Bluegill are often farm-raised and have been introduced throughout the U.S., as well as in Europe and South Africa where they are considered invasive.
This highly adaptable fish can survive in brackish water. These fish are often found near artificial light sources as these draw insects on which the fish will feed.
Streams, rivers, reservoirs, ponds, swamps
Small fish and invertebrates
Eastern half of U.S.
Adults / Teens: $8.75
Ages 2 - 12: $5.75
Ages 1 & Under: FREE
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