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Jonas Pilot 09-16-2009 06:37 PM

Has anyone...
 
...seen one of these? It was caught in a "cove" of Lake Winnipesukee.

http://www.winnipesaukee.com/photopo...hp?photo=15400

I keep trying but I can'tt figure out how to have the image show up here. It's driving me nuts!

Rattlesnake Gal 09-16-2009 06:50 PM

Embedding Photos
 
http://www.winnipesaukee.com/photopo...Funny_bass.jpg

This what your looking for? :laugh:

Once your picture is uploaded to PhotoPost, right click, go down to properties and grab the location link. Use the little picture with the little mountains and add the link there. Good luck.

Is this a perch of some kind?

I like these name that fish posts. Thanks!

webmaster 09-16-2009 07:04 PM

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Originally Posted by Jonas Pilot (Post 106520)
I keep trying but I can't figure out how to have the image show up here. It's driving me nuts!

There's actually a very easy way to do it. Click here for more information.

GusMan 09-16-2009 07:37 PM

Egads! The mythical Winnipesaukee rockbass has
actually been photographed!

At least that's what it appears to be to me.... though
I haven't caught one in quite some time... Goose Pond
in Canaan is absolutely loaded with them...

Gusman

granitebox 09-16-2009 07:40 PM

Rock Bass
 
I'm going to say Rock Bass though I've never seen one in NH, used to catch them years ago in upstate NY by the 1000 Islands on the St Lawrence.

AKA Rock Perch and is a species of Sunfish.

Am I close?

GusMan 09-16-2009 07:41 PM

Here's a link to some info about rockbass.....

http://www.seagrant.wisc.edu/greatla...frockbass.html

Looks like a match to me....

gusman

granitebox 09-16-2009 07:45 PM

dang....I have to type faster.

jmen24 09-17-2009 03:07 PM

Pleasant lake in Elkins NH and Lake Sunapee both have Rock Bass tournaments ever year to try and get rid of these from the lakes. There is quite a bounty on them over here and you can get money or a credit of some kind for every fish you bring in dead.

Thanks for the picture, I have never seen one.

http://sunapeenews.com/2009/07/29/la...s-derby-aug-8/

http://plpa.net/activities/events/fishingderby.htm

Both events have passed for this year but if you are interested the sites update regularly for next year.

Jonas Pilot 09-18-2009 05:27 PM

Rock bass
 
That Rock Bass (Ambloplites rupestris), rupestris means living among rocks, was caught in the Sou’ Eastern part of Lake Winnipesaukee in 2008. It was caught in shallow water in late May by a kid fishing a crawler a couple of feet under a bobber. It was the first one I had ever seen in 27 years of fishing “Winni”.

Rattlesnake Gal 09-21-2009 09:57 AM

Rock Bass Around Lady of the Lake
 
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Grant took some underwater pictures of Rock Bass while diving at Lady of the Lake. In some old threads he keeps promising us a fish fry! :laugh:

Jonas Pilot 09-21-2009 10:51 AM

Some like 'em.
 
I have a buddy who thinks they make a fine meal. I don't see why the wouldn't taste similar to many other fish. I forgot all about Grant's posts. That was 2 or 3 years ago if memory serves me correctly.


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