Bluegill - Big Bluegill

Do you love big bluegill?

Attached are a couple of pix I took this weekend of my grand-daughter fishing gills through a hatch I installed in the floor of my pontoon boat a few weeks back. I handed her my Frabil icefishing rod after setting the depth and she began jigging away. She got the knack of it in no-time and caught at least a dozen nice slabs right up through the floor while other on the pontoon fished the outer edges. Wish I knew how to post this as a picture but can only add the attachment with hopes you check it out. Sincerely, Bob

Views: 115

Attachments:

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

I'm from the Deep South and never understood ice fishing. Drilling holes under your feet over freezing water! I laughed at it.

Drilling holes in the bottom of your boat so your granddaughter can fish. Now I'm smiling. Way to go Gramps!

Boogieman
Don't think that thought didn't enter my mind! I have a pop-up camper with a broken cable that I want to covert into an ice shanty on wheels for this winter. I've started to see more and more of them out on the ice lately. It will have all the features of a camper and of course there will be holes in the floor! Just need to find a place I can get it under a roof for a few days to jack the top up and frame in the sides. Heck, icefishing is only a few more months away up here in the Frozen Tundra!
Nice pictures! Never saw like that before! Show Mr. IceFishing Dave Genz if he can not wait to go ice fishing!
lol!
Now thats slick ! Good job Grandpa. steve b
Bob, as an avid ice fisherman, I loved your pictures. She's got the "best seat" in the house!!
Thanks blackhawks:

Now I'm tooling up to make some rod holders for the folks in the front and back so they can set their rods down and not have to hold them or try to rest them on something or another. Thanks to 2lbgill, I have a design I really like and start the proto-type today. I have 2 grandson's who are a bit too young to start fishing yet but in a couple of years, when they are old enough, I hope to have all the time in the world to spend every day on the water with them! Can't wait! Bob

RSS

Latest Activity

dick tabbert posted photos
1 hour ago
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's status
"Absolutely John........we rarely catch just one sunfish species but normally a pattern is developed…"
1 hour ago
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on LedHed's photo
Thumbnail

IMG_2170

"Nice male and female shot............so many people would love to have 9s getting in the way! …"
1 hour ago
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

My Wife and I Caught a Solid Bushel of Blue Crabs Today......8/18/2019

"Thanks TK.......looking forward to it........it's a little sweeter when you catch your…"
1 hour ago
LedHed posted photos
4 hours ago
John Sheehan commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's status
"That's what I like Multi-Species.There are generally around 9-11 or so Species available to…"
8 hours ago
Tinknocker1 commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

My Wife and I Caught a Solid Bushel of Blue Crabs Today......8/18/2019

"ohhhh my Jeffrey that's going to be some good viddles !"
12 hours ago
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

My Wife and I Caught a Solid Bushel of Blue Crabs Today......8/18/2019

"Thanks Ronald.....we'll eat a few boiled and use the rest for crab cakes and "she…"
yesterday
Ronald A Wilson commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney posted a status
"We were socked in early today but the rains ended and the wife and I headed out for some blue crab fishing....got a nice bushel of Jimmies!"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's status
"John it's an amazing fishery.........we caught eleven largemouth, white perch and yellow perch…"
yesterday
John Sheehan commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's status
"How many species are there or have you caught there Jeff?"
yesterday
John Sheehan commented on dick tabbert's group FISHING ELECTRONICS
"Funny you should say that Allen ! The other day ,we were catching most of our Pickerel and the one…"
yesterday
John Sheehan commented on dick tabbert's photo
Thumbnail

8/17/19

"Chubby!"
yesterday
dick tabbert posted photos
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
yesterday
Allen Morgan commented on dick tabbert's group FISHING ELECTRONICS
"GPS is nice when you can take your unit out during warm weather (NOW), and mark various waypoints…"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Saturday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's status
"We're very fortunate along the estuary John.......it is such a fertile body of water you never…"
Saturday

© 2019   Created by Bluegill.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service