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#11727013 - 07/17/16 03:11 AM Basket of Bluegills
Spooley Offline
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Registered: 11/27/12
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Loc: Texas



Caught these on just four leftover night crawlers on Conroe recently. Three feet under a small bobber up near the shoreline in 5 ft of water. They were caught as fast as I could get the bait in the water in under 45 minutes.

Stay after them.


Edited by Spooley (07/17/16 03:14 AM)
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#11727017 - 07/17/16 03:46 AM Re: Basket of Bluegills [Re: Spooley]
banker-always fishing Offline
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Nice fish Spooley! Good job. thumb
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#11727127 - 07/17/16 08:08 AM Re: Basket of Bluegills [Re: Spooley]
highcountry Offline
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Registered: 03/07/09
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Loc: Garland, TX
Very nice!
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#11727201 - 07/17/16 09:28 AM Re: Basket of Bluegills [Re: Spooley]
SlowDown Offline
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Registered: 09/20/08
Posts: 2011
Loc: Texas
Wow, bet that was fun. Good job.

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#11727254 - 07/17/16 10:14 AM Re: Basket of Bluegills [Re: Spooley]
Smithaven Offline
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Registered: 03/23/10
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Loc: Hurst, Texas
Great job. You really got a huge return on your 4 nightcrawler investment.
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#11727426 - 07/17/16 12:56 PM Re: Basket of Bluegills [Re: Spooley]
J-Moe Offline
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Registered: 04/04/14
Posts: 2811
Loc: Brenham, TX
Great fish Spooley. Conroe is still on my list to fish this year.

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#11727434 - 07/17/16 01:05 PM Re: Basket of Bluegills [Re: Spooley]
plasma800 Offline
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Registered: 10/13/14
Posts: 366
Loc: Montgomery Texas
any tips on area of Conroe to catch sunfish?

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#11727791 - 07/17/16 06:15 PM Re: Basket of Bluegills [Re: plasma800]
Spooley Offline
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Registered: 11/27/12
Posts: 160
Loc: Texas
These were caught next to my pier / bulkhead. They are mostly males that were on nests. Sandy bottoms are their choice for beds. They were caught between 8 and 9 am two weeks ago when the temps were just slightly cooler. I believe you should find them about anywhere these conditions are present: Sandy bottom up to 5 ft deep, structure available nearby.

I have never had to go deeper water to catch them here on Conroe from March through September when I fish for them, although you will find in deeper water as well.
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Rod & Reel PB: Blue Cat 53 lbs/12 lb test, Flathead Cat 78 lbs/20 lb test, Channel Cat 17 lbs 12 lb test, Texas common carp 40 lbs/12 lb test, White crappie 2.8 lbs, Black crappie 2.3 lbs all Lake Conroe

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#11727922 - 07/17/16 08:05 PM Re: Basket of Bluegills [Re: Spooley]
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#11730989 - 07/19/16 03:33 PM Re: Basket of Bluegills [Re: Spooley]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
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Loc: San Antonio TX
Nice haul. Fish fry coming soon. woot

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#11737695 - 07/23/16 05:34 AM Re: Basket of Bluegills [Re: Spooley]
Gitter Done Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
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Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice catch.

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