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What fish is this?

Discussion in 'Southeast Indiana Fishing Reports' started by panfish hunter, May 28, 2017.

  1. It looks like a redear and there are a lot of redear in the lake where I caught this, except there is no red area along the "ear". The coloring is unusual but what really surprised me is this fish hit a buzz bait. Thanks in advance.

  2. looks similar to a warmouth, maybe some kind of hybrid
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  3. Looks like a warmouth to me. My geandpa called them pus guts haha.

    Warmouth are pretty aggressive fish and I've caught them on every lure I've used for largemouth.
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  4. Thanks everybody. I caught this at Starve Hollow Lake over Memorial Day Weekend.
  5. Could be a RedEye/RockBass.
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  6. Warmouth, I have only caught a few, rock bass have red eyes.
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  7. I knew that background looked familiar. I grew up camping at Starve Hollow. I love that place.
  8. Steve

    Steve Admin Mod

    It is almost as big as the buzz bait.
  9. It's a warmouth.
    Just a bluegill on steroids.