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PATTERN-RIGGING-PRESENTATION for Bluegill

So you had a great day on the water… you caught many gills or sunfish and you had a specific rigging and a presentation you made to nail em. You are one proud angler! Share that information with us. Describe the conditions the rod, reel and line and how you presented the bait to them. Start a discussion and post pictures of the event. We are interested and that’s why we are here. No rigging is to simple or complex. Some days simpler is better. We are all varied in our skills as bluegill fisherman from the novice to the masters. Even if its just sharing your favorite rod, reel and line combination… anglers ask for this information all the time! We could all learn something new.

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Long-Casting Spinning Rigs/HellBent Panfish-Trout/Shimano Sienna1000RD/GLISS 8# Line 1 Reply

20180305-While rod shopping (summer period 2017)at my favorite local fishing supplier I came across a display of rods... I was not familiar with by name… “Hellbent”… peculiar name I thought. I picked…Continue

Started by Slip Sinker. Last reply by Slip Sinker Mar 5.

Fishing "Between The Docks" a forgotten Summer Pattern for Panfish 1 Reply

I'd like to provide some detail on a method of fishing I used quite a bit this summer period.  I didn't invent it or make this method up.  I just feel nowadays it's largely ignored and may need some…Continue

Started by Slip Sinker. Last reply by Slip Sinker Feb 24.

Long-Cast/.016oz Jig/Waxie Method

…WORK IN PROGRESS! POST COMING SHORTLYContinue

Started by Slip Sinker Sep 23, 2017.

FISHING THE THERMOCLINE BREAK 12 Replies

Just thought I’d share one of my trophy/Lunker presentations for the hot summer periods. Its fishing the thermocline break with the drop shot. At most periods or times of the year big fish have…Continue

Started by Slip Sinker. Last reply by Slip Sinker Aug 16, 2017.

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Comment by John Sheehan on November 23, 2016 at 12:40pm

The spoon/Spinner Rig tipped with Crawler piece.

Comment by John Sheehan on November 8, 2016 at 4:01pm

Caught 30 fish ,6 species today in three hours on two rigs .1) Floating Jig head with a single split shot 8" above crawler piece/hook. 2)Homemade spinner Rig/Gold Nungesser spoon tipped with crawler piece . Top Gill was 8.5" on the Floating Jighead . Fat 14" Bass most of the other fish  and 4 Crappie took to the Spoon/Spinner Rig.

Comment by John Sheehan on October 18, 2016 at 7:23pm

This is the two inch Keitech 'Easy Shiner ' tandem rig I've been catching  Crappie up to 10" , Bluegills at 7" Small yellow Perch and White Perch to 9" at my local lake from shore  .I tried it at another lake and got a bite off by a pickerel. I stepped up to a tandem using  3" baits ,I am anxious to try and plan on making a tandem 4" version also. Heres a 3" tandem :

Comment by Adam Rink on November 17, 2014 at 10:21am

Thanks for the invite Ken.

Comment by richard lytle on November 16, 2014 at 9:19am

thank you for inviting me 

Comment by jim cosgrove on November 11, 2014 at 1:45pm

thanks for the invite ken.hope i can contribute

Comment by Slip Sinker on November 10, 2014 at 9:24am

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It seems I have been given a small window of opportunity here… temps near 50 and a  slight breeze. I have to be totally honest here … I have never fished gills in cold open water… ive always in the past concentrated on the walleyes bass etc. this is when the biguns  are caught. To be this focused on gills and to follow this new founded addiction… I have you guys to thank for that… lol.. and thank you by the way!

                So I havnt been on the water in awhile but I predict a pattern of fish on the deep weedy flats, lethargic but still hungry. Im going to start the day drifting slip bobbers with or without tandem rigs. Live wax worms and gulp or loaded in my car. So lets find out!

Good fishing

ken

Comment by mike martinez on November 7, 2014 at 7:40am
Thanks for the invite,maybe ill learn something.......
Comment by John Sheehan on November 6, 2014 at 10:20am
Comment by John Sheehan on November 6, 2014 at 7:54am

Thanks for the invite Ken .Looking forward to reading through the posts and learning from the folks here ,about the tips and rigs ,as well as contributing as much as I can .

 

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