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Bluegill swimbait #12752936
05/12/18 09:56 PM
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Do y'all have success throwing bluegill swimbaits during the bluegill spawn or after?

Re: Bluegill swimbait [Re: coachmatt] #12752941
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I have a big, hinged bluegill swim bait. I've used it a few times with mixed results. So...I'm gonna see what the pros have to say.


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Re: Bluegill swimbait [Re: coachmatt] #12753163
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Yes! Budget bait - Savage Gear. Med price - Smashtech line through. Expensive but awesome - Mattlures Hardgill!


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Re: Bluegill swimbait [Re: coachmatt] #12753415
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I've done well on the Matt Lures soft bait but try as I may, I cannot get bit on the line thrus.

http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Mattlures_Hammer_Tail_Swimbaits/descpage-MU2HAM.html

Re: Bluegill swimbait [Re: coachmatt] #12753913
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Mattlures, both the soft Ultimate Bluegill and the Hardgill versions, are two of the most productive baits I throw. Those baits have produced several large bass for me so I have at least one version tied on every virtually every trip.

Re: Bluegill swimbait [Re: coachmatt] #12753918
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Re: Bluegill swimbait [Re: coachmatt] #12754078
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Yes 3:16 bluegill


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Re: Bluegill swimbait [Re: coachmatt] #12757994
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how long does the bluegill spawn usually last?

Re: Bluegill swimbait [Re: coachmatt] #12758001
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They were crushing a Megabass Magdraft yesterday in the ayu color with just a small amount of the tail dipped in chartreuse. The 5 and 6" versions were working especially after I dipped the tail to mimic the bluegill I was seeing.

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Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
They were crushing a Megabass Magdraft yesterday in the ayu color with just a small amount of the tail dipped in chartreuse. The 5 and 6" versions were working especially after I dipped the tail to mimic the bluegill I was seeing.


In the same areas you would find spawning bass?

Re: Bluegill swimbait [Re: coachmatt] #12758019
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5 inch watermelon red strike king KVD swimbait with tail dyed chartreuse gets me enough bites


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Re: Bluegill swimbait [Re: coachmatt] #12758020
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Originally Posted By: coachmatt
Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
They were crushing a Megabass Magdraft yesterday in the ayu color with just a small amount of the tail dipped in chartreuse. The 5 and 6" versions were working especially after I dipped the tail to mimic the bluegill I was seeing.


In the same areas you would find spawning bass?


Yes. Anyplace a gill or shad can swim will be a good place to try one.

Re: Bluegill swimbait [Re: coachmatt] #12758102
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They spawn thru the summer into September but seems like peak is now thru mid june

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