Update 2023-04-27: Name of the fisherman and the original poster, with link.
These fish pictures are getting shared around, and keep getting sent to Suwannee Riverkeeper. Here’s what the fish disease might be. If you see a fish like this, please stick it on ice and get it biopsied so you can know. Call us, so we can know, and we can help you find a lab.
I have provided some eye bleach for after you look at this picture.
The fish was caught in the Alapaha River in Berrien County, Georgia.
I’ve heard at least five theories for what is the problem with this fish, from most likely to least: Continue reading