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i went fishing today and every largemouth i caught had black spots all over his body, why are the black spots coming up.

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  • i went fishing today and every largemouth i caught had black spots all over his body, why are the black spots coming up.

    i went fishing today and every largemouth i caught had black spots all over his body, why are the black spots coming up.

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    They are some type of worm. They aren't harmful. The DNR biologist, that I ask about this to said, they require being eaten by fish and pooped out by birds in order to complete thier life cycle. Normal cooking kills them. We have them in our Bluegill and Crappie up here in MI.

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      Have not seen them in the bass that I have caught but Wallofsam sounds like he knows what he is talking about.

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        there is black specks on the perch in my 11 acre lake. they are the only fish that i noticed having them, they dont look like worms though. they look like bits of ground pepper?

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        • #5
          Agreed with wallofsam answer above and A + 1 for you sir!!!

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