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skullduggery1
01-06-2011, 05:36 AM
The bass pro shops in rossford,ohio has many nice gar,including a large longnose,but I believe that one of the shortnose gar looks to have a white marbling effect starting from it's belly to the lateral line.

UncleWillie
01-06-2011, 01:55 PM
Could've been a spotted gar... The overall shape of spotted are nearly identical to shortnose, but spotted gar have more markings and shortnose lack the dark pigmentation and mottled on their snout.

skullduggery1
01-06-2011, 02:32 PM
You might be right ,although I have a spotty in my aquarium now and it does not resemble this thing.It was very unusual.You know I am going to have to take a picture of this fish and post it .If I can figure out how to post pics.thumbs2:

Demjor19
01-06-2011, 06:19 PM
Most species of Gar have an incredibly variable pattern. Without pics, we are only speculating. I have seen plenty of shortnose that have had more pattern than some florida/spotteds that I have seen. Every fish is different. Could you get pics of this fish?

skullduggery1
01-06-2011, 06:27 PM
I am going saturday,the live feeds are at 12:30 in the afternoon.That longnose smashes down a dozen or more four to five inch bluegill a feed.The large muskie just is not fast enough to get it's share.

skullduggery1
01-10-2011, 06:40 AM
Here are those Pied gar?Pictures

Demjor19
01-10-2011, 01:15 PM
That's not piebald...That's a typical Longnose Gar. Like I said before, Gars can have a huge variation in pattern and color. That actually looks very similar to my Longnose. I'll get some pics when I get a chance.

Thanks for the photos! :22:

Northernguy
01-10-2011, 03:20 PM
It has been a while since you posted some recent shots Demjor19!:19:
Looking forward to it!thumbs2:

Demjor19
01-10-2011, 08:27 PM
HAHA! Since you seem so excited...I'll see what I can do! I've just been terribly lazy lately! :hmm3grin2orange:

fishsafari
01-12-2011, 02:35 AM
Here's a couple pictures of my Florida Gar, for comparison.

skullduggery1
01-12-2011, 04:00 AM
nice gar.I am in the market for another .

Demjor19
01-12-2011, 12:35 PM
Nice looking Florida!