Bluegill - Big Bluegill

Do you love big bluegill?

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 connection with the people that love and enjoy the same things that I do when it comes to all things Bluegill from folks all over the country.....Many of us have also had the great experience of fishing several different states whether vacationing, traveling for work or as a result of moving..... If you could pick one state to fish Bluegill, what state would it be and why? Thanks for sharing and I expect this may be a difficult choice for some and very easy for others.....Again, thanks in advance!

Views: 11715

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Agree 100% with you on that.

 

South Carolina.

Why? It hurts my head to think about all the other possibilities so I'll just keep it simple. Besides, world records have been caught here - and it's where I live. I likes to fish close to home; the cornbread is fresh and the ice tea coldest.

Now if I could travel wherever I wanted to fish, I would go visit all my BBG friends. I'd start with Dick Tabbert, and bring some decent grits for him.

Since I don't do much if any traveling out of state, it would have to be my home state of Indiana.

Eric

Nothing wrong with that Eric......the Hoosier state is represented very well on this site!

You bet it is Mr. Abney!

The only guided trip I took was on Lake Okeechobee in Fla. where my son and I caught 150+  in 1 1/2 hours while wading amongst a bunch of alligators who thankfully left us alone.  So it would rank up there on my list.

This definitely sounds like a memorable trip Marty........in a creek in South Carolina I would often catch gills right next to gators but that has all changed now that they are getting hunted there.......I wasn't wading by these though....lol

South Carolina is third on my list but very close to overtaking Louisiana for second.....My personal best gill always gives me confidence fishing the Palmetto State...It doesn't hurt knowing I can get Shrimp and Grits while I'm here either!

and me too. lol

Warm cornbread, cold tea and a fish fry. Sounds excellent for a Rendezvous!!

Key to happiness learn to love what you're handed in life, out of all the places I've lived there always seem to be beautiful scenery and fish to be caught if you're willing to get out there and search it out.  I've only fished for gills in oh, md, ny, va, sc, nc, ga, ky, and mi.  Out of those states sc produced the most solid stringers but I caught nice gills everywhere I invested the time to learn the available waters. 

Good view point Mark....always make the best of what you have!

RSS

Latest Activity

John Sheehan replied to David, aka, "McScruff"'s discussion BUK PERRY FANS?
"1st time i heard of Leadcore line was on a fishing trip to Maine years ago. .I was there for…"
6 hours ago
dick tabbert replied to David, aka, "McScruff"'s discussion BUK PERRY FANS?
"Unfortunately for me all I have now is my plug never used. I was good till he got talking lead line."
20 hours ago
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's album
Thumbnail

Ice Fishin' 2021

"Been going with these three spoons tipped with Salted Shiner heads or Live Fatheads and Minnows.…"
22 hours ago
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group East coast Ice fisherman
"These three spoons have been the catchers so far Jan/Feb 2021 :1/8th oz.Slimfish/ 1/5th oz. SP and…"
22 hours ago
John Sheehan replied to David, aka, "McScruff"'s discussion BUK PERRY FANS?
"Turns out I have 10 SpoonPlugs in 7 sizes "
23 hours ago
John Sheehan replied to David, aka, "McScruff"'s discussion BUK PERRY FANS?
"I hear you Dave ! Structure, breaks and Breaklines and Depth and Speed control are key words in…"
yesterday
David, aka, "McScruff" replied to David, aka, "McScruff"'s discussion BUK PERRY FANS?
"Buck was a ground breaker - he saw the fish in ways other people never did. My favorite story about…"
yesterday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group East coast Ice fisherman
"Thanks Dick! Bruce-Glad to hear you're getting out there!"
yesterday
John Sheehan replied to David, aka, "McScruff"'s discussion BUK PERRY FANS?
"Nice Dick !I have about 6 sizes of BP Spoonplugs I've never used .Got them back in the…"
yesterday
Bruce Tomaselli commented on John Sheehan's group East coast Ice fisherman
"Nice fish, John. All I've been catching this year is pickerel and just a few bass. To be fair…"
yesterday
dick tabbert replied to David, aka, "McScruff"'s discussion BUK PERRY FANS?
"Funny you should mention it. I took the Buck Perry seminar years ago. Didn't leave empty…"
yesterday
dick tabbert commented on John Sheehan's group East coast Ice fisherman
"WTG John."
Tuesday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group Not losing Fish with right Gear and Tecnique
"Lost a fish pulling the transducer out of the ice hole .My jerky movement knocked the fish off…"
Tuesday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group Piscatorial Pursuit of Perch
"PB Perch /14" "
Tuesday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group East coast Ice fisherman
Tuesday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group East coast Ice fisherman
"Greg and I got out on the ice again and caught 4 Pickerel a Bass and a Perch .Shiners on tipups and…"
Tuesday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

IMG_1686

"Thanks Men!  Jigging is a fun way to catch them .I would like to get on a big mess of Perch…"
Monday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

IMG_1690

"Glad the photo problem i was having is no longer a problem !"
Monday
John Sheehan posted photos
Monday
dick tabbert replied to Julie Schroeder's discussion Setting up a 75 gallon native species tank for a Nature Center
"There will be much enjoyable time spent there."
Feb 14

© 2021   Created by Bluegill.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service