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Record sunfish #13306797 10/09/19 10:33 PM
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Re: Record sunfish [Re: gar1970] #13306802 10/09/19 10:38 PM
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6 lb red ear ?

Re: Record sunfish [Re: gar1970] #13306804 10/09/19 10:39 PM
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5lb 8.8oz 16.75in


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Re: Record sunfish [Re: gar1970] #13306805 10/09/19 10:44 PM
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Wow Gar. Have you got anything like that swimming in your back yard? bolt


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Re: Record sunfish [Re: Catyakker] #13306818 10/09/19 11:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Catyakker
Wow Gar. Have you got anything like that swimming in your back yard? bolt

I sure hope there is fish
although pot licker would have already caught it by now roflmao


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Re: Record sunfish [Re: gar1970] #13306868 10/10/19 12:13 AM
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I assume this is from Arizona, and those fish feed heavily on zebra mussels.

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Re: Record sunfish [Re: gar1970] #13306877 10/10/19 12:21 AM
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I was close

Re: Record sunfish [Re: SirDukeOfLor] #13307011 10/10/19 02:53 AM
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Originally Posted by SirDukeOfLor
I assume this is from Arizona, and those fish feed heavily on zebra mussels.


Quagga mussels. A relative, but not the same. Quagga are more nutritious.

Re: Record sunfish [Re: gar1970] #13307103 10/10/19 09:09 AM
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Arizona has some BIG Redear. That fish was caught a few years ago! Fred aka Rionator fishes that lake in Arizona once a year. He has caught a lot of Redear in the three to four pound range. The above fish is a world record! flehan




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Re: Record sunfish [Re: gar1970] #13307360 10/10/19 02:22 PM
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5.80 Lbs. Length 17" Girth 19.5". Caught on Lake Havasu in February of 2014! That fish is a HOG! flehan

Re: Record sunfish [Re: gar1970] #13307398 10/10/19 02:40 PM
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They might have to take me to the hospital if I caught that one. What a beautiful fish.

Re: Record sunfish [Re: gar1970] #13307469 10/10/19 03:25 PM
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I had seen an article on both the angler and the fish several years ago.That fish is a tank! Congratulations to the angler!

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Wow. Knowing the fight that sunfish put up relative to their size, that had to be like fighting a 15 pound bass. What a monster fish.

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Ive caught 16" red ear at havasu but by no means look like this the biggest I have caught was 4.3 # best time to go is in the spawn about may. You can find the beds in 10ft of water the lake is suoer clear

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Man! Seeing that fish never gets old!


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