Do you love big bluegill?
With the weather warm for a few days but a cold front settling in (again), I decided to get out on the leading edge of the front and see about some fish. Slow bite (The front got to the fish before I did) but the quality of fish was MUCH better than it has been. Glad I got my 'fix' cause it looks like no more fishing til at least Saturday. I wish we could go ahead and slip into a full time Spring pattern.
I'm also noticing that at this private pond I've been fishing, the lily pads are going to be a big problem in the summer. It's still just the dead pads from last year, but I lost at least three nice gills today because of the lily pad stalks. Anyone got a suggestion other than braid?