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At 10:31pm on December 24, 2013, David, aka, "McScruff" said…

"My favorite bluegill fly is one that catches fish!..."

A more classic line does not exist.

Who doesn't love the top water bite? But I'm one of those that believes for every fish that commits to a surface poppers, five more wait below that wont. My favorite popper type lure is a foam gurgler spider. The Wilson "Sponge Spider" is pretty close, a good example of the type. I will give some "regular" poppers another try this next season, too.

But, most of the better fish Ive caught have come from below the surface on flies. Usually, this is on a nymph type pattern of some kind. I had good success with a chartreuse soft hackle fly last season, along with damsel-style nymphs. The Hares Ear, and North Fork style should work, as they are fairly generic. Ive also got a wicked stonefly nymph that has all the right stuff - plus some magic. Heres a pic:

http://bigbluegill.com/photo/golden-nymph?context=user

Im looking forward to trying it.

Spend about 6 months tying flies and you will be able to duplicate almost anything you see. So, when you are ready you'll be glad you took the plunge.

Question #2: What sort of waters do you fish, and where?

At 7:57am on December 24, 2013, David, aka, "McScruff" said…

Thank you for the friend request. What is your favorite bluegill fly?

At 8:24am on September 22, 2011, dick tabbert said…

I'm sorry you miss understood me. I don't know how to us a fly rod I was talking about using spinning rod fishing  top water rubber spiders. I love to fish spiders this way since I don't use a fly rod. If you check the  blog archives I wrote an article about (Fishing a floating rubber spider with spinning equipment). This blog shows how.

At 11:10pm on September 21, 2011, dick tabbert said…
I love fishing spiders but I use ultra lite rod and reels. That how i fish top water for hungry gill.
At 9:33pm on September 21, 2011, Greg McWilliams said…

Sure Flyboy, A flyrodder I assume!!!! What are your favorite flies????

Nice bunch of FISH pics you have and WELCOME to BBG!!!!!!!!

At 3:53am on September 21, 2011, dick tabbert said…
Welcome aboard Flyboy. You are now part of an interesting bunch of people who have a common goal we all love to fish and fish we do. When we do this thing we love to do we are all the time learning and when we learn we pass on what we learn. Its out there for us to share cause if you read the Blogs and Forums there are tons of information for us to fine tune our skills. In the same token don't be afraid to share information yourself  it  may be something we can use ourselves to help us in our fishing  endeavors.  Then in the same token if you have a question don't be afraid to ask. Almost everybody here will answer your question if he or she knows the answer. There is also photo's and even some videos so don't be afraid to explore I know you will enjoy doing so. Where else can you learn and have so much fun doing it. GOOD FISHIN..
 
 
 

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