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#11655581 - 06/08/16 07:11 PM Orangespotted Sunfish (Central Texas Locations)
jdaughtry55 Offline
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Registered: 06/05/16
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Wondering if anyone has caught any Orangespotted Sunfish in central Texas around Austin would like to add some to an aquarium. I've been searching for awhile but no luck. Here is a picture of what the brightly colored males should look like.

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#11655644 - 06/08/16 07:37 PM Re: Orangespotted Sunfish (Central Texas Locations) [Re: jdaughtry55]
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Beautiful fish. cheers The Comal River in New Braunfels is loaded with both Red and Orange Spotted Sunfish. They bite year around. hooked
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#11655648 - 06/08/16 07:38 PM Re: Orangespotted Sunfish (Central Texas Locations) [Re: jdaughtry55]
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Oh yea welcome To the Texas Fishing Forum. Glad to have you on board. cheers
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#11655758 - 06/08/16 08:20 PM Re: Orangespotted Sunfish (Central Texas Locations) [Re: banker-always fishing]
jdaughtry55 Offline
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Oh wow,thanks! I haven't tried there yet, will do tomorrow!

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#11655765 - 06/08/16 08:26 PM Re: Orangespotted Sunfish (Central Texas Locations) [Re: jdaughtry55]
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Beautiful fish, I have never seen one. If Banker had not sent a reply, I would have wondered if you were playing a trick by using a red marker to make those red spots and red fins. Looks like a sunfish crossed with a trout. Where do you live jd55 if you don't mind saying?


Edited by fish 'till I drop (06/08/16 08:30 PM)

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#11655939 - 06/08/16 09:18 PM Re: Orangespotted Sunfish (Central Texas Locations) [Re: jdaughtry55]
Vogey Offline
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Registered: 10/31/14
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I have caught some that look like the one in the pic in a few places. 1st place was by the bridge that goes to the landa park golf course parking lot, just below the spring fed pool. They have been doing some construction in the area, so not sure if u can get in there. The other spot is just above the tube shoot on the comal where a creek runs in there on the left, but it may be a little busy with the tubers ? The bridge by the train station in Landa Park holds some as well...

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#11656035 - 06/08/16 09:48 PM Re: Orangespotted Sunfish (Central Texas Locations) [Re: jdaughtry55]
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Originally Posted By: jdaughtry55
Oh wow,thanks! I haven't tried there yet, will do tomorrow!





Will be sending you a PM! thumb
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#11656235 - 06/08/16 11:58 PM Re: Orangespotted Sunfish (Central Texas Locations) [Re: jdaughtry55]
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I have a couple in one of my aquariums, they are beautiful. Wish they got bigger....
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#11656237 - 06/09/16 12:01 AM Re: Orangespotted Sunfish (Central Texas Locations) [Re: jdaughtry55]
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#11656935 - 06/09/16 11:30 AM Re: Orangespotted Sunfish (Central Texas Locations) [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
Beautiful fish. cheers The Comal River in New Braunfels is loaded with both Red and Orange Spotted Sunfish. They bite year around. hooked






Plus #1. Also welcome To the TFF.

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#11665182 - 06/13/16 06:26 PM Re: Orangespotted Sunfish (Central Texas Locations) [Re: jdaughtry55]
Metal Man Offline
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Beautiful fish
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