In this video from Angling Buzz, Minnesota DNR Area Fisheries Supervisor David Weitzel explains how the Quality Bluegill Initiative (QBI) will help combat shrinking bluegill populations in the state of Minnesota. Categories: Fishing, Minnesota Videos, News Tags: Angling Buzz, Bluegill, Fishing
Locate standing weeds in shallow water in late winter, and hungry panfish will be hanging out nearby.
Small spoons tipped with plastics, worms, or minnow heads and tails will attract more perch, crappies, and sunfish thus boosting your odds of catching more fish.
Put away the bobbers and use your electronics to locate the big bluegills of late summer
Use electronics to locate panfish in deeper water during the warmer months of July and August.
Vermont record for largest bluegill also set in 2016.