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Old 11-01-2017, 05:24 PM
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Didn't even know I had it on lol, let's see yours!
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Old 11-01-2017, 05:28 PM
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Here's another...
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Old 11-01-2017, 05:59 PM
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What size hook and bait were you using? Were you intentionally trying to microfish?
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Old 11-01-2017, 08:01 PM
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On the dry. Size 22 or 24 gnat.
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Old 11-01-2017, 08:57 PM
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Last winter on the hard, that's a piece of dew worm coming out of it's mouth.
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Old 11-01-2017, 08:58 PM
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Monster perch.

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Old 11-01-2017, 10:10 PM
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No pictures but I have caught dacy minnows and spot tail shiners in a few parkland lakes. One small maggot on a #14 snelled hook on 2 lb. line. Caught the minnows for my bait for the day.
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Old 11-02-2017, 09:56 AM
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Had to dig through the archives for this guy. I remember he put up a fight, I had to tire him out! My arms were like noodles by the end of it


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Old 11-02-2017, 04:32 PM
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great thing about those minnows like the dace or chubs they are in huge numbers and when the actual fish you are targeting is not biting i change to old school actual stick with line and micro float and a tiny #20 dry fly bare hook with a tiny chunk of worm and catch those chubs left right and center. my buddies look at me funny but the way i see it is i am catching fish.
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Old 11-03-2017, 06:57 AM
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Small jack from northern Saskatchewan.

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Old 11-06-2017, 06:49 AM
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4 or 5 years ago I fished the Premier's Cup at Nipawin in the Saskatchewan River. We did okay during the pre-fish, not good but okay.

Two guys in a $65,000 boat, two grand to enter and numerous other expenses (as some of you know) and we did not catch a single fish bigger than my hand. Seriously embarrassing.

Not much chance I will do that tournament again, but if I do- crankbaits!
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Old 11-06-2017, 07:06 AM
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I caught 3 2” perch at Sundance at once.
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Old 11-06-2017, 04:54 PM
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3" small mouth bass in Montana
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The picture makes it look bigger then it was.
https://instagram.com/p/4u11RSJPWC/

On the Athabaska.
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Last winter on 40 Mile.
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Old 02-01-2018, 10:58 AM
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Fishing for coho off East Sooke park a few years ago this stud hit a 3" buzzbomb. A clear case of "eyes bigger than stomach" and I still can't figure out how it got it's mouth on that hook.
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Old 02-01-2018, 01:44 PM
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"Caught" this monster last summer down at Police Lake. Foul - hooked the poor bugger.

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Old 02-05-2018, 10:45 AM
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Cant recall if its the smallest but definitely the smallest Largemouth I ever caught and on a crankbait (fat-rap) not much smaller than it was...LOL
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Old 02-09-2018, 09:37 PM
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"Caught" this monster last summer down at Police Lake. Foul - hooked the poor bugger.

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Nice stickleback, the hogs will be eating those!
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Old 02-10-2018, 12:27 PM
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Sculpin on a 'Booby' !
P9280729 by Andrew Whittick, on Flickr
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Old 02-10-2018, 04:36 PM
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Sculpin on a 'Booby' !
P9280729 by Andrew Whittick, on Flickr
Haha nice sculpin, used to catch them on spinners on the upper Columbia River, would be great Bull Trout bait!
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Old 02-10-2018, 04:57 PM
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Caught this guy today. What is it?
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Old 02-10-2018, 05:23 PM
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Caught this guy today. What is it?
I'm no shiner/minnow expert but my best guess would be the silvery minnow.
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Old 02-10-2018, 06:32 PM
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I'm no shiner/minnow expert but my best guess would be the silvery minnow.
From the ID characteristics I can see in the pic, Id agree with Western Silvery Minnow.

-dorsal fin appears to have 8 rays
-mouth looks to be subterminal with an overhanging rounded snout

And compared to the Spottail Shiner, the eye is smaller and tail more forked.
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Old 02-16-2018, 09:21 AM
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Caught a baby fresh water clam-mussel once ----do that count, darn knew i should have got pictures for that once in a life time event.
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Old 02-16-2018, 03:42 PM
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Caught a baby fresh water clam-mussel once ----do that count, darn knew i should have got pictures for that once in a life time event.
Same thing happened to me fishing an urban Arizona pond... sure gave me a fight
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Old 02-17-2018, 07:46 AM
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Caught a baby fresh water clam-mussel once ----do that count, darn knew i should have got pictures for that once in a life time event.
battle lake is full of clams
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Old 02-17-2018, 07:49 AM
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Caught this guy today. What is it?
Pike Minnow ??
LoL and the smallest fish I ever caught was a Stickleback from the slough near the place I used to roam before they built condos on it.
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Old 02-17-2018, 09:12 AM
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Caught this guy today. What is it?
It is most likely a spot tail shiner. At the angle that you are holding it, there appears to be a black spot on the tail, which is characteristic of spot tail shiners.

I'd recommend that all serious anglers should invest in a Fish of Alberta book. It contains great paintings and descriptions. It also shows you the rough ranges that the fish are found in.
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Old 02-17-2018, 06:39 PM
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It is most likely a spot tail shiner. At the angle that you are holding it, there appears to be a black spot on the tail, which is characteristic of spot tail shiners.

I'd recommend that all serious anglers should invest in a Fish of Alberta book. It contains great paintings and descriptions. It also shows you the rough ranges that the fish are found in.
Thanks for the recommendation!
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