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see sunfishsunfish,
common name for members of the family Centrachidae, comprising numerous species of spiny-finned, freshwater fishes with deep, laterally flattened bodies found in temperate North America.
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Most area bait stores have recorded trophy catches of trout, salmon, largemouth and smallmouth bass, calico bass or crappie, and blue gill.
The invasive species hurts habitat and competes for plankton with native fish, such as northern pike, panfish, blue gills and bass.
Keep even small blue gills, fry them until done, then separate the meat from the bones and mince or work the meat into a paste consistency and add catsup, sweet and sour dressing, mayonnaise or other variations and you have a pate of fish.
Go home with a fish story of your own; pit your will and skills against the blue gills, catfish and bass that roam the lake.
Most of the fish, though, are introduced species, like our largemouth bass, smallmouths and blue gills.