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Post By: yard dogs      Posted: 10/12/2017 10:05:45 AM     Points: 626    
Buddy of mine caught this and he thought it was a laker. I say splake as the tail doesn't seem to have much of a fork. Help us out...
 Reply by: riper69      Posted: 10/12/2017 10:27:50 AM     Points: 3539    
Snake of a laker
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: 10/12/2017 10:53:49 AM     Points: 4196    
Not a great photo but by the tail and markings I would len towards Splake. Either way that fish needs to strap on a feed bag.
 Reply by: Anteroman      Posted: 10/12/2017 11:52:48 AM     Points: 1741    
Square tail=Laker.

Top fish is a Splake, note the tail, bottom fish is a Brookie.

 Reply by: yard dogs      Posted: 10/12/2017 12:35:30 PM     Points: 626    
Square tail = laker?????
 Reply by: Basschaser      Posted: 10/12/2017 2:15:06 PM     Points: 1099    
O yea, typical green mountain laker.
 Reply by: Anteroman      Posted: 10/12/2017 2:40:43 PM     Points: 1741    
My bad, but it's still a laker based on the pic.
 Reply by: Anteroman      Posted: 10/12/2017 2:45:21 PM     Points: 1741    
The big 3


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 Reply by: Budha      Posted: 10/12/2017 4:04:00 PM     Points: 160    
 Reply by: skiman      Posted: 10/12/2017 4:15:01 PM     Points: 1252    
I agree with Budha. Fish has all of the characteristics of a female Tiger Trout, to include markings and square tail. MYO
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 10/12/2017 4:26:32 PM     Points: 35598    
don't know what ya'll are thinking.. but that's most certainly a grass carp.. and YD.. since FishSeal is on hiatus.. you're the fish ID expert! lol
 Reply by: 3wayfisha      Posted: 10/12/2017 4:40:01 PM     Points: 9    
definitely looks like a tiger trout to me..i dont think ive caught lakers with that wormy of marks
 Reply by: Anteroman      Posted: 10/12/2017 5:39:38 PM     Points: 1741    
A lost "Ling Cod" very good eating if it had some meat on it.
 Reply by: Niko12      Posted: 10/13/2017 4:57:20 PM     Points: 353    
Yep, look at the patern. Tiger for sure
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 10/13/2017 6:04:51 PM     Points: 16443    
Quit stealing my lines AWB!
 Reply by: Digginjiggin      Posted: 10/13/2017 7:47:00 PM     Points: 231    
Brad, that's a female tiger trout out of "your tiger lake". Yours was more yellow because it was a male. I caught 6 just like the picture a week ago after work. Here is a pic of the first 14" one I caught.
 Reply by: Wlliam12      Posted: 10/13/2017 11:52:29 PM     Points: 0    
This fish identification tool was developed by the University of Wisconsin Center for earth science, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and also the University of Wisconsin ocean Grant Institute.

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