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#3286676 - 07/09/13 03:38 PM Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics
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Man went back to reelfoot Last night and whacked them pretty good.
They killed 18 and man killed 16 of those. \:D

The guy he went with broke his nock on the second shot he took.

Anyway, here are some pics of two fish.
I call these common carp but the short fat one looks like a buffalo, but honestly I really don't know.

Believe it or not they weighed within 3 pounds of each other.
The long one was 22 pounds and the short fat one was 19 according to my scale.

Close up of short fat one:


Close up of the long one:


Both. They are slightly discolored due to being in a cooler of ice all day.


Their entire pile from last night.


Not too shabby I don't think for using headlights and shooting from the bank.
Guess we are headed to Final Flight to get him a Muzzy XD reel.
Thanks SMH, you costing me money !
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#3286725 - 07/09/13 04:29 PM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: RUGER]
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I believe the long one is the bigmouth buffalo and the short one is the small mouth buffalo. the smallmouth buffalo's mouth is suppose to point with the bigmouth pointing down, I have never caught a bigmouth and didn't think they were that stream lined but I guess they are.


Edited by MattR (07/09/13 04:53 PM)
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#3286898 - 07/09/13 08:26 PM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: MattR]
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The shorter one is a buffalo and the longer one is a small white amur or better known as grass carp
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#3286912 - 07/09/13 08:34 PM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: bowfisher87]
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 Originally Posted By: bowfisher87
The shorter one is a buffalo and the longer one is a small white amur or better known as grass carp


^^^^what he said..
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#3286922 - 07/09/13 08:42 PM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: bowfisher87]
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 Originally Posted By: bowfisher87
The shorter one is a buffalo and the longer one is a small white amur or better known as grass carp


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#3286926 - 07/09/13 08:44 PM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: Mossy Oak]
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I thought grass carp were more of a gold color ?
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#3286997 - 07/09/13 09:51 PM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: rukiddin?]
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 Originally Posted By: rukiddin?
 Originally Posted By: bowfisher87
The shorter one is a buffalo and the longer one is a small white amur or better known as grass carp


^^^^what he said..


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#3287004 - 07/09/13 09:57 PM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: RUGER]
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 Originally Posted By: RUGER
I thought grass carp were more of a gold color ?


Nah. This is a 52 pound grassie with most of his color.
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#3287008 - 07/09/13 10:00 PM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: showmehorns]
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And believe it or not, this is a little buffalo.
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#3287101 - 07/10/13 05:35 AM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: showmehorns]
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Wow !
That's cool man.


I notice the tobaggan,,,, man asked me last night if you could bowfish in the winter.
Told him I had no clue.

Other than the obvious (deer season) is bowfishing any good in the fall / winter?
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