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PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2022 6:46 pm 
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I have been catching crappie on the last few trips out
that have had big pinkish/purple sores on there backs
and some with some weird fungus or virus on the tails.
anyone else seeing this . Wonder if it is from the trinity
water.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2022 7:25 pm 
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I haven't seen any sores......Every now and then I see that fin fungus but it's no worse than what I've seen years past.....

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 20, 2022 11:54 am 
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I have caught a few like that. They probably need more zinc, vitamin D, and a multi-vitamin. Joking here. It is likely a virus or a bacterial infection. Doubt seriously that the Trinity is the cause. They do suggest cleaning your nets really well after you catch a fish that is infected so it doesn't spread to other fish. If you use a net. I fish a 5 year old private lake in East Texas and about 3-4 out of every bluegill we catch there, has this fungus growing on it.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 20, 2022 12:56 pm 
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The worst lake I've seen that has what I'm thinking you're talking about is Tawakoni, I've fished it and have caught crappie there that I didn't want to touch.... Big red sores like the fish has been constantly rubbing against concrete.....
I see several people with these fish in their coolers and have heard biologist that say as of now there's no infections or fungus that a crappie can have that's harmful to humans if you cook the fish properly to at least 145° internal temp....

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 20, 2022 2:53 pm 
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That may very well be true but i am just not that hungry and
i can catch enough fish that do not have any kind of sores
i am not going to keep one that has sores on them or
worms in them. even if cooking to a high temp would
make them safe. you can make a 3% salt water solution
and soak the fish in that for 5 minutes it will kill all
parasites on the fish.

THE CRAPPIE I HAVE BEEN CATCHING HAS WARTS THAT LOOK LIKE THIS
https://mdc.mo.gov/fishing/fish-diseases/fish-warts


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 21, 2022 2:28 am 
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Nasty.....I haven't seen any like that.... :shock:

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