It seems like very little management goes into bluegill populations despite their popularity as a panfish. They are native to North America and generally found east of the Rockies.
These tenacious gamefish are famous for their delectable fillets, even if they tend to go smaller than some other species. We probably all have memories of slabs we caught in the past, usually in droves.
This segment offers a glimpse into a few of the strategies to increase their size, and the results found in the given fisheries. It leaves the door open to further efforts as the overall size remains on the smaller side.