Need Help Catching Panfish

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2020/05/20 16:04:58 (permalink)

Need Help Catching Panfish

I’m looking for some help catching some panfish. I have been trying pieces of night crawler with a bobber a couple foot above the hook and a sinker maybe a foot above the hook. I have been casting close to the shoreline or near the dock and have had one little nibble. I’m wondering if I’m missing something with my setup. For example, I’m seeing stuff about fluorocarbon which I’m not using. I’m also seeing people fish further out from the bank. Also getting conflicting info on reeling in and just letting it sit. Any good resources for minimal bank fishing for bream and stuff?
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    FishinGuy
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    Re: Need Help Catching Panfish 2020/05/21 09:49:18 (permalink)
    I wouldn't be too worried about fluorocarbon for panfish. Just keep moving until you find them. I wouldn't let my bobber sit in 1 spot for more than a minute or so. Give it a couple twitches now and then to keep them looking at it. Meal worms work best as bait for me. Size 8 or so Aberdeen hooks are my go to.
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    Re: Need Help Catching Panfish 2020/05/21 12:07:12 (permalink)
    Dont need fluoro for pans just a small size mono. Try your bobber method if don’t work go deep. Let sit then pull in a little let sit and repeat. Smaller hook and let them take it. If you feel a good pull hook. It’s alot of water cover as much as you can goes with any fish.
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    Re: Need Help Catching Panfish 2020/06/02 21:00:35 (permalink)
    good luck
    post edited by spoonminnow - 2020/06/23 07:56:59
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