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Recently at one of my main local fishing grounds I've been hitting the sunfish with a few yellow perch and largemouth bass mixed in.

 

The lure that has been getting the fish to hit has been a 7cm brown trout Rapala Jointed. Most times I can see plenty of bluegills and redbreasts of all sizes chasing it.

 

Recent days I've had with that one lure have been:

 

1 largemouth, 5 yellow perch, 5 bluegills, 2 redbreasts

2 rock bass, 3 bluegills, 2 redbreasts

2 yellow perch, 3 bluegills, 1 largemouth

 

Other Rapala lures they've been showing interest in include 6cm glass minnow Husky Jerk, 6cm hot pink X-Rap, 7cm bleeding pearl Original Floater, 7cm bleeding copper flash Original Floater, 6cm rainbow trout X-Rap, 6cm brown trout X-Rap, and 6cm goby X-Rap.

 

1/16oz white maribou jigs and 1" hot pink/silver sparkle tubes have had them active too.

 

White, Pink, Pearl Silver, and Browns have been the top colors of choice.

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Comment by Michael on October 12, 2011 at 12:13pm

In this report I was fishing from shore along an area of a river that widens before feeding into a lake.

 

The water depth in the area ranges from 2 to 4 feet.

Comment by Dave B on October 11, 2011 at 5:58pm
I have a question for you. I deep did you find the Blue Gills. If in deep water how deep does  the brown trout crankbait go

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