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#1000858 - 10/30/08 05:49 PM Identify this fish
TNCharlie
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Who can identify this fish? The picture was sent to me by a friend with no details. I'll try to get more info. I think it was caught in Kentucky Lake. I've looked on the TWRA fish picture page and haven't found a match yet.


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#1000888 - 10/30/08 06:08 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: TNCharlie]
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yellow perch. Goooood eatin!
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#1000963 - 10/30/08 06:57 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: fishboy1]
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Yeah that's a yellow perch...... for some reason I was thinking a sun perch (the ones about like a large brim) when the rest of you were saying perch......

Edited by Grizzly_Johnson (10/30/08 09:39 PM)
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#1000974 - 10/30/08 07:03 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: Grizzly Johnson]
jeff
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Looks like a yellow perch to me.We have started catching quite a few on pickwick lake,some of them we catch in early spring are quite bigger than that one. Very good eatin!
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#1000980 - 10/30/08 07:06 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: jeff]
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looks like a yellow perch to me...
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#1000987 - 10/30/08 07:08 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: JA1234]
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yep yellow perch
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#1001026 - 10/30/08 07:31 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: TNCharlie]
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Definitely a perch. Definitely not a walleye.

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The one in the middle is a walleye. Just for reference. Not to brag. I mean it is a nice one and all. 4.5lbs. Anyway...... \:D

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#1001059 - 10/30/08 07:48 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: TNCharlie]
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yellow perch
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#1001076 - 10/30/08 07:54 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: go-devil]
TNCharlie
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Yellow perch was the best guess that I could make. However, I don't see a dorsal fin. But we'll go with yellow perch.

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#1001084 - 10/30/08 07:59 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: TNCharlie]
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Looks like a perch/saugeye to me.
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#1001282 - 10/30/08 09:17 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: skynimrod]
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Yellow perch! Good eating.
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#1001291 - 10/30/08 09:21 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: tnjimbo]
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yeller perch \:\)
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#1001296 - 10/30/08 09:24 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: skynimrod]
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yellow perch
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#1001389 - 10/30/08 10:21 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: TNCharlie]
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yep that is a yellow pearch
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#1001560 - 10/31/08 05:57 AM Re: Identify this fish [Re: Drake624]
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I got a little more info on the fish. It was 8 inches long and yes, there is a dorsal fin that just doesn't show in the pic. So yep, no doubt it's a yellow perch. Thanks for the help, guys.

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#1007006 - 11/03/08 02:22 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: skynimrod]
Crosshairy
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It's a yellow perch.

4onaside would probably be interested in finding out where in the Kentucky Lake it was caught from.
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#1007158 - 11/03/08 03:16 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: skynimrod]
DOC1187
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yellar perch
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#1008348 - 11/03/08 09:56 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: DOC1187]
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It is a Perca flavescens, a.k.a. yellow perch.

Well, at least I didn't take Icthyology for nothing.


Edited by Tony_The_Terrible (11/03/08 09:57 PM)
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#1008469 - 11/04/08 12:23 AM Re: Identify this fish [Re: Tony_The_Terrible]
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yall are as bad as the deer score guys who guess after the score has been given... \:D
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#1016690 - 11/07/08 12:23 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: TNCharlie]
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Yeller Perch
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#1016770 - 11/07/08 01:24 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: spitndrum]
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\:D
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#1021467 - 11/10/08 08:37 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: skynimrod]
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Yellow Perch
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#1021748 - 11/11/08 06:02 AM Re: Identify this fish [Re: UTGrad]
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not be redundant but....yellow perch
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#1022542 - 11/11/08 01:34 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: skynimrod]
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Yellow Perch. I fished for them in Wisconsin. Talk about good eating....
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#1045569 - 11/22/08 04:31 AM Re: Identify this fish [Re: skynimrod]
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good little fightin fish too!
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#1055526 - 11/28/08 07:33 AM Re: Identify this fish [Re: skynimrod]
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from my northern fishing experience, I would say yellow perch, not a good thing because they will aggressively take over and push out other species
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#1055694 - 11/28/08 10:33 AM Re: Identify this fish [Re: bloodtrailer]
Chris Tripp
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we have had them for a long time
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#1071669 - 12/07/08 09:51 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: JA1234]
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 Originally Posted By: hookedup
yall are as bad as the deer score guys who guess after the score has been given... \:D


That's a 4 1/2 (month)old Yellow Perch that will score in the mid 140s if you release it and let it grow.
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#1071730 - 12/07/08 10:39 PM Re: Identify this fish [Re: jakeway]
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\:D
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#1071886 - 12/08/08 07:22 AM Re: Identify this fish [Re: jakeway]
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 Originally Posted By: jakeway
That's a 4 1/2 (month)old Yellow Perch that will score in the mid 140s if you release it and let it grow.


Now I don't care who you are, that there is funny!! ROTFLMAO

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