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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the pyromaniac's picture
There used to be a walleye an
the pyromaniac
20 hours 34 min ago
There used to be a walleye and a longnose gar in the tank at Bass Pro Shops in Kodak, TN with that same condition.  They got around fine and had no... more weird redhorse
Jason E.
1 day 7 min ago
Mike B's picture
Looks like a condition called
Mike B
21 hours 47 min ago
Looks like a condition called lordosis. I caught a lake trout afflicted with it last winter http://www.roughfish.com/content/mutant-freak. It causes... more weird redhorse
Jason E.
1 day 7 min ago
TonyS's picture
definately a Silver. 
TonyS
21 hours 52 min ago
definately a Silver.  weird redhorse
Jason E.
1 day 7 min ago
smurph's picture
Silver?
smurph
22 hours 34 min ago
I'd probably say a silver!? weird redhorse
Jason E.
1 day 7 min ago
Jason E.'s picture
Nice report.  A good diversit
Jason E.
1 day 19 min ago
Nice report.  A good diversity of fish.  I better understand now why I caught so many darned yellow perch when I fished in the Boston area.  Not a... more The Adirondacks 2014
krazyk
3 days 12 hours ago
Tyger wire leader
WFC
1 day 3 hours ago
80 lb big game mono butt section to 25 lb mono break off section to tyger wire leader.  I include the lighter line so if I snag the bottom or a... more Musky on the fly
WFC
3 days 2 hours ago
Deftik's picture
To my knowledge nobody on the
Deftik
1 day 7 hours ago
To my knowledge nobody on the site has landed a Pacu from Florida, I know Coolwater caught one in Ohio! Heres the articles that popped up when I... more Can you help me find pacu?
F1sh3R
2 days 19 hours ago
krazyk's picture
Pretty awesome. What kind of
krazyk
1 day 12 hours ago
Pretty awesome. What kind of a leader were you using? Musky on the fly
WFC
3 days 2 hours ago
Gunnar's picture
Pretty amazing, given that th
Gunnar
1 day 19 hours ago
Pretty amazing, given that there are only a couple dozen accepted collections in WI between 1875 and 2006. Even if you include the uncertain records... more Lifelist Wisconsin goldeye
dwalc400
4 days 19 hours ago
Nice one
absentx
1 day 21 hours ago
The Bowfin part of this story is really sad! I don't know if there is a more misunderstood fish out there. Nice Muskie! There's Muskie in That River?
JK
3 weeks 4 days ago
D.T.'s picture
Good job!
D.T.
2 days 3 hours ago
The muskie is very nice indeed, but ya think ya woulda been more proud of that trout? Either way catchin all them fish and the muskie in the pic make... more Musky on the fly
WFC
3 days 2 hours ago
andy's picture
Nice fish!
andy
2 days 9 hours ago
Great looking muskellunge, and cool to get one on a fly as well.  Love the look of them river muskies Musky on the fly
WFC
3 days 2 hours ago
dwalc400's picture
A different goldeye was caugh
dwalc400
2 days 10 hours ago
A different goldeye was caught by another person in the same location about a half hour before I caught my goldeye. Lifelist Wisconsin goldeye
dwalc400
4 days 19 hours ago
krazyk's picture
Deftik, I would be lying if I
krazyk
2 days 12 hours ago
Deftik, I would be lying if I said I wasn't thrilled with all the brookie fishing! They are so scarce around here they should be considered... more The Adirondacks 2014
krazyk
3 days 12 hours ago
Eli's picture
Well done. I'm often surprise
Eli
2 days 20 hours ago
Well done. I'm often surprised by the quality pf the fishing that can be had within the GTA. Resident headwater hunting
spazz
5 days 1 min ago
Mike B's picture
Pleasant read. Thanks for sha
Mike B
2 days 21 hours ago
Pleasant read. Thanks for sharing. I could spend some time there. The Adirondacks 2014
krazyk
3 days 12 hours ago
zippyFX's picture
Thanks Eli!   I had oiginally
zippyFX
2 days 22 hours ago
Thanks Eli!   I had oiginally looked up ock sole and they bought up images of Lepidopsetta bilineata. Lepidopsetta polyxystra seems to be the match... more Please add Unknown Fish,
zippyFX
4 days 21 hours ago
Eli's picture
Yep.  Those trout are growing
Eli
2 days 22 hours ago
Yep.  Those trout are growing big to avoid becoming snacks for that mooskie you're holding.  Awesome fish and awesome photo! Musky on the fly
WFC
3 days 2 hours ago
Eli's picture
Thats a mean looking SOB
Eli
2 days 23 hours ago
Thats a mean looking SOB Please add Mexican Barred Snapper, Hoplopagrus guentherii
EmotionalSpock
3 days 9 hours ago
Eli's picture
It's a beautiful area for sur
Eli
2 days 23 hours ago
It's a beautiful area for sure.  Let me know next time you're headed that way and I might joint you. I'm just over two hours from there. The Adirondacks 2014
krazyk
3 days 12 hours ago
Hengelaar's picture
What a beautiful fish!
Hengelaar
3 days 6 min ago
What a beautiful fish! Musky on the fly
WFC
3 days 2 hours ago
drawer.bli's picture
Those are some fat smallies! 
drawer.bli
3 days 36 min ago
Those are some fat smallies!  The Good Ol' Miss
Muskymags
1 week 2 days ago
zippyFX's picture
Thanks! I have resized.
zippyFX
3 days 4 hours ago
Thanks! I have resized. Fishing the Straits of Georgia in Nanaimo BC
zippyFX
5 days 20 hours ago
andy's picture
Cool report
andy
3 days 7 hours ago
That is some nice fishing that you got into out there.  Could you please resize the images to fit within the page?  600 px wide or so is best.  ... more Fishing the Straits of Georgia in Nanaimo BC
zippyFX
5 days 20 hours ago
Deftik's picture
I knew you were local when I
Deftik
3 days 9 hours ago
I knew you were local when I saw the native brookies coupled with yellow perch, and rock bass. I know your pain man, serious lack good targets in our... more The Adirondacks 2014
krazyk
3 days 12 hours ago
Gunnar's picture
Wow! That's 2 lifelist WI gol
Gunnar
3 days 19 hours ago
Wow! That's 2 lifelist WI goldeyes this summer that I know of. Was it alone, or were there more (a school, perhaps)? When I caught mine there were... more Lifelist Wisconsin goldeye
dwalc400
4 days 19 hours ago
Eli's picture
The bigger two are Northern R
Eli
3 days 20 hours ago
The bigger two are Northern Rock Sole. No idea about the smaller one. English Sole have a much larger mouth (see my lifelist photo). Please add Unknown Fish,
zippyFX
4 days 21 hours ago
DavidG's picture
Only just seeing this report.
DavidG
4 days 3 hours ago
Only just seeing this report... hate that your got rained on, we had the same thing happen to us last year and it TOTALLY ruins the fishing..  The... more "No-Alligator" Gar trip to Texas....
Muskymags
2 weeks 21 hours ago
GeluNumber1's picture
The Allen S. King generating
GeluNumber1
4 days 19 hours ago
The Allen S. King generating plant near Bayport has a warm-water discharge into the St Croix. I've caught a good variety of fish there. Also, the... more Metro Area River Fishing
Patrick Young
5 days 1 hour ago
Beautiful Natives
maxkaufmannjr
5 days 4 hours ago
The best part of Maine, the beautiful native brook trout.  These range from 12-16", and the bottom is a beautiful spawning male.  I caught a 19.5"... more Trout, Brook
maxkaufmannjr
5 days 4 hours ago