This is the elusive Branch Fish or Fisheous Brancheous caught off of Echo Point in Alton Bay. The elusive Fisheous Brancheous hibernates at the bottom of lakes waiting for anglers to hook them. It's then a fight between the angler and Fisheous Brancheous until the angler loses the hook or the Branch Fish is defeated by being pulled to the surface.
We got the picture of Fisheous Brancheous and let him go unscathed, too...
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Tallyho Senior Member
Registered: June 2006 Posts: 284
Tue April 6, 2010 6:53am
I have caught a number of these in the past. They usually put up a good fight until you realize what they are.
ApS Senior Member
Registered: January 2005 Location: Winnipesaukee & Florida Posts: 3,910
Sun April 11, 2010 1:47pm
I'm told Fisheous brancheous is the number one cause of Ice-Eater failure. "Trimmings" should not be tossed into the lake.
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Eric Austin Senior Member
Registered: October 2002 Posts: 146
Sun April 11, 2010 9:49pm
Fisheous brancheous seems to be a nuisance for a lot of lake related activities...