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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EmotionalSpock's picture
Thanks!
EmotionalSpock
10 hours 48 sec ago
I have been trying to catch one of these for a long time. Usually they don't want to eait bait, but I watched this one inhale the nightcrawler.  Please add Orinoco Sailfin Catfish, Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus
EmotionalSpock
3 days 15 hours ago
the pyromaniac's picture
OK, so A-Gevinghammer & C-Gev
the pyromaniac
10 hours 13 min ago
OK, so A-Gevinghammer & C-Gevinghammer...  What y'all are doing is different enough from the original that we definitely need to figure out a... more Tying and Fishing the Mayfly Klinkhammer
Corey
1 month 5 days ago
vanner's picture
Excellent Story, Bro.
vanner
11 hours 57 min ago
Excellent Story, Bro. To Slave For Lakers
Moosebunk
1 day 12 hours ago
Corey's picture
Brown Bullhead
Corey
14 hours 53 min ago
Yep, that's a brown bullhead. It's listed under "Bullhead, Brown" in the species list! Please add Brown Bullhead Catfish,
Aviatrix
17 hours 25 min ago
D.T.'s picture
Crazy!
D.T.
16 hours 11 min ago
Dude, you always have some remarkable "please add" fish, but this one really strikes me as one cool ass lookin fish! Please add Orinoco Sailfin Catfish, Pterygoplichthys multiradiatus
EmotionalSpock
3 days 15 hours ago
Deftik's picture
I just associate big fish wit
Deftik
1 day 12 hours ago
I just associate big fish with your face Mike, I don't think I could picture you with a tiny fish anymore man. It's coney time again
Mike B
1 week 1 day ago
Deftik's picture
Thats awesome man shes got a
Deftik
1 day 12 hours ago
Thats awesome man shes got a killer smile with a killer fish! New roughfisher
krazyk
1 week 2 hours ago
Nice fish
Aviatrix
2 days 19 hours ago
Nice fish Bass, Popoca Peacock tdevine1967
tdevine1967
2 days 19 hours ago
andy's picture
Oooh I like "Gevinghammer"...
andy
3 days 18 hours ago
But my versions are still different than my brother's patterns.  I make thread abdomens, ribbed with a single strand of krystal flash, then I coat... more Tying and Fishing the Mayfly Klinkhammer
Corey
1 month 5 days ago
Corey's picture
Floss
Corey
3 days 20 hours ago
Glad you liked it! Floss would be great; I like to use thread because it saves a step but floss would be just as good if not better. Just keep the... more Tying and Fishing the Mayfly Klinkhammer
Corey
1 month 5 days ago
johnny's picture
Thank you for writing this, I
johnny
3 days 22 hours ago
Thank you for writing this, I can't believe I haven't seen it until now.  I am most definitely going to add this to my inventory.    Have you used... more Tying and Fishing the Mayfly Klinkhammer
Corey
1 month 5 days ago
roughfish29's picture
Great report Corey! Awesom ph
roughfish29
4 days 14 hours 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
1 week 1 day ago
FishingDude14's picture
Those would be Bluegill.
FishingDude14
4 days 18 hours ago
Those would be Bluegill. Sunfish, Green FP4LifesDad
FP4LifesDad
2 months 2 weeks ago
Jason E.'s picture
Nice work!
Jason E.
4 days 20 hours ago
Nice work! Greater Goodness
Cast_and_Blast
5 days 18 hours ago
Hengelaar's picture
Sweet!
Hengelaar
5 days 15 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
5 days 18 hours ago
Eli's picture
Greaters kick ass and thats a
Eli
5 days 17 hours ago
Greaters kick ass and thats a great looking area for greaters.    Greater Goodness
Cast_and_Blast
5 days 18 hours ago
Cast_and_Blast's picture
What an epic day that was.  A
Cast_and_Blast
5 days 18 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
1 week 8 hours ago
andy's picture
Redhorse Master Award?
andy
5 days 19 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
1 week 8 hours ago
andy's picture
Incidental river redhorse
andy
5 days 19 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
1 week 8 hours ago
Eli's picture
rusty footballs are always fu
Eli
5 days 20 hours ago
rusty footballs are always fun The Good Ol' Miss
Muskymags
3 weeks 10 hours ago
Muskymags's picture
Very very awesome!
Muskymags
5 days 21 hours ago
Very very awesome! Montana Whitefish - The Rematch
Corey
1 week 1 day ago
andy's picture
Yeah, dat bridge.
andy
6 days 1 min ago
Sure is a good spot! Redhorse, River EmotionalSpock
EmotionalSpock
1 week 8 hours ago
Gunnar's picture
Nice! (The perfect shirt to d
Gunnar
6 days 2 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
1 week 8 hours ago
EmotionalSpock's picture
It sure was a neat fish, but
EmotionalSpock
6 days 9 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
1 week 8 hours ago
Hengelaar's picture
Beauty
Hengelaar
6 days 9 hours ago
Looks like you had yourself a grand time!   Redhorse, River EmotionalSpock
EmotionalSpock
1 week 8 hours ago
Jason E.'s picture
They pull, they jump, they ha
Jason E.
6 days 11 hours ago
They pull, they jump, they hammer bait!  What more can an angler ask for?  Nice smallies. The Good Ol' Miss
Muskymags
3 weeks 10 hours ago
Jason E.'s picture
Looks like a wild combo of fu
Jason E.
6 days 11 hours ago
Looks like a wild combo of fun, hard work, pain, and deliciousness. Door County 2014
andy
1 week 3 days ago
Eli's picture
Good looking lifer!
Eli
6 days 13 hours ago
Good looking lifer! Redhorse, River EmotionalSpock
EmotionalSpock
1 week 8 hours ago
Mike B's picture
Hahaha, no crying time for me
Mike B
6 days 13 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
1 week 1 day ago
Eli's picture
Nicely done.  Cayuga has been
Eli
6 days 13 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
1 week 2 hours ago