Is it a crappie?

Discussion in 'Crappie Fishing' started by BIGCATFISHDAN, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. BIGCATFISHDAN

    BIGCATFISHDAN New Member

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    I WAS THROWING MY NET FOR BAIT AND CAUGHT WHAT LOOKS LIKE A CRAPPIE BUT IT HAD THE BODY OF A CARP. IT WAS WHITE SILVER BODY THE TAIL HAD THE SPOTS ON IT LIKE A CRAPPIE IT HAD A PAPERMOUTH BUT THE MOUTH WAS TINY THE FISH WAS ABOUT 3LBS MY BUDDIE SAYS ITS WAS A CRAPPIE BUT I JUST DONT KNOW DO ANY OF YOU GUYS KNOW WHAT IT WAS
     
  2. Bill in SC

    Bill in SC New Member

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    Without a photo, it would be impossible to tell.
    Bill in SC
     

  3. catfisherman369

    catfisherman369 Floyd

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    i have seen some asian carp look like big shad and big crappie .
    but like bill says without a picture its hard to say .
     
  4. BIGCATFISHDAN

    BIGCATFISHDAN New Member

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    WELL THANKS ALOT. I DID EAT IT AND IT WAS APPITITE PLEASIN

    I LOOKED IN MY CAR AND ALL I HAD WAS CHIKEN BROTH RANCH STYLE BEANS AND TORTILLAS SO I POURED OUT HALF OF THE BROTH AND FILLED IT WITH BEER. THEN BOILD IT WITH CHUNKS OF THAT FISH IN IT, WHEN IT WAS DONE I TOOK THE CHUNKS OUT OF THE CAN ONTO THE TORTILLA THEN PUT SOME BEANS ON IT AND ROLLED IT UP, IT WAS MM MM GOOD, IF YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO DOESNT LIKE FISH TELL THEM TO BOIL IT IN BROTH TASTS JUST LLIKE CHICKEN
     
  5. massa_jorge

    massa_jorge New Member

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    sounds good johnny! did you ever find out what it was?
     
  6. puddle jumper

    puddle jumper Well-Known Member

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  7. rythymroach

    rythymroach New Member

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    The asian carp i have seen have huge eyes set really low on their jaws, I wonder if it could be some type of crossbred fish and if so did you discover a new species?/ lol.
    I would sure liked to have seen what it looked like.
     
  8. 07_hemi_thunderroad

    07_hemi_thunderroad New Member

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    wish i could have seen a pic of the fish! a 3 pound crappie is really big for them! good caught!