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#11620747 - 05/23/16 03:50 PM Yellow/golden crappie
Diego Meza Offline
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Registered: 05/23/16
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I'm new to this site and also relatively new to fishing. What the odds are of catching a yellow/golden crappie? I believe that is what I got and I would like to verify that I am correct on the species of the fish. Please correct me if I'm wrong. Any input is appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

Diego


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#11620770 - 05/23/16 04:03 PM Re: Yellow/golden crappie [Re: Diego Meza]
Joe Slab Offline
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Looks like a bluegill to me.

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#11620771 - 05/23/16 04:04 PM Re: Yellow/golden crappie [Re: Diego Meza]
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Diego I believe that to be a blue gill, not a crappie but just as tasty....... food
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#11621110 - 05/23/16 06:48 PM Re: Yellow/golden crappie [Re: Diego Meza]
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#11621263 - 05/23/16 07:50 PM Re: Yellow/golden crappie [Re: Diego Meza]
BrazosRiverTom Offline
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Welcome to the Texas Fishing Forum. That at first glance does kinda resemble a crappie. I believe that it is really a sunfish, bluegill, perch goes by different names. Enjoyed looking at the picture, Thanks

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#11621402 - 05/23/16 08:27 PM Re: Yellow/golden crappie [Re: Diego Meza]
barndoor Offline
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I don't think that is a crappie. The blue speck on his gill gives it away. Still a tasty panfish.


Edited by barndoor (05/23/16 08:28 PM)

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#11621674 - 05/23/16 09:54 PM Re: Yellow/golden crappie [Re: Joe Slab]
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Originally Posted By: Joe Slab
Looks like a bluegill to me.






Good Call! Also welcome To the Texas Fishing Forum!
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#11621727 - 05/23/16 10:21 PM Re: Yellow/golden crappie [Re: Diego Meza]
Diego Meza Offline
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Thanks for the input guys I really appreciate it! smile

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#11621730 - 05/23/16 10:23 PM Re: Yellow/golden crappie [Re: Diego Meza]
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Close, but no cigar.
Golden crappie looks like this.
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#11621896 - 05/24/16 03:15 AM Re: Yellow/golden crappie [Re: Diego Meza]
crope1 Offline
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welcome to the forum! Now go catch a few of those and fry'em up!

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#11621909 - 05/24/16 05:31 AM Re: Yellow/golden crappie [Re: Diego Meza]
Beltonbanger® Offline
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HOLD THE PHONE!!! Though it is a specimen of bream, the golden/yellow coloration is still very rare!!!!!!! Congrats on the catch, despite it not being a crappie!

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#11621948 - 05/24/16 06:11 AM Re: Yellow/golden crappie [Re: Beltonbanger®]
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Originally Posted By: Beltonbanger®
HOLD THE PHONE!!! Though it is a specimen of bream, the golden/yellow coloration is still very rare!!!!!!! Congrats on the catch, despite it not being a crappie!

welcome to the forum!
Ditto to what Beltonbanger said! That is the first bluegill I have seen that was gold, seen a few crappie pics, but no bluegill! Thanks for the pic! Very rare!
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