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#10906225 - 06/09/15 03:54 PM The latest blog post is available.
Smithaven Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/23/10
Posts: 1820
Loc: Hurst, Texas
The latest post on my sunfish blog is available here.

For newcomers, the blog is a series of how-to articles on Texas sunfishing by myself and other TFF members.
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#10906747 - 06/09/15 07:49 PM Re: The latest blog post is available. [Re: Smithaven]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 37177
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Awesome post. Good information right there! cheers




Side Note: I love using 6 pound test line. For me it is the best line to handle my style of fishing. I have used 4 pound test and just did not like the way it handled. Again that is just me! thumb
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#10908035 - 06/10/15 09:10 AM Re: The latest blog post is available. [Re: Smithaven]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2606
Loc: Brenham, TX
I use fluorocarbon tippet when fly fishing subsurface. I use 6 lb. mono on my spinning gear but have been thinking about trying fluorocarbon.

Have you experimented with fluorocarbon? It is supposed to be nearly invisible under water.

Also, I picked up a tip on tying flies at the Expo. As bluegill are also sensitive to smell it was recommended to use a water based glue, instead of normal super glue when tying flies.

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#10908172 - 06/10/15 09:55 AM Re: The latest blog post is available. [Re: J-Moe]
Smithaven Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/23/10
Posts: 1820
Loc: Hurst, Texas
I have never tried fluorocarbon line. The main reason I switched to braid was the small diameter which gives long casts on a light bait.

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#10908659 - 06/10/15 12:40 PM Re: The latest blog post is available. [Re: Smithaven]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 8711
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
I read this the other night. Good stuff "Smithaven" and thanks for posting.

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#10919993 - 06/16/15 09:00 AM Re: The latest blog post is available. [Re: Smithaven]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 9182
Loc: San Antonio TX
Great blog. I love using small spinning lures on the sunfish. I am also going to start using my fly rod more. woot

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#10929585 - 06/19/15 11:44 PM Re: The latest blog post is available. [Re: Smithaven]
jagg Offline
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Registered: 10/12/08
Posts: 3792
Loc: South Texas
Great stuff, SH! thumb I always find your blog and forum posts informative and enjoyable. Keep it up!
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