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Alabama Bream Special
Simply put, the sunfish is the Rodney Dangerfield of Alabama’s gamefish. While bass fishermen are specific about their catches using identifiers like largemouth bass, spotted bass and smallmouth bass, most bream fishermen will just tell you that they caught “a mess of bream.”

There’s no wonder there’s such confusion about bream. The generic term bream is typically used by fishermen to describe any of more than 20 species of sunfish that can be found in Alabama. Many times, a bream that is called a specific name by fishermen in one part of the state will be called by another name in a different part of the state. Also confusing is that in that sunfish family is rock bass and warmouth, fish that look nothing like what most consider a “bream.”

And what exactly is a sunfish?

“From our standpoint,...

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May historically is known as the top bream fishing month in the state. Bream will be bedding in May from one end of the state to the other. Bream can be caught on just about any and all bodies of...

To learn how to catch big bluegills in August, AON contacted Billy Blakely, the chief guide for Blue Bank Resort on Reelfoot Lake in northwest Tennessee. From May through October, Reelfoot is one of...

Talk to anyone in Alabama who has ever done any bream fishing, and without you asking, they will tell you a story of their childhood and the great bluegill and shellcracker fishing they experienced in...

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