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#2894427 - 08/02/12 08:17 PM Re: Albino fish [Re: sure shot]
Bone Collector
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i have caught 2-3 albino cats. they had red eyes the way i remember. one was about 6lbs.
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#2896242 - 08/04/12 05:39 PM Re: Albino fish [Re: Bone Collector]
mathews338
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My brother caught albino catfish in the late 80's. It weighed about 6 lbs. Caught it in roaring river after a big rain.
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#2896386 - 08/04/12 08:11 PM Re: Albino fish [Re: sure shot]
ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER
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i seen a huge white catfish a few weeks ago
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#2896831 - 08/05/12 01:01 PM Re: Albino fish [Re: ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER]
Mike Belt
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I wonder since a halibut or flounder are bottom layers and seem to lay on the same side if one side may eat a little differently than the other side.
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#2897296 - 08/05/12 09:13 PM Re: Albino fish [Re: sure shot]
catman529
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I saw what could have been an albino but more likely just a very pale colored drum today in the harpeth. Then a while later I was upstream about 100 yd trying to snag a buffalo, and I saw it again. I snagged a scale off it. Wish I could have caught it. I have seen so many drum and their dark grey-blue appearance underwater. This one looked very pale grey if not white, hard to tell when the water is not completely clear. Oh and it was 6, 7 + pounds which is big for the harpeth. I saw its rounded tail very clearly and it wasn't a buff.
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#2897492 - 08/06/12 06:05 AM Re: Albino fish [Re: Mike Belt]
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 Originally Posted By: Mike Belt
I wonder since a halibut or flounder are bottom layers and seem to lay on the same side if one side may eat a little differently than the other side.


The upper side is the only side that my cousin and guide would filet. Not enough tthickness on lower side to make a decent filet.
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#2897695 - 08/06/12 09:44 AM Re: Albino fish [Re: Hawk]
catman529
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 Originally Posted By: Hawk
 Originally Posted By: Mike Belt
I wonder since a halibut or flounder are bottom layers and seem to lay on the same side if one side may eat a little differently than the other side.


The upper side is the only side that my cousin and guide would filet. Not enough tthickness on lower side to make a decent filet.
I filleted both sides of 2 flounder last year and I remember there was enough meat on the lower side to fillet, and these weren't real big fish either.
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#2897907 - 08/06/12 01:24 PM Re: Albino fish [Re: catman529]
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Never caught a halibut "yet" but flounders ive caught plenty of best was 8lb and you do get 4 fillets and I've never noticed any taste difference in the 4. Man that's making me hungry now!
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#2898013 - 08/06/12 02:45 PM Re: Albino fish [Re: Hollar Hunter]
catman529
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they are good eating but are very delicate textured. I prefer a meaty fish to flounder any day. Walleye, salmon, cod, tuna etc are my favorites
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