Suttle Fish Farm
16 Shorty Smith Rd
Laurel MS 39443
601-425-4480
Green Sunfish

Number One Trash Fish
The Green Sunfish has detroyed more new ponds than Carter has pills! They will overpopulate and become so stunted  and rarely reach a desirable size for angling. They will eat other small bream and bass and will take over a new pond. These fish must be kept out of a new pond.Green sunfish will eat anything they can catch and swallow. These fish make good fish bait but never fish with them in private ponds. Take then to your state lakes and rivers and fish with them there. Hopely one day they will out law them for fishing  bait too. These fish are not good for anything. Most fish biologists will tell you to kill out your pond if you catch five green sunfish species out of ten. I tell my clients with small ponds to kill out if you catch three out ten (no use to prolong the problem). All old ponds must be killed out if you have planned to start over. Drain your pond as much as possible and use a chemical called  rotenone to kill all fish left. The best time of year to use rotenone is August. Use enough rotenone to get a good fish kill.  No new fish should be added for at less three or four weeks.
Other Names for Green Sunfish
Goggle-eye, Bluespotted Sunfish,  Rock Bass, Sand Bass, Mud Bass,  Branch Perch, Stuff Pearch Sunfish,  Bait Fish, Shade Perch, Black Perch, Rubber-tail, Slicks,  Ricefield Slick,  Pond Perch,  Green Perch,
Description
The green sunfish,  has a large mouth and the body is dark green, almost blue, dorsally, fading to lighter green on the sides, and yellow to white ventrally. Faint vertical bars are apparent on the sides. Some scales have turquoise spots. Pull the mouth open and you will see the mouth is two or thee times bigger than that of regular bluegill or bream.
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