Fall Bluegill and Happy New Year!

All too often I'll go fishing and leave the resulting photos on my computer for months before uploading them. This is one of those scenarios, from a trip back in October 2011. I went hunting for bluegill at a favorite lake spot (let's call it "Hill Lake"). Had to hike in, but it was worth it. Managed to land numerous healthy bluegill on microjigs tipped with mealworms.

Getting down to the water can be a challenge, especially at spots like this.

I love the fight even small bluegill put up. On ultralight fishing tackle (2lb mono, spinning rod/reel), they are a blast to catch. Tight lines and Happy New Year!

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January 3, 2012 at 7:46 PM delete

Happy New Year! Great catch, and the scenery shot is amazing!


Be nice.