Bluegill - Big Bluegill

Do you love big bluegill?

       I got some hi-viz yellow #4, but I am afraid it will spook the fish.

 

thanks

flymoron

Views: 892

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Have been using Trilene XT solar for quite a few yrs now. Sadly they discontinued making it in small diameters, but I picked up some on e-bay. Most of my gill fishing is with crickets on the bottom. You can see the slightest tick with this line. I really believe it helps me.

I tried some copoly hivis for a couple years. It worked OK but I did see that at times the visibility did hurt me. I has low via spooled on another rod to change if needed. I rarely noticed lite bites with the hivis as advertised. Either conditions were not suitable or i could feel the bite first. Others may think it the best stuff on earth but I switched back.

I use high viz yellow braid. Works fine. However, I do use in conjunction with a flouro leader between 12" to 30", depending on the depth I'm attacking. Shallower the depth, the longer the leader.

Years ago I used Stren Hi Vis blue for bass fishing and we caught lots of bass.  Recently the Crappie did't seem to mind it tied directly to a jig, but I was fishing down about 12 feet.  I'm going  to try some Hi Vis Vicious this spring on Bluegills and Redears.  We'll see if they hit better with or without a flour leader.  I hope that I can tie directly to the spoons and jigs...

I usually use  4 pound suffix hi vis yellow mono.  I never have any problems catching fish.  I like the idea of seeing the line, especially if a lite biting crappie takes off with the jig.  Also, Mr. Crappie, Wally Marshal  uses hi vis line.  I seen it in some of his videos where he is shooting docks for crappie.  Before, you ask, shooting docks is where you let about 4-5 feet of line out, and you grab your jig and pull the jig under your rod past your reel and you sling shot your jig under the docks.  I think you will like seeing your line, and you will not have losses in the amount of fish you will catch.  I am not a fan of Viscious though,  I think thier line is very cheap.  and their plastics are worse.  I swore I would never buy another  product from viscious because their products suck.

RSS

Latest Activity

Greg Easley commented on Bruce Condello's group The Shellcrackers
"Caught this little guy out of my pond a couple days ago."
5 hours ago
Bruce Tomaselli commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Gills Ahead of the Cold Front…….6/22/2021

"Did you have to make an escape? We went from about 85 degrees, here in central, PA, to 62 the next…"
13 hours ago
DAVID L EITUTIS commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
yesterday
DAVID L EITUTIS commented on DAVID L EITUTIS's photo
Thumbnail

6/16/21

"THANKS ERIC , I appreciate it a bunch."
yesterday
Eric Pierce commented on DAVID L EITUTIS's photo
Thumbnail

6/16/21

"Great looking stringer their Tooty...Congrats"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Gills Ahead of the Cold Front…….6/22/2021

"I fished close to the ramp so I could escape quickly."
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
yesterday
Eric Pierce replied to Leo Nguyen's discussion A family's loss
"Man, THAT happening is a very hard to get over. May the Lord comfort you, and your family Carl. So…"
yesterday
DAVID L EITUTIS commented on DAVID L EITUTIS's photo
Thumbnail

6/16/21

"YUP  KEITH THEY STILL ARE AFTER ALL THESE YEARS BUDDY,,,,,,"
yesterday
Keith Ritter commented on DAVID L EITUTIS's photo
Thumbnail

6/16/21

"Nice Fish Tooty. Those purple bead heads are killers. "
Wednesday
Kelly Peterson replied to Leo Nguyen's discussion A family's loss
"So sorry for you, Carl and your Family. God Bless and continued Prayers."
Tuesday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

Hendrix Caught

"Thanks Tooty  sometimes this a real Honey hole and holds many species."
Tuesday
DAVID L EITUTIS commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

Hendrix Caught

"NICE  ONE JOHN THAT POOL LOOOKS INVITING FOR SURE......"
Monday
DAVID L EITUTIS commented on Slip Sinker's photo
Thumbnail

Lazy Day at the Docks

"WAY TO GO SLIP SINKER................."
Monday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on DAVID L EITUTIS's photo
Thumbnail

6/16/21

"I wish you well, we just got back from a vacation in the smoky mountains and got chased home by a…"
Monday
DAVID L EITUTIS replied to Leo Nguyen's discussion A family's loss
"I'M FEELING FOR  YOU CARL, SO SORRY BUDDY......"
Monday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Three More Victims of the Freak......6/8/2021

"Thanks Kelly, I normally tip with grass shrimp or live crickets, but caught several on naked casts…"
Monday
DAVID L EITUTIS commented on DAVID L EITUTIS's photo
Thumbnail

6/16/21

"THANKS JEFFREY AND JOHN , THAT REALLY MEANS SOMETHING TO ME BUDDY'S......"
Monday
DAVID L EITUTIS commented on DAVID L EITUTIS's photo
Thumbnail

6/16/21

"THANKS JEFFREY & JOHN , I'M GOING TOMORROW TO SAME PLACE AND MAYBE  I'LL HAVE…"
Monday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

We Managed Several Bluegill X Pumpkinseed Hybrid.....

"Thanks Kelly, just got back from family vacation in the Smoky Mountains!"
Monday

© 2021   Created by Bluegill.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service