Fishing for Bluegill

Lepomis macrochirus
626K logged catches • 2.8M followers

A freshwater species which is very popular panfish in North America. During the past few years, Bluegill has increased as a species to go after for fly fishing anglers.

Detailed Information

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Common length

7 in

Maximum age

10 years

IUCN Status

Least concern

Threat to humans

Potential pest

Source: Fishbase

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