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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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Sexing redear sunfish.

Here at BBG, I like to believe we are always ready to learn something new and broaden our knowledge base. Sure, we have lots of photos, but…

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65 years is a long time for this record not to have been broken... what gives? especially with all this bio engineering and genetics in play...why is this a northern strain instead of the Coppernose?

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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 in Bluegill Spawning

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Reply by John M. Grimes

Been awhile, but have discovered go-to lure designs that have been kicking A!

 When it comes to what fish strike and why, most anglers disagree especially when lure preference is a factor. The most common assumption i…

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What state would you choose to fish Bluegill if you could only pick one?

We are fortunate to have members from all over this great nation...One of my favorite things about Bigbluegill.com is the instant connecti…

Started by Jeffrey D. Abney in Basic Discussion

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Cleaning jighead eyes

My least favorite thing to do is cleaning the paint out of the hook eyes on small jigs. I've used different ways but none seem very easy or…

Started by Mark Kotolski in Basic Discussion

3 Jun 29
Reply by John Sheehan

Pond Update

Back in 2013 I had a pond cleaned out to dry dirt and made bigger. Some of you might remember that I ordered Coppernose bluegill but receiv…

Started by Long Creek Arkie in Basic Discussion

1 Jun 28
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Setting up a 75 gallon native species tank for a Nature Center

Hi, I'm helping set up a 75 gallon tank for mainly sunfish and hopefully some other species native to Minnesota, perhaps a crayfish as well…

Started by Julie Schroeder in Basic Discussion

0 Jun 15

Bluegill aquarium - anyone?

So, has anyone tried to set up an aquarium just for Bluegills? Is it legal? Any suggestions?

Started by Clay Thompson in Basic Discussion

25 Jun 15
Reply by Julie Schroeder

Spawn/weather fronts

So, I'm in central Virginia and I know in small ponds the bream are probably spawning already, on larger impoundments maybe in prespawn mod…

Started by sean kerley in Basic Discussion

4 May 17
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2018 Master Angler Record Breaking Years back to back 2017-18 Slideshow

Started by Slip Sinker in Basic Discussion

4 Feb 16
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Casting small 1/64 & 1/32 jigs?

Do any of you cast small jigs? 1/64 and 1/32 with no float.. I really like casting jigs and fishing with no float. And slowly working them…

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49 Feb 12
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