Bluegill - Big Bluegill

Do you love big bluegill?

Rob Hilton
  • North Palm Springs, CA
  • United States
Share

Rob Hilton's Friends

  • DAVID L EITUTIS
  • Jeff Soto
  • jason grimm
  • Johnny wilkins
  • Chris Salmon
  • JBplusThuy
  • Bill "Musky" Modica

Rob Hilton's Groups

Gifts Received

Gift

Rob Hilton has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

Rob Hilton's Page

Profile Information

What state are you from? This can help us get together for fishing trips!
California

Rob Hilton's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall (6 comments)

You need to be a member of Bluegill - Big Bluegill to add comments!

Join Bluegill - Big Bluegill

At 11:52pm on July 27, 2018, Bob Gaines said…

Hi Rob:
The article I wrote on fly fishing Lake Perris is in Southwest Fly Fishing magazine
Jan/Feb 2015
To buy it online, go to www.matchthehatch.com and click on Southwest, then shop, then back issues

At 9:46pm on July 21, 2018, Bob Gaines said…

Hi Rob,
I use an intermediate (not sink tip) line. The whole line sinks at a constant rate, so the line stays pretty straight. If you add a bit of weight to the fly (I wrap some lead wire to the hook when I'm tying it) you can get the fly to sink pretty deep.
My favorite intermediate line is the Cortland Clear Camo. It's a clear intermediate line that sinks at about 1.5 inches per second.
For Lake Perris I use a tapered fluorocarbon leader, chop a litle off the end, then tie on about 4 to 5 feet of fluorocarbon tippet. With all the submerged vegetation I usually don't go below 8 pound tippet. My leader is usually about 12 feet long. Lately I've been fishing with a 6 weight rod.
I wrote an article a few years back for Southwest Fly Fishing magazine with tips and techniques for fly fishing Lake Perris. If you're interested I can send you a link.
Regards,
Bob Gaines

At 12:24am on June 29, 2018, Bob Gaines said…

Hi Rob, I'm using a slow sinking intermediate line (that sinks about 1.5 inches per second) in the east end (from lot 11/12). Before the lake rose I memorized the underwtaer topography and shrubbery, so I know where I can let the fly sink down without getting snags.

But with the water continually rising, I'm starting to lose some of my reference points!

When fishing baitfish patterns for Bass I use a fly with a weed gaurd.

At 1:03pm on February 27, 2015, dick tabbert said…

Welcome aboard Rod to fishing electronics.

For the person who wants just that little bit more out of there electronics or just has questions. A group of fisherman who know there electronics and those that want to learn. 

At 9:23am on June 15, 2011, Bill "Musky" Modica said…

What weight is the needlefish spoon you are using?

Here is a link for spoons....size #2, #3, and #4 are winners. Bluegill Spoons

 The Eagle Claw L210 is available here. Spoon Hooks

 

At 3:31pm on June 13, 2011, Bill "Musky" Modica said…
Rob, my hook of choice is the Eagle Claw L210 in size #6.....make sure it's installed with the hook point riding up toward the flat or concaved side of spoon.
 
 
 

Latest Activity

John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

92275422_10223028586323165_8371537386194075648_o

"I've had this Acme 1/4oz. lil' Cleo spoon for 11 years now and it still catches Fish…"
20 hours ago
John Sheehan posted a photo

Dragging Drifting and Lifting Spoon

About 15/16" and 2 # I guess. Good solid Fish on bottom in 10 '.
yesterday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

Drifting Spoon Bass

"You too Jeff ! Thanks."
yesterday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

Jig Double

"Yea Jeff we needed that !"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Troy Dorman's photo
Thumbnail

Scraped out a short mess

"Any time fishing is a good thing!"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Troy Dorman's photo
Thumbnail

My boy caught this horse

"As Zona would say..."Biggun" :....."
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

Drifting Spoon Bass

"Nice drifter.......you guys be safe up there John and here's hoping we'll be on the…"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

Jig Double

"Very nice......glad you guys got out a little while John......."
yesterday
Troy Dorman posted photos
Wednesday
John Sheehan posted photos
Tuesday
John Sheehan commented on Troy Dorman's photo
Tuesday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Troy Dorman's photo
Thumbnail

My son caught these two nice redear

"Great Double! Congrats to you guys......."
Monday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Troy Dorman's photo
Monday
Troy Dorman posted photos
Monday
dick tabbert commented on Troy Dorman's photo
Thumbnail

My son caught these two nice redear

"Wow, they are nice. Congrats."
Monday
Troy Dorman commented on Troy Dorman's photo
Monday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Troy Dorman's photo
Thumbnail

I guess the super moon has them dancing!

"These are pretty Troy! Congrats and wish you continued success and stay safe........"
Sunday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Richard L. Herrington's status
"Good deal, hope you can get out there at some point, stay safe!"
Sunday
Richard L. Herrington commented on Richard L. Herrington's status
"Found out that video was filmed on Lake Fairfield, TX."
Sunday
Troy Dorman posted a photo
Saturday

© 2020   Created by Bluegill.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service