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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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Let's first look at the baits that we might use to fool summer bluegill. Crappie and bluegill are hungry from the moment they hatch.
Florida bream fishing centers around bluegill and shellcrackers.
A few minutes later, and we'd be coming right back: Bluegills are very agile at slipping worms off the hook.
Shad, minnows, and young bluegill and sunfish are prime menu items when they move into the shallower water to prepare for spawning in spring.
The bluegill sunfish Lepomis macrochirus, belonging to the Centrarchidae family, has become economically important as a sport and a food fish (Janssen, 1974; Morris and Mischke, 2003).
I've caught all of the common Midwest farm pond fish--bass, bluegill, crappie, and catfish--on the old, trusty rooster tail.
Here we surveyed the parasites of bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) and redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) to: (1) inventory and provide a checklist of the parasites found in the Bull and Upatoi Creeks watershed, Muskogee County, Georgia, (2) compare seasonal variation in parasite richness and abundance, within a host species, (3) compare variation in parasite richness and abundance between host species, and (4) calculate indices of parasite biodiversity to potentially serve as an indicator (Marcogliese 2005) and ecological driver in future land-use models.
Fish communities in both lakes are composed of carp, black crappie, yellow perch, bluegill, orangespotted sunfish, smallmouth bass Micropterus dolomieu, walleye Sander vitreus, bigmouth buffalo Ictiobus cyprinellus, black bullhead Ameiurus melas, channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus, green sunfish Lepomis cyanellus, northern pike Esox lucius, spottail shiner Notropis hudsonius, white bass Morone chrysops, and white sucker Catostomus commersonii.
columnare isolates were recovered from catfishes, bluegill, tilapia, largemouth bass, catfish egg masses and water samples.
At early ice most bluegill, crappie and bass will be shallow relating to the green weeds.
Shira built two catch-and-release lakes, stocked with crappie, bluegill, catfish, trophy bass and other species.