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A cold morning, 28 with a thick layer of frost on everything, ruined my hopes of some early morning bowfishing. But by late morning with the sun out it felt good enough to give it a try. So I went down to the DCA backwaters and got 2 carp, one 20-1/2 incher and another shorter one with a chopped off tail that wasn't worth bothering with, looked like about 16 inches long.



Felt great to get out there during the day, it's been a long winter.
 

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I think the top fish is a goldfish, it's 16-1/2 inches long. The body and head shape is different and it doesn't have barbels. It was swimming next to a bright orange goldfish I was trying to get but the water was so muddy I could only see it momentarily several times. This one presented an easy shot so I went ahead and took it instead.

Can you verify this Ejoe?
 

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Sorry for the confusion guys. I went outside and dug up the top fish and looked at it. It has very small barbels on the mouth so that would probably make it a hybrid (and therefore classified as a carp), not a goldfish.
 
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