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David Hughes commented on Slip Sinker's group Everything a to z concerning Micro-Jigging
"Thanks for starting a group for this. I only dabble with this but have had some real results. I have caught Crappie on micro jigs when regular sized stuff was ignored"
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Everything a to z concerning Micro-Jigging

Micro-Jigging for panfish i believe is the hottest and most productive method for panfish in the sport! yet is not even discussed!!! let your secrets out on how you use this technique to tag the big ones as well as to fill the cooler.See More
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Catching fish with physics and geometry

So, a fish story, My brother Larry is over from North Carolina for our annual fishing trip and we decide to run over to Kentucky Lake the first day. So, we start looking for Crappie and that's pretty slow so we begin to look for some bluegill. He is throwing a 1/32 oz jig and we are catching a few. I decide to throw a pink bluegill slider on a 1/16 oz roadrunner head. We are both picking up one here and one there when I make a cast next to a stickup and get a nice thump. I set the hook and…

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Posted on June 16, 2017 at 7:01pm — 5 Comments

Couple of hours this morning

Went to Old Hickory this morning to work out some bugs in my Garmin 7 SV, no luck there. Decided while I was there to fish a little. Only had a couple of hours so, I tried a little bass fishing. Bluegills wouldn't leave my slider alone so, I tried a white Roadrunner. Nothing, not even a sniff. Back to the slider, peck peck peck. Changed to a dark Crappie Slider and it was game on. Caught about 50 mostly small in an hour plus 2 Kentuckies and a Largemouth. Just a few big enough to keep so I…

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Posted on August 28, 2016 at 10:55am — 4 Comments

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At 11:46am on August 28, 2016, carl hendrix said…

HEY DAVID !  IM AT GALLATIN !!  HI NEIGHBOR !

At 9:31pm on January 8, 2016, dick tabbert said…

Welcome David to Big Bluegill. I am also a member of Big Bluegill wanting to welcome you and to share some of what goes on here at the site. This is a site with loads of information where we can learn and enjoy in what we like doing best, fishing. In this site we have loads of information we can feed off of and share and learn and having a good time doing so. We have FORUMS, BLOGS, CHAT ROOM, SPECIAL GROUPS, VIDEO'S, and the best PHOTO'S you can find anywhere on the internet. Feel free to jump in and investigate the site it is loaded with information and above all don't be afraid to participate we are all still in the learning process and improving and honing our skills making us better fishermen/fisherwoman and enjoying it all throughout the process.

What you personally may add my be that little extra something that we can put in our own little bag of tricks something we can use to make us better fisher people ourselves.

We are all about Bluegill, Big Bluegills ( Bluegills, Sunfishes, Red Ears, Brim family) but not to stop there you will read about many different species of fish even some you may not have known even existed in the Bluegill world and forums with many picture to share, but our main goal is catching that ultimate giant Gill so we can meet that special goal and maybe some bragging rights along the way. Its just a good well rounded site with loads of information with good people a family atmosphere who don't mind sharing, we have loads of fun doing so which you will see.

Our Video section that will keep your blood pumping and make you want to be fishing on that special lake or river fishing your heart out. (TAKE A KID AND DADS FISHING) such a great high. Above all we want you to enjoy yourself don't be afraid to share some of your fishing experiences with us we would love to hear about them please don't be afraid to share your exact lakes with me with all GPS coordinates and the exact baits you used it will be our little secret.

We have the best Photo's on the web some being so good you will be in aw and they are so addictive you'll keep coming back for more, there is truly some beautiful stuff there posted for our BBG family. We all love to share and share we do with some breath taking photo's. It will take you hours to see then all and you'll enjoy every minute of it..

Be aware of our Chat Room which in my opinion is very under utilized but you must be log in to correspond on it. So by all means log in and use It you will meet some interesting and great people there. Enjoy have fun but above all always stay safe. GOOD FISHIN..

 

 
 
 

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Big bluegills encourages smaller bluegills to grow before spawning, but what about other sunfishes

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