Sacramento Perch Fishing California Native Sunfish

 

pmk00001 recounts his epic journey chasing after the only native sunfish of the west coast, the elusive Sacramento Perch!

 

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roughfish29's picture
Great report Corey! Awesom ph
roughfish29
3 hours 18 min ago
Great report Corey! Awesom photos, and awesome writing. A well earned, hard fought life-lister for dang sure. No less thean a (few!) stunning fish... more Montana Whitefish - The Rematch
Corey
3 days 18 hours ago
FishingDude14's picture
Those would be Bluegill.
FishingDude14
7 hours 30 min ago
Those would be Bluegill. Sunfish, Green FP4LifesDad
FP4LifesDad
2 months 2 weeks ago
Jason E.'s picture
Nice work!
Jason E.
9 hours 42 min ago
Nice work! Greater Goodness
Cast_and_Blast
1 day 7 hours ago
Hengelaar's picture
Sweet!
Hengelaar
1 day 4 hours ago
Beautiful Greaters, guys! And yeah, that does look like a helluva tasty area. WIsh I was there right now... Greater Goodness
Cast_and_Blast
1 day 7 hours ago
Eli's picture
Greaters kick ass and thats a
Eli
1 day 6 hours ago
Greaters kick ass and thats a great looking area for greaters.    Greater Goodness
Cast_and_Blast
1 day 7 hours ago
Cast_and_Blast's picture
What an epic day that was.  A
Cast_and_Blast
1 day 7 hours ago
What an epic day that was.  All the midwest Redhorse, minus the Black, in one day from one river.  Redhorse, River EmotionalSpock
EmotionalSpock
2 days 21 hours ago
andy's picture
Redhorse Master Award?
andy
1 day 8 hours ago
I believe with your grayfin redhorse from down South you might qualify for a Redhorse Master award now.  Looks like you had a great time on the river! Redhorse, River EmotionalSpock
EmotionalSpock
2 days 21 hours ago
andy's picture
Incidental river redhorse
andy
1 day 8 hours ago
By the way, I totally understand the fact that this was a fluke catch while you were targeting legal WI species.  Still cool to see one of these rare... more Redhorse, River EmotionalSpock
EmotionalSpock
2 days 21 hours ago
Eli's picture
rusty footballs are always fu
Eli
1 day 9 hours ago
rusty footballs are always fun The Good Ol' Miss
Muskymags
2 weeks 2 days ago
Muskymags's picture
Very very awesome!
Muskymags
1 day 10 hours ago
Very very awesome! Montana Whitefish - The Rematch
Corey
3 days 18 hours ago
andy's picture
Yeah, dat bridge.
andy
1 day 12 hours ago
Sure is a good spot! Redhorse, River EmotionalSpock
EmotionalSpock
2 days 21 hours ago
Gunnar's picture
Nice! (The perfect shirt to d
Gunnar
1 day 15 hours ago
Nice! (The perfect shirt to do it in, too.) If anybody wants to PM me that location, I'll keep it quiet. (Unless I fish there and catch a fish that's... more Redhorse, River EmotionalSpock
EmotionalSpock
2 days 21 hours ago
EmotionalSpock's picture
It sure was a neat fish, but
EmotionalSpock
1 day 21 hours ago
It sure was a neat fish, but an accidental surprise since I was trying to catch a big Silver or Shorthead Redhorse for a potential record. I was... more Redhorse, River EmotionalSpock
EmotionalSpock
2 days 21 hours ago
Hengelaar's picture
Beauty
Hengelaar
1 day 22 hours ago
Looks like you had yourself a grand time!   Redhorse, River EmotionalSpock
EmotionalSpock
2 days 21 hours ago
Jason E.'s picture
They pull, they jump, they ha
Jason E.
2 days 37 min ago
They pull, they jump, they hammer bait!  What more can an angler ask for?  Nice smallies. The Good Ol' Miss
Muskymags
2 weeks 2 days ago
Jason E.'s picture
Looks like a wild combo of fu
Jason E.
2 days 41 min ago
Looks like a wild combo of fun, hard work, pain, and deliciousness. Door County 2014
andy
6 days 10 hours ago
Eli's picture
Good looking lifer!
Eli
2 days 2 hours ago
Good looking lifer! Redhorse, River EmotionalSpock
EmotionalSpock
2 days 21 hours ago
Mike B's picture
Hahaha, no crying time for me
Mike B
2 days 2 hours ago
Hahaha, no crying time for me Gijs ... only when I have to leave the inconnu behind. But then again, by then I'm usually so tired and beaten up I... more It's coney time again
Mike B
4 days 1 hour ago
Eli's picture
Nicely done.  Cayuga has been
Eli
2 days 2 hours ago
Nicely done.  Cayuga has been on my radar for a while...along with about a dozen other lakes in that area. New roughfisher
krazyk
2 days 15 hours ago
krazyk's picture
Haha, thanks guys. It was pre
krazyk
2 days 3 hours ago
Haha, thanks guys. It was pretty cool to watch her catch that sucker she is holding in the picture. It was her biggest fish to date and by far the... more New roughfisher
krazyk
2 days 15 hours ago
TonyS's picture
Congrats!   I've gotten 5 in
TonyS
2 days 4 hours ago
Congrats!   I've gotten 5 in a day 2 or 3 times, all from that same river - that spot doesn't give up that many Greaters - so double congrats there. Redhorse, River EmotionalSpock
EmotionalSpock
2 days 21 hours ago
Hengelaar's picture
Buck Owens...
Hengelaar
2 days 5 hours ago
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1lrhpKEPeQ   Ohh, it's ... Coney time again... It's coney time again
Mike B
4 days 1 hour ago
Jason E.'s picture
That is an amazing report and
Jason E.
2 days 9 hours ago
That is an amazing report and a true adventure.  Thanks for letting us live your adventure a little bit.  Hope it made up for the Gila River trip... more Montana Whitefish - The Rematch
Corey
3 days 18 hours ago
Jason E.'s picture
There's a lot of parks in the
Jason E.
2 days 9 hours ago
There's a lot of parks in the metro that produce fish.  Coon Rapids Dam area can be productive.  North Mississippi Park.  There's also fishable water... more Metro Area River Fishing
Patrick Young
1 week 5 days ago
Mike B's picture
Thanks guys, I'm going to the
Mike B
2 days 9 hours ago
Thanks guys, I'm going to the same location and a few others this weekend for a few days so I will do a more extensive report upon our return. Gijs,... more It's coney time again
Mike B
4 days 1 hour ago
fishingwithpole's picture
It looks torrent sculpin to m
fishingwithpole
2 days 9 hours ago
It looks torrent sculpin to me because the dorsal fins look separated, the head is big, and the caudal peduncle is quite pinched without conspicuous... more Sculpin, Coastrange drawer.bli
drawer.bli
3 days 10 hours ago
Corey's picture
That's awesome!
Corey
2 days 10 hours ago
I love how a fun roughfshing outing can draw the attention of bystanders that way. Congrats on a great outing! New roughfisher
krazyk
2 days 15 hours ago
andy's picture
Nice job!
andy
2 days 13 hours ago
They are fun to catch, aren't they?! New roughfisher
krazyk
2 days 15 hours ago
krazyk's picture
Incredible. One day I hope to
krazyk
2 days 15 hours ago
Incredible. One day I hope to be able to post expeditions like yourself. Montana Whitefish - The Rematch
Corey
3 days 18 hours ago
Cast_and_Blast's picture
Very Cool as always!!!!
Cast_and_Blast
3 days 1 hour ago
Very Cool as always Mike!!!! It's coney time again
Mike B
4 days 1 hour ago