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​Bluegill and Pumpkinseed Fishing Tips

WHERE

Habitat -- Weedy shorelines of lakes and ponds, gravel and rocky areas 

 

HOW

Bait -- Piece of nightcrawler, wax worm or meal worm fished on a hook below a bobber
Lures -- Small twisters & poppers
Lure Color -- White, yellow & chartreuse
Line -- 6-12 lb. test
Hook Size -- 6-12
Lure Size -- 1/32 to 1/8 oz.

 

WHEN

Spring -- Early morning
Summer -- Late day
Fall -- Late day