Freshwater Fish Records for South Carolina. A 24-year-old St. Mary’s County man is now the official state record holder for the warmouth in Maryland’s nontidal waters. This guide is designed to help you know where and when to look for different species of fish, where they are likely to be found, what curious habits aid them in survival, which foods are on their menu and what tackle you should use if you choose to angle for them. JOIN THE CLUB, get unlimited access for $2.99/month. Ecological Role - The warmouth sunfish is primarily an insect eater, although adults do feed heavily upon other fish (mostly smaller minnows and other members of the sunfish family). The N.C Wildlife Resources Commission's Inland Fisheries Division keeps a list of the largest common freshwater fish caught by hook and line in the state's waters. It weighed 2 pounds, 7 ounces. 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T191830A18236052.en, http://www.bio.utk.edu/hulseylab/Fishlist.html, http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/huntwild/wild/species/war/, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Warmouth&oldid=972400786, Freshwater fish of the Southeastern United States, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 11 August 2020, at 21:24. It has a stout, deep body similar to other panfish. Name. Mar 27, 2017 - Explore Marcus Creasy's board "bluegill/redear/warmouth/sunfish" on Pinterest. See more ideas about bluegill, panfish, fish. Males are most commonly found defending the nest for up to five days later until the fry have hatched. Warmouth have three spines in the anal fin, 10 spines in the dorsal fin, and small teeth are present on the tongue. Identification. These fish range in size from 4 to 10 inches (10.2 to 25 cm), but can grow to over 12 inches (31 cm) in length, and weigh up to 2.25 pounds (1 kg). The largest factor affecting warmouth density and biomass in Florida's lakes is the availability of aquatic macrophytes, which allows the fish to ambush prey and use as areas to spawn. 8 oz. Trout, Brown . State Fishing Records - Warmouth Click on table headers to change the sort order. Lake Freeman, Carroll County: James Wagner: 1965: White Catfish: 9.72 lb. Search for the biggest fish in the International Game Fish Association's database of biggest fish for each species. Description – The warmouth closely resembles a bass or a bream. The iris of the eye is red, and the fins are spotted with dark brown, forming bands which are more noticeable on the soft parts of the dorsal and anal fin. Use the search form above to find fishing world records for freshwater fish, saltwater fish, and more. DNR confirmed the catch, which was weighed on a certified scale at Thompson's Seafood. Like most sunfish, the warmouth is an aquatic predator, feeding on a variety of smaller aquatic animals, yet being eaten by larger fish and by terrestrial predators. They prefer to stay around aquatic vegetation, stumps and snags, and under the banks of streams and ponds.  Males usually grow faster than females. 954-927-2628 Affidavit for Record Freshwater Game Fish is in the PDF file format.. Affidavit must be filled out in entirely and returned to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources within 45 days of catch. May 1974. Warmouth have three spines in the anal fin, 10 spines in the dorsal fin, and small teeth are present on the tongue. Impounding and other habit changes no doubt favored this fish. Sep 13, 2013 - This Pin was discovered by Big Fish Pictures. Big Catch minimum: 9 inches or 0.5 lbs. Warmouth have three spines in the anal fin, 10 spines in the dorsal fin, and small teeth are present on the tongue. 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