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Albino Bream?

I was fishing the same spot from before as my ID thread and I pulled out this little guy! Has anyone else caught any albino fish? (I could be wrong calling them albino so if I am feel free to educate me)
 

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nope no pale perches...
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Just looks silver to me... Albino would have pink eyes, wouldn't it?
 

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I'm a casual fishermen who only recently just got into the hobby, sorry I'm not a bonafied expert.
No problem there Swicks! This is a great forum to learn. Fish frequently take on coloration of their surroundings. Bass (especially smallies) are particularly noted for this and your bream is in the bass family. Last summer I caught a redfish that was anything but....he was in the surf, shallow on a sandy bottom. Had he been hanging in a tidal creek he would likely be copper as a penny.


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Fisherman are funny....I really wanted to see an Albino Brim...I was just ribbing you...U gotta be tough to fish.:)
I didn't take it to heart man, you just never know when someone is trying to be genuinely rude. Sorry for the disapointment though): And thank you for the information h2oh! What a good catch! Beautiful fish
 

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Fish take on the coloration of the water and surrounding environment. In dark water the fish will take on the great looking colorations. In muddy or crystal clear waters the fish will take on a very light hue, again the surroundings. This is especially true for bass and bream/bluegills.
 
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