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matty198111

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went fishing last night to a local lake

used my home made boilies and had a few mirror common

also caught this beut but what is it, it weighed in at 6lb 8oz

the little bugger got caught in the pads so i had to get in the water to get him out, didnt want to leave him tied to lilly pads

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cheers mat
 

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thanks mate

i felt terrible seeing the blood i think it was from the battle in the pads,
next time im gonna take waders cause the water was freezing at 4am this morning lol
 

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so that means the 6 lb tench i caught the other night was not a tench after all lol

looked very simiular but was dark green i think ( it was very late with no lighting )

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Originally posted by matty198111

so that means the 6 lb tench i caught the other night was not a tench after all lol

looked very simiular but was dark green i think ( it was very late with no lighting )

mat

A lovely tench in the pic. The other fish you caught might have still been a tench, they can be very green
 

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all the fish in that lake are in good condition as there is only a few people hat fish it

ive not seen a bad condition fish from the lake yet

i do think that the other fish was a tench then as im sure it was the same but just green
 

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[:)] Nice Tench they can be anything from olive green to golden bronze in colour.[:T]
 

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They go from almost black to light green plus gold like goldfish.
 

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Yes a lot of the Irish Tench can be black if they come out of Peaty water.
 

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Originally posted by groundhog

[:)] Nice Tench they can be anything from olive green to golden bronze in colour.[:T]

Not Forgetting Illuminous orange like the ones we caught at Lindholme!!
 

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a very nice fish matty,trust me 100% this fish and the one you had the other night(ARE both tench)and good ones too,well done mate.
 

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Originally posted by matty198111

how do you tell if its male or female

Males have balls[:D]

seriously they have lumps on their belly above the fins, also they have differant shaped fins when viewed from underneath
 

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Males have bigger pelvic fins, like shovels, and a pronounced muscle at the base of them.

The bigger fish are females. Males don't grow much above 3 lb ish.
 
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