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#10777850 - 04/18/15 05:47 PM Panfish help
daleche21 Offline
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Registered: 04/25/05
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Loc: denton
While sight fishing for bass the last couple of weeks I keep coming across huge panfish on beds. Been thinking about catching some for dinner, not super experienced with panfishing though. Just use worms with a canepole? Or what do y'all suggest? Ty for the info

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#10777881 - 04/18/15 06:15 PM Re: Panfish help [Re: daleche21]
mwrose777 Offline
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For big sunnies on beds, my goto fly is a jointed minnow pattern in sunfish color. So if you have any small lure in a sunfish color maybe try it.

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#10778034 - 04/18/15 07:39 PM Re: Panfish help [Re: daleche21]
Action_Jackson Offline
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Half night crawler on any small hook an get ready for the fun! I've saw videos of big gills being caught on crickets so you may wana try those too!
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#10778212 - 04/18/15 08:50 PM Re: Panfish help [Re: mwrose777]
J-Moe Offline
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Originally Posted By: mwrose777
For big sunnies on beds, my goto fly is a jointed minnow pattern in sunfish color. So if you have any small lure in a sunfish color maybe try it.


Can you post a picture of this?

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#10778345 - 04/18/15 09:39 PM Re: Panfish help [Re: daleche21]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Texas rig a night crawler on a size 6 or 8 cricket hook and pitch on or by the nest. Wait patiently moving the worm very little. hooked
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#10778519 - 04/18/15 11:02 PM Re: Panfish help [Re: daleche21]
daleche21 Offline
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Awesome, thanks for the info guys

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#10778832 - 04/19/15 09:00 AM Re: Panfish help [Re: daleche21]
mwrose777 Offline
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I-Moe, sent you a PM, but in case anybody else is interested:
http://www.warmwaterflytyer.com/patterns3.asp?page=32

Tied them for bass on beds but they surprised me how well they worked on spawning sunnies.

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#10778866 - 04/19/15 09:20 AM Re: Panfish help [Re: daleche21]
jrbb00 Offline
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Loc: Victoria TX
Nice fish

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#10778915 - 04/19/15 09:57 AM Re: Panfish help [Re: daleche21]
mwrose777 Offline
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Thanks, I do want to note that due to hook size, you'll only be able to catch the bigger sunnies. But when you can pick and choose by sight casting, why fish for the smaller ones?

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#10778926 - 04/19/15 10:07 AM Re: Panfish help [Re: daleche21]
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Registered: 03/23/10
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Try my Texas Sunfish blog for hints on catching bluegills.
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#10779383 - 04/19/15 03:23 PM Re: Panfish help [Re: Smithaven]
Gitter Done Online   content
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Registered: 02/06/07
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Originally Posted By: Smithaven
Try my Texas Sunfish blog for hints on catching bluegills.





Enjoyed your blog. Nicely done. Good information.

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#10785297 - 04/21/15 03:51 PM Re: Panfish help [Re: daleche21]
Aquiles Offline
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Registered: 04/24/11
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Loc: Texas, Dallas
mwrose777 that is one beautifull fish , nice cath.

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#10785393 - 04/21/15 04:33 PM Re: Panfish help [Re: daleche21]
mwrose777 Offline
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Registered: 08/01/11
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Loc: Pearland, TX
Thanks! My best out of that pond to date.

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#10786254 - 04/21/15 11:32 PM Re: Panfish help [Re: daleche21]
banker-always fishing Offline
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"Daleche21": I would buy an ultra light combo rig. You can get a good Shakespeare UL combo rig at Acadamey for about $15.00. Put some six pound test line on it along with a size six cricket hook and a size five shot and you will be good to go. Keep a carton of night crawlers handy. When the Bass are hard to find you can always switch to your ultra light rig for some Gill Action. hooked
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#10788388 - 04/22/15 04:45 PM Re: Panfish help [Re: banker-always fishing]
Laker One Online   content
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Registered: 07/03/11
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Loc: San Antonio TX
Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
"Daleche21": I would buy an ultra light combo rig. You can get a good Shakespeare UL combo rig at Acadamey for about $15.00. Put some six pound test line on it along with a size six cricket hook and a size five shot and you will be good to go. Keep a carton of night crawlers handy. When the Bass are hard to find you can always switch to your ultra light rig for some Gill Action. hooked





Plus #1.

Side Note: If you try artificial use small spinner baits like Rooster Tails and small crank baits. woot

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