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Species Identification Needed #13617845 07/03/20 03:39 PM
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Been years since I targeted rough fish. Chummed the bank with cattle range cubes for three days straight. Went out with my daughter this morning using hair rigs and homemade Boilies. Both personal bests. 24 and 26. Are they small mouth or big mouth buffalo?

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Re: Species Identification Needed [Re: JCSHEPHE] #13617850 07/03/20 03:41 PM
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Actually the more I research are these grass carp? Location Houston.


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Re: Species Identification Needed [Re: JCSHEPHE] #13617883 07/03/20 04:01 PM
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Re: Species Identification Needed [Re: JCSHEPHE] #13618014 07/03/20 06:17 PM
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Nice! Def grass carp. What lake?

Re: Species Identification Needed [Re: JCSHEPHE] #13618111 07/03/20 08:19 PM
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They are grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella). They are a potentially harmful exotic species in Texas and must be removed from the waterbody, unless they are triploid (non-reproducing) specimens that are stocked for vegetation control under a grass carp permit. If they are stocked under a permit they have to be released. There is a county list on Texas Parks and Wildlife showing where they need to be released.

Re: Species Identification Needed [Re: JCSHEPHE] #13618252 07/03/20 11:08 PM
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Nice fish. As already been stated. Grass Carp. cheers


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Re: Species Identification Needed [Re: JCSHEPHE] #13618291 07/03/20 11:43 PM
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Pretty nice fish there. They get upwards of 50 pounds.

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