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Bluegill has a very round, pan-shaped profile. It has a dark blue tab or ear flap at the rear edge of the gill cover. Bluegills are mostly olive-colored with a powder blue throat. This fish is about 7 inches in length.
Bluegill is from Tamarac Lake.
The bluegill is Minnesota's largest and most popular sunfish. It is found in about 65% of the state's lakes and many of its slow streams.