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Month: February 2003

Sunfish

Sunfish

The Sunfish family (Centrarchidae) includes 30 species, and is found only in North America. This family includes the Black Bass (Micropterus) and Crappie (Pomoxis). This family is one of the most popular and widely known gamefish groups in North America. Anglers like Sunfish because of their fierce tenacity when caught by hook-and-line, and their firm, white flesh. Different types of Sunfish often crossbreed, resulting in hybrids that have some characteristics of both parents. Hybrids may even crossbreed with other hybrids…

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