Missouri Record Goldeye

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garman
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Missouri Record Goldeye

Decent article about the new Missouri record Goldeye.  But the dreaded "T-word" rears its ugly head.

 

http://www.columbiatribune.com/weblogs/mid-missouri-angler/2012/may/04/m...

 

 

MNbowfinangler
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Snagged

Not sure if "snagged" is the best word choice to describe how it was caught...unless it actually was snagged, in which case it should not be a record.

TonyS
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it seems like reporters love

it seems like reporters love using the word "snagged" for catchin a fish.  Often the fish is not snagged but the reporter thinks it is a valid and more colorful way to describe it.  Apparently most reporters do not know much about fishing

Deftik
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 Goldeye and mooneye are a

 Goldeye and mooneye are a couple of those fish species that even us biologists reach for William Pfliegers’ Fish of Missouri just to make sure what it is because we're clearly not qualified for this job.She was interested enough in a “non-game trash fish” to put forth the effort. Good for her, because our primary function is farm raised invasives!"

Your momma fishes for lifers with Eagle Claws.
the pyromaniac
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Deftik, I couldn't have said

Deftik, I couldn't have said it better myself! VDGIF is the same way, it's all about the invasives!

 

 

 

Let there be fire!