He is not the biggest I've caught but the first I have photographed and shared. They are usually caught by accident, while fishing for other game fish. They are usually caught by accident, while fishing for other game fish. any personal information to the agency. Manage My Subscriptions, archive  Redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) G. Gitter Done. The new state record Green Sunfish, weighing 1.20 pounds, was caught by SueAnn Newswanger, age nine, of Shiloh, Ohio in a Richland County farm pond. Wanted to share this little guy, I have fed optimal and AM500 the past two years...optimal BG this year. We are aware of some conflicts with the museum record and the content below will evolve as the new, expanded UT and Texas State Fishes of Texas project team members are able to update it. The only non-river to produce a current Texas-record sunfish is little Burke-Crenshaw Lake in the Pasadena park of the same name, where the state-record green sunfish was landed. I asked Jim about a better rod for bream and he suggested a 7 ft, 3-wt. Green sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus) Common throughout Texas Identified by relatively large mouth and turquoise markings around mouth Commonly found along rocky dam faces State record is 1.30 pounds from Burke-Crenshaw Lake in 2005. Texas State Fishing Records: The following is a list of Texas state record fish according to the Texas Department of Natural Resources. “Pulling up that trotline and seeing that large green sunfish on the end of my hook is wild to think about. The green sunfish is native to middle America from the Great Lakes to Texas and as far west as Nebraska. The new “alternative method” record fish caught by Dockery on July 5 weighed 1 pound, 3 ounces. Color mutation is the Texas golden green sunfish, appearing golden in color (White 1971). By … It was introduced to Wyoming primarily as forage for bass, but also because it generally cooperates with warm-water anglers. SUNFISH, Green (lL) 2 lb./1 oz. Fishermen and women broke 47 new state fishing records in Texas this year, according to TPWD. E-Newsletter Archive. St Croix Imperial, which I bought. [Re: banker-always fishing] #10971509 07/12/15 01:24 PM: Joined: Feb 2007. They are most closely related to bluegill, redear, and other sunfishes. Biggest sunfish I've caught out of this pond. The largest reported specimen caught in Texas to date was 1.3 pounds. | See temporary closures and business changes, Texas Farm and Ranch Land Conservation Program. Status: This species is not listed. The green sunfish is native to middle America from the Great Lakes to Texas and as far west as Nebraska. The Comal River turned out the state record redbreast sunfish and the TX state record redear sunfish and warmouth both came out of Town Lake. Colorado state records … A state record was the last thing on Chris’ mind that evening, but he was in pursuit of an angling goal: the “Pan Pair Challenge” for young anglers. State record is 2.99 pounds from Lady Bird Lake in 1997. In Texas the species is native to the eastern two-thirds of the state from the Red River to the Rio Grande. The green sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes.A panfish popular with anglers, the green sunfish is also kept as an aquarium fish by hobbyists. Register Log In Texas Fishing Forum Forums Bluegill / Sunfish Green Sunfish Replica! Dockery’s recent catch broke the previous state record of 6-ounces, caught in 1993. Biggest sunfish I've caught out of this pond. The green sunfish is native to middle America from the Great Lakes to Texas and as far west as Nebraska. Counts : 35-55 scales on complete lateral line; 3 anal spines; 6-13 dorsal fin spines; 6 or 7 branchiostegals (Hubbs et al 1991); 10-1 dorsal rays; 9-10 anal rays; 13-14 pectoral rays (Ross 2001). Bluegills, longears and redbreast sunfish are equally common in Texas waters, but fish weighing upwards of one-pound are pretty rare. The green sunfish is native to middle America from the Great Lakes to Texas and as far west as Nebraska. Return to record search | Submit your record! The largest reported specimen caught in Texas to date was 1.3 pounds. See how this record-breaking family affair is a whopper of a story. San Antonio Tx. It was introduced to Wyoming primarily as forage for bass, but also because it generally cooperates with warm-water anglers. Children under 13 years of age must have a parent/guardian's consent before providing A two-pounder would rank as a giant. Pond Boss Forums INTRO Questions & Observations State record Green Sunfish one day maybe... Forums Member List Active Threads: Pond Boss Magazine Advertisment Newest Members: Jreb79, NWFalcon, FishNut87, LUKEM, Jase0321 16933 Registered Users: Forum Statistics: Forums 36. Pumpkinseeds typically are about 4 in (10 cm) in length, but can grow up to 11 in (28 cm). Other Due to their propensity to overpopulate and so become stunted, green sunfish rarely reach a desirable size for angling. The green sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes.A panfish popular with anglers, the green sunfish is also kept as an aquarium fish by hobbyists. State record is 2.99 pounds from Lady Bird Lake in 1997. It has been widely introduced throughout the state. Other Unlike some other sunfish species, redears rarely approach the surface to take flies or other artificial top baits. I was just learning the wonderful world of wading for trout. Lake Dunlap Record ! account_circle  The Missouri state record catch for shovelnose sturgeon was set in 2001 by James Dockery. The latest record-breaker easily tops the previous green sunfish state record, a 1-pound, 2-ounce fish caught by Rougemont angler John Michael Deaton from a … The new “alternative method” record fish caught by Dockery on July 5 weighed 1 pound, 3 ounces. Most green sunfish tend to be small, ranging up to 8 inches with a tendency towards overpopulating and hybridization with other sunfish species. MDC weighed the green sunfish on a certified scale in Kirksville. and cookie statement. They typically weigh less than 1 pound (450 g), with the world record being 1 pound 8 ounces (680 g) caught by Robert Warne while fishing Honeoye Lake (New York). Purtis Creek yielded the Texas state record bluegill and the TX state record green sunfish was taken out of Tehuacana Creek. Lake Dunlap Record ! Turns out, Dad has a good eye. All Rod & Reel | Private Water Records | They are often found in pools and backwaters of streams that become isolated and stagnant during the summer or drought. Manage My Subscriptions, archive  In private ponds, specimens over 2 pounds have been recorded. 6/28/81 Farm Pond DE WITT (NA) 2 lb./2 oz. 1990). Dominant fish are generally lighter colored (Howard 1974). “The mild weather we have had this year means more anglers are fishing, and catching big fish.” Bardwell Lake produced the Texas state record hybrid sunfish and Lake Fork was home to the state record longear sunfish. Dockery’s recent catch broke the previous state record of 6-ounces, caught in 1993. Your contact information is used to deliver requested updates or to access your subscriber preferences. The state record in Arkansas for GSF is 1 lbs. Members 16,933. “Because of the fish’s size, they really didn’t think that it was a record.” The sunfish was weighed on a certified scale at MDC’s St. Louis Regional Office. They are most active throughout daylight hours. Forums Calendar Active Threads Forum Help: Main Menu Forum; ... Green Sunfish Replica! Sunfish, Green 1.30: 11.00: Apr 19, 2005: Burke-Crenshaw Lake: Billy Oldigs: Panther Martin Spinner : Sunfish, Hybrid Green 1.13: 10.50: Jun 5, 2019: Private Lake: Jamie Meaux: Fly Rod, crawfish briminator : Sunfish, Longear 0.84… I caught this Hybrid Green sunfish a couple weeks ago in one of the small private ponds I fish. The only non-river to produce a current Texas-record sunfish is little Burke-Crenshaw Lake in the Pasadena park of the same name, where the state-record green sunfish was landed. They are orange, green, yellow or blue in color, with speckles over their sides and back and a yellow-orange breast and belly. I caught this Hybrid Green sunfish a couple weeks ago in one of the small private ponds I fish. Green sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus) Common throughout Texas Identified by relatively large mouth and turquoise markings around mouth Commonly found along rocky dam faces State record is 1.30 pounds from Burke-Crenshaw Lake in 2005. Green sunfish can grow up to 2 pounds, but most are less than a pound. It was introduced to Wyoming primarily as forage for bass, but also because it generally cooperates with warm-water anglers. In contrast, the state record redear from private waters weighed 3.25 pounds. Topics 38,351. 11 oz. Return to record search | Submit your record! Other Due to their propensity to overpopulate and so become stunted, green sunfish rarely reach a desirable size for angling. Yellowish white border of dorsal, caudal, and anal fins intensified in breeding male (Sublette et al. account_circle  State Average: 4.5" State Record: 2lbs/1oz (1981) Best Lures: worms, grasshoppers ; Angling Tips: This bigmouthed sunfish strikes viciously at practically any natural or artificial bait thrown his way. Note: Illinois record Fish are updated as new records are set. Green Sunfish: 1 lbs 3.52 oz: Tehuacana Creek Rickie Rivard: 4/21/1995: Hybrid Sunfish: 0 lbs 15.84 oz: Austin Lake Dwayne Kinley: 10/19/1997: Longear Sunfish: 0 lbs 7.68 oz: Lake Fork Tyler Russell: 6/1/1998: Redbreast Sunfish: 1 lbs 10.08 oz: Comal River Alex Labowski: 8/30/1997: Redear Sunfish: 2 lbs 15.84 oz: Town Lake John Runnels: 4/1/1997: Spotted Sunfish: 0 lbs 1.92 oz Posts: 15,653. Moray, Green 7.70: 48.00: Aug 1, 1998: Gulf of Mexico: George Flores : Moray, Spotted 8.50: 50.00: Mar 5, 1994: Gulf of Mexico: Louis Kusey III : Mullet, Striped 10.38: 29.25: Mar 13, 2009: … Content of this site copyright Texas Parks and Wildlife Department unless otherwise noted. Junior anglers under 17 years old set 14 of those records. The fish was weighed on certified scales at Food Lion in Benson and was verified as a new state record by Bill Collart, a fishery biologist with the Wildlife Commission. At the Casper Wyoming Game and Fish Department Office, the fish measured – 12.25 inches long and 11-inch girth – was officially identified as a green sunfish by Fisheries Supervisor Matt Hahn, the state record form was filled out and a new record was on the books. north American records are updated once a year when the new edition of the nFWFHoF is published. 2017 is shaping up to be a year for state-record fish,” said MDC Fisheries Programs Specialist Andrew Branson. | See temporary closures and business changes, Texas Farm and Ranch Land Conservation Program. The green is a sporty panfish taking crickets, worms and flies. Sunfish, Green 0.63: 8.50: May 20, 2012: Tawakoni: Steve Umsted: Fly Rod, … Green sunfish can be found in any pond, lake, or stream that is capable of supporting fish life. A few years ago I bought my first quality fly rod, a 6/7-wt, 9 ft St. Croix Imperial from Jim Green at Backcountry USA in Tyler, Texas and used it for bass, sunfish, and trout. Newswanger’s Green Sunfish is … It was introduced to Wyoming primarily as forage for bass, but also because it generally cooperates with warm-water anglers. Green sunfish are found throughout Texas. “This is the eighth state-record fish this year. Miss Newswanger caught the Green Sunfish May 13, 2018, on a spincast rod with a night crawler. and cookie statement. Because of their enormous reproductive potential, green sunfish often overpopulate small lakes and ponds. That fish was 14.25 inches long. any personal information to the agency. Most Online 3,583 Email subscriber privacy policy The green sunfish is native to middle America from the Great Lakes to Texas and as far west as Nebraska. E-Newsletter Archive. In 2017, his son Bowen would set the state record for the green sunfish. Posts 520,246. It was introduced to Wyoming primarily as forage for bass, but also because it generally cooperates with warm-water anglers. Your contact information is used to deliver requested updates or to access your subscriber preferences. Fly Rod Only | Private Water Records | It was introduced to Wyoming primarily as forage for bass, but also because it generally cooperates with warm-water anglers. The green sunfish is native to middle America from the Great Lakes to Texas and as far west as Nebraska. All text below is derived from a January 2013 copy of Dr. Timothy Bonner's website at Texas State University.That content was derived primarily from published literature. Adults feed on insects and small fish. Redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) Color mutation is the Texas golden green sunfish, appearing golden in color (White 1971). Email subscriber privacy policy Content of this site copyright Texas Parks and Wildlife Department unless otherwise noted. Children under 13 years of age must have a parent/guardian's consent before providing “Pulling up that trotline and seeing that large green sunfish on the end of my hook is wild to think about.