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Shallow - Lavon #13939154 03/28/21 01:48 PM
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Are the bream shallow right now with the lake getting in the 60's or does it not get really good till the temp hits 70°?

Re: Shallow - Lavon [Re: Jessebeaux95] #13939258 03/28/21 03:02 PM
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welcome to the TFF! Do not target the Bluegill/sunfish but love reading the post here. Some very good anglers post here and you should get some replies. Looking forward to seeing more of your post.

Re: Shallow - Lavon [Re: Jessebeaux95] #13939286 03/28/21 03:17 PM
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welcome jessebeaux95 to the TFF. Lots of great bluegill anglers here!.
I mainly fish rivers and have been catching all flavors of gills. The red ear are just finishing up their spawn so it will be slow for them now but the bluegills and coppernose have the feed bag on getting ready for their spawn. I dont pay attention to water temperature as the fish dont have thermometers anyways roflmao
Hope this helps. There are alot of anglers on here with way more experience than me I'm sure they'll chime in here soon


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Re: Shallow - Lavon [Re: Jessebeaux95] #13939358 03/28/21 04:30 PM
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Usually 68 degrees is ideal for shallow Bluegill/Sunfish for spawning. As the warmer months approach the sunfish will be getting more active each day. Basics for me are. Spring. Sunfish are active searching for food and getting ready for spawn. Summer. Sunfish move to deeper water. (How deep depends on the water body) deeper water on some creeks I fish can be 3 feet deep. In lakes and nice rivers usually 6 to 12 feet of water. Docks, overhanging tree limbs, and stick ups are good places to find summer Bluegill/Sunfish. Fall. Sunfish are back very active looking to fatten up before winter. Water 4 to 10 feet deep by grass beds. Docks, overhanging tree limbs, brush piles, and stick ups will all be holding some nice fish. Winter. The sunfish bite for the most part slows down. Fish move to deeper water again depending on the water body how deep, deeper water is. In lakes and nice rivers water 12 to 18 feet deep by grass beds and drop offs hold some nice fish. Also take advantage of the warm spells during the winter especially on ponds and small lakes. Sunfish love the warmer conditions and seem to get active during the winter warm spells. These are some very basic tips that work for me. The more you fish for Bluegill/Sunfish the better you will get on their patterns. Also remember their patterns can change slightly on each different water body and areas you are fishing in. Best of luck and welcome to the TFF! Hope you see some of your post and catches. thumb


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Re: Shallow - Lavon [Re: Jessebeaux95] #13939451 03/28/21 05:48 PM
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Jesse...The lakes I fish, the sunfish are just starting to move into the shallow areas looking for food and spawning areas. In power plant lakes the magic water temp seems to be around 75 degrees, but in the rest of the lakes & creeks it is much lower like 65-70 degrees. I pay very close attention the the water temp & follow the patterns year to year. Good luck finding these guys & looking forward to your future reports...

Re: Shallow - Lavon [Re: banker-always fishing] #13939597 03/28/21 08:01 PM
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Great reply!! What's your favorite bait/lure for searching for bream?

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Thank you sir! I look forward to it. What is your favorite bait/lure for searching and finding bream?

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Originally Posted by Jessebeaux95
Great reply!! What's your favorite bait/lure for searching for bream?




I call them the "Bait of Champions" Worms! (Night Crawlers). hooked


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Re: Shallow - Lavon [Re: Jessebeaux95] #13939645 03/28/21 08:54 PM
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My bait of choice is the Gulp Alive 1" minnow...but I'm not a "champion" smile

Re: Shallow - Lavon [Re: Jessebeaux95] #13939939 03/29/21 01:24 AM
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welcome to the TFF!

Re: Shallow - Lavon [Re: Jessebeaux95] #13941419 03/30/21 11:12 AM
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welcome To the TFF! Looking forward to reading more of your post! woot

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