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#3287204 - 07/10/13 08:50 AM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: RUGER]
MattR
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Yea I wasn't sure, thanks for clearing that up I wasn't sure at all about the longer one. Shorter one is a small mouth buffalo though right?


EDIT: I see now now, it's mouth doesn't curve down


Edited by MattR (07/10/13 04:49 PM)
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#3287683 - 07/10/13 04:00 PM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: MattR]
rukiddin?
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 Originally Posted By: MattR
Yea I wasn't sure, thanks for clearing that up I wasn't sure at all about the longer one. Shorter one is a small mouth buffalo though right?


Appears to be a bigmouth buffalo.
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#3287684 - 07/10/13 04:00 PM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: RUGER]
rukiddin?
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 Originally Posted By: RUGER
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?


Fall can be the best time of the year for BIG fish.
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#3287702 - 07/10/13 04:15 PM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: RUGER]
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Bigmouth buffalo and grass carp.. I see it's been answered already though
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#3287954 - 07/10/13 09:04 PM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: RUGER]
Mossy Oak
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 Originally Posted By: RUGER
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?


I personally like to bowfish in the winter. We shot this one last year while it was snowing.

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#3288270 - 07/11/13 08:17 AM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: Mossy Oak]
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is the big mouth the same thing as the jumping carp?
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#3288316 - 07/11/13 08:50 AM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: Slaughter-06]
rukiddin?
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 Originally Posted By: Slaughter-06
is the big mouth the same thing as the jumping carp?


No, Bigmouth and smallmouth buffalo are native to TN and are members of the sucker family. They are not a carp. The asian/silver and bighead carp are not native. They eat plankton and microscopic organisms that puts them in direct competition with forage fish such as threadfin shad and also gamefish fry that have just hatched......Where in lies the problem!
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#3288394 - 07/11/13 09:55 AM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: Slaughter-06]
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 Originally Posted By: Slaughter-06
is the big mouth the same thing as the jumping carp?


slaughter,
The 8 fish in the "center" of the last picture (4 on each side all turned the same way) are the asain or jumping carp.
They are EVERYWHERE at the spillway.
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#3288859 - 07/11/13 05:07 PM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: RUGER]
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Anybody try to eat them?
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#3289836 - 07/12/13 07:45 PM Re: Fish id ??? and bowfishing pics [Re: buckaroo]
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The buffalo and grass carb ribs are some good eating!
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