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Thread: Pied gar?

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    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.

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    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.
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    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.

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    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?
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    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.

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    Here are those Pied gar?Pictures
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    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!
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    It has been a while since you posted some recent shots Demjor19!
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    HAHA! Since you seem so excited...I'll see what I can do! I've just been terribly lazy lately!
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    Here's a couple pictures of my Florida Gar, for comparison.
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