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#11689569 - 06/26/16 10:25 AM Minimum Size for Keeping
HOTFishing Offline
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Registered: 05/31/15
Posts: 69
Loc: Heart of Texas
I know there is no minimum keeper size for Bluegill, I'm wondering what would be the smallest you would keep for dinner? 6-7"? 8"?
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#11689643 - 06/26/16 11:07 AM Re: Minimum Size for Keeping [Re: HOTFishing]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Seven inches is my minimum length. I call eight and nine inch sunnies the perfect eating size. I usually release the ten inch or better sunfish. thumb
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#11689646 - 06/26/16 11:13 AM Re: Minimum Size for Keeping [Re: HOTFishing]
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Loc: Heart of Texas
Thanks Banker.
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#11690898 - 06/27/16 08:04 AM Re: Minimum Size for Keeping [Re: HOTFishing]
erittmueller Offline
Angler

Registered: 07/25/15
Posts: 374
Loc: Irving/Valley Ranch
I go down to 6 for greens

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#11694097 - 06/28/16 03:11 PM Re: Minimum Size for Keeping [Re: HOTFishing]
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Registered: 11/29/10
Posts: 1252
Loc: Arlington, Tx.
I can still fillet a 6 inch bluegill so I stick to 6 inches and up. I'll keep the big boys if they are common on the particular water body.

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#11697549 - 06/30/16 10:27 AM Re: Minimum Size for Keeping [Re: banker-always fishing]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 10770
Loc: San Antonio TX
Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
Seven inches is my minimum length. I call eight and nine inch sunnies the perfect eating size. I usually release the ten inch or better sunfish. thumb





Plus #1.

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#11699023 - 07/01/16 07:45 AM Re: Minimum Size for Keeping [Re: HOTFishing]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 10355
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
I usually let the big ones go. I have eaten plenty of 7 to 9 inch sunnies!

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