How to fish for sunfish

This is a small yellow and brownfish, with colors similar to the yellow perch, but without the shades - fins tinged with scarlet. Its shape is broad and flat like a pumpkin seed, and in some places the fish is known by that name. They are usually from three to eight inches long - though in some streams in the Western States a kind are found which exceed a foot in length. They are caught with the angleworm, in the same manner as the perch. They bite very rapidly, and hence ladies on picnic parties are particularly fond of fishing sun-fish.

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