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About 40 miles west of Bemidji along HWY 2.. This was after the storm rolled through our area on it's way east.. Had time to get out and do some fishing.

I haven't been out too much lately, but we made up for it last night, it was a great trip with numerous bluegills in the 8-10" range.

The two go to jigs were the gypsy jig from Northland Tackle (Laurie's go to jig last night) and I was using a Little Nipper from Lindy... Both deadly jigs underneath a float in this scenario. I ended up losing my only Little Nipper to a darn northern, so I tied on a Northland Forage jig in red. My favorite color of course, and that turned out to be a deadly lure too smile

This is a lake I've fished extensively this past winter and did well on the big 'gils. We fished a couple of mid lake humps with a lot of emergent vegetation, but dropped off into deep water. We caught fish in 8-13' among the scattered cabbage and coontail before it dropped off into the deeper water.

Laurie with a dandy on the gypsy jig!


Me with a fat 10" 'gil pulled in with the Little Nipper


Laurie with another gypsy jig donkey pushing 10"!


Forage spoon 'Gil


The Little Nipper, a great jig to use with or without bait!!


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Jim you may have not been out much but by the looks of it you haven't lost the knack for catching those big gills.

Great pics and really nice gills

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Thanks Gordie!!! I may be down your way this weekend, and if you are out and about give me a call... Oh wait, I lost my dang phone again lol! PM me if you are getting out this weekend. I should have a new phone by then though.

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I got bait and I wanna get out

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