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  1. Nute

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    Calico


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  2. Saltandlead

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    Yeah, definitely a calico.

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  3. Gecko

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    I caught this little guy in mission bay.. I'm guessing it's some kind of rock fish? Any ideas?
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    sculpin...grab it like a football next time
     
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  5. Nute

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    Haha! That's messed up don. Plus it's the lizard fish that you really want to squeeze hard anyway.....trust me.


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    Little help. Mission bay with live chovies

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  7. Nute

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    looks like some kind of gar, but I wanst aware those were down here. Im not positive on this ID
     
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    It's a pacific needlefish.
     
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    Thanx that's what I thought. He was over24" long
     
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    Caught a Thorny skate with my buddy last night off Shelter Island, I looked it up and it says they're from the Atlantic?
     
  11. fishbilly

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    Bonito right? Are these common in mission? We caught around 2 dozen yesterday while fishing for bass from the tubes. None of them were over 2 lbs but they fought like hell!

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    im back with another I.D. request. snagged this guy floating on the top of the water in mission bay tonight around 9:30. there were bait fish everywhere and the whole entrance to quivira basin was boiling. i kinda thought this was a rock fish that somebody threw overboard on the way back in, but i cant really tell. i got a couple more pics if needed

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    Looks like a Calico to me?
     
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    Hi guys, I was fishing at the bay and caught fish I can't identify. Please help=) 1406555229796.jpg
     
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    That's a Corbina I believe.
     
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    Thank you! Can you please also confirm that this one is bluefin tuna? IMG_20140728_065154.jpg
    I am sorry I don't know how to make it smaller=(
     
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    BFT off the rocks? Not likely. I think it's a pacific bonito.
     
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    thanks! I am a newbie here, used to fish in Siberia, so there is no fish that's similar to local species. Already caught here mackerel, calico, scorpionfish, barracuda and halibut...
     
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    Yeah it's a Pacific Bonito, but I can see how you thought it was a tuna. Little Tuna is a nickname for them and they are part of the same family. People have been catching a lot of them off OB pier lately.
     
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    And that top fish looks more like a yellow fin croaker
     
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