Category: longear sunfish

Sometimes the flash doesn’t work right, …

Sometimes the flash doesn’t work right, so to salvage my pictures I switch to black and white

One of the best features to catch these little…

One of the best features to catch these little beauties off in rivers is shallows rocks. And as you can tell there was no shortage of that habitat in this river

I saw shallow rocks in an area of low current …

I saw shallow rocks in an area of low current on a big river and was really hoping these guys would be around. I was lucky and found a good number of these beauties 

There was a small spring fed creek that cut th…

There was a small spring fed creek that cut through a little public park and to no one’s surprise I had to stop and try fishing it

The most common catches from this section of t…

The most common catches from this section of the river

It was incredibly difficult to keep these Long…

It was incredibly difficult to keep these Longear Sunfish from finding my bait before any other fish would. It is hard to be upset when you are catching fish this pretty

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