Bluegill - Big Bluegill

Do you love big bluegill?

 After another disturbing occurrence of this frightening phenomenon I've decided to share it with you all to see how many others have been affected.

Setting: Beautiful morning at the pond.

Plan: Fried BG dinner.

So here I am fishing away totally oblivious to the EVIL lurking in my trusty Bluegill cooler. Since a couple of the kids are coming for dinner I decide 25-30 would be a good mess.

Aftermath: Just before dark at my cleaning table.

After putting all my gear away and hobbling over to my cleaning table I flip open the cooler and peer in with HORROR!

The 30 BG I kept have somehow grown to 50 chilled fish looking back up at me.... hmmmmmm. After filleting for just a little past FOREVER I look back in the cooler at 75 BG SMIRKING back at me. ARRRGHHHHHH! 

Finally slamming  the lid I run screaming into the house to call the X-files.

I'm not sure what's going on here, but it's not the first time. 

How many of Y'all have had this same experience?

Views: 685

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Earl, did you eat those filets yet? I can smell them frying.

 I haven't been doing much of anything for the last two weeks. I got hit by lightening and have been kinda healing up a little!

Holy Crap!  Are you okay? Wow!

The chore of fileting can seem daunting at times but you just have to keep thinking about the end result. Fresh fried gills and whatever sides you prefer, the fish is so yummy, so tasty , sooooo gooood. It is worth the task but if I am feeling tired or rundown and have some fish in the freezer then I may just do a catch and release day. Really depends on how hungry you are for fresh gills, just typing this is making me hungry. Might have to have a catch and eat day tomorrow. LOL

RSS

Latest Activity

John Sheehan posted a photo

applepearsmoked Trout

Tomorrow I will be going up to the Saint Lawrence River for a Five Day stay to fish with Brother…
Friday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group Multi Panfish
"RIPLEYS BELIEVE IT OR NOT : This duel catch single Hook Phenomenon has only happened twice in my…"
Thursday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Finally, Dan’s Birthday Dinner Today…..9/18/2022

"Thanks Troy….growing up in Louisiana if you learn one thing from the local…"
Sep 19
Troy Dorman commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Sep 18
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Sep 18
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Sep 18
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Sep 18
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Sep 18
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Sep 18
Jeffrey D. Abney posted a status
"Dan and I got a morning trip in today…located the bigger gills micro jig fishing.1/64th ounce tipped with live crickets fished at three feet"
Sep 18
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Crappie Daily Double…..North Carolina Style……9/17/2022

"We’re fortunate to have such fertile brackish waters Bruce…..thanks "
Sep 18
Jeffrey D. Abney posted a photo
Sep 17
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Sep 17
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Sep 17
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Sep 17
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Sep 17
Jeffrey D. Abney posted a status
"Crisp 55 degree Morning, light fog on the creek early but underway after 15 minute delay….a nice mixed bag of gills, crappie and largemouth."
Sep 17
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

wawway pick

"Thanks Jeff ! Keeping the wacky stick worm close to bottom netted two Pickerel in two casts ."
Sep 17
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

another wacky bass

"Yeah Jeff, glad to see the Bass getting more aggressive. The Pickerel ,of course, are still going…"
Sep 17
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

spoon bass

"Thanks Jeff ,sometimes an aggressive snap gets their attention .Other times just soft pumps or…"
Sep 17

© 2022   Created by Bluegill.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service