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  • Florissant, MO
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Starting to clean and put new line on my reels

Found a brand new spare spool for a ABU Garcia  Cardinal 504 ALB. Have no idea of where the reel is, but if anyone has a use for the spool it's yours for the taking.Continue

Started Feb 21, 2013

Throwing spinning tackle
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Ok . Kinda weird maybe . But does anyone else put the line from the spinning reel underneath their thumb when throwing spinning tackle? (on top of the handle). I have used this method (way)  for 40+…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Donald Kern Feb 11, 2013.

Spincasting reels
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Most all of my fishing is done with spinning tackle. Often I get to take others- grandkids, friends etc, who really don't like using the spinning tackle. If any members use spincasting gear what…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David, aka, "McScruff" Feb 4, 2013.

Need a few feet of 40-50 lb fly line backing
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I tie my own slip knots for bobber fishing. When using heavier stuff the smaller knots created using 20lb backing tend to go through the bead. Want to try using heavier backing but  $15 plus shipping…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Donald Kern Dec 18, 2012.

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At 12:44pm on February 14, 2012, dick tabbert said…

Welcome aboard Donald to the bigbluegill.com. At this site we have lots and lots of information all you have to do is look, learn and enjoy. We have blogs that are interesting in themselves each one loaded with information all we have to do is look at them read them and learn from them. We have forums another tool to spread information on the site either in a question or shared gathered information so don't be afraid to participate, its a learning tool we can all learn something from. If we have knowledge of the subject matter please share so we can learn also, we all want to learn that's why where here. On the site is tons of information for us to fine tune our skills. When we do get to go out and fish we are learning maybe even using some of our new learned skills. Don't be afraid to share your fishing experiences with us we would love to hear about them. We have one of the best photo sections I know of anywhere put in by the members.  There are fish pictures not just bluegills but lots of different species with lots of the quality picture's.  Again it's there for us to use and get lost in all those quality photo's. No site would be complete without a video section and we have a great one with lots of video's to look at. There is so much to see on the site you can't help but to learn something about fishing and that's really why we are here to learn and have fun doing it. Then last of all we have a chat line which is very under utilized but there to use, you must be logged on to participate in any activity other than that it is read only. Enjoy our site and learn so we can become better fisherman and in turn enjoying our sport a little bit more. Have fun with the site and GOODFISHIN..

 
 
 

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