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Caught while ice-fishing in January, the fish had characteristics of two species.DNA Needed to Determine N.Y. State-Record Pumpkinseed

DNA Needed to Determine N.Y. State-Record Pumpkinseed

Caught while ice-fishing in January, the fish had characteristics of two species.

Game & Fish Staff

The Upper Mississippi boasts an incredible fishery for panfish.Panfish Paradise: Late-Summer Bluegills, Perch and Crappies

Panfish Paradise: Late-Summer Bluegills, Perch and Crappies

The Upper Mississippi boasts an incredible fishery for panfish.

Dr. Jason Halfen

Here's everything you need to know to load a stringer with slabs under the lights.Work the Night Shift for After-Dark Crappies

Work the Night Shift for After-Dark Crappies

Here's everything you need to know to load a stringer with slabs under the lights.

Terry Madewell

August finds packs of roving bluegills feeding their way through the deepest parts of many eastern lakes. Here's how to catch them.Go Deep for Late-Summer Bluegills

Go Deep for Late-Summer Bluegills

August finds packs of roving bluegills feeding their way through the deepest parts of many

Jeff Knapp

After a huge ‘gill caught by a kid in Okla. goes viral, we take a look at the biggest of the diminutive species.The Story of Record (and Near-Record) Bluegills

The Story of Record (and Near-Record) Bluegills

After a huge ‘gill caught by a kid in Okla. goes viral, we take a look at the biggest of the

Lynn Burkhead

Use a weightless bobber rig for finicky panfish.No Need to Weight for Summer Bluegills

No Need to Weight for Summer Bluegills

Use a weightless bobber rig for finicky panfish.

Joel Nelson

In many Upper Midwest lakes, the average size of bluegills has decreased. Is selective harvest to blame?Where Have All the Big Bluegills Gone?

Where Have All the Big Bluegills Gone?

In many Upper Midwest lakes, the average size of bluegills has decreased. Is selective harvest

Scott Mackenthun

Summer playbook: Ready for a little summer fun the whole family can enjoy? Here are some of the West's top destinations for family fishing adventures.Take Epic West Fishing Adventure Right Now

Take Epic West Fishing Adventure Right Now

Summer playbook: Ready for a little summer fun the whole family can enjoy? Here are some of

Scott Haugen

Shellcrackers are among the largest and most delicious panfish species, and also one of the most clever.Summer Shell Game for Redear Sunfish

Summer Shell Game for Redear Sunfish

Shellcrackers are among the largest and most delicious panfish species, and also one of the

Keith Sutton

Use these three techniques to load your stringer with bluegills.Triple Threat for Big Bream

Triple Threat for Big Bream

Use these three techniques to load your stringer with bluegills.

Terry Madewell

Maximize your panfish effort by simplifying your setup.Bobber Your Way to Bluegills

Bobber Your Way to Bluegills

Maximize your panfish effort by simplifying your setup.

Darl Black

Crankbaits have overlooked potential for catching trophy crappie in spring.Slab Crappies on Crankbaits

Slab Crappies on Crankbaits

Crankbaits have overlooked potential for catching trophy crappie in spring.

Mike Marsh

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