River or Greater redhorse...

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River or Greater redhorse...
<p>KenT and I had a blast landing this redhorse earlier today. &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>KenT has some better pictures of the fish, but here are the shots I have on my camera: &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/527982_3347590302433_194451061_n.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 381px; " /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/530886_3347589822421_678580002_n.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 375px; " /><img alt="" src="https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/304659_3347589422411_559000236_n.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 375px; " /></p> <p><img alt="" src="https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/558582_3347588702393_459985122_n.jpg" style="width: 500px; height: 375px; " /></p>
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Congrats on a nice catch!

roughfish29's picture

That would be a River Redhorse, and a durn nice one at that.


I hate you Michael

I hate you Michael cheeky I'm not taking you fishing at my spots anymore...stealing a River Redhorse right under my nose...I'm still looking for my lifer River...and I even drove to Ottawa for a remote chance at one...but caught none!!! cheeky


Seriously, congrats to Michael...I thought it was a River...we wanted second opinions and consensus. Michael also caught 4 other lifers today. What a banger day!


I'll have to send you the pics tomorrow night...just finished baking cheesecake...really, really tired.


At least the net went out with a bang! crying


** I'm just Ken here...KenT on SCSF...Ken+ on some other forums...and MuskieBait on others...It gets confusing, huh? laugh

fishingwithpole's picture
I can imagine how excited you

I can imagine how excited you guys were. Congrats Michael and I really envy you!



Beautiful Fish!

Beautiful Fish!

Not asserting any knowledge in identifying, but my initial thought before looking at any responses to the thread was a River with that big block head...Awesome fish, congrats!



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Hmmm does it still look like a River to you guys from this shot?  How do you tell?  

The dorsal fin isn't really as flag-like as I would expect, looking as other pictures of Rivers.  And there is a notch in the top of the head... like a Greater...?

Hengelaar's picture
Bar of Gold

Looks even more like a River in that shot.

Concave dorsal fin = River. Plus the tail shape. Plus the head shape.

Beautiful fish.



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Fishn sure is neat

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Thanks guys! Whohooo!!! :D

Thanks guys! Whohooo!!! :D  Thank-you to Ken for the fantastic guiding and thank-you also to blind luck lol.  smiley

I'm getting spoiled rotten lol cheeky