minnows as a tipping bait. These examples are all highly popular lures that will help you fill your frying pan with bluegill filets at the end of the day. Tiny minnows and baby crayfish are also a Bluegill favorite. Perfect for jigging or drop shot fishing, the scent dispersion technology attracts fish from a wide and far range. This item is temporarily out of stock. These dimensions make them very irresistible to bluegills! as a tipping bait for 1/64th oz jigs and the worms took 26 gills to just 1 for the Gulp! Bait at DICK'S Sporting Goods. 2. This is particularly true for the bluegill. You don’t need to cut up a wax worm. Read more. S. strangetamer90 OP. Put in 1 tablespoon powdered Jell-O and cover it with a plastic wrap. Helpful. Alive! NO Mess. Save 5% more with Subscribe & Save. Water dries, rocks crumble, and trees die. Do you know a source for small plastic worms, sized for bluegills? Crickets. When I use Gulp plastic worms for bass often gills will bite off the ribbon tail. Reply. Each of the worms is 4-inch in size and weighs around 1.1 ounces. I grew up using wax worms and red worms for bluegill on the dock at my grandparents' lake house in Indiana. Before I had pulled away both had caught a Trout! That’s how we used the gulp minnows before, like a tube jig. If you find a lower price on Berkley Gulp! 4.3 out of 5 stars 637. Outdoorsman. Hard Baits. Waxies. tipped jigs. Product details Color:BROWN. $7.23. Berkley Gulp Fishing Bait. Wow what a find! Keep it in the refrigerator for around 4/5 hours. 8 people found this helpful. S. Joined: Dec 2017. I manage to catch a red ear sunfish on the worm and not the minnow. However, when I switch back to the Gulp, I catch a beautiful 11-inch crappie! Sep 18, 2020 - Explore Mark's board "Bluegill" on Pinterest. (the one I posted) Reply. For bluegill fishing at our pond, for years we used small crappie jigs with yellow niblets, but when we recently switched to a small hook and the 1” Gulp worms, the fish went wild. But worms are not the only bait that works. Tried the mealworm alone, one nibble but no commitment. Their mouths are just too small to consume tiny fish. Alive. When it comes to bluegills, some baits work like magic. I have only two left (about 2 1/2 inches long, maybe 3 inches) that have two hooks embedded in them, one at the tail end and one in front, and don't know where I got them. Berkley Gulp! After catching a few nice bluegills on the Gulp Minnow, I try the worm to see what I can catch. Caught them easily. The Berkley Gulp. Dallas, TX. Crickets and other small insects that end up in the water often get gobbled up as well. He switched to the worms and caught a half dozen. I bought some a while back just because I was curious and finally got them out last weekend when I took my little brother to catch some gills. Very impressive result, some bluegill even swollow the hook deep into throat. Similar to mealworms, these are available in many bait shops, but if you’re having trouble finding one, pet shops are likely to have them. While some anglers swear by the tried-and-true nightcrawlers and leaf worms, many of today’s artificial baits are engineering marvels, and in some cases, a work of art. Then you should bring the best bluegill bait with you! $1.99 . Also, they are probably the most aggressive species in the panfish family. Any little bug (flys, grasshoppers, locusts, crickets, etc.) Comment Report abuse. Even more impressive, the natural formulation of Gulp! They are the perfect size for these smaller fish. Minnows are probably the best bait for large bluegills. -Used garden worms vs. Gulp! However, artificial lures can be used successfully as well. Since the entire 1 inch minnow would make a bulky, oversized offering for the gills, I decided to use the back half of the minnow as a tipping option, suspended just like the jig/worm option. For bass, rubber worms, real worms, gulp alive sandworms work for me, live minnows, spinners, crank baits, small jointed raps, top water poppers, etc. Southern Pro Tiny Worms. $5.99 . Mix 1.5 cups of flour with ¾ cups of Mountain Dew soda and whisk it properly. lalley120. Fathead Minnows. Just be careful, bluegill will engulf worms so you may gut hook some fish if you aren’t paying attention. Now roll the dough into 1.4 inch balls. Truth: I tipped a Gulp! And yesterday, when nothing was biting, I went to the baitcaster and tried a bunch of spinner baits. Get it as soon as Sun, Oct 4. Usually in the summer I use smaller red or garden worms. $6.39 $ 6. For bluegill, as someone else said, mealworms work nicely... so does a little piece of bread balled up on a small hook. I ran out of my pan fish Gulp and found this bottle at the bottom of my box. I have to cut the fish line and pull the hook out. Make sure you use these baits in between three days. Recently I have had some luck with Berkley's Gulp Earthworms, but is there a better option?