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Braid or Mono for Bluegill fishing?
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Just bought a 6' 9" UL St Croix Panfish rod and ready to string it up with line. What to use? Braid or mono, what brand and what lb test should I go?ThanksContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Damon Toney May 24, 2016.

Panfish rods
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Looking for a good panfish rod. Would like in 7 foot range. Want to throw small jigs and spoons 1/32 oz or so, from bank or boat. What would be better, ultralight or light action? I hear good things…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Slip Sinker Mar 7, 2015.

Bank Spoon Chucking
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I guess this would be a question aimed towards Bill Musky Modica but will gladly like to hear all opinions. I know Spoon Chucking vertically from a boat is an awesome way to catch big gills. But I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Frank J Harvey May 6, 2014.

2014 Spawning dates
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Ok. So what dates in May and June should the Bluegills be on the beds? How bout for Crappie? Does the full moon thing work for Crappie too? Thanks!Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nathan Apr 10, 2014.

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Where to find pre spawn Illinois Blugills

Fished a pond today and caught 20 gills in the 7'' to 8" range. Most gills were shallow but not on beds. Around noon temp was 82 degrees and sunny and fish shut down. They would just look at fly like they were dazed? We caught these fish on fly rod using mostly sz 10 and 12 bead head nymphs. Should i have been fishing deeper water for bigger gills? This pond was only 10 or 12 deep at the most.

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Frank

Posted on May 1, 2013 at 7:12pm — 5 Comments

Whats a good lure for fishing from bank? Not live bait.

Whats a good lure for bank fishing for Bluegill this time of year? I also use a 4wt flyrod.

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Posted on October 6, 2010 at 1:29pm — 2 Comments

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