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I get to fish quite a bit all by myself and some with my father in law and we do pretty good. Get to eat fish almost any time I want and living here in Iowa ya gotta think about stocking the freezer…Continue

Started Jul 11, 2015

What do you sacrifice to go gillin?
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I will get this started with the obvious....rest. What do you or are you willin to give up in order to go fishing. Good thing the wife likes to fish. LOL!Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by carl hendrix Jul 13, 2015.

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I know this is a bluegill site but just wondered how many fellow walleye fisherman belong to this site. Been gettin a few here and there and just wanted some info from the group.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Goose Pond Monster May 21, 2012.

Tiny Spinners and Big Bluegills
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Lately I have been having some good luck with tiny panther martins and rooster tails spinners and just thought I would like to hear some yarns from other members.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by dick tabbert Jul 27, 2011.

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I live in Iowa and hate the cold and no way I am going out on ice so I get about 7 months of good fishing targeting dif species at dif times of course. But once the gilling is hot it is hard to not go twice or thrice a day. Forgot how many things gillers have in common and want to say thanks those of you that never stop posting blogs and discussions. I had to read quite a bit just so I knew where to toss my 2 cents at. Always some new or remindful info almost any where you look. Always seems…

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Posted on July 11, 2015 at 9:27am

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How to find a lost fisherman?

Yesterday I was there

Today I am here

Tomorrow who cares!

Point might be you were always here!

Posted on July 11, 2015 at 9:16am

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I don't care what kind of panfish I catch and have a hard time picking out the hybrids but if they fry I Like em !

Posted on July 11, 2015 at 8:44am

 
 
 

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