Please add Golden shiner,

Common Name: 
Golden shiner
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We took the contract job to manage Leon Brooks Hines State Fishing Lake in Wing, Alabama. There is a little pond behind the lake and this was pulled out of it with a Wiggler. Would like to confirm that it os a Golden Shiner.

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Amia Calva's picture

Might be a Rudd, will confirm once I get my books

Not sure how common rudd are in Alabama

2018 Goals: Silver Redhorse (x), Big Channel Cat, Fallfish (x), Black Crappie (x), Sauger (X), Muskellunge (X)

2019 Goals: Golden Redhorse, White Bass, Spotted Sucker, Northern Sunfish

philaroman's picture

P.E.T.A. sucks!!!  Plants are living things, too -- they're just easier to catch!

zippyFX's picture

The gill plate and the depth of the body are making me lean towards Golden Shiner.