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The other day I fished a good 8 hours- and when all was said and done.. I caught a personal record of 8 species of fish in one outing... all on tubes or senkos. What a day! I was just targeting bass (and occasionally some panfish with 1" tubes).. and sure didn't expect this diversity!

1- Green (Bluegill?) Sunfish..2

2- Hybrid (?) Sunfish..4 (see panfish forum)

3- Walleye...1

4- Largemouth Bass...12

5- Smallmouth Bass...2

6- Rock Bass...1

7- Perch...1

8- Northern...1

24 fish of 8 varieties in 8 hours... at sunset I realized how many types I had caught I started targetting Crappies... didn't get any.. and I MAY have had some bluegills... not positive. Days are getting shorter! frown.gif Get out there!

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How about eleven (11) in one day on one lure.

I was floating the Zumbro River from the Lake Zumbro power (Contact US Regarding This Word) down to Bluff Valley campgrounds with 3 other canoes and 7 other guys.

My tally was:



Large Mouth

Small Mouth

Silver Bass



Brown Trout (this was the biggest surprise)

Stone Roller Sucker


Rock Bass

Couldn't believe it. I was using a yellow and black Mepps like spinner. We had such great luck that day that someone had a fish on almost all of the way.

What a blast

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Wow... I've definitely never accomplished anything like that before... at least not in one day!! shocked.gif

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I compiled a pretty nice list one afternoon as well, the difference being it is a little easier with river fish.

1- Walleye

2- Rock Bass

3- Smallmouth Bass

4- Channel Catfish

5- Eelpout

6- White Sucker

7- Carp

8- Goldeye

9- Sheepshead

I didn't get the northern pike that day, if I did, I think I would have covered all the species available in that particular river system. Nope, wait a minute, there are also a few crappies and muskies caught as well, just not very frequently.

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I've had some good (Contact US Regarding This Word) days on Lake Zumbro:



white bass




channel cats





lots of sheephead

I've never caught all these in 1 day, but I have had days where I've caught 8-9 of them.

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