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Bluegill on a crappie condo? #14037670 06/20/21 02:35 AM
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I caught a nice bluegill on a crappie condo yesterday. I have been thinking about learning to fish for sunfish. My question is, is it doable to do some summertime bluegill fishing on some condos? this condo was about 15 foot deep.

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I have an acquaintance that lives on Lake Conroe. He fished brush piles and condos for crappie but also fishes for bluegill on them. Does well on both species. He says sometimes the crappie are finicky so he always takes a spinning rig set up for bluegill and fishes with worms for them.


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Re: Bluegill on a crappie condo? [Re: Ben Ther] #14037709 06/20/21 03:51 AM
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Crappie and Bluegill are a good mix and seem to hangout on the same brush piles. I have caught plenty of crappie and Bluegill at the same locations many of times over the years. Especially on brush piles or in dock slips. thumb


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Re: Bluegill on a crappie condo? [Re: Ben Ther] #14038025 06/20/21 03:51 PM
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The times I fish for crappie I have always caught some Bluegill that were hanging around them.

Re: Bluegill on a crappie condo? [Re: Ben Ther] #14038236 06/20/21 08:56 PM
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NICE! Thanks guys. Looks like I'm going to rig me up a Bluegill pole. By the way, here is that catch. he had that minnow stuck half way in his mouth. LOL
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Re: Bluegill on a crappie condo? [Re: Ben Ther] #14038335 06/20/21 11:18 PM
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Re: Bluegill on a crappie condo? [Re: Ben Ther] #14040169 06/22/21 06:20 PM
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Re: Bluegill on a crappie condo? [Re: Ben Ther] #14040520 06/23/21 01:29 AM
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Put an earthworm on instead of a minnow and you will be sunfish fishing if they are there.

Re: Bluegill on a crappie condo? [Re: Ben Ther] #14042833 06/25/21 01:34 PM
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I have always caught several Bluegill while fishing for crappie off of marked brush piles. Seems they get along fine together. They also seem to like the same jigs I use for the crappie. If I want numbers of Bluegill I would change to Gulp Alive Leaches.

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