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#11457585 - 03/05/16 10:55 AM Drought over
JigandJeep Offline
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Registered: 01/20/15
Posts: 119
It's been a while since I've caught a bluegill. I was bass fishing and had packed up to leave and decided to throw some jigs out just to try out a new rod that I bought. Turns out the bass wanted the little jigs more than the big lures and a couple of angry bluegill took the bait, and the fight was on. 45 minutes later, I finally did make "one last cast" after some serious fun. I know not to put the bass on the ground, but I had already dropped him so I grabbed a picture.


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#11457623 - 03/05/16 11:46 AM Re: Drought over [Re: JigandJeep]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 8878
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Good combination. Bluegill and bass. Good job.




Side Note: Nice rig.

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#11457725 - 03/05/16 01:44 PM Re: Drought over [Re: JigandJeep]
Let's go Offline
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Registered: 12/03/15
Posts: 152
Loc: Mesquite tx
Nice catch thumb
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#11458579 - 03/06/16 04:36 AM Re: Drought over [Re: JigandJeep]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice fish. Will not belong until you will be catching a lot of sunnies. They will be turning on very soon. Already seeing it down here. cheers
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#11458793 - 03/06/16 08:47 AM Re: Drought over [Re: JigandJeep]
JigandJeep Offline
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Registered: 01/20/15
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Thanks for the comments guys. Banker, can't wait for them to really turn on. I'm thinking maybe the next full moon with the consistent warm weather we've had. Gitter Done, I really like that sam heaton. That's the 7 footer in ML. I really wouldn't want to see what the UL would do if a large bass hit, which inevitably would happen!

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#11459117 - 03/06/16 12:29 PM Re: Drought over [Re: JigandJeep]
TuN3R Offline
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Registered: 06/04/11
Posts: 3282
Loc: San Antonio , Texas
Nicely done !! How come i never get lucky with night full moon fishing . I think i am going to start learning using artificial jigs for those bluegills.
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#11460090 - 03/06/16 09:51 PM Re: Drought over [Re: TuN3R]
JigandJeep Offline
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Registered: 01/20/15
Posts: 119
Originally Posted By: TuN3R
Nicely done !! How come i never get lucky with night full moon fishing . I think i am going to start learning using artificial jigs for those bluegills.
I'm by no means an expert, the other guys on here are way more knowledgeable, but I catch bluegills in the day mostly. The first light and morning is the best, right before and at sunset is also good. As far as using lures instead of worms, I think you'd be hard pressed to find a sunfish fisherman who would advocate artificials over some sort of worm, maggot, etc. as being more effective.

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#11471574 - 03/11/16 02:36 PM Re: Drought over [Re: JigandJeep]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 9434
Loc: San Antonio TX
Great way to end a drought. Bluegill and Bass. Good job JigandJeep! woot

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