge again...

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