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Post Thu May 22, 2014 3:26 pm
kissmyBass21 Level 1 Member
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About a hundred of these spawning right by the rocks on the beach at my boss's house approx. 18"-24" maybe some that were larger. http://imgur.com/uT0uz1h

Post Thu May 22, 2014 5:44 pm
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Looks to me like some kind'a carp. Don't go by my word - it's a guess.
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Post Sat May 24, 2014 6:30 am
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Post Mon May 26, 2014 8:18 pm
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That looks like a drum fish to me. Buffalo are not so gray and drab. Buffalo can be quite beautiful in their breeding colors.

Post Mon May 26, 2014 8:46 pm
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Buffalo carp
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Post Mon Oct 06, 2014 10:39 pm
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kissmyBass21 wrote:
About a hundred of these spawning right by the rocks on the beach at my boss's house approx. 18"-24" maybe some that were larger. http://imgur.com/uT0uz1h


Haha just randomly was looking at posts on this forum and stumbled upon this one and I wanted to point you guys in the right direction! No doubt about it, this is a white sucker (Catostomus comersoni)! What? They get that big? Yes, this is the common sucker found in bait stores! They typically spawn in the shallow waters in early spring in groups when the water is super cold still. This is not a buffalo because coloration is not right, scales are way too small, and the body shape is not right. MplsGuy, freshwater drum have a deeper body, are more silvery gray, and they have a terminal mouth. This sucker has an inferior mouth (a bottom feeder mouth type like carp) and a more tubular body shape. Here is a link if you want to look http://www.roughfish.com/white-sucker

Post Sat Jan 10, 2015 9:37 pm
Bob1 Level 6 Member
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Sounds good to me. But dinner was my first thought!

Post Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:35 pm
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Yeah no doubt, those are suckers. Jeez hasn't anyone ever gone Muskie fishing before?
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Post Mon Mar 09, 2015 12:39 am
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That's a Sucker fish. I catch those often in rivers and streams.


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