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Mega Longear Sunfish

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I was thinking that it may have some bluegill genetics. Maybe its a pure one and just never saw one that big. Congrats!

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from Wikipedia "The longear sunfish reaches a maximum recorded length of about 24 cm (9.5 in), with a maximum recorded weight of 790g (1.7 lb). Most do not live beyond six years. "

http://wrec.igfa.org/WRecDetail.aspx?uid=19304&cn=Sunfish, longear

Huge fish, my biggest longear was about 7.5" and I wasn't sure what it was at the time because of the size, I thought hybrid.

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6 hours ago, Huntingducks117 said:

 

I'm 99.9% sure it's a pure Longear Sunfish. Thanks!

I think you're right. Found some images of large ones and a couple look like yours. Its a great fish.

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