Bluegill Feeding Habits

Bluegill Feeding Habits

Bluegills, with only two exceptions, always approach their prospective meal from behind and hesitate. That hesitation enables evaluation through smell and sight. If it passes inspection it’s sucked into its mouth. The two exceptions are during the spawning process Continue reading

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It’s In the Details. . .

It’s In the Details. . .

Spawned-out female bluegills and still brightly-colored post-spawn males were located patrolling the deep edge of the weedline this weekend. Olive Bully Spiders fished on a slow sinking intermediate line with a 9-foot leader and 4X tippet brought many to Continue reading

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Where’s Spring?

Where’s Spring?

Cold, rain, hail, and wind have fish scattered and reluctant to feed.  Rivers are still high but clearing. An exploratory trip with 7-wt. sink-tip line and dark size-8 streamers produced three male white bass. Drove to a small pond Continue reading

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