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Spoons For Bluegill
« on: Dec 28, 2015, 01:18 PM »
I was wondering of some good spoons for bluegill and what you tip the spoons with if you tip them.

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #1 on: Dec 28, 2015, 01:21 PM »
My favorite spoon for bluegill is a 1/16th ounce slender spoon.

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #2 on: Dec 28, 2015, 01:34 PM »
I've always done well with the smallest size frostee spoon or demon spoon. I tip with a wax worm or a couple spikes. Always done well on the bigger bluegills with that but also catch a lot of crappies and perch on that setup too.

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #3 on: Dec 28, 2015, 02:47 PM »
Smallest Demon jigging spoon, with the hook changed out to a #14 VMC treble. 3-6 spikes on it. Of course I target crappie with it, but the bigger bluegills have no problem hitting it. Clown color is the one you want. Avoid the shiner and blue colors, have never done any good on those. Have had many, many, 100+ crappie days with the clown jigging spoon. Last year there was a week straight where I was limiting (if I was keeping them) on 8-9" bluegills and 10-12" crappies on the clown while everyone around me was catching 5 or 6 fish a day on traditional jigs.

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #4 on: Dec 28, 2015, 05:24 PM »
Thanks for the input, I'll have to get these lures and try them.  :) :) :)

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #5 on: Dec 28, 2015, 08:19 PM »
Little Cecils and their copies, Micks, Carnivore, etc. If I had to take one and only one lure on the ice it would be a Little Cecil. Fish it naked, tip it with a Whip plastic hooked at a right angle, or hang a waxie, spike, whatever on it. Use favorite colors for your area. I almost feel bad posting this, bad for the fish that is.

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #6 on: Dec 29, 2015, 09:53 AM »
thanks for the reply!  I need to check those out! :tipup:

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #7 on: Dec 29, 2015, 09:59 AM »
have caught them on slender spoons 1/16oz, mostly prefer jigs so i can see where they are. spoons go out of site and then come back in and fishing two lines makes a big mess with spoons.
when i do spoon fish, it is with slender spoons or swedish pimples for deeper water.

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #8 on: Dec 29, 2015, 12:51 PM »
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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #9 on: Dec 29, 2015, 07:18 PM »
1/16oz Slender Spoons here, best luck so far has been on Silver with Chart sticker on it, plan to try other colors and other spoons more this season

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #10 on: Jan 04, 2016, 10:48 PM »
I also like the smallest size Slender Spoons, as well as the Forage Minnow. Almost always swap out the treble for a quality hook on a dropper chain. Usually tip with a wax worm or a couple spikes. To be fair, I fish a lot of jigs with plastic as well.

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #11 on: Jan 05, 2016, 10:23 AM »
I have had really good success with the pk predator. They just hammer it.

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #12 on: Jan 05, 2016, 11:04 PM »
Kicking it with the smallest Daredevle spoon, skeeter, next to forage minnow spoon.


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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #13 on: Jan 06, 2016, 04:41 PM »
kastmaster, slender spoons, swedish pimples, tiped with spikes or plastics.
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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #14 on: Jan 08, 2016, 03:59 PM »
kastmaster, slender spoons, swedish pimples, tiped with spikes or plastics.
  this right here!!  I just finished up fishing today, pounded gills crappie perch and bass  on these 3.

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #15 on: Jan 20, 2016, 08:10 AM »
Usually do not fish spoons for gills, but when I do it is usually a pimple or slender spoon.  Most have a dropper/hali chain and a single hook.
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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #16 on: Nov 29, 2016, 03:03 AM »
I've caught them on buckshot rattle before

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #17 on: Nov 29, 2016, 06:16 AM »
any demon with a waxy or spike. Sometimes the color is critical so get several colors. Pierce the waxy or spike right behind the head so it flops around alot.

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #18 on: Nov 29, 2016, 08:57 AM »
Demon spoon , forage minnow and the small slender spoon for sure - my 2 ct s

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Re: Spoons For Bluegill
« Reply #19 on: Dec 14, 2016, 08:52 AM »
forage and slenders is what i use.  however, get yoruself some nice forceps.  if they are clobbering them, getting trebles out of their mouths is an enormous pain.  i have a few that i put long aberdeens on and it doesn't seem to make a difference. 
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