Re: NANFA-- Re: [gwapa] Saturday Collecting -- DC Area.

Bruce Stallsmith (
Tue, 15 Jul 2003 21:35:41 -0400

Hey Bob, I don't want to do a "gotcha!" but aren't swamp darters, Etheostoma
fusiforme, native to Maryland? Inquiring minds want to know...

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: "Bob Bock" <>
>To: <>,"Native Fish COnservancy"
>CC: <>, "NANFA List" <nanfa at>
>Subject: NANFA-- Re: [gwapa] Saturday Collecting -- DC Area.
>Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 20:40:15 -0400
>OK, if you're interested in smaller sunfish, the best place is the C and O
>canal, off river road north of potomac. With a size 12 hook, you can
>probably catch loads of longear sunfish (introduced).
>Maryland's only got three native darters--tesselated, fantail, and
>greenside. Rainbows were introduced into the Potomac drainage, and I know
>that they used to be fairly numerous in Washington county.
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