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badshot
05-06-2011, 16:10
Robert Lawler of Lake Havasu landed the 5.55lbs 16.75-inch redear sunfish out of Lake Havasu. The panfish had a 19-inch girth.

Biologists suspect it got so big feeding on invasive quagga mussels.

Looks like a football :D...picture at link below:

http://azgfd.net/artman/publish/WildlifeNews/Wildlife-News-May-6-2011.shtml

PRB
05-06-2011, 18:28
Robert Lawler of Lake Havasu landed the 5.55lbs 16.75-inch redear sunfish out of Lake Havasu. The panfish had a 19-inch girth.

Biologists suspect it got so big feeding on invasive quagga mussels.

Looks like a football :D...picture at link below:

http://azgfd.net/artman/publish/WildlifeNews/Wildlife-News-May-6-2011.shtml

Guy looks about as thrilled as the fish

mark46th
05-06-2011, 22:29
Damn! That is one big bream. My friend has a house at Havasu. Guess I better get on out there...

badshot
05-07-2011, 01:04
Guy looks about as thrilled as the fish

Maybe the guy taking the picture asked if was gonna fry it . . .