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Upper Midwest Bluegill Group

If you live in Minnesota, Wisconsin or the Dakotas let's talk bluegills.

Location: Stillwater, MN
Members: 33
Latest Activity: Nov 29, 2014

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MT's 2010 monster bluegill on ice derby. 9 Replies

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Comment by robsabloke on March 26, 2009 at 12:04pm
My friend lives on the Eastern most bay (Armstrong Bay) just about 8 miles from the city of Tower... and I have spotted some great locations for possible Bluegill beds... but have never seen any fish on them.
When I go up there 2nd week of June it still freezes at night. Water is very cold... I could believe late July for the spawn... but given the size of the lake I can't see it warming up much before that. I appreciate any info you can forward to me.
The reason I go in June is the Bugs in July are terrible. I think the mosquito is the Minnesota State bird... Having said that... I would brave them if the Gill fishing was worth it. I catch lots of Walleyes but they don't fight that good (although they eat Great)... not much of a sport fish compared to the Bluegill.

Thanks for the reply

Tight Lines

Rob
Comment by robsabloke on March 26, 2009 at 9:56am
I go up to Lake Vermillion every couple of years to visit my friend. I would like to know when the Bluegills spawn in that area. It's up around Virginia in the Iron Ore Range. I usually go up about the second week of June... the water is barley over 50 degrees. I've caught gills at that time but very few.

I have always wanted to go up there when they are spawning. Any info would be appreciated

Tight Lines
Rob
 

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Yes, it's coastal North Carolina.....happens every few years//
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