Bluegill - Big Bluegill

Do you love big bluegill?

I just saw a youtube video of Roland Martin and a lake Okeechobee bluegill guide, and I didn't understand his beetle spin mods, these are the favorite lure of my children. does anyone have any beetle spin mods or suggestions/ideas?

thanks!

Views: 182

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLp4rXjyj88

I carried the link here maybe somebody could figure out what they are doing ..he calls it a beetle spin but he's using a eagle claw spinner with a 1/6 oz jig head .. I like the rod RM  is using ..

I think #2 Colorado blade? 1/32 oz grub? 1/16 oz jighead with a tiny hook(where do I get those?)

anyone know where I could get jigheads that are 1/16 oz with tiny hooks?

thanks!

he may be building his own beetle spin type baits.  i use arkie jig spinners and crappie magnet hair jigs to build mine.  ill check my boat tomorrow and post what size spinners they are as well as the hook sizes.  personally on KY lake gills i like a #6 hook unless conditions call for finesse then i down size to #8.  i do like the white/red stripe soft baits that come with the beetle spins but i have been using a pearl/pink tube body with great success.  

Roland is one of the great bass anglers of his time but not so sure when it comes to tips on catching more panfish.

I catch all species and all size fish using 8lb test braid/ 2 lb test diameter. If I use a leader of f/c I never need to use less than 6 lb test.  1/16oz and 1/24 oz jigs do fine with Beetle Spins and with other finesse soft plastics or dog hair jigsJig hook size: 4 or 6;  8 maybe for ice fishing.

He mentioned the word clevis which is usually used with in-line spinners, spinnerbaits,  and like was mentioned above, an Eagle Claw two-way spinner- never a Beetle Spin. 

The only changes to be made using a Beetle Spin are the lures attached to it.

Still selling stuff after all these years.

RSS

Latest Activity

Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
5 hours ago
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
8 hours ago
Jeffrey D. Abney posted a status
"Slow morning on the coastal marsh Sunday....water levels have been fluxuating frequently this week slowing the fish activity"
8 hours ago
John Sheehan commented on dick tabbert's photo
Thumbnail

10/10/19

"Nice Fish Dick!"
yesterday
dick tabbert posted a photo

10/10/19

24'' Hybrid Striper.
Saturday
Bob Gaines commented on Bob Gaines's photo
Friday
Mark Stine commented on LedHed's photo
Thumbnail

IMG_2587

"nice one!"
Thursday
Mark Stine commented on Bob Gaines's photo
Thursday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Bluegill Scattered......

"Thanks LedHed........you guys have been doing great in Cali!  I've been watching every…"
Wednesday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

October Crappie ......10/6/2019

"Not quite as crazy as the spring......but all fish get active when the water starts…"
Wednesday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Crackers of the Fall .......Early October 2019

"Exciting......these guys are doing very well in the estuary.......glad to have them....."
Wednesday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Bluegill Chaser.......

"Thanks Adam....."
Wednesday
dick tabbert commented on dick tabbert's photo
Thumbnail

Outback 9/16/19

"Sonny, I haven't got then trained like you do so I can get a picture of one in my hand. I had…"
Wednesday
dick tabbert commented on dick tabbert's photo
Thumbnail

Outback 9/16/19

"Thanks Sonny."
Wednesday
dick tabbert commented on Bob Gaines's photo
Wednesday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group BEST FISHING TIMES ACCORDING TO ALMANAC
"HUNTERS MOON SUNDAY…"
Wednesday
Bob Gaines posted photos
Wednesday
Bob Gaines commented on Bob Gaines's photo
Thumbnail

Bluegill Fly Fishing 9.25.2019

"I think it's just a coppernose with a long ear flap?"
Wednesday
Bob Gaines commented on Bob Gaines's photo
Thumbnail

9/13/2019 Bluegill Fly Fishing

"Close but no cigar...... Game of inches."
Wednesday
Bob Gaines commented on Bob Gaines's photo
Thumbnail

9/13/2019 Bluegill Fly Fishing

"Close but no cigar...... Game of inches."
Wednesday

© 2019   Created by Bluegill.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service