Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Trippmel, AznBassAngler, Jake Franklin, elcoahuilense79, YorkshireAngler
102688 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 82814
hopalong 74316
Pilothawk 73379
JDavis7873® 67377
FattyMcButterpants 60518
John175 ® 59834
Tritonman 56771
Derek 56393
SkeeterRonnie 52442
LoneStarSon® 52197
facebook
Forum Stats
102688 Members
61 Forums
858359 Topics
11260266 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#10824197 - 05/06/15 08:30 PM Bass with cancer in PA
Rog Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/08/05
Posts: 402
Loc: Carrollton

Top
#10824243 - 05/06/15 08:46 PM Re: Bass with cancer in PA [Re: Rog]
senko9S Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 10/15/03
Posts: 21588
Loc: Bedford, TX
never seen one like that, and ive dealt with a lot of sick fish...
_________________________
David Short




Top
#10824311 - 05/06/15 09:08 PM Re: Bass with cancer in PA [Re: Rog]
cephusjoe Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/02/13
Posts: 966
That's a smallmouth with a big lip! banana
_________________________
Mcurtain county okie

Top
#10824336 - 05/06/15 09:18 PM Re: Bass with cancer in PA [Re: Rog]
TanHner36 Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/03/15
Posts: 913
Loc: Houston, TX
One of my home rivers. It's been going on for a while unfortunately. Pollution in the Lehigh, Delaware and Susquehanna has always been pretty high. I've caught quite a few deformed fish from all of them including Smallies. Pittsburgh and the Greater Lehigh Valley area are still recovering from a lot of pollution from the old steel industries in both towns. Both were unregulated due to the times and were a stones throw from the major rivers.

Top
#10828390 - 05/08/15 11:42 AM Re: Bass with cancer in PA [Re: Rog]
TXfisherman12 Online   content
Angler

Registered: 03/12/12
Posts: 289
Loc: Sugar Land, TX
I grew up near "The River", as we called it, and caught tons of smallmouth, and an occasional largemouth, bass from it over the years. And then to see the fishery slide dramatically is sad. Nobody knows what happened and continues to happen to the fish. I am not convinced it is pollution, but may be the cause. Everybody has a theory. I traveled back there last summer and got a chance to fish it, and only caught one tiny smallmouth, but looked healthy. Some of the tributary streams in Lanc Co still have healthy smallmouth populations.
_________________________
It was a different world when we were boys and girls....

Top



© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide