Sunfish!

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Sunfish!

Postby bronzefly » Tue May 02, 2017 9:57 am

We all love catching sunfish, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass included, but sometimes, catching a few of these is a blast too, especially on light tackle!

Female Green Sunfish
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Male Green Sunfish spawning colors
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Male Green Sunfish spawning colors
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Bluegill
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Re: Sunfish!

Postby Obz » Tue May 02, 2017 11:57 am

Had no idea green sunfish existed, cool looking specimen! I have had some good times casting baby crankbaits for gills and crappie. The crickhop slays 'em

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Re: Sunfish!

Postby BigG » Tue May 02, 2017 1:09 pm

Nice bullgill!

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Re: Sunfish!

Postby Finesse68 » Tue May 02, 2017 5:08 pm

Beautiful fish, and that's one chubby bluegill!! Always a blast catching a few of those on some ultralight tackle.

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Re: Sunfish!

Postby Dug » Tue May 02, 2017 5:23 pm

Nice Looking Greens and that Bluegill is a beauty!

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Re: Sunfish!

Postby Eric Walsh » Tue May 02, 2017 7:18 pm

:shock: Holy smokes Gary, those fish have been on ped's for quite some time! :laugh1:

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Re: Sunfish!

Postby toddmc » Wed May 03, 2017 1:37 am

All sunfish are cool. My kid's love to wear em' out on plastics.
Lake Havasu has world record red-ear sunfish that look like dark hubcaps in the water. They eat four inch tubes with no problem. I stop to catch one occasionally when I see one that is two pounds or heavier on a bed. My best is probably about 3.5 pounds. My friend's have accidentally caught them over 5 lbs. in bass tournaments.
I haven't fly-lined sunfish for big bass on private lakes since I was a kid. It's hard to look at a sunfish as anything but bait once you have caught big bass on them. :) Our public waters would be empty if they could be used as live bait.

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Re: Sunfish!

Postby Redlinerobert » Wed May 03, 2017 9:08 am

Nice! And that bluegill is a toad!
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Re: Sunfish!

Postby LowRange » Wed May 03, 2017 11:39 am

Is that a bus or a blugill?

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Re: Sunfish!

Postby papabassin » Thu May 04, 2017 12:48 am

That last Bluegill ain't got no neck, bruh. Everyday is chest and trap day for that dude :lol:

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Re: Sunfish!

Postby earthworm77 » Fri May 05, 2017 9:55 pm

That gill has a pack of franks on his forehead.

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Re: Sunfish!

Postby Tokugawa » Mon May 08, 2017 10:06 am

You can tell by the size of that gill's black spot - he is on roids.


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