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North American spoon chuckers

An outside the box approach to big bluegill fishing.

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Using a small spoon for Blue Gills 7 Replies

Started by Phil Fors. Last reply by carl hendrix Oct 23, 2016.

Bluegill Spoon Connection 14 Replies

Started by Bill "Musky" Modica. Last reply by Bill "Musky" Modica May 3, 2014.

Back to the abyss 7-12-13 5 Replies

Started by Bill "Musky" Modica. Last reply by Jim Gronaw Jul 15, 2013.

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Comment by John Sheehan on September 30, 2015 at 6:59am

Had success with Gills on three style spoons tipped with crawler chunks yesterday .Hus Lure , Kastmaster and Super Duper all caught  Gills .

Comment by John Sheehan on March 31, 2015 at 11:37am

Yes Badger the Acme company also discontinued another of their successful ( for me ) baits, the Shad King Flutter spoon . It was a a real fine April lure when the Bass first start hitting decently .The small size Fjord spoon  would be great for Gills I feel .I did once catch a 13" rainbow Trout  on one a long time ago .

Comment by Badgerloader on March 31, 2015 at 11:23am

John: I had the same thought about the Acme Fjord spoon. Unfortunately Acme stopped making them. I have some of the Fjord Jr. and the tiny size Fjord spoons. I have had success on trout and panfish with them.

Comment by John Sheehan on March 31, 2015 at 11:08am

Anyone know where I can get Acme 'Fiord' Spoons?The smallest sizes should work great on Gills as they have a slender profile like the Blue fox Rattlin' Flash spoons .

Comment by John Sheehan on November 27, 2013 at 3:07pm

sounds great Allen .Glad you joined Musky Mods group here !

Comment by Allen Morgan on November 27, 2013 at 3:01pm

I have size 3 Colorado blades in both diamond-pattern chartreuse, and hammered copper.  I use both of these for my own in-line spinners.  I put an 8mm chartreuse bead on the spinner's shaft as well.  I also dress my own trebles.

The in-line spinner I did this past Spring (actually two, lost one of them to a fish), with a copper Colorado, chartreuse bead, and green-dressed treble caught HORDES of aggressive 'gills and hungry LMB's.

Comment by John Sheehan on November 27, 2013 at 12:17pm

Thanks Dick ,Chartreuse Blades worked well on Smallies on the Delaware River  when it was muddied by rain . Copper and Chartreuse are both worth having .

Comment by dick tabbert on November 27, 2013 at 11:58am

John fishing muddy  water can sometimes be overwhelming. Nothing more frustrating than trying to fish muddy water. It's a trial and error thing. What works in clear water often does not work in muddy waters. This is the time when we go to colors and vibration. John I have always had good luck with copper colored blades in muddy water.  You will find Colorado blades to be a little better because they give off more vibration. So now you have the color of the blade with added vibration which helps in the  fish catching process. I usually get my blades  at net craft. They usually have a pretty fair selection. Hope this helps you in your thinking process it's something I've learned over the years and use it often.

Comment by John Sheehan on November 27, 2013 at 11:40am

Another good visual idea would be a big Chartreuse bead .You're getting me thinking Dick, thanks!  

Comment by John Sheehan on November 27, 2013 at 11:38am

You are right Dick. Copper is a better choice in  muddy water .I don't think I have any panfish sized Copper so I'll look out for them .I have Bass sized Copper Blades I switch out on Spinnerbaits but they are BIG!

 

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