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What kind of fish is this?

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Chevy Nation

Hey guys and gals!

I was wondering what kind of fish is this? I was thinking they were redhorse suckers or something but I am not 100% sure! I have been catching them out of the Mississippi and don't know if they are invasive or what the heck they are because they smell god awful!

Thanks!

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leech~~

Drum.

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Chevy Nation

Thanks Leech!

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BringAnExtension

As Leech noted, it is a freshwater drum.  Also commonly called a sheepshead.  They are native to Minnesota and put up a good fight.

 

I will be participating in a sheepshead fishing tournament on Sunday.

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Chevy Nation

Thanks a lot BringAnExtension, I have so far caught 4 and only one has put up a fight which is the one that I have above. Where is the tournament out of curiosity?

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