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I'm new to the website and just wanted to add my 2 cents. By accident I've discovered a very effective rig to catch bluegills with. I slide a tiny bead head weight onto my 3 wt flyline, then I tie on a Gamakatsu C13U Keel Balance Hook #10. I then thread on a Mister Twister 1.23" Exude Nymph (Moss Green/Pearl color). I guess the gills think its a grass shrimp. Works for me. The hook is a very thin wire hook and makes it easy to remove from the fish. Here's what it looks like. Happy hunting.

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Comment by Fry Fisher on November 2, 2009 at 8:03pm
I have these little buggers too - no green though, my bag had black, orange and pumpkin. I definitely agree that they work well - I'm guessing it's because they're short and fat that the gills seem to suck the whole thing in instead of just biting at the tails like they do with little curlytails. I hook em up on either a 1/16 jighead or a small spoon.
Comment by Jeff Bernier on October 26, 2009 at 8:05pm
Nice looking set up, I bet it work great, I have never seen these jigs before. Welcome to the site it is alot of fun

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