Do spinners work on bluegill?

Do spinners work on bluegill?

Spinner fishing for bluegills and sunfish can provide furious action all year long. These fish love light line (2-4 pound test) and small Mepps. Cast to the weed line with a #0 or #1 Mepps Aglia, Aglia Long or Thunder Bug.

What are good bluegill lures?

The 5 Best Lures for Big Bluegills

  1. Grubs. A grub paired with a 1/64- to 1/8- ounce lead head jig is, without question, the single most productive bluegill lure.
  2. Spinnerbaits.
  3. Inline Spinners.
  4. Carolina Rigs.
  5. Spoons.

What fish do inline spinners catch?

Inline spinners are fishing catching machines, they’ve continually helped anglers catch trout, panfish, bass, pike and other many other species for decades. Fly fishing purists snub their noses at it, but to novices and spinning tackle anglers the inline spinner is a gem for catching trout.

What is the best time of day to catch bluegill?

What is the best time of day to catch bluegills? The best time to catch bluegills is the 2.5-hour window from 4:30 to 7:00 pm usually slowing down an hour prior to sunset. There are some caveats to this rule but it is a great guideline to follow to maximize your time on the water.

What are Mepps spinners used for?

Spinners use flash and vibration to attract fish. This flash and vibration comes from their revolving blade. No other fishing lure has this unique feature. For this very reason, Mepps spinners will catch fish when no other lure will.

How deep should you fish for bluegill?

Most nests can be found 1 to 4 feet deep, except in clear water where spawning beds might be as deep as 10 to 15 feet. On larger reservoirs, spawning bluegill can be found 2 to 7 feet deep in the backs of pockets along flatter banks.

What size hook is best for bluegill?

Bait and Hooks—Keep Them Small Hook sizes from No. 6 to No. 10 are most effective. Hooks with long shanks will allow you to more easily remove them from the bluegill’s tiny mouth, and thin wire hooks work best for holding small baits.

How do you catch a lot of bluegill?

The most common baits are worms and night crawlers because they are readily available and bluegill love them. The key is to use only a piece of a worm—just enough to cover the hook. Other productive baits include crickets, grasshoppers, red wrigglers and meal worms. Artificial lures also work well for bluegill.

Can you troll inline spinners?

The answer is, in-line spinners are great trolling lures in the hands of anglers who know how to get the most from these lures. Buzz Ramsey of Yakima Bait caught this impressive brown trout trolling a Rooster Tail spinner behind an in-line trolling weight.