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Posts Tagged ‘fish’

Question of the Week – Red Breast Sunfish

Posted by romeethredge on July 10, 2015

Last week I had a photo of a Red Breast Sunfish that we often call Red Belly bream, they are fun to catch and good to eat.

Here’s are comments from Dr. Gary Burtle UGA Scientist,”This is a red breast sunfish.  Note the long black opercular flap.  Some confuse with the long ear sunfish, but that one is not as likely to be red bellied.”


This week I have a photo of a yard ornamental tree and I want you to identify it and tell me what are the problems that folks have with them?




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Question of the Week – Stumpknocker

Posted by romeethredge on July 2, 2015

Last week I had a photo of a fish and it was a Stumpknocker aka Green Sunfish. I had several correct answers from folks who know their way around our creeks and rivers.  They pull real well and are good to eat. Here’s another one I caught that day.




Another fish question today. What is this nice catch Daddy made on Spring Creek?





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Question of the Week – Goatspur

Posted by romeethredge on June 19, 2015

Last week I had a photo of weed seed. It was from Goatspur or Bristly Starbur among other names, Goathead, etc. It is not as serious a weed problem as it once was but is still a concern in rowcrops.



This week’s question is about a fish. Can you identify this fish I caught in Spring Creek this morning? Is it good to eat?

It was hot that I swam with the fishes a good bit.

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Fish Pond Meeting

Posted by romeethredge on April 26, 2014

We will have a fish pond meeting in collaboration with the Seminole County Young Farmers group on Monday April 28th at 7:30 pm at Jo’s Family Restaurant(New Location) in Donalsonville. UGA Extension Scientist, Dr. Gary Burtle, will be here to talk to us about ponds and weed control in them. Come join us if you have an interest.

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