Our poor hand-painted bluegill just aren’t growing at all. We may just stop raising them. Following are photos of a few that have been caught this spring by our clients who have them in their ponds.
From a Georgia pond stocked March 2016 with hand-painteds:
From a Kentucky pond stocked with hand-painteds November 2015:
From a South Carolina pond stocked with hand-paints late May 2017:
From a Tennessee pond stocked early June 2017 with hand-paints: