New species of sheephead spotted !!

capt louiecapt louie citrus countyPosts: 9,057 Moderator

The rare scalloped back sheephead has been spotted near our region. Anyone catching one should immediately contact me.

It must be kept alive for scientists to study. See photo..

"You'll get your weather"

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  • nicknick Posts: 4,396 Captain

    I recognize that "rock"

  • Rick1-2Rick1-2 HorseshoePosts: 750 Officer

    looks like if something took a chunk out of him, if i caught him i’d let him go, thats a survivor

  • surfmansurfman WC FLPosts: 3,525 Captain

    Wish I could see the picture, banner on right is blocking the view. :(

    Tight Lines, Steve
    My posts are my opinion only.
  • SloughSlough S.w. Ga./ St. JamesPosts: 3,206 Captain

    Cool, never heard of them before and definitely haven't seen one.

  • mobenmoben Posts: 128 Deckhand

    How do we remove that banner from the center of the frame?

  • Geno67Geno67 Posts: 34 Greenhorn

    Bless his heart. I'd put him back as well.

  • Quad32xQuad32x Posts: 88 Greenhorn

    Thats crazy looking !

  • surfmansurfman WC FLPosts: 3,525 Captain

    Wish I could see the picture, banner on right is blocking the view. :(> @moben said:

    How do we remove that banner from the center of the frame?

    Is your photo oversized too? I was beginning to think I was the only one.

    Tight Lines, Steve
    My posts are my opinion only.
  • surfmansurfman WC FLPosts: 3,525 Captain

    I once saw a hog fish that had a hole through it's body probably from a spear fisherman and it was completely healed up, I let him swim, meat was small anyway.

    Tight Lines, Steve
    My posts are my opinion only.
  • DOCKSIDEDOCKSIDE Posts: 1,672 Captain

    @surfman said:
    Wish I could see the picture, banner on right is blocking the view. :(

    YEAH, NO SHEET...

    somewhere south of disorder and on earth... mostly .
    ..............................................................................
    IBEW LU 433
  • Doc StressorDoc Stressor Homosassa, FLPosts: 2,053 Captain

    What browsers are you guys using? I don't have a problem with the image using Chrome on the PC or Safari on the iPhone.

  • mplspugmplspug Lake Mary, FloridaPosts: 5,325 Admiral

    That's one tough SOB

    Captain Todd Approves

  • stc1993stc1993 Albany, GA Carrabelle, FLPosts: 4,217 Captain

    @surfman said:
    Wish I could see the picture, banner on right is blocking the view. :(

    It does that on my computer sometimes. Right click on it and click view image.

  • Soda PopinskiSoda Popinski GrovelandPosts: 6,786 Admiral

    someone petted him too hard.

    People use statistics the way a drunk uses a street light, for support rather than illumination.
  • capt louiecapt louie citrus countyPosts: 9,057 Moderator

    Pic looks Ok on my puter. ?

    "You'll get your weather"
  • surfmansurfman WC FLPosts: 3,525 Captain

    @Doc Stressor said:
    What browsers are you guys using? I don't have a problem with the image using Chrome on the PC or Safari on the iPhone.

    regular internet explorer

    Tight Lines, Steve
    My posts are my opinion only.
  • Doc StressorDoc Stressor Homosassa, FLPosts: 2,053 Captain

    I opened the thread in:

    Chrome = fine
    Safari = fine
    Microsoft Edge = fine
    Internet Explorer = image is blocked by banner and the whole page is not displayed properly

    That's your problem. The new forum page description language is not supported by the legacy Explorer browser. That's becoming more and more common. You should update to Edge or use Chrome.

  • surfmansurfman WC FLPosts: 3,525 Captain
    edited February 14 #19

    Yea I know every time I turn around I need to install new software cause what used to work doesn't anymore, what a pain. I still need the IE software for industrial software that I run on my computer, even that is going or has gone in that direction. I installed mox-whatever once and hated it, I guess it is like loading windows 10, like it or not here it comes. thanks Doc.

    Tight Lines, Steve
    My posts are my opinion only.
  • surfmansurfman WC FLPosts: 3,525 Captain
    edited February 14 #20

    Okay, I loaded Chrome, now it looks fine, what a crock! thanks again Doc, and I apologize to Capt. Louie for the derail. Now I am part of the Google regime I guess.

    Tight Lines, Steve
    My posts are my opinion only.
  • Sea SnakeSea Snake Posts: 5,025 Admiral

    I caught one just like that over here off Jacksonville....would've been 7 or 8 pounds if he had all his shoulders....he was all healed up good too, so it happened a long time previous....and seeing there wasn't much of filets, I turned that rascal loose .

    They are tough.....

  • Yellowtail 23Yellowtail 23 Posts: 93 Greenhorn

    Just switched to Google Chrome. Makes all the difference in the world, no giant drop down in the middle of the pic. That fish is tough!

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