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This group is here to swap ideas. homade lures,pond improvement, fishing rigs.Anything you want to share that may help your fellow gillgetter catch that trophy bluegill.

Location: Kentucky
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THe BEST live bait rig.

Started by Jeff Soto Oct 6, 2013.

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Comment by John Sheehan on September 12, 2011 at 7:17am

Thanks Matt I'd like to try that !

 

Comment by Matt Goeldner on December 21, 2010 at 7:33pm
My Dad makes a lot of his own tackle.  Lately we have been jigging on trout ponds through the ice.  Dad soldered hooks to some willow leaf spinner blades and they work great for lots of things.  He made all different sizes and I've caught bluegill, bass, brown rainbow and brook trout, and northerns on them.  The Secret Weapon flutter spoons look a lot like them.  We paint them Chartruese, flo. orange, and use prism tape.  Top with a waxie or minnow half.  You'll need to pre-heat the willow leaf blade before soldering.  We used a bernz-o-matic.
Comment by John Sheehan on February 13, 2010 at 11:33am
Thanks Great link Howard This link works: http://www.luremaking.com/
Comment by John Sheehan on February 13, 2010 at 11:23am
Using a little float stop helps contain the spinner near the spoon when casting It keeps it from sliding up the line .

Comment by John Sheehan on February 13, 2010 at 11:20am
Under muddy conditions I like to add a spinner ,for the extra vibration ,to a small Spoon for Gills/Perch/Crappie.I just lift and drop and after a few times I find on the lift they have it and are swimming away with it.Fish on! Worked quite well last year first time using it.

Comment by KEN BROCK THE FISH DENTIST on August 28, 2009 at 9:18pm
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Comment by KEN BROCK THE FISH DENTIST on August 28, 2009 at 9:15pm
I FISH STUMPS TOO. ALL I DO IS USE LIGHT WIRE HOOKS, BASS PRO 4 lb. LINE, CLINCH KNOT. I USUALLY BEND HOOK AND RELEASES. YOU CAN TAKE NEEDLE NOSE PLIERS AND BEND HOOK AT BEND 2X WHEN IT HOOKS UP USUALL THE HOOK WILL BREAK. BUT, U STILL HAVE TO TIE ON ANOTHER. SO, U CATCH FISH U TIE ON HOOKS. NICE TRADEOFF.
Comment by Dan Gwaltney on August 25, 2009 at 6:39am
The places I fish usually have a lot of submerged structure, such as logs, stumps, etc. This stuff is great cover for Bluegills, but also gives you ample opportunity to get hung up. A fella can spend half the day rerigging instead of fishing!:-/ I have started using a very light leader, like 2 or 4 pound line, with nothing but the hook on it. On the top end of the leader, I tie a simple overhand loop, which is easily and quickly attached to the barrel swivel I put on the main line with the rest of my tackle. Now when I get hung and have to break the line, all I lose is the hook, and it takes about as long to replace it as it does to put on a fresh cricket. ;-)
Comment by Howard Webster on May 14, 2009 at 5:54pm
Joseph
Cheek out www.luremaking.com they have some plans you can download
Comment by Lord of the Fly , Rods on May 14, 2009 at 4:28pm
I get all my tackle from the Acme Tackle Co.
 

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