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  1. toddamus

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    No photos, but I saw a fish consistently rising and take food off the surface in MB. If I had my fly gear I'm sure I could've pulled a few.

    What kind of fish rises in MB for food floating on the surface?
     
  2. JoshJ123

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    Mullet maybe?
     
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  3. swings are free

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    Jack smelt , and they will take a fly and they are good eating.
     
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    Had a really slow day at La Jolla on Saturday, the kinda day that you wish for whitefish... lol. Anyone know what the one on the bottom is? it was a lot blacker than the others when it was caught.
     
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    Ram-Rod , looks like a Jack mackerel to me.. Any other identifiers? Nice eats anyway
     
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  6. John The Bass

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    Hello. My dad caught this fish on a whole ghost shrimp. If anybody knows what it is, I would appreciate the answer.
     
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    Is that the only picture? Not a good angle for ID..
     
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    Sorry, that’s the only pic I have.
     
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    8F157DF0-08BD-4113-ACBD-B2B1DF17498D.jpeg Also, I caught this fish from shelter island pier. I believe it’s a banded guitarfish.
     
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    Looks like a shiner surfperch, but without a better image I can't tell 100%.
     
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    upload_2019-5-7_15-52-59.jpeg Yep!
     
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    I agree with it being a Shiner Surfperch and the second one is indeed a Banded guitarfish. I’m very jealous of that second catch. Nice!
     
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    Our local barracuda is our wahoo ;)

    There are those rare occasions tho....
     
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    I agree with the group. Looks like something in the surfperch family. Shiner Surfperch is a good guess. Yes a banded guitarfish. Never even seen one except for pictures. Good catch!
     
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    How goes it ya'll!? I was out fishing Harbor Island today (05/10/19) and caught a fish that I'm unfamiliar with. I was hoping you guys could help me out? Thanks guys.

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    Baby white seabass
     
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    Thought this was a blacksmith but I've never seen colors like this.

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    Breeding colors eh?
     
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    What type of rockfish is this? Haven’t caught many before but I’m pretty sure it’s not just a sculpin.

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