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JIMMY 808

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Identify this fish
« on: January 18, 2013, 10:57:20 AM »
Identify this fish

 I catch these in the NSR around Rocky




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Re: Identify this fish
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2013, 11:18:16 AM »
I think its a squawfish. 

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Re: Identify this fish
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2013, 11:44:30 AM »
Mountain Whitefish,, no boys..

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Re: Identify this fish
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2013, 01:43:51 PM »
fair enough!! LOL

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Re: Identify this fish
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2013, 03:27:32 PM »
fair enough!! LOL

Is squawfish just another name for mountaim whitefish Doug  ??

JIMMY 808

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Re: Identify this fish
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2013, 03:48:29 PM »
In BC they changed the regs to say Pike Minnows I am pretty sure they used to say Squawfish 

I have never caught mountain white fish before then.  They seem to have an incredibly hard mouth.   

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« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2013, 03:51:49 PM »
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is squawfish just another name for mountaim whitefish Doug  ??
Northern Pikeminnow.

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Re: Identify this fish
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2013, 04:10:58 PM »
It's a mountain white fish. I use to fish for them a lot out of the smokey river when I was a kid.

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Re: Identify this fish
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2013, 04:51:13 PM »
Looks like a Rocky Mountain Whitefish to me!

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Re: Identify this fish
« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2013, 05:12:24 PM »
you will see those guys hit the edmonton region within the month and ive already found some good open water on the nsr :) they are a fun little fish and outstanding on the fly!

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Re: Identify this fish
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2013, 06:14:14 PM »
Oops,, I see I responed to Doug when I should of responed to weste,, sorry boys. Must be the fact you both have cougar pics,, the brain must of switched to auto pilot,, seems to be doing that more as time goes on lol..

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Re: Identify this fish
« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2013, 06:27:02 PM »
Maybe you need to eat more fish and cook with less aluminum!!  :)

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Re: Identify this fish
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2013, 06:43:43 PM »
Maybe you need to eat more fish and cook with less aluminum!!  :)

Lol,, ooh but but those taters done in tin foil with onions and butter are good..

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Re: Identify this fish
« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2013, 10:01:54 AM »
dudes.
that's a rocky white.
100%
the funny nose is a dead give away.
fun fish!
they have a way of saving the day when all else won't bite!!
get em well over 20" in the RDR.
Never met a fish I didn't like!!

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Re: Identify this fish
« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2013, 10:45:21 AM »
Certainly looks to me like a rocky mountain whitefish.