If you ride up the Peace rive, you will see swirls on the surface of the
Gars are the most likely cause of these swirls.
They like to lay just below the surface and bask in the sun.
Gars are really tough to get a hook into I find large wide gap kahle hooks
from 4/0 to
6/0 are the best, the shiners under a Bobber.
but a better bait stealer for their size dose not exist.
Common Names - gar, garfish, Florida gar This is the most common Gar in the Peace river
Gar Fair eating, hard to clean
Florida Largemouth Bass
Common Names - black bass,
Florida bass, Florida (or southern) largemouth, green bass,
bigmouth, bucketmouth, linesides, Oswego bass and green trout.
Common Names - bream, blue bream, sun perch, blue sunfish, copperhead, copperbelly, roach.
- channel cat, hump-back blue, forktail cat, great blue cat, silver cat, chucklehead cat, blue fulton
Channel Catfish Common Names - spotted cat, blue channel cat, river catfish
Common Names - yellow cat, mud cat, shovelhead cat, Johnnie cat, goujon, appaluchion, opelousas
Common Names - Pike, river pike, grass pike, jack, jackfish, eastern pickerel, chainsides, mud pickerel, black chain pike, duck-billed pike.
Common Names - speckled perch, specks, papermouth, bachelor perch, calico bass, strawberry bass, or white perch.
Common name - American Eel (pencil eel, yellow eel, black eel, silver
eel, Boston eel, Atlantic eel or common eel)
Mullet / C.B.
One thing they are not vegetarians,
They eat bugs, worms, fish, shrimp, alga, plant or animal,
they eat every thing. The kicker is that they have a gizzard
just like a chicken, which adds to their nick names
like chicken of the sea. When I first moved to Fla. Mullet gizzard
was a favorite of the local rednecks,
I will finish this later Frank ,
Common Names - Widely known as shellcracker because of its fondness for snails. Also called bream, yellow bream.
Common Names - stumpknocker and bream.