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#11750559 - 07/30/16 07:36 PM Plastics for Bluegill Jigs
fish 'till I drop Offline
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Registered: 09/20/08
Posts: 2007
Loc: Austin, TX
Decided to take a page out of the fly fisherman's playbook. Gills love runner legs.



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#11750726 - 07/30/16 09:05 PM Re: Plastics for Bluegill Jigs [Re: fish 'till I drop]
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Those baits look fantastic! hooked Those look like Bluegill catchers for sure! thumb




Side Note: Don't let Jammie (JMoe) see these! sarcastic
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#11750818 - 07/30/16 09:58 PM Re: Plastics for Bluegill Jigs [Re: banker-always fishing]
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Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
Those baits look fantastic! hooked Those look like Bluegill catchers for sure! thumb


Side Note: Don't let Jammie (JMoe) see these! sarcastic


OOPS, too late smile

Great idea thumb

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#11751377 - 07/31/16 11:09 AM Re: Plastics for Bluegill Jigs [Re: fish 'till I drop]
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LOL @ don't let JMoe see these. I caught fish on one of them last week, but my buddy used one without the rubber legs and also caught fish, so i can't say they made a difference that day. I just know from fishing with a fly rod over the years that bluegills are attracted to baits with rubber legs.

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#11751452 - 07/31/16 12:00 PM Re: Plastics for Bluegill Jigs [Re: fish 'till I drop]
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Originally Posted By: fish 'till I drop
LOL @ don't let JMoe see these. I caught fish on one of them last week, but my buddy used one without the rubber legs and also caught fish, so i can't say they made a difference that day. I just know from fishing with a fly rod over the years that bluegills are attracted to baits with rubber legs.



You have a point there. hmmm Sunnies do love insects with long legs. Grasshoppers,crickets,mayflies,etc. thumb
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#11751684 - 07/31/16 02:48 PM Re: Plastics for Bluegill Jigs [Re: fish 'till I drop]
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Nice baits.

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#11752029 - 07/31/16 06:21 PM Re: Plastics for Bluegill Jigs [Re: fish 'till I drop]
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I like those.
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#11752105 - 07/31/16 07:13 PM Re: Plastics for Bluegill Jigs [Re: fish 'till I drop]
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Glad to share anything I know that might benefit someone else. People on this forum have always shared a lot of information that has helped me.

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#11753045 - 08/01/16 11:23 AM Re: Plastics for Bluegill Jigs [Re: fish 'till I drop]
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Sunfish baits for sure. I have my best results using flies with long legs!

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#11755589 - 08/02/16 06:38 PM Re: Plastics for Bluegill Jigs [Re: fish 'till I drop]
jagg Offline
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Beetle bodies with rubber legs are as classic for bream as cane poles and bobbers. It's breamin' tradition and glad to see it is still alive. Nice baits FTID. Try the "X" pattern with the rubber legs when you get a chance. Tends to have a much flatter, slower fall.
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