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Popcorn Shrimp

Extraordinary things happen when a luremaker takes his or her time in the creation a new bait—as opposed to the all-too-often practice of rushing products to market before they’re truly ready. “The Trout Trick Jerk ShrimpZ has been one of our favorite projects, a bait we’ve been test-fishing and tweaking for the last four years,” notes Z-Man president and expert inshore angler, Daniel Nussbaum. “It’s been a fun, interesting ride with a ton of trout and redfish in the boat. Now, it’s time to share this special bait and put it in our customers’ hands.” For Nussbaum and other Z-Man insiders, a critical part of the 48-plus month process involved the...
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Green Sunfish Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Lepomis cyanellus
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Regions Fished: wide area of North America east of the Rocky Mountains, from the Hudson Bay basin in Canada to the Gulf Coast in the United States and northern Mexico.
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Common Tackle: live bait such as nightcrawlers, waxworms, and mealworms
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This fish is similar in appearance to the bluegill, but has a larger mouth and is olive in color with short, rounded pectoral fins and yellow trim on the fins. This stocky fish is found in both streams and impoundments and spawns in shallow areas from June to mid-August. Like most sunfish, this sporty panfish can be taken with crickets, worms, and other bait rigged under a bobber, or with small lures, jigs, and flies.


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