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No size limit. Fish for them anytime. The  limit is either 50 fish or no limit. Don't think you have to worry about catching to many. lol

I used to catch a lot of them in Blind Sodus Bay using perch minnows with a small bobber around docks. Good luck and have fun, hope you catch a bunch.

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2 hours ago, Kevin J Legg said:

I’ve eaten many and they are just about like bluegill. Great fish for kids as they are very cooperative and bite on just about anything they can fit in their mouth.


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Can give a heck of a fight too. Kinda scrappy!

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And they can get rather large too. We've caught them here and there while trolling for trout/salmon on the Big O. And not close to shore springtime fishing either. Also in the Fingers. A 12"+ over a pound sized rock bass is something to behold. Spot on BSmaster about the flesh tightness in warmer water. Their skeletal structure is more like a crappie's; bigger, heavier bones. But they taste fine. 

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