Wild Recipe: Bluegill Tacos

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Mention bream in Arkansas and you’re talking about the sunfish family. Bluegill is a very common bream, are numerous and very easy to catch. They will bite just about anything – earthworms, corn, jigs, you name it. They can be found in just about any stream, lake or pond and are great to eat.

  • Habitat: Found in relatively clear, slow-moving streams, ponds and lakes
  • Preferred Water Temperature: 75-80 degrees
  • Spawning Temperatures and Time: 67-70 degrees; April-August
  • Natural/Live Bait: Crickets, aquatic insects, earthworms, maggots, and catalpa worms
  • Artificial Lures: Jigs, small spinners, plastic/hair grubs, popping bugs and insect imitations

Bluegill Tacos Ingredients:

  • Bluegill Fillets
  • Corn Tortillas
  • Paprika
  • Oregano
  • Salt
  • Chili Powder
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Jalapeno
  • Mayonnaise
  • Sour Cream
  • Cilantro
  • Lime Juice