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What kind of sunfish is this?
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At 9:35pm on July 29, 2014, Hector Brito said…

Tim,the result of your work (both,the replica you made for me and that you made for Bass Tackle Master) are realistic and magnificent beyond expectations. Absolutely wonderful!  I am very grateful and YES!!! It is a lifetime keepsake!!! Everyone who has seen the redear sunfish recognized it is a truly masterpiece of art. Again, my deepest gratitude. Your friend, Hector

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dick tabbert commented on Tim Overbaugh's photo
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"Another quality piece of work. He never ceases to amaze me."
Dec 7, 2022
Tim Overbaugh commented on Tim Overbaugh's photo
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World Record Redear Sunfish 2021

"Thanks for all the kind words. Yes, this is a true giant of the freshwater sunfish world. It didn't have much spawn in it, mostly crayfish and quagga clams. I wonder if they can get any bigger :)"
Nov 28, 2022
jim cosgrove commented on Tim Overbaugh's photo
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World Record Redear Sunfish 2021

"Awesome job Tim,I remember that catch.I got one closed to 2 and was just shocked when i got it in.Can't imagine one 3x the size,You do fantastic work."
Nov 27, 2022
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"What a fish!! Your work is superior!!!"
Nov 24, 2022
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"Very Artistic! Amazing Fish!"
Nov 22, 2022
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Tim Overbaugh's photo
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World Record Redear Sunfish 2021

"This is an incredible fish and nobody can create a masterpiece like Tim can……He did a flier for me several years ago and I’ve put it on display at a couple local tackle shops and it receives incredible…"
Nov 22, 2022
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"What a beautiful mount and fish. You both did a good job."
Nov 22, 2022
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World Record Redear Sunfish 2021

I had the great privilege of molding Tom Farchione's catch of a lifetime. This is the cast replica with a replica twister jig incorporated. Specs of this fish are; 17 inches long x 20 inches round @ 6 pounds 3 ounces...
Nov 22, 2022
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"Than you Bruce, it’s almost eight years old and still looks great……but all of Tim’s work is incredible….I recycled it so Carl could see it yesterday……."
Aug 29, 2021
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Flier in the Hole

"Thanks Dick…."
Aug 29, 2021
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"It's an old post, but I love the mount."
Aug 29, 2021
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"Thanks Carl…..I’m a big fan of Fliers and this is a special piece and a tribute to the overlooked panfish species……."
Aug 28, 2021
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"oh heck yea;; this is a beautiful work of art !!"
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Flier in the Hole

"This is my Flier art by Tim Overbaugh……he might do the best fish I’ve ever seen"
Aug 28, 2021
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R.M. Coppernose

"Awesome work Tim! Simply beautiful."
May 29, 2020

Tim Overbaugh's Blog

Enjoy that Trophy Forever

I love catching sunfish. There's hardly any other warm water species of fish that look as brilliant in the sunlight. And table fare, one of the best! And talk about putting up a fight, like fighting a cast iron skillet with fins!!!

 Here are a few replica reproductions I have produced, all are original works.....





12-inch 2-pound Bluegill

10.25-inch 1.2-pound Pumpkinseed…

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Posted on March 22, 2020 at 3:30pm — 8 Comments

World Record Redear Sunfish

The International Game Fish Association has declared Hector's 5 pound 12 ounce Redear Sunfish, caught Feb. 16th 2014 in Lake Havasu, Arizona, a World Record.

I was chosen to do the mount of the fish and am honored to present to you the completed custom cast replica of the new World Record Sunfish.  The artificial nightcrawler and drop shot rig depicts…

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Posted on February 22, 2015 at 11:30am — 18 Comments

Bluegill Attack

Largemouth bass love small sunfish for dinner.

This is an 8-pound bass replica and 5.5-inch bluegill replica.…

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