What fish is this??

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fishing Forum' started by Kyle Kang, Oct 8, 2017.

  1. Kyle Kang

    Kyle Kang New Member

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    I caught this fish with a plastic straight warm and EWG hook at Deer Lake, Burnaby, today. What kind of species exactly is this fish?
     
  2. Dave

    Dave Well-Known Member

    Looks like a very small Largemouth Bass
     
  3. Kyle Kang

    Kyle Kang New Member

    That was my first thought but from the picture i saw on google a bass has a spicky dorsal fin and that one doesn't. Do you know why? And how do you know if that's a largemouth not smallmouth?
     
  4. Dogbreath

    Dogbreath Well-Known Member

    It might have been injured as a minnow seen that in other species.

    In a Largemouth the mouth extends past the eye with a Smallmouth it doesn't.

    A person has to use a bit of imagination when the fish is being held like that but the description fits.
     
  5. Kyle Kang

    Kyle Kang New Member

    Thank you for your reply!
     
  6. Damien

    Damien Active Member

    Largemouth Bass = 100%.
     
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  7. agentaqua

    agentaqua Well-Known Member

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