Category: longear sunfish

Southern Indiana is not known for having clear…

Southern Indiana is not known for having clear rivers, much less rivers where you can sight fish. After a lot of searching I’ve finally found one of those rare places

It seemed I would catch one bait stealing sunf…

It seemed I would catch one bait stealing sunfish and then land the Channel Catfish I was after, and then the cycle would repeat

If you have followed this blog for very long y…

If you have followed this blog for very long you know I love seeing the color variations that a fish species can have. All of these Longear Sunfish were caught on the same day from the same stretch of the creek 

Some days you just have to fish with an ultral…

Some days you just have to fish with an ultralight rod

This has to be one of the prettiest Longear Su…

This has to be one of the prettiest Longear Sunfish I’ve ever caught in Indiana

Another surprise Longear Sunfish from a puddle…

Another surprise Longear Sunfish from a puddle in a drying up creek

This river has become one of my favorite place…

This river has become one of my favorite places to fish for Longear Sunfish

It had been a long time since I’ve caught a Lo…

It had been a long time since I’ve caught a Longear Sunfish from the Ohio River. I was happy to catch one, even if it was a small one

One of the better Longear Sunfish I’ve caught …

One of the better Longear Sunfish I’ve caught in Indiana. They are such fun and aggressive fish to catch on an ultralight 

This river is usually crystal clear, but we go…

This river is usually crystal clear, but we got about 4 inches of rain over the night. I had planned my trip here for weeks and I wasn’t going to let the conditions stop me from catching a few fish