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Fish: Green Sunfish

Sunfish Pelapalooza

Post By: Digginjiggin      Posted: 9/5/2016 5:57:59 PM     Points: 289    
I really needed a Mason Fix. I hadn't fished with my grandson since June. He chose one of his favorite ponds, there are some big bass and some big greenies there that pull like bass. We got there about ten and mostly caught small sunfish for the first hour. We saw some good lmb cruising but they ignored our jigs. We found some steeper drop offs and caught a nine incher, he had a baby crawdad in his mouth. We matched the hatch with a 2" plastic craw on 1/32 jig head and started the hauling. About every third fish was 8" or better, with about a dozen over 9" between Mason, Dave and I, keeping half our total limit to fillet. Nice peaceful Labor Day with Mason and Dave. If you know this pond West Slopers, please don't blow it up on here as they are pretty rare on public water here.
 Reply by: elkinthebag      Posted: 9/5/2016 6:12:20 PM     Points: 2088    
Nice they look like what you would expect to catch east way east lol.
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 9/5/2016 6:14:19 PM     Points: 29819    
Those are really nice green sunfish! Great job!
 Reply by: Goosehunter82      Posted: 9/5/2016 6:27:44 PM     Points: 47516    
Some good eats there!
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 9/5/2016 7:02:38 PM     Points: 50226    
man those are some fatties!
 Reply by: TeamGR3      Posted: 9/6/2016 7:30:25 AM     Points: 1534    
nice footballs-wtg..
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: 9/6/2016 9:23:34 AM     Points: 8732    
Great catch Jerry. Don't see a lot of nice sunfish/bluegils like that around here. Now to get over for the perch!
 Reply by: wickedfisha      Posted: 9/6/2016 11:05:35 AM     Points: 1485    
Wow, holy hell those are some FAT sunfish!
 Reply by: yard dogs      Posted: 9/6/2016 12:25:46 PM     Points: 628    
Very nice sir. I feel like I should know where you are, but not sure. Im sure it was good to get out with the grand son. Looking forward to taking my oldest on his first elk hunt this weekend