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Old 11-12-2017, 02:09 PM
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Caught this fish in the Columbia River at Fairmont and am unsure of it's species. I am pretty sure this is not a Squaw, as I have caught many. I have been looking everywhere for an answer and have yet to have one. Thanks

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Old 11-12-2017, 02:28 PM
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Is that not a Rocky Mountain Whitefish?
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Old 11-12-2017, 02:29 PM
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It looks very similar to a Rocky Mountain Whitefish.
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Old 11-12-2017, 02:42 PM
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Thanks guys, here is a photo of a rocky I caught the same day, same spot...


Am pretty sure they are different...
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Old 11-12-2017, 02:44 PM
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The Rocky had the adipose fin, while the "mystery fish" did not...
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Old 11-12-2017, 02:54 PM
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Good catch with the adipose fin.

Could it be the 'look-alike' of the Squawfish, the Peamouth (Mylocheilus caurinus)?
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Old 11-12-2017, 03:08 PM
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It has the mouth of a lake whitefish but the lack of an adipose fin kind of rules that out?
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Pike minnow?




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Old 11-12-2017, 03:28 PM
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Here is a Squaw, again, caught in the same place, using same gear, and same day.
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Old 11-12-2017, 04:15 PM
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i think it's a chub
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Old 11-12-2017, 04:46 PM
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Good catch with the adipose fin.

Could it be the 'look-alike' of the Squawfish, the Peamouth (Mylocheilus caurinus)?
Peamouth was my thoughts too.
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Old 11-12-2017, 05:25 PM
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Thanks guys! I think I am able to conclude that this fish is a Peamouth Chub
also known as Mylcheilus caurinus. Thanks for the help

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