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The Big and Ugly

This group is for all the members that enjoy an occasional bend of your rod from Carp, Catfish, Redhorse Suckers, Quillbacks, Gar, Bowfin and other undesireables........Our hearts are with the beloved Bluegill but we don't shy away from a big battle!

Location: Anywhere they grow......
Members: 30
Latest Activity: Sep 23, 2016

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BOWFIN LOVERS 7 Replies

Since it must be Bowfin Monday, I just thought I'd offer this to any of our BBG members who have ever caught or photographed the powerful bowfin. Southern boys and mid-westerners alike, show us your…Continue

Started by Jim Gronaw. Last reply by John Sheehan May 25, 2016.

Blue Cats from the James and Potomac 2 Replies

I am hoping to try for some blues on the tidal Potomac this Monday...Hope to tangle with some of the big cats, like these from previous trips...…Continue

Started by Jim Gronaw. Last reply by Slip Sinker Nov 15, 2014.

Channel Cats in Ponds 6 Replies

We have had a very good week with pond cats, and largemouths, locally. Pond catties are available to us in about 8 different small bodies of water, both public and private. We have been getting them…Continue

Started by Jim Gronaw. Last reply by Tony Livingston Oct 17, 2013.

Well, well, well...look what the fly drug in! 5 Replies

Fishing slow and deep for a big gill and connected with Mr. Whiskers.Continue

Started by Rex Robinson. Last reply by Ray Ditzenberger Feb 13, 2013.

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Comment by Leo Nguyen on May 22, 2015 at 12:05pm

Big, ugly, and ooooo..so yummy looking.

Comment by Allen Morgan on May 22, 2015 at 11:19am

The Flathead is a hair over 14 lbs.  The Blue Cats are between 5 and 7 lbs each.

I've got fillets from a couple Channel Cats already in my freezer.  Gonna have a Trifecta fish fry tomorrow!

Comment by Slip Sinker on November 21, 2014 at 4:41am

i really like this carp video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYKvNAtq-bA

Comment by Slip Sinker on November 16, 2014 at 8:16pm

i hope so Allen because you are supposed to catch and not release. everything i heard was they are the best eaters in florida.

Comment by Allen Morgan on November 16, 2014 at 8:09pm

I hear Snakeheads are tasty!  Which is probably why the Asians imported, then released, them.

Comment by Jason Preslar on November 16, 2014 at 5:16am
I think the closest snakehead to me that ive gotten word of was a nice one in Lake Wylie. 16lbs I think.
Comment by Jim Gronaw on November 15, 2014 at 10:00pm

Ken...the Potomac near me is the epi-center, nationwide for northern snakeheads that can reach 18 pounds and torture tackle. There are a few guides who are targeting them.

Comment by Slip Sinker on November 15, 2014 at 9:55pm

Hopefully ill be able to start a discussion about Snakeheads soon... Florida bound this winter and early spring.

Comment by John Sheehan on June 29, 2014 at 8:25am

Thanks Leo ,I got a trifecta that day trolling Shad Raps ;a Walleye, Channel Cat and Sheepshead .

Comment by Leo Nguyen on June 15, 2014 at 8:11am
Holy smoke. Great catches!
 

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