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Hand-to-Hand Combat Puts 800 Pound Marlin in the Boat Fish Monkey pro staff and legendary marlin man Gary Carter catches a potential record breaker Destin, FL (August 31, 2018) – Trackers of trophy blue marlin call it “wiring,” wrapping lengths of wire or monofilament leader round and round your hands in hopes of finally bringing the big fish aboard. You’re just praying the furious bluewater giant doesn’t dismember your digits, or worse, pull you overboard with a single thrash of its weaponized skull. Consider for a moment the primeval power of an 800-pound pelagic sportfish, amped up and attached to a hook on one end and your...
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Green Sunfish Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Lepomis cyanellus
Other Fish Species Names:
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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