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This goes back to 2008 or earlier. This display is a way for people to get at the old forum posts from the previous, fireboard-based web forums for roughfish.com. I can't guarantee things are displayed correctly, but they seem to be (mostly) readable. If I get time, I'll do some more database kung-fu to get the old posts attached correctly to the new forums and fix the weird display issues that resulted from data migration. In the meantime, feel free to delve into the strange and sometimes disturbing past of roughfish.com! CoreyDisplaying 51 - 75 of 6712 topics
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Banded Killifish or Mummichog?

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 09:33
Banded Killifish or Mummichog? The fish in question: https://roughfish.com/content/unknown-killfish <!--break--> Hi all. I am taking my first foray into microfishing, and I have almost...
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Prickly Sculpin - Micro or Standard?

Lifelist Forum
Tue, 09/01/2020 - 18:52
I was wondering if the Prickly Sculpin should be upgraded to standard sized species? I've seen photos of huge individuals posted online and fishbase and wiki both say they can reach up to 30cm!
Švejk's picture

Trout ID

General Discussion
Sun, 08/16/2020 - 21:16
Howdy Yall! Recently finished a fishing trip to Colorado with some buddies. Friend of mine caught this trout on a spinner at Lake Estes, Colorado. Having a hard time identifying. He thinks its a...
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The 2020 RUSFC: a look back

General Discussion
Tue, 08/11/2020 - 12:23
Now all that the entries have been made, and the final totals tallied, here's my take on this year's contest... 1. The Name Change - KUDOS! Finally, this Texas angler doesn't have to...
Phil's picture

Thank you for a great time!

Contest Discussion
Mon, 08/10/2020 - 21:03
Thank you Corey and Andy for devoting all the time and effort to provide a venue and opportunity for such a great rough fishing experience in spite of all that is going on this spring and summer....
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Bass ID

General Discussion
Thu, 08/06/2020 - 11:20
I'm likely overthinking this, but I was hoping you guys can confirm the fish in the photo below is a largemouth. It appears to be a largemouth to me, but was caught in a small, sandy stream...
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Mack in N.C.

Citation Bullhead Brown Bullheads??

General Discussion
Mon, 08/03/2020 - 16:41
are these Brown Bullheads? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iJcHaPZ-iI&t=21s if link doesnt work just go to my YT channel. Mack's Extreme River Fishing and let me know what you...
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Cocokitty Fishing

Need ID on shiner

Mon, 07/27/2020 - 23:15
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/54091944 Someone said it could be a steelcolor shiner but I want more confirmation.
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Improvised Lure Clarification

Contest Discussion
Mon, 07/20/2020 - 14:49
Hey guys, Just wanted to check and see if these will be deemed acceptable for the "improvised lure" contest. They are flies, but no vise, bobbin or other instrument (other than a pair...
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Password doesn't work

Suggestions and tech Support
Sun, 07/05/2020 - 13:32
So I am quite new to rough fish and wanted to join this website to display my life list here but also to have fun in the competitions that are held on the platform. In general, I'm here to have...
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Can you Roughfishermen Help me with a video fishing series?

General Discussion
Wed, 07/01/2020 - 21:12
So, I'm the annoying guy that makes lots of YouTube fishing videos and posts them here and on the Roughfish Facebook page. Sorry if you don't like them. I'm only sharing the...
andy's picture

Default Challenge Reminder

Contest Discussion
Sun, 06/28/2020 - 19:59
Just a friendly reminder that the Default Challenge is only to be used when that week's challenge is not possible for you. For example, if your state or province didn't allow catching...
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Tyler W

Star Tribune Glorifies Shooting Fish

General Discussion
Fri, 06/26/2020 - 10:15
Well... I've got some not great news. Dennis Anderson over at the Star Trib wrote a flowery article glorifying shooting bowfin. https://www.startribune.com/anderson-the-mississippi-holds-a-...

New Species (Micros), Need help with ID

Lifelist Forum
Thu, 06/25/2020 - 21:03
Hello, please help me with these: 1. This is a creek chub (Semotilus atromaculatus), right? http://fish.aseev.com/photo/20200625182420 2. Don't know what this is. Please ID: http://...
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New Guy. Catfish ID?

Lifelist Forum
Mon, 06/15/2020 - 10:50
Hey folks, Recently stumbled across roughfish as I've found myself fly fishing a lot more this spring and have to say I love this place. The life list section, the contests. Everything is...
tiefsa's picture

Roughfish 2020 Tournament

General Discussion
Mon, 06/15/2020 - 09:14
I'm in the tournament, but I'm also making a video out of each week's adventure. Here's my first week. I made a critical error, thinking I caught a northern sunfish. It...
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Eric Kol

accidentally submitted extra 10 points and small

Contest Discussion
Sun, 06/14/2020 - 13:28
I accidentally uploaded a single smallmouth and 10 points. It was also included in the main submission of all five fish! I tried to delete to no avail.
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Grocery Store Bait Challenge Rules

Contest Discussion
Mon, 06/08/2020 - 20:44
Just wanted to ask a couple questions; were we supposed to include the bait in the same photo as the fish and the button? For some reason I interpreted the phrasing as separate photos, and only just...
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Having image upload problems?

Contest Discussion
Sat, 06/06/2020 - 20:52
You can get past the Ajax error by simply hitting "Save" at the bottom of the page and then editing your challenge entry to load another photo. I also have been unable to create the...
andy's picture

2020 Ultimate Summer Fishing Challenge Random Stuff

Contest Discussion
Thu, 06/04/2020 - 00:40
Hey guys, I know we are concentrating on the Challenges right now for the most part, but there must be some cool incidental catches or experiences outside of the Challenge. Please share anything...
Corey's picture

Please submit only one entry per week!

Contest Discussion
Mon, 06/01/2020 - 16:08
<p>Folks -</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The challenge entries are supposed to be for the entire week. That's the only way they can be scored correctly. So please...
andy's picture

2020 Fishing Challenge T shirts

Contest Discussion
Wed, 05/27/2020 - 22:46
<p>If you are interested in ordering a shirt for $20 shipped, please post here with the size(s) you want.&nbsp; Don't order yet, we need to gauge interest.&nbsp; &nbsp;You can...
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Fish ID help

General Discussion
Wed, 05/27/2020 - 19:08
<p>I need help identifying this darter it was caught in Hamlin lake near Lake Michigan in Ludington, Michigan.</p> <p>Sorry about the terrible picture. I was thinking that it...
andy's picture

2020 Ultimate Summer Fishing Challenge Discussion

Contest Discussion
Wed, 05/27/2020 - 17:45
<p>Questions?&nbsp; Trash Talk?&nbsp; This is the place!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://roughfish.com/sites/default/files/...
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Memorial Day Slump and redemption

Fishing Reports
Wed, 05/27/2020 - 09:17
<p>So with the warming temps, dropping river levels, and some free time over the holiday weekend, I was&nbsp;pumped to catch some fish. Turns out, everyone in the tri-state area had the...