Is it a goldfish, a koi or fake news?

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(Courtesy Cassie Anderson)

So, here’s the great Facebook debate: Cassie Anderson took this picture of her brother after he caught this golden fish. She wrote:

“What you are witnessing is NOT national geographic! It is not a stolen image or edited photo!
This is my brother!! Who is holding what could possibly be…. that pet goldfish we flushed when I was 9!!!
…I swear, I thought you were dead bubbles!!! lol lol
Caught in danville ky y’all!! Oh my gosh don’t flush your pets! ”

2News in Beaumont, Texas, went on to report that it was a 20-pound goldfish.

What do you think?

If that fish is 20# then he must be 6′-8″ and 300#. Goldfish or carp, let’s agree to just call it a very nice catch…….

I’m originally from Ohio and they take their fish’n serious in KY. 200lb catfish and stuff. Don’t even get me started on BASS fish’n. Also I don’t see any jars of shine, so I think it is true.

 

See you on the river, Jim Burns

 

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‘Tag,’ you’re fishing the LA River!

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SO WHICH is it, “na-na-na-na-NA-na, I’m fishing in the LA River,” or “Nananana Hey hey hey goodbye” by Steam? (Credit Bob Blankenship)

Me, I’ll take No. 2 — what I great song!

See you on the river, Jim Burns