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Need some help identifying this fish in my pond. I want to start getting some bluegill raised in the pond however I'm not sure if these are bluegill or not the pond has very Clearwater I think it was stocked about 10 years ago probably with hybrid brim and catfish and bass thanks
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Update just caught this Bream in my pond first one I've called in six years looks like a hybrid to me so I'm assuming the small fish that I have been catching are some sort of hybrid
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That's a female bluegill.....The lil ones are baby bluegill so evidently they are breeding...Depending on size and depth of your pond you just probly fishing in the wrong spot for them...You may want to put in some live grass shrimp for them and the bass and catfish also...Call wlf and they may send someone out to see whatyou need...
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Thanks for the help
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I caught another one of these strange fish in my pond. I know the body is bluegill but the color is crappie I wish I would’ve taken a picture of the mouth it is not a bluegill mouth very large
Is it possible that bluegill and Sacalait interbreed it was full of eggs. Thanks
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Bdav,

I just stocked my pond a while back and many of my fish look similar to that. My guess would be that it is a Hybrid bluegill crossed somewhere along the line with a green sunfish. The green sunfish gives it the bigger mouth. Some of mine have mouths that almost look like small bass or goggle-eye, but with the body shape of a bream.

I have Coppernose Bluegill, Hybrid Bluegill, and then my pond had shellcrackers, pumpkinseed, and some other bream in it beforehand. After they all interbreed, you get a lot of mixed colors and traits, but at least you've got some good healthy fish!
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That kinda looks like bluegill/redear sunfish.
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Thanks for the help, There must be some interbreeding going on because the mouth on this fish was large and the coloring was so strange. I guess it really does not matter that many of my pan fish are of different body shapes and colors and are nothing like you would see in the wild.
They are large and healthy and taste great so I think I will just enjoy
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