Bluegill fishing and facts about how to save lots of money fast panfish

The bluegill are not exactly picky eaters. That’s a good thing for you and I, and a bad thing for the bluegill. The number one lure for my fishing for panfish has how to save lots of money fast been just a small little jig. Bluegill like to eat just about every color of lure. Dependent on the coloration of the water, I find that black is a #1 draft pick for my fishing. If the water is stained a black lure will usually how to save lots of money fast show up really well. The bluegills eyesight is not keen, so it will need to be able to see your how to save lots of money fast lure well. If you cannot see it in the water the bluegill how to save lots of money fast won’t be able to either. In heavily stained water I tend to gravitate towards a how to save lots of money fast chartreuse color. This is one of the brightest colors available. The neon orange is also a great color to use how to save lots of money fast in really dark water. In crystal clear water the most natural colors tend to how to save lots of money fast be the best such as browns and blacks. The tube jig

The tube is my favorite type of jig used for how to save lots of money fast the bluegill. It just so happens I prefer to use it for how to save lots of money fast bass as well, but the tube is a really easy jig to use. You simply buy (or mold your own) jig head hooks to insert into your lure. These are the small jigs that look like squids. They are hollow and can either be rigged weedless (texas rigged), or standard where you slide your jig head inside of how to save lots of money fast the tube. This will put the weighted head inside of the bait, leaving the hook on the outside for easy hookups. Inline spinners

Mepp’s spinners or panther martins also work really well for how to save lots of money fast bluegill in warmer water. They tend to get somewhat lethargic in really cold water how to save lots of money fast and are not likely to chase down a fast moving how to save lots of money fast lure. But in mid summer in warm water they are very how to save lots of money fast effective. The smaller panther martins have always been my best producer. They come in every color imaginable, but my personal favorite is white or gold. The beetle spin will also attract large bluegill and crappie. These are all great bluegill lures that everyone should have how to save lots of money fast in their tackle boxes. Small crankbaits

Many smaller lipped style crank baits will produce large bluegill how to save lots of money fast consistently. These lures will easily sort through a school of bluegill how to save lots of money fast and only hook the largest fish. Smaller fish will simply not be able to get their how to save lots of money fast mouths around the treble hook. As you can see in the image below this small how to save lots of money fast tadpole has been good to me throughout the years. I don’t know if the fish think it is a small how to save lots of money fast fish or actually a tadpole, but it has worked well. I have found many other styles work well also; I am particularly fond of chartreuse or bright yellow baits. Other soft plastic lures for bluegill

Another favorite of mine are the small fake wax worms how to save lots of money fast and maggots that are available at nearly any tackle shop. You can use them just like real wax worms under how to save lots of money fast a bobber, yet they tend to stay on your hook better than how to save lots of money fast a live one. Berkley gulp makes a few great soft plastic lures that how to save lots of money fast have a great strong scent. These can be used as an alternative to live bait. They seem to be nearly as if not as good how to save lots of money fast as the real thing. They sure tend to have a more “potent” smell than actual live bait! Just plain twister tail grubs also work really well and how to save lots of money fast can be bought out of bulk bins at most tackle how to save lots of money fast shops for 10 cents each. Using these lures you should have successful fishing for bluegill how to save lots of money fast all year long. Bluegill fishing baits

The first thing on the bluegills mind in the spring how to save lots of money fast is finding warm water. They naturally go to areas that will warm up first. Every lake tends to have a particular cut, bay or side channel that warms up before most of how to save lots of money fast the other parts of the lake. This will generally be the place to first have good how to save lots of money fast fishing in the spring after ice leaves.(if you have ice) the warm water will surely encourage the bluegill to congregate how to save lots of money fast and make them easy targets. Beds for bluegill are usually easy to see. There are several ways that identify beds easily. They will fan out a spot in the area and how to save lots of money fast make it brightly colored compared to the surrounding area. You will also usually be able to see the bluegills how to save lots of money fast actively defending their breeding area. This active defense of the bed is the bluegills weakness,it is easy to exploit! Keys to successful bluegill bed fishing

• make your lure or bait move in a manner that how to save lots of money fast will encourage the bluegills natural defense. If you find one that is playing hard to get how to save lots of money fast you will need to place your lure directly on the how to save lots of money fast bed. Even if the bluegill is temporarily frightened keep your lure how to save lots of money fast there, because it will come back eventually. Once it returns simply shake your lure a bit to how to save lots of money fast get its attention. If the fish has reason to believe the lure is how to save lots of money fast eating eggs it will without a doubt strike. Now I don’t promote the keeping of bluegill from beds. Honestly you should immediately release them before their eggs fall how to save lots of money fast victim to predators.

• use polarized glasses the bluegill will be 100 x easier how to save lots of money fast to spot under the surface of the water with polarized how to save lots of money fast lenses in your glasses. You can buy a 10$ pair of cheap polarized anywhere. They work pretty good even the “cheapies”. Also if you are fishing without any eye protection you how to save lots of money fast should reconsider. People go blind all the time from fishing accidents. Final tip: enjoy your bluegill bed fishing! It is a great time of year to enjoy the how to save lots of money fast outdoors.

The spawning temperature and preferred breeding areas of each species how to save lots of money fast of panfish vary slightly. The graph below will show you the areas where you how to save lots of money fast are likely to find spawning fish of your desired bluegill how to save lots of money fast and sunfish species. Some types prefer different bottom materials and different depths than how to save lots of money fast others. Some are likely to spawn in as shallow as 6″ of water, while other will generally make beds in much deeper water how to save lots of money fast with different bottom types. Species

• use a lightweight rod if you are using a heavy how to save lots of money fast stiff rod and trying to cast small lures you might how to save lots of money fast be having some difficulty. There is a logical reason why all hardcore bluegill fisherman how to save lots of money fast use ultra light gear. In order for the weight of the lightweight lure to how to save lots of money fast flex the rod and “load” it while casting, it will have to be quite limber. Trying to cast a 1/16oz lure with a broomstick is ineffective and will never how to save lots of money fast give you the distance you desire.

• using lightweight line by using small 2-6 lb test line you will be able to cast how to save lots of money fast much further than you would with 12# test. The weight of the line will be too much wind how to save lots of money fast resistance and drag in the air to effectively cast. Of course you probably already knew this, but you might be surprised at some of the rigs how to save lots of money fast I have seen people using. Another tip to ensuring great distance while casting is to how to save lots of money fast fill your reel up till it is almost totally full. On a spinning reel if you have only a small how to save lots of money fast amount of line on a large capacity spool you will how to save lots of money fast be getting an extreme amount of friction when your line how to save lots of money fast is attempting to leave the reel. By putting the proper amount of line on the bluegill how to save lots of money fast fishing reel, you will be able to cast even the smallest and how to save lots of money fast lightest lures significantly further.

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