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Why Everything You Know About Bluegill Management is Wrong---INTERESTING ARTICLE BRINGS UP MANY GOOD POINTS

Why Everything You Know About Bluegill Management is Wrong BY MATT MILLER OCTOBER 15, 2015   Follow Matt Bluegills are prone to overpopulat…

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Why Everything You Know About Bluegill Management is Wrong---INTERESTING ARTICLE BRINGS UP MANY GOOD POINTS

Why Everything You Know About Bluegill Management is Wrong BY MATT MILLER OCTOBER 15, 2015   Follow Matt Bluegills are prone to overpopulat…

Started by Slip Sinker

54 Jan 3
Reply by Bruce Tomaselli

Big bluegills encourages smaller bluegills to grow before spawning, but what about other sunfishes

Studies show that large bluegills sets the standard for smaller bluegills to grow. I think this is largely due to the way bluegills spawn.…

Started by Ric

4 Dec 12, 2018
Reply by jim cosgrove

Full moon and the spawn?

Can someone explaine to me how the full moon correlates with the bluegill spawn. And when exactly to fish around it?

Started by Smoltz

1 May 23, 2017
Reply by jim cosgrove

Beds

Has anyone else seen a bed yet?  I know a lot of you guys are still getting snow and have ice on the water but for those of you in the deep…

Started by Jason

10 Mar 17, 2014
Reply by David, aka, "McScruff"

Spawn - timing

Where is the spawn happening right now. Too cold up in Iowa but I know it has to be going somewhere to the south.

Started by Ryan McCaw

9 May 10, 2013
Reply by Ryan McCaw

Spawning habits

While talking with an old timer he spoke of bluegills pointing down as a spawning ritual, any chance this is correct?

Started by J

2 May 10, 2013
Reply by J

Spawning habits

While talking with an old timer he spoke of bluegills pointing down as a spawning ritual, any chance this is correct?

Started by J

0 May 9, 2013

Can bluegills live or feed in ponds covered with algae? What happens to a lake/pond with no fishing pressure, if it is good to start out with.

Checking out some new lakes & ponds. Will bluegill feed, if a pond is totally  covered with algae. Second lake in chain water is very c…

Started by Frank Ribble

3 Jul 13, 2012
Reply by Walt Foreman

What time of the year do Bluegills spawn?

how long do they spawn for and where to find them in winter months.

Started by will

14 Jun 26, 2012
Reply by Lee

Need some guidance guys!

Brand new to the forum, but looks like there is a ton of great info and people on here. I have a awesome and unique situation here, I have…

Started by Corey Craig

9 Jun 7, 2012
Reply by Corey Craig

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