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Today was a banner day for sunfish, crappie, yellow perch and small bass. When I caught this sunnie I did a double take and wondered if some bird or other animal had taken a chunk from its back but then noticed scales in the dip. Good thing I always take a camera along:

Nice sunny / good fight!

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I bet  a bird, heron, kingfisher, etc. took a swipe at it.

Always cool to see the survivors…..I agree with Bruce….could have been a bird of prey too……looks like a beak strike that healed up…..thanks for sharing Frank

You're welcome Jeff. Always a pleasure sharing with fellow angler diehards.

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