Todd Carraray shows off a sheepshead and a black drum he caught in Blounts Creek this week. While drum, speckled trout, flounder and striped bass are in abundant supply in the area, sheepshead are not often spotted. As one fisherman said, it “just goes to show that we have all species of fish in our brackish waters.” (Contributed photo/Bob Daw)

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An unlikely catch

Published 9:35pm Monday, October 15, 2012

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