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Bluegill Fishing

Bluegill Fishing Tips

What Do Bluegill Eat?

Lepomis macrochirus may not sound like much, but in terms of fun, it’s hard to beat! The common bluegill is plentiful on lakes and ponds across the eastern half of the U.S, and many anglers have turned this fact into fond memories of submerged floats, hard fights on ultralight tackle, and full coolers ready for […]

When Do Bluegill Spawn?

Water temperature triggers every species of fish to spawn, and bluegill are no exception. But because they’re so broadly distributed--and voracious enough to thrive where they’ve found a new home--timing the bluegill spawn is never as simple as marking a calendar. Instead, predicting the spawn is a matter of careful measurement, and by knowing the […]

Crappie vs Bluegill? An Easy Guide to Species Identification

Pretty much everywhere you find crappie, you’ll find an equally healthy population of bluegill. But while both of these species are as fun to catch as they are delicious to eat, anglers new to the panfish game may be confused about which is which. If you’re not sure how to tell the difference between crappie […]

Bluegill Fishing Tips: 7 Tricks Guaranteed to Work

The humble bluegill has a place in the hearts and memories of most freshwater anglers, and if you’re anything like us, one of these feisty little fish probably got you hooked for life! While many of us graduate to bigger and “better” species like bass, spending sundown chasing bluegills as an adult is no less […]

Can You Eat Bluegill?

Can you eat bluegill? Well, the short answer is a resounding yes! While crappie might get top billing as America’s most sought-after panfish, I’d bet that anglers catch more bluegill than any other fish each spring, summer, and fall.  And from full stringers to packed coolers, you can bet that all those bluegills were headed […]

Bluegill Tackle Reviews

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