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    Quote Originally Posted by maxpetros View Post
    No way hats a sheephead


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    It actually is.
    The northern name for them is a Drum, sheepshead is more the southern species. Up here they are just Freshwater Drum
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    Sheepshead and Drum are the same ...we call them sheepshead in WNY
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    Got a Master Angler Sheepshead back in July, Lol Nothing to be too proud off, But I would say Sheepshead/Drum
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    These are the sheepshead I am use to and they area saltwater fish


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    ^ thats what i mean about the difference. Search "Freshwater Drum" and you will see the same fish as in the OP's picture
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick_P View Post
    ^ thats what i mean about the difference. Search "Freshwater Drum" and you will see the same fish as in the OP's picture
    Oh thanks


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    sheaphead AKA fresh water drum
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dickie Tunes View Post
    sheaphead AKA fresh water drum
    Aka fish you cant hit
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    WE don't have anything like that here. How do they taste?

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    I didn't even know there were fresh water black drum? Here are the black drum we catch in South Jersey!!!!

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    What is this fish

    Ok to start off I fish for bull red drum and this is not a red drum for sure. For the guy who say they are fish from the gulf only is wrong. Drum range all the way up the east coast and they use rivers and inlets to seek shelter and to feed during the summer months before they start there migration down south in the winter so it is possible to get a drum into a lake but red drum are red as they have in there name and they have a white belly. I can tell you with out a doubt that this is a fresh water drum that's why it has the charecteristics of a red drum because they are in the same family just one lives in salt water and the other in fresh. Hope that answers your question

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