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I'm far from a good fish identifier, but my first thought is a huge golden shiner. I'm sure someone will know for sure, tho

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Looks like shiner to me. I've caught quite a few of them over the years on North Center through the ice. I would guess all the lakes up there have a healthy population of them.

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Golden Shiner, no doubt...must have been eatin good, that one, he looks pretty good sized...bigger then any I've ever caught! I wonder how the thing has evaded the pike and such to get that big? Must have had a secret hiding place, or maybe bad breath?

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Pirahna, just my guess LOOOL. It sure looks like a shiner, if its got big teeth be careful.......Bill

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Holy cow! I should've used it for bait! (Or would it still be considered a legal minnow at that size?)

Darn thing was 8 or 9 inches long.

Thanks for the info.

Mike

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