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#10777938 - 04/18/15 06:47 PM Gettin better at catching gills...
Action_Jackson Offline
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Registered: 01/18/15
Posts: 1451
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Lookout out fellas...what's going on?! Went fishing last week at Lynn Creek on JP! Crappie wouldn't cooperate but the gills sure did! All fish were caught using night crawlers in shallow water and on the fall! Their kinda funny when they get hooked because they swim in a circular motion(like playing teather ball) an sometimes feel as if they were ALOT bigger than what they really are lol!
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#10777944 - 04/18/15 06:51 PM Re: Gettin better at catching gills... [Re: Action_Jackson]
Action_Jackson Offline
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Registered: 01/18/15
Posts: 1451
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Big ups to Banker for the half worm tip he mention another post...I used the same technique an got more hits! Most fish were FULL of eggs so I guess that means a the spawn is about to be on?!? What's their spawning patterns?? Is it somewhat like crappie...do you catch bigger fish or during that time too??
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#10778232 - 04/18/15 09:00 PM Re: Gettin better at catching gills... [Re: Action_Jackson]
J-Moe Offline
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Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 3136
Loc: Brenham, TX
Well done thumb

Panfish, like other flat fish do feel bigger than their size. Wait until you get into some big greenies. Pound for pound, they are more aggressive and fight harder than bass. They will usually make a run parallel to the bank and don't give up the fight easy.

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#10778352 - 04/18/15 09:41 PM Re: Gettin better at catching gills... [Re: Action_Jackson]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Registered: 07/12/10
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Nice haul. Perfect eating size! Good job "AJ"! thumb
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#10778360 - 04/18/15 09:44 PM Re: Gettin better at catching gills... [Re: Action_Jackson]
Wadefishing Offline
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Good job way to go!
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#10778364 - 04/18/15 09:45 PM Re: Gettin better at catching gills... [Re: Action_Jackson]
stewage Offline
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Registered: 03/13/15
Posts: 140
Loc: Lake Dallas
Great job. I'm looking at getting my wife into fishing and was really hoping for the bluegill to turn on up here in DFW so she can finally feel a fish on the other end of her line.

She just missed the white bass spawn, but I really enjoy catching panfish, I'm sure so will she.

We went out to Lake Lewisville and fished around some slips but couldn't get anything to take a hook. Lots of strikes but nothing would commit.

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#10778575 - 04/19/15 12:08 AM Re: Gettin better at catching gills... [Re: stewage]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Originally Posted By: stewage
Great job. I'm looking at getting my wife into fishing and was really hoping for the bluegill to turn on up here in DFW so she can finally feel a fish on the other end of her line.

She just missed the white bass spawn, but I really enjoy catching panfish, I'm sure so will she.

We went out to Lake Lewisville and fished around some slips but couldn't get anything to take a hook. Lots of strikes but nothing would commit.




Get her an ultra light rig with six pound test line,size 6 Cricket hook,with a size five shot. Buy a box of night crawlers and find a school of hungry Bluegill. It just don't get any better. cheers
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#10779395 - 04/19/15 03:28 PM Re: Gettin better at catching gills... [Re: Action_Jackson]
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Registered: 02/06/07
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Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice Catch! Fish fry coming soon.

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#10779468 - 04/19/15 03:59 PM Re: Gettin better at catching gills... [Re: Gitter Done]
ckwilson25 Offline
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Registered: 01/09/12
Posts: 1158
Loc: Dallas
Nice haul! fish
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#10784942 - 04/21/15 01:49 PM Re: Gettin better at catching gills... [Re: Action_Jackson]
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Registered: 01/20/15
Posts: 171
were those in the back of Lynn Creek Park? I'd like to take my kids out to have some fun fighting some bluegill. I can find them in the state park but a little later in the season.

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#10785980 - 04/21/15 09:22 PM Re: Gettin better at catching gills... [Re: Action_Jackson]
Turf Dawg Offline
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Registered: 07/30/12
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Loc: Gainesville [Callisburg]
They were playing nice late Sunday afternoon
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#10786236 - 04/21/15 11:16 PM Re: Gettin better at catching gills... [Re: Turf Dawg]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Originally Posted By: Turf Dawg
They were playing nice late Sunday afternoon






Nice Fish "Turf Dawg"! cheers
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#10788465 - 04/22/15 05:08 PM Re: Gettin better at catching gills... [Re: Action_Jackson]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
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Nice mess of fish "Action Jackson"! woot Also nice Green "Turf Dawg"! woot

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