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Friends of the Fliers

This group is for the anglers that don't want a seldom seen member of the sunfish family to be overlooked...They happen to be one of the prettiest members of the sunfish family....

Location: USA
Members: 17
Latest Activity: Dec 28, 2021

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Flier Sunfish Spawning 2 Replies

I often find Fliers mixed in with other sunfish beds like Bluegill. Some of the biggest Fliers I have ever caught have come out of large Bluegill beds. Has anyone else had the same experience in…Continue

Started by Jeffrey D. Abney. Last reply by Jeffrey D. Abney Dec 25, 2011.

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Comment by Jeffrey D. Abney on December 21, 2011 at 12:05pm

Mixed back from early Spring with some nice Fliers!

Comment by Jeffrey D. Abney on December 21, 2011 at 11:58am

Pretty Fliers mixed in with some gills caught on the old telescopic....

Comment by Jeffrey D. Abney on December 18, 2011 at 6:17pm

This fish is the reason I started this group..I'm really regretting not getting this fish mounted......The metallic green down by the anal fin adds such brilliance to this fish......

Comment by Jeffrey D. Abney on November 28, 2011 at 4:57pm

If I had it to do over again, the fish pictured would have went to Tim to become a masterpiece, I'm very eager to catch another one with the dynamic colors and perfect fin structure. Glad to have Bruce and Musky in this group....

Comment by Bruce Condello on November 28, 2011 at 2:36pm

I've caught two of them!!!  I want to join! :-)

 

Comment by Jeffrey D. Abney on November 28, 2011 at 2:14pm

This group is for the fans of a beautiful member of the sunfish family known as a "Flier"

 

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