Late summer gills

Discussion in 'Warm Water Fishing Inland LP Lakes' started by Vertical jig, Aug 7, 2017.

  1. Vertical jig

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    As soon as it gets warm again the Gills are going to bust loose!!! Catching more and more of them mixed in with the crappies!
     
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    Checked out a lake yesterday evening and seen the same thing. Lot of spots where the beds were just starting to be brushed off. Caught a dozen or so fat females and some crappie around the 7 1/2" mark. Was looking for 8"+ so tossed them back. Very soon.
     
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    I must say it may be an age thing but the older I get the more and more I appreciate a LARGE gill, last night I was trolling for eyes on a "local" lake and my tx-6 went back and much to my suprise a very nice 10" gill was netted, and after a pic of him with a buddys phone I gently released him back in the water even though we had a couple of 11" perch already in cooler....I think I'm getting soft...:)
     
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    PB....last night. 11 incher. FullSizeR (4).jpg Staged just out from spawning area. Let her go. She has too good of genes to not put back in the system!
     
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    That's a hog! Good job Paul!
     
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    Wow! True trophy. Nice catch.

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    LOL... Told my wife I had a master angler fish and she said it was a "Kids Fish"!! I told her it was NOT a kids fish! LOL
     
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    Too funny! I like her sense of humor
     
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    IMG_3100.JPG Weird mixture this morning...gulp didn't work.. had to have live bait
     
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    IMG_2519.JPG Trying some in flour base and half corn meal based
     
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    Nice mixed bag!
    Think you will make it up to the UP this year?
    I’m going to give Corner lakes a try this month for bluegill after you had suggested it last year in a prior post.
    Your second set of pictures looks like a tasty reward for a great catch.
    Hard to beat bluegill and crappie!
     
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    It is a possibility. I may take my son on a camping trip to fish little bay de nice in August. We would hit corner lake for sure. I will let you know. Maybe we can fish together.
     
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    It would be great if you could make it up here.
    Let me know if you do.
    There are a few other lakes near Corner lakes that are worth checking out if you get the chance.
     
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