TenkaraBum Challenge - Common Shiner

by Chris Stewart
(New York City)

Common Shiner (spawning colors)

Common Shiner (spawning colors)

The second catch of a 10-species day. I've caught common shiners before, but never in spawning colors. Wow!

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Jun 29, 2014
Really nice.
by: Blatt

Metalic blue

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