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Thanks, Tooty!!!!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by DAVID L EITUTIS Jan 27, 2013.

New Format.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by wag Feb 20, 2013.

New members!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Angelo C Mastrando Jr. Mar 26, 2012.

 

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Bruce Tomaselli commented on Bruce Condello's group Bluegill Fly Rodders
"Me, too, John. I just use a regular trout taper. It makes casting easier."
Sunday
john commented on Bruce Condello's group Bluegill Fly Rodders
"on my blue gill rods i will use either a trout weight tapered leader or i'll use a eye inserted into the fly line itself with any where from 9 to 12 ft of 4 pound mono."
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Bluegill Fly Rodders

If you love to nail a big bluegill or shellcracker on a fly rod, this is your group.
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John Sheehan commented on Bruce Condello's group www.BigBullhead.com
"Three on this occasion Leo .That's unusual from my experience! I got a small Brown Bullhead in addition to this White Cat and my nephew got a small Channel Cat or perhaps it was a Brown Bullhead. Here's my lil' Bully:"
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The Shellcrackers

If you've caught a redear sunfish, or if you want people to THINK you've caught a redear sunfish, this is the group for you.
Jan 12
John Burns commented on Bruce Condello's group The Shellcrackers
"Here is a redear I caught with a cast net out of my forage pond. I had been catching 3" fingerlings to transfer to another pond and this big boy showed up in the net."
Nov 22, 2017
John Sheehan commented on Bruce Condello's group www.BigBullhead.com
"Carl I guess what ever Circle hook size,would compare with a #1 Baitholder  hook which is what I've been using."
Nov 21, 2017
John Sheehan commented on Bruce Condello's group www.BigBullhead.com
"NOT TERRIBLY FAR FROM ME: NY Record :White Catfish 10 lb. 5 oz. 25.5 Joe Silicato Jig & Cut Bait New Croton Reservoir, Westchester Co. 5/17/98....Twice as big as my largest!"
Nov 21, 2017

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July 4
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I live on a quarry pond.
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Nebraska

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Notes from a Nebraska bluegill derelict.

Something came in the mail a couple days ago...

At first I thought maybe it was from my M.D.  He's been pushing me to eat better, and as you can see there were some pretty good items here.  But then I realized it was from my BBG buddies. 

First of all there were saltine crackers. …

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Posted on May 22, 2016 at 2:30pm — 8 Comments

Christmas Bluegill Wishes

I would like to extend a sincere and heartfelt gratitude to all of the members of BigBluegill.com.

I know I've been lacking in posts and pictures lately, but the demands of my family and my business render me an observer most of the time.  I read every post and enjoy every picture.  Every big bluegill caught feels like I landed it myself.

I hope that all of you have an amazing Christmas, and a great new year.  2016 will surely be full of great catches, great…

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Posted on December 24, 2015 at 1:51pm — 3 Comments

A few random thoughts about bluegill

I'd like to just reiterate a couple of my thoughts about bluegill.

Many of us started with bluegill.  When we caught bluegill as kids, we were proud and excited.  They were willing participants in the angling game, and were scrappy fighters for their size.  Bluegill were also beautiful by any standards, and were curiously varied and original.

Many of us drifted away from bluegill as we aged.  We became jaded, and influenced by those around us.  We were told that…

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Posted on April 7, 2015 at 9:33pm — 13 Comments

Please consider joining BigBluegill founder Bruce Condello at the Pond Boss Conference!

Upcoming Pond Boss Conference and Expo

I would like to personally invite you to the National Pond Boss Conference and…
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Posted on January 25, 2015 at 1:52pm

Huge favor for Bruce Condello!

My friends, I don't make a habit of asking for favors, but I would like to make a humble request of each and every one of you.

 

On Monday evening, Memorial Day, at 10 pm central time, there is going to be a very special show on television.  Two of my best friends ever, and www.bigbluegill.com members, Nate and Justin Herman are going to have their very own reality show!!!

 

On DIY network, which is channel 111 on…

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Posted on May 21, 2014 at 6:30pm — 14 Comments

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At 7:48pm on April 1, 2017, Robert J Sarrazine said…

Dang Doc, didn't dawn on me what day it is but this ain't no joke!!Me%20%26%20Amber%20Jacks.jpg 

At 7:39pm on April 1, 2017, Robert J Sarrazine said…

Mr Bruce, been awhile since we've communicated so though I'd just say have a good spring and better summer.

Please don't re-post with the names reversed........Bob-O

Oh if the folks here only knew our history, there would be many chuckles. 

At 5:06pm on July 01, 2016, Hung Viet Do gave Bruce Condello a gift
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Thanks for reaching out and next few rounds are on me!
 
 
 

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2017-Final Report Card is In!

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16.5'' Largemouth Bass (1-19-18)

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8.5'' Bluegill (1-19-18)

"BTW, fine Hen!"
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8.75'' Yellow Perch (1-19-18)

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16.5'' Largemouth Bass (1-19-18)

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"Great way to hook barrel swivel on ! Is that Bucktail you tied on? Crappie wont pass this up I bet!"
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