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Cant find sunfish. #14032743 06/15/21 04:09 PM
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I've always been pretty good at catching them, but since moving to Ballinger I fish a couple spots on the Colorado river and catch bass, crappie, drum and a couple gar but no sunnies. I thought they lived everywhere. Wonder what gives?

Re: Cant find sunfish. [Re: kjwolvy] #14032954 06/15/21 07:09 PM
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Try to fish areas where there are overhanging tree limbs, stick ups, stumps, and grass beds. Also docks in 10 to 15 feet of water should be holding some sunfish. thumb


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Re: Cant find sunfish. [Re: kjwolvy] #14033394 06/16/21 02:23 AM
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I second the overhanging tree limbs suggestion. I float down the river casting under trees and other shady spots along the bank. Only getting bites in shade when it's really sunny out like it has been.

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What ever was said above from my post.

Re: Cant find sunfish. [Re: David Newton] #14033904 06/16/21 04:23 PM
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Originally Posted by David Newton
I second the overhanging tree limbs suggestion. I float down the river casting under trees and other shady spots along the bank. Only getting bites in shade when it's really sunny out like it has been.

+3 fish are concentrated under tree limbs and anywhere there is shade.


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Re: Cant find sunfish. [Re: kjwolvy] #14035185 06/17/21 04:37 PM
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Overhanging tree limbs, shaded areas, reed beds, grass beds, and ledges on drop offs. coolio

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