Identify this fish.

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Gregg H, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. hendersonbaylocal

    hendersonbaylocal Member

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    this thread is awesome

    very cool looking fish. i would think chinook, but what do i know.
     
  2. Gregg H

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    "Identify" MORE PICS FOUND!!

    This pot needed stir'n. Black gums, spots on tail.:eek: I talked to a striper guide this morn'n at the dock and he's landed 2 Coho in one week in the delta.
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  3. Arthur Vakulchik

    Arthur Vakulchik Young Gun

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    "Identify" MORE PICS FOUND!!

    king. kings used to be up there but have all kind of gone extinct but this could mean that they are coming back which would be a great thing!
     
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    g_smolt Recreational User

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    Now more than ever my gut says "Chinook".

    Mos' def NOT an Atlantic.
     
  5. jackchinook

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    One-third of the guys on here are 100% sure it's a coho.
    One-third of the guys on here are 100% sure it's a Chinook.
    One-third of the guys on here are 100% sure it's an Atlantic netpen escapee.
    A statistically insignificant number of guys think it's something else more interesting.

    The only thing this thread really tells us is that 66.67% of the posters are 100% convinced about being 100% wrong.:rofl:
     
  6. Nick Clayton

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    lol Awesome. Best post I've read in a while.
     
  7. NomDeTrout

    NomDeTrout Fly Guy Eat Pie

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    this concludes that i am correct. squawfish.
     
  8. Daryle Holmstrom

    Daryle Holmstrom retiredfishak

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    Look at the tail, Coho, ho, ho, ho, but this observation is only from 44 years working the field, Super Dave aka (BDD) will back me up.;)
     
  9. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Freaking AWESOME jackchinook!:rofl:

    That's me, you got me man, you got me.
     
  10. Daniel Nelson

    Daniel Nelson BAMF

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    shazzam!

    its a honooktic.
     
  11. Zack Dudley

    Zack Dudley Take em'

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    chinook for sureeeee
     
  12. Richard E

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    "Identify" MORE PICS FOUND!!

    Man, if it weren't for those gums, I'd be sure it's a chinook! The tail looks more 'nookie than coho . . .
     
  13. Richard E

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    Agree.
     
  14. hap

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    Just received emails from three different folks with letters following their names and Icthys specialization. I invited each to sign up to respond... Maybe they will.

    Without coaching two said 100% Atlantic and for the reason I believe it is an Atlantic. The third is leaning heavy to Atlantic, but thinks it could conceivably be a chinook. All three said no on coho.

    I refrained from guessing on the test photo because most of my texts include pyloric caeca as keying steps and I have difficulty counting them from the photo... I certainly think I know what it is, but am not in a guessing mood.
    art
     
  15. Brian Bayeur Sr.

    Brian Bayeur Sr. Member

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