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Can you ID this fish?

By: parkbra
8/19/2017 11:22 AM

Stayed in Avon all week and finally caught several mackerel off the surf on friday, we also caught this fish, threw it back bc we didn't know what it was, can someone help identify it?



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By: parkbra
8/19/2017 11:32 AM

Someone said ladyfish but it has a really sharp nose like a mackeral

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By: judyk
8/19/2017 11:37 AM

Looks like a juvenile ladyfish.

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By: parkbra
8/20/2017 4:02 AM

yeah you're right thanks Judy

the fishing was incredible Friday does anyone know why exactly?

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By: lowtide
8/20/2017 8:02 PM

I was wondering the same thing. A friend caught several slot size puppy drum sound side Hatteras village Friday evening. Fish

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By: Python73
8/22/2017 9:16 AM

Have to disagree. Wrong mouth shape for ladyfish and they don't have color even as juveniles. I'd guess some sort of 'cuda but it is hard to get a good guess from the picture. Need to see dorsal and tail.

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