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Rare Species Catch! #14003052 05/19/21 05:45 AM
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Never before have I held a species of fish so rare! This is a Blue Sucker, a great indicator of water quality and a Threatened species here in Texas. They're in decline throughout their entire native range and catching one has been a goal of mine since I started fishing. So stoked to be able to catch this handsome male covered in spawning tubercles, released to continue his business!
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Re: Rare Species Catch! [Re: TXMulti-Species] #14003072 05/19/21 10:08 AM
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Catch of a LIFETIME. Right place at the right time. Congratulations Sir! flehan


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Re: Rare Species Catch! [Re: TXMulti-Species] #14003075 05/19/21 10:11 AM
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Very cool catch!

Re: Rare Species Catch! [Re: TXMulti-Species] #14003166 05/19/21 12:17 PM
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Congratulations. coolphotos


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Re: Rare Species Catch! [Re: TXMulti-Species] #14003192 05/19/21 12:41 PM
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Great catch! I had never heard of Blue Suckers till TP&W did a video of them.


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Re: Rare Species Catch! [Re: TXMulti-Species] #14003295 05/19/21 01:37 PM
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Cool catch

Mine is probably a lion fish , several years back in Key West, they are not so rare these days as they can take over a reef. they are not supposed to
be in Florida waters

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Re: Rare Species Catch! [Re: TXMulti-Species] #14003305 05/19/21 01:40 PM
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Very cool

Re: Rare Species Catch! [Re: TXMulti-Species] #14003359 05/19/21 02:12 PM
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I've seen a lot of river suckers but none like the one you caught. congrats. I assume you didn't eat it?


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I knew about them, but I've never seen one. Cool catch!


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Re: Rare Species Catch! [Re: Bruce Allen] #14003540 05/19/21 04:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Bruce Allen
I've seen a lot of river suckers but none like the one you caught. congrats. I assume you didn't eat it?

Of course not! Caught and safely released this beauty.


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Originally Posted by banker-always fishing
Catch of a LIFETIME. Right place at the right time. Congratulations Sir! flehan

No question about that! Thank ya sir! cheers
And thanks everyone! cheers


Catch and release. The dream - to catch one of every species of Freshwater fish in our great state! If only I can resist Carp...
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Congratulations on the Blue Sucker! cheer

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Beautiful fish! Congratulations!


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