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Your Favorite Go to Bait for Sunfish-Bluegill. #12392243 08/19/17 12:21 PM
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If you had only one bait to use for catching Sunfish-Bluegill what would it be? hooked


Side note. Flyrod baits included.

Re: Your Favorite Go to Bait for Sunfish-Bluegill. [Re: Laker One] #12392277 08/19/17 01:05 PM
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I guess I would have to say live worms but crickets would be up there too, although availability and logistics of crickets are a little more difficult.

Re: Your Favorite Go to Bait for Sunfish-Bluegill. [Re: Laker One] #12392289 08/19/17 01:18 PM
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I would say as a youngster where I didn't have access to worms, I would use grasshoppers & dragonflies that I would actually slap with my belt and fish for bluegills/bream, shiners and frequent catfish on a cane pole. What a blast!


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Re: Your Favorite Go to Bait for Sunfish-Bluegill. [Re: Laker One] #12392441 08/19/17 04:11 PM
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Do not target the sunfish but if I did I would use worms.

Re: Your Favorite Go to Bait for Sunfish-Bluegill. [Re: Laker One] #12392466 08/19/17 04:53 PM
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Worms, either regular worms or crawlers. If I'm using crawlers I bust them into pieces about an inch long. I've had good luck on meal worms too.


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Re: Your Favorite Go to Bait for Sunfish-Bluegill. [Re: Laker One] #12392904 08/20/17 12:38 AM
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My favorite used to be a tube Jig but since I got a 2wt fly rod it's a small #10 white spider fly

Re: Your Favorite Go to Bait for Sunfish-Bluegill. [Re: Laker One] #12392980 08/20/17 01:21 AM
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Catawba worms which are actually caterpillars. And I would use a little stick to tun the catalpa inside out. Hadn't done that in years! They show up on Catalpa trees I'm mid-spring most years.

http://www.allaboutworms.com/how-to-attract-catawba-worms-to-your-catalpa-trees


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Re: Your Favorite Go to Bait for Sunfish-Bluegill. [Re: Laker One] #12393005 08/20/17 01:36 AM
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meal worms,... hooked

Re: Your Favorite Go to Bait for Sunfish-Bluegill. [Re: Laker One] #12393143 08/20/17 03:01 AM
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Re: Your Favorite Go to Bait for Sunfish-Bluegill. [Re: Laker One] #12393148 08/20/17 03:08 AM
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Re: Your Favorite Go to Bait for Sunfish-Bluegill. [Re: banker-always fishing] #12393428 08/20/17 02:09 PM
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I had a feeling he would say this.

Re: Your Favorite Go to Bait for Sunfish-Bluegill. [Re: Laker One] #12393462 08/20/17 02:40 PM
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Live maggots. Guys up north call them "spikes".

Worms are my second preference if I don't have maggots.


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Re: Your Favorite Go to Bait for Sunfish-Bluegill. [Re: Laker One] #12396687 08/22/17 09:24 PM
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Curly tail grubs! woot

Re: Your Favorite Go to Bait for Sunfish-Bluegill. [Re: Laker One] #12396730 08/22/17 10:06 PM
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Hope to try some curly tails and jigs and stuff on bridge pilings hopefully in about 3 weeks or so. Waiting for labor day to be over and maybe get the average temps down a few degrees.

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