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Lake: Meadow Park Lake
Fish: Pumpkinseed

Sunfish ID

Post By: bron      Posted: 8/28/2016 6:40:08 PM     Points: 48925    
My son wants me to confirm that this is a pumpkinseed. Only got the one photo... hope its enough. It was covered in the typical orange spots.
 Reply by: brookieflyfisher      Posted: 8/28/2016 6:47:36 PM     Points: 6196
That's a green sunfish

Big mouth, orange/white border on the anal fin, and overall shape/color is very green sunfish
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 8/28/2016 6:58:15 PM     Points: 48925
I know the photo doesnt show it but it was covered with orange speckles.
 Reply by: Tbubb      Posted: 8/28/2016 9:37:03 PM     Points: 7849
Picture insufficient for ID. Try zooming in and brighteing on YOUR PC, then repost. If you want a better pic, contact me via my skipper link to get my private Email, and then we'll cheat and you can send me the raw file and I can process it and repost.

Until then - yeah,. the picture has the shape and the gills of a green sunfish.
 Reply by: fishstryker      Posted: 8/29/2016 7:57:00 AM     Points: 0
Green ear sun fish I do believe
 Reply by: panfishin      Posted: 8/29/2016 9:10:17 AM     Points: 9369
I'd say green sunfish first and maybe some hybrid greenie after that
 Reply by: ColoradoOutdoorsman      Posted: 8/29/2016 3:52:40 PM     Points: 821
Top two are pumpkins bottom 2 are greenies. Yours looks like a greenie to me not enough freckles to be a pumpkin
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 8/29/2016 6:14:19 PM     Points: 48925
Im starting to think we caught both. My son swears his looked like the green one in your pics brookie ...but mine definitely looked like the other. My photo wont help but here it is.
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