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#12296277 - 06/15/17 06:12 PM 11
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My new PB sunfish landed right before dark. Caught on a size 8 crawfish pattern. flag
Played with the lighting on 2nd pic.



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#12296293 - 06/15/17 06:23 PM Re: 11 [Re: Fitz®]
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bow_down That fish is a HOG! bow_down Congratulations on the PB Andrew! rockon




Side Note: Is that a Georgia Giant? hmmm
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#12296294 - 06/15/17 06:24 PM Re: 11 [Re: Fitz®]
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Very nice...and jives with my experience that big 'gills go after relatively big flies.

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#12296334 - 06/15/17 06:54 PM Re: 11 [Re: Fitz®]
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#12296473 - 06/15/17 08:47 PM Re: 11 [Re: Fitz®]
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Thanks Chuck, Meadowlark, and Jamie.

Chuck- it's just a Green/Bluegill hybrid, wish I would have had you nearby to weigh it, it was going between 1.49-1.52lbs on the Rapala digital. thumb

Meadowlark- I agree with you. My buddy was spin fishing and caught some nice sunfish on bigger lures than my fly.
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#12296532 - 06/15/17 09:33 PM Re: 11 [Re: Fitz®]
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Andrew a Georgia Giant is a hybrid cross between a Green Sunfish and a Bluegill Sunfish! I caught my first one on a private pond while fishing with Fred (Rionator). I thought I had a Green Hybrid and Fred explained to me it was a Georgia Giant which is a Greem/Bluegill mix. Mine was just under a pound and a half on a non certified scale. We had nothing to keep the fish alive in so I released it. Beautiful fish and full of fight. Caught it on a big Ol'Night Crawler. hooked
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#12296627 - 06/15/17 10:30 PM Re: 11 [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
Andrew a Georgia Giant is a hybrid cross between a Green Sunfish and a Bluegill Sunfish! ...


Not exactly. It is a three way cross, i.e. three different species. The exact order is proprietary but goes like this...green sunfish crossed with red ear and the resulting fish is crossed with a bluegill...or some other order/combo but it involves three distinct species.

I've raised them and they are an interesting fish, for sure.

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#12296650 - 06/15/17 10:55 PM Re: 11 [Re: Fitz®]
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Hog! Congrats on your pb
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#12296660 - 06/15/17 11:11 PM Re: 11 [Re: Meadowlark]
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Originally Posted By: Meadowlark
Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
Andrew a Georgia Giant is a hybrid cross between a Green Sunfish and a Bluegill Sunfish! ...


Not exactly. It is a three way cross, i.e. three different species. The exact order is proprietary but goes like this...green sunfish crossed with red ear and the resulting fish is crossed with a bluegill...or some other order/combo but it involves three distinct species.

I've raised them and they are an interesting fish, for sure.




Thanks for the information. Great fighters on the three. Bluegill,Green,and Redear! Heck of a breed! thumb
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#12296704 - 06/16/17 02:16 AM Re: 11 [Re: Fitz®]
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cheers
That's the deal, Fritz!!
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#12296708 - 06/16/17 03:13 AM Re: 11 [Re: Fitz®]
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Great Looking fish!

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#12296789 - 06/16/17 06:54 AM Re: 11 [Re: Fitz®]
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That is one very nice fish. Great job on catching a super PB! Congratulations.

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#12297162 - 06/16/17 10:44 AM Re: 11 [Re: Fitz®]
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Woo wee that's a hawg cheers
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#12297256 - 06/16/17 11:29 AM Re: 11 [Re: Fitz®]
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Killer fish bruh!
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#12297258 - 06/16/17 11:29 AM Re: 11 [Re: Fitz®]
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Wow! 11 incher. Man, that'll get you Master Angler status in Alabama.
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