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Bob Gaines Bluegill Fly Fishing

"Sensational fish of two lifetimes! Wow!"
Oct 6, 2020
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Bob Gaines Bluegill Fly Fishing

Caught and released this monster Bluegill fly fishing at Lake Perris, CA from my float tube. Just shy of 13 inches!
Oct 6, 2020
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Bob Gaines Bluegill Fly Fishing

"I just noticed that this fish looks like it was hit by a fish-eating bird when it was younger and survived. Quite a scar it's got."
Sep 5, 2020
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Bob Gaines Bluegill Fly Fishing

"Awesome Bob.....this is a fish of a lifetime!"
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"Woah Great fish and Pic Bob !"
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Bob Gaines Bluegill Fly Fishing

"Hi Jeff, fishing has been really good this week- non-stop bite when I've been out there. Been fishing 4:30 - 7:30 pm. from my float tube in the far east end. Caught that big one on Tuesday, it's my personal best!"
Sep 4, 2020
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Bob Gaines Bluegill Fly Fishing

"Way to go Bob! What a Bluegill! How was fishing overall?  It was over 100 degrees today. Pretty hot to be on the water after 10 AM.  You sure don't need to wear waders in that warm water!"
Sep 4, 2020
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Bob Gaines Bluegill Fly Fishing

Caught and released this monster Bluegill fly fishing at Lake Perris, CA from my float tube. Just shy of 13 inches!
Sep 4, 2020
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big hen aug 20202

"Ah, thats what that is in the mouth !"
Aug 20, 2020
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"Black leech with red bead head"
Aug 19, 2020
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big hen aug 20202

"Big Girl ,nice Bob! What'd she hit?"
Aug 16, 2020
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"Caught and released this 12-inch hen from my float tube."
Aug 15, 2020
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Lake Perris, CA

"Awesome fish and picture Bob!"
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Lake Perris, CA

"Great Fish and Pic Bob !"
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Lake Perris, CA

This coppernose measured just over 11 inches. Catch and release form my float tube.
Aug 4, 2020

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At 3:42pm on June 28, 2018, Rob Hilton said…

Hi Mr. Gaines... My name is Rob...

I fish Perris every chance I get... but haven't tubed it in a while since Bernasconni has been closed until very recently.

I've admired your catches at Lake Perris, you obviously have applied due dilliegence.

You are obviously fishing the timber which means lost tackle presumambly. I am curious whether you use a sink tip or not? or a floating line and lots of patience.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Rob Hilton

At 10:52am on September 5, 2009, MIke Davis said…
Thanks for getting me in the right direction for these carp. I will try to find this book.
At 6:24pm on August 23, 2009, MIke Davis said…
Hey Bob I would like any info on how to catch carp on a fly. I have wanted to try this for years. Any info would be great.
At 12:53pm on June 15, 2009, Kiana Fitzpatrick said…
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