BLUEGILL

By , September 30, 2008 8:06 am

The Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) is a member of the Sunfish Family. The Bluegill is Native to North America, and is common in water all the way from Canada down to Mexico. The Bluegill’s most notable feature is the blue or black extension of the gill plate. Bluegill serve as a food source for many larger game fish such as Channel Catfish and Largemouth Bass, and are usually found in schools of anywhere from 2 to 30 fish.

Time of year: Late Spring through Late Fall

Flies: Dropper fly system, Small Streamers

Rod and Reel: 3-5 Weight Rod and Reel (7-9 Foot Rod with good action, and WF Floating line)

Locations: Many Park Lakes, Reservoirs, and even some Rivers

Bluegill

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