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#12525672 - 12/03/17 07:39 PM What is this?
AvidOutdoors7 Offline
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I caught this guy in my cast net today... Is this a big gizzard shad?
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#12525730 - 12/03/17 08:10 PM Re: What is this? [Re: AvidOutdoors7]
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that looks like a giant mullet. Asian Carp? hmmm popcorn
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#12525732 - 12/03/17 08:10 PM Re: What is this? [Re: AvidOutdoors7]
KQT Offline
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Mullet
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#12525733 - 12/03/17 08:11 PM Re: What is this? [Re: AvidOutdoors7]
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It's a shiner isn't it?

I have only caught one (on Lake Athens) and it was around 10" or so in length, lighter colored.

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#12525766 - 12/03/17 08:28 PM Re: What is this? [Re: AvidOutdoors7]
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wow looked it up and yeah its just a giant mullet! I didnt even realize there were freshwater mullet lol!
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#12529259 - 12/06/17 04:40 PM Re: What is this? [Re: AvidOutdoors7]
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Where did you catch it? If near the coast and the water has saltwater access then it's not all that uncommon but if you are land locked then you have done something I haven't seen.
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#12529275 - 12/06/17 04:45 PM Re: What is this? [Re: AvidOutdoors7]
KQT Offline
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Something I just thought about, if land locked it could have been brought in by Harvey. My best friend lives in Port Arkansas and his pool got flooded during the hurricane and was full of bluegill from a freshwater pond hundreds of yards away.
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#12533656 - 12/10/17 02:19 PM Re: What is this? [Re: KQT]
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No Im up by waco. Its at a place called marlin falls on the Brazos river.
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#12534847 - 12/11/17 04:57 PM Re: What is this? [Re: AvidOutdoors7]
KQT Offline
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That is wild, if I caught it I would contact TPWD and let them know
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#12534850 - 12/11/17 04:59 PM Re: What is this? [Re: AvidOutdoors7]
KQT Offline
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If you get an explanation please post
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#12545924 - 12/20/17 10:57 PM Re: What is this? [Re: KQT]
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Originally Posted By: KQT
If you get an explanation please post





Plus #1.


Would also guess a big Shiner! hmmm
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#12549936 - 12/24/17 10:04 AM Re: What is this? [Re: AvidOutdoors7]
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was there a spiny dorsal (3-4)?
cant imagine a mullet running that far upriver, but Falls on the Brazos SP is the first obstruction it would come to on the main river if it did, so feasible I guess.....

fishbreeder is the man to contact about this on here.
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#12551190 - 12/25/17 12:52 PM Re: What is this? [Re: AvidOutdoors7]
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It does look like a giant mullet.
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#12551414 - 12/25/17 07:10 PM Re: What is this? [Re: AvidOutdoors7]
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Freshwater Mullet maybe!!
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#12551865 - 12/26/17 10:16 AM Re: What is this? [Re: AvidOutdoors7]
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I've fished that area many times. It's a Mullet... The river is full of them down their. Super good Gar and big Catfish bait.
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