For this section, we will be covering the sunfish that are considered true sunfish. These are true sunfish. The most popular sunfish of this genus include bluegill, pumpkinseed, redear, redbreast, warmouth, green sunfish and longear sunfish. Sunfish are often called bream in the south. We will also cover rock bass in this section.
Sunfish are the fish that most young anglers catch while learning the sport of fishing. These small fish hang out near the shorelines, are eager to bite and provide constant action for a young angler. Most fish are around 4 to 6 inches so fishermen can use light, inexpensive tackle when fishing for sunfish. Some bigger sunfish in the 2 pound range have been caught and some bluegills over 4 pounds have been reported.
Learn more about this fish by taking a look through this section.