"It's known that the presence of large adult male BG will suppress the sexual maturation of smaller male BG, RES should be similar. Delayed sexual maturation tends to improve the overall size potential in sunfish. It's looking…"
"Age two or three would be my guess. My little pond had a major fish kill (herbicide drift) last summer that wiped out almost all of the RES over 6", there were some survivors in the 2" to 5" size range, this is one of those…"