Latest Redear sunfish Stories

2008-05-28 09:00:00

DALLAS -- It's sunfish time. In many parts of the United States, including Texas, May and June are prime months for catching the most common of freshwater game fish and arguably the fish that's the most fun to catch, at least from a nostalgia viewpoint. Bob Lusk understands the excitement. For 29 years, Lusk has managed private lakes. Fishing in the best private lakes is like deer hunting in the king's reserve, a distinct career bonus more relaxing than stock options for an overpaid...

2007-02-13 12:00:41

By Bryan Brasher brasher@commercialappealcom POCAHONTAS, Tenn. - As Bill Dance pulled his aluminum boat along Tennessee Highway 57 earlier this month, he found his progress impeded by a small city truck pouring liquid de-icer onto the asphalt in front of him. The thermometer inside Dance's vehicle read 19 degrees, and much of the Mid-South was bracing for a winter storm. But Dance was still eager to get out on the water. Before he reached the 75-acre private lake in rural west...

Latest Redear sunfish Reference Libraries

2007-03-16 19:13:45

The Redear sunfish (Lepomis microlophus), also known as the Shellcracker, Georgia bream, Cherry gill, Chinquapin, Improved bream, and Sun perch, is native to the southeastern United States, but since it is a popular sport fish it has been introduced to bodies of water all over North America. It generally resembles the bluegill except for coloration. It is dark-colored dorsally and yellow-green ventrally. The male has a cherry-red edge on its operculum; females have orange coloration in this...

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...

2005-06-08 13:00:34

The pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus) is a species of freshwater fish native to northeastern North America, from New Brunswick to South Carolina. It is a member of the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. These fish reach a maximum overall length of about 16 in (40 cm), although sizes of 6"“8 in (15"“20 cm) are more typical. They normally weigh less than 1 lb (450 grams), although larger specimens are encountered. The fish present an oval silhouette and are very...

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