identify this lil feller?

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identify this lil feller?

Postby Smokie » Fri Aug 20, 2021 10:31 pm

caught this in a tournament last weekend fishin pile ons... I was on a lake right on the oregon coast called siltcoos, it has salmon that run it as well and im not sure if this things a baby ling or rockfish that somehow went up river in the lake or a small bull head cat or option 3 some other critter, nobody seemed sure and im curious... fishwithwill if your buddy the identifier gets a peep at this before i get the answer outta all you fellas out here in westernbass land let me know im very curious what it is? thanks yall...
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Re: identify this lil feller?

Postby AVG.JOE » Sat Aug 21, 2021 7:39 am

Looks like a mud sucker-
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Re: identify this lil feller?

Postby Kelly Ripa » Sat Aug 21, 2021 8:12 am

Sculpin
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Re: identify this lil feller?

Postby Smokie » Sat Aug 21, 2021 12:15 pm

sculpin eyy... well all i can say is add that lil feller to my check list, but dont think im gonna win the sculpin derby... i wanted a bite so bad this poor lil feller got his lip ripped for just breathing on my keitech. my pard did all the work from my back deck that day, but boy 5 coffees in n like i said just look at my keitech wrong n yer gettin it was my day out there. finally failing at noon and passing pile ons i pick up the ol drop shot rod n bam... :lol: i fished hard to catch this lil dude, and this dude was the first to give my bait the eye... look at that set boys right in the yapper lol... finessin at its finest... :wink:

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Re: identify this lil feller?

Postby AVG.JOE » Sun Aug 22, 2021 8:23 am

Sculpins have a slime coating on them.
Mud suckers do not.
Good way to identify
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Re: identify this lil feller?

Postby Dave Brabec » Tue Aug 24, 2021 6:07 am

Prickly Sculpin are in almost all freshwater on the west coast.Lots in Clearlake

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Re: identify this lil feller?

Postby zethkinnettfishing » Tue Aug 24, 2021 4:14 pm

definitely sculpin. catch them all the time in the pnw. or well at least a couple a year.


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