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#11176649 - 10/21/15 11:02 AM What is this?
crowsie14 Offline
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Registered: 06/29/12
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Fished a tourney this weekend and picked up this guy, is this caused by an infection? Cancer?
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#11176658 - 10/21/15 11:09 AM Re: What is this? [Re: crowsie14]
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Loc: On The Water NE Texas
Looks like a growth or tumor maybe.
Or he could be getting ready for Halloween.

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#11176719 - 10/21/15 11:32 AM Re: What is this? [Re: crowsie14]
Daniel Mtanous Offline
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Registered: 09/08/15
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Loc: Desoto,Texas
Looks like a fungus to me. Probably was caught in the past and infection set in. Later a fungus spore settled and it never cured. Could also be some larva that hatched.

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#11176723 - 10/21/15 11:34 AM Re: What is this? [Re: crowsie14]
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unicorn bass
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#11176749 - 10/21/15 11:42 AM Re: What is this? [Re: crowsie14]
crowsie14 Offline
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It def scared some people at the weigh in
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#11176943 - 10/21/15 01:12 PM Re: What is this? [Re: crowsie14]
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Zombie Bass! I keep telling everybody with the Lake Turnovers we are gonna have Zombie Bass for Halloween! roflmao

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#11177148 - 10/21/15 02:39 PM Re: What is this? [Re: crowsie14]
ddmm Offline
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That is one of those Squaw Creek Bass that's been livin' too close to the discharge area!

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#11177171 - 10/21/15 02:48 PM Re: What is this? [Re: crowsie14]
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???? Doesnt look like anything I've ever seen...

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#11177642 - 10/21/15 06:05 PM Re: What is this? [Re: crowsie14]
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I don't know, but I do know that I wouldn't touch it. Looks like a nasty infection
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#11177792 - 10/21/15 07:13 PM Re: What is this? [Re: crowsie14]
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That's a Mountain Creek Bass

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#11177804 - 10/21/15 07:24 PM Re: What is this? [Re: crowsie14]
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I would definitely contact Texas Parks and Wildlife. I assume you already released the fish which would have been best to keep it for testing. If it's not possible to keep the fish alive then it's best to put on ice and freeze it until you can get it to TP&W. Hopefully they will test the water quality.
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#11177808 - 10/21/15 07:26 PM Re: What is this? [Re: crowsie14]
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You catch that at Ray Hubbard ?

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#11178026 - 10/21/15 09:08 PM Re: What is this? [Re: crowsie14]
jafish Offline
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Registered: 10/02/09
Posts: 283
Loc: lubbock,tx
I bet the TV pros won't kiss that thing before a release. freak
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#11178058 - 10/21/15 09:26 PM Re: What is this? [Re: crowsie14]
timwins31 Offline
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Oofa, he's an ugly little guy.

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#11179092 - 10/22/15 12:05 PM Re: What is this? [Re: BThomas]
crowsie14 Offline
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Loc: Central Texas
Originally Posted By: BThomas
You catch that at Ray Hubbard ?


Negative, Canyon Lake


Edited by crowsie14 (10/22/15 12:05 PM)
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