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Lepomis macrochirus


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.

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Tamarac Connie
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Tamarac Connie

Rochert, Minnesota, United States

Spotted on Aug 13, 2020
Submitted on Aug 13, 2020

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