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2012-08-24 19:32:28

Simulations have helped scientists answer some lingering questions regarding the evolution of fish group formation.

2011-03-22 23:08:12

In a lakewide study, a team of scientists lead by University of Nevada, Reno limnologist Sudeep Chandra has found a considerable decline in native fish species density at Lake Tahoe since 1951.

2011-03-06 19:22:00

ROGERS, Ark., March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevy pro Bryan Thrift of Shelby, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 15 ounces Sunday to win $125,000 at the Walmart FLW Tour presented by Straight Talk on Beaver Lake with a four-day catch of 18 bass weighing 54-8. Link to photo of winner Bryan Thrift "I don't want to slow down," said Thrift, who is the reigning Walmart FLW Tour Angler of the Year and has posted seven top-10 finishes and two wins in the last eight events dating back...

2010-05-14 13:57:00

OXFORD, Ohio, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study by scientists and colleagues of Miami University's Global Change Limnology Laboratory has demonstrated that maintaining high ultraviolet (UV) transparency in Lake Tahoe may be the key to reducing invasion of warm-water fish, such as bluegill, that threaten the native fish species in the lake.

2008-10-14 00:00:25

By Will Elliott When New York State's outdoors writers headed to Old Forge for their fall conference Oct. 2-5, early hunting seasons seemed the hot topic. The Adirondack Mountains provide a nice setting for leaf watching while camping, fishing, hiking, hunting and other pursuits.

2008-10-10 18:00:17

The following are the Mid-South lakes and streams where fishing is best this week: Tennessee Pickwick Lake: Guide Clagett Talley (731-607-5266) says bass fishing has been excellent around points and flats with jerk baits and midsize topwater baits like the Strike King Spit-n-King.

2008-08-10 15:00:21

By PAUL A. SMITH Williams Bay -- It's the first Thursday in August and Geneva Lake has the appearance of a watery Mardi Gras parade. Under a warm, late afternoon sun, a chaotic stream of jet-skis, tubers, water-skiers and go-fast boats churns up the water.

2008-08-08 21:00:15

By Scott Richardson SHABBONA - There's nothing shabby about fishing at Shabbona Lake. The 318-acre lake - the only public reservoir built in Illinois specifically for fishing - is hot for several kinds of fish.

2008-07-12 21:00:12

By John Nolan, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 12--Justin Zurbuchen has a pretty good feel for finding fish on nearby Lake Mendota. The 17-year-old from Waunakee recently pulled in an 18-inch largemouth bass and routinely hauls in crappies and bluegills.


Latest Bluegill Reference Libraries

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2007-03-16 19:11:23

The Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. It is native to a wide area of North America, from Québec to northern Mexico, and has been widely transplanted to stock game fish for anglers. It is commonly fished in Minnesota, but it is the state fish of the U.S. state of Illinois. Of typical sunfish body shape, the Bluegill's most notable feature is the blue or black "ear", actually an...

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2005-06-08 11:50:58

The bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. It is native to a wide area of North America, from Québec to northern Mexico, and has been widely transplanted to stock game fish for anglers. Of typical sunfish body shape, the bluegill's most notable feature is the blue or black "ear", actually an extension of the gill cover called the opercular flap. It can be distinguished from similar...

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