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#11318546 - 01/02/16 05:29 PM What's wrong with this crappie?
CartersFishingAdventures Offline
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One of the few crappie today from lake fork! Any comments on what these pink sores are? Don't know but makes the meat pink too!
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#11318564 - 01/02/16 05:40 PM Re: What's wrong with this crappie? [Re: CartersFishingAdventures]
BAIT956 Offline
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Registered: 02/27/03
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Loc: Lake Fork Tx.
I caught one on Fork a few days ago with the same thing on the tail area.
I assumed it was some type of fungus. Similar to what I have seen before on fish very infrequently. The meat looked o.k.

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#11318596 - 01/02/16 05:53 PM Re: What's wrong with this crappie? [Re: CartersFishingAdventures]
fe1 Offline
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Registered: 12/27/14
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Loc: Texarkana
We have the se thing on WPL and Sulphur river.I'd like to know also. I figure its from pollution.

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#11318631 - 01/02/16 06:09 PM Re: What's wrong with this crappie? [Re: CartersFishingAdventures]
CartersFishingAdventures Offline
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Yeah it looks like a sore from getting in a fight with another fish, but it's soft and makes the meat a weird pink color!? Anybody got any ideas?
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#11318644 - 01/02/16 06:13 PM Re: What's wrong with this crappie? [Re: CartersFishingAdventures]
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I always heard it was from rubbing on concrete kinda like a hot spot on a dog.

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#11318696 - 01/02/16 06:33 PM Re: What's wrong with this crappie? [Re: CartersFishingAdventures]
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Loc: Paris Texas
Caught several like this on Sandlin about a month ago, sores were on sides, around the mouth, and at the tail.

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#11318834 - 01/02/16 07:26 PM Re: What's wrong with this crappie? [Re: CartersFishingAdventures]
Aquiles Offline
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I thought it was from rubbing against bottom when making nests

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#11318835 - 01/02/16 07:26 PM Re: What's wrong with this crappie? [Re: CartersFishingAdventures]
Beltonbanger® Offline
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It is actually called red sore disease and it usually appears more this time of year and into early spring.

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#11318854 - 01/02/16 07:33 PM Re: What's wrong with this crappie? [Re: CartersFishingAdventures]
CartersFishingAdventures Offline
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Is the meat bad to eat? Or will the grease burn it out?
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#11318902 - 01/02/16 07:51 PM Re: What's wrong with this crappie? [Re: CartersFishingAdventures]
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Registered: 04/15/08
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Loc: Wichita Falls
I fished with a fisheries biologist that said it was called Lymphocystis. He told me the slime on the crappie usually protected the fish from this, but if it gets rubbed off for some reason ,they are more susceptible to getting it.
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#11319642 - 01/03/16 05:07 AM Re: What's wrong with this crappie? [Re: CartersFishingAdventures]
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fish I call it "East Texas Funk" I've never seen it in our Central Tx. limestone lakes but, would settle for it if our lakes grew crappie as big and abundant as those in East Tx. flag

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#11319668 - 01/03/16 06:33 AM Re: What's wrong with this crappie? [Re: CartersFishingAdventures]
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It's not red spot disease, so I can't tell you exactly what it is, looks like a fungus, I've caught a few with that on them myself, never bothered me when I'm eating them, frying should kill anything bad.
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#11319697 - 01/03/16 07:11 AM Re: What's wrong with this crappie? [Re: CartersFishingAdventures]
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I have seen this more with East Texas lakes. I don't remember seeing that in the lakes around DFW before.
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#11319705 - 01/03/16 07:31 AM Re: What's wrong with this crappie? [Re: CartersFishingAdventures]
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Loc: Beckville, TX
Supposedly it's a fungus that occurs from stress...changing water levels...temperature...spawn...whatever stresses a fish. It seldom reaches down into the meat but if it does just cut it out. The fish is ok to eat. We do see it often in East Texas...some lakes more others.

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#11319743 - 01/03/16 08:13 AM Re: What's wrong with this crappie? [Re: CartersFishingAdventures]
CartersFishingAdventures Offline
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thanks guys for the advice
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