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JWinpisinger commented on dick tabbert's photo
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Kitty Fish

"Awesome Cat, Did this one end up fried?"
Aug 20, 2017
JWinpisinger commented on Bruce Condello's blog post www.meanmouthbass.com
"Hey Bruce. With all due respect! isn't this in contrast with the rules for this site / blog that you have 'reiterated" so many times? Also I'd like to ask a very generalized question about bluegills. Where can I post a question…"
Jan 22, 2016
John Sheehan left a comment for JWinpisinger
"Great Catch JW!"
Dec 30, 2015
JWinpisinger left a comment for John Sheehan
"That striper was caught near the CBBT (Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel), fishing live eel off of a boat and near the pylon structures. We also caught another that was 54 1/2 lbs. That is the one my brother in law is holding in the pic. The one…"
Dec 30, 2015
JWinpisinger left a comment for John Sheehan
"John, looks like you had a great day o' fishin. I'm still struggling with the freshwater catch. I can relate to you saying that you caught a 'dink' bass. but the lil bass I caught a couple of weeks ago, could be considered bait.…"
Dec 4, 2015
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Another Bluegill Management Device That Took a Live Bluegill

"It does vary by state. it also varies by the type of water. We have WMA lakes, as well as those that are city owned, State owned, and US gov owned waters (like in a national park). The laws can be the same or different as well as different…"
Oct 27, 2013
dick tabbert left a comment for JWinpisinger
"Hi JWinpisinger and thank you for your interest. I would think they would be as good as the commercial jigs out there simply because I made them for myself and want them simply to hold up, 95 percent of all my fishing is done with jigs. After they…"
Jun 5, 2013
JWinpisinger left a comment for dick tabbert
"Hi Dick, I was looking at the crappie jigs that you made. I was wondering how they compare to the commercial ones that can be bought."
Jun 5, 2013
JWinpisinger commented on Tom Beauchamp's blog post Taking kids fishing
"Tom, I do not say this very often. But you are a blessing yourself. A magnificent thing you have done. I myself actually got started fresh water fishing because by neice and nephew had never fished salt water. So though i am the novice, I take them…"
Jun 7, 2010
JWinpisinger commented on Eric Jacocks's blog post best live bait for big gills
"I've had pretty good luck with small minnows. Also the last time out I bought a panfish "kit" which had some very small plastics and spinners. The Gills attacked them. The down side is that I was spending money on something that kept…"
Jun 7, 2010
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Catch and KEEP for Dummies

"Great Vidoes, Thanks for the show."
Jun 6, 2010
JWinpisinger commented on Bill Trussell's blog post A Must for the Bluegill Fisherman
"Bluegillboogieman what size is your truck. Is it like a ranger or F150?"
Jun 6, 2010
JWinpisinger commented on Bill Trussell's blog post A Must for the Bluegill Fisherman
"I'dike to now where you can buy one of these boats, either the pelicn or the bass baby."
Jun 6, 2010
JWinpisinger commented on Bill Trussell's blog post A Must for the Bluegill Fisherman
"That is manageable even for me. Thanks"
Jun 2, 2010
JWinpisinger commented on Josh Holley's group live bait fisherman
"As an afterthought, I started to fish freshwater because I have nephews and nieces who have only fished fresh water. This end of day releasing of the crickets came to me as a way to lighten up a bad day of fishing. No matter what happens during the…"
May 31, 2010
JWinpisinger commented on Josh Holley's group live bait fisherman
"I admit that i am a novice with freshwater fishing. Even I have had some success with catching bluegills with minnows and crickets. I guess it is the kid in me, but I get a kick out of putting a criket on a hook and plopping him on the water with a…"
May 31, 2010

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At 11:22pm on October 8, 2017, carl hendrix said…

JOHN;; I SAW A FEW;; MEPPS JIGS TODAY;; MADE WITH SQUIRREL TAILS; THOUGHT ABOUT PICKING YOU UP A COUPLE OF THEM

At 11:19pm on October 8, 2017, carl hendrix said…

HI  JW;; IM VERY GLAD TO BE ON YOUR FRIENDS LIST!  

At 11:42am on October 5, 2017, John Sheehan said…

I tie them myself ,nothing fancy just attach to a jig hook . I am surprised they are not on the market but I find dead grey squirrels dead in Suburbia here and cut of the tails to utilize .

At 6:53am on July 25, 2017, dick tabbert said…

For some reason I OKed you but can't find you in my friend requests addresses. Maybe it takes awhile to update. If not my email address is    jeepgeep@hotmail.com.

At 5:13pm on July 23, 2017, dick tabbert said…

Yes I am. For now I have my stuff put up till fall but I do still have a few. What can I do for you PM me I'll get back with you.

At 1:01pm on December 30, 2015, John Sheehan said…

Great Catch JW!

At 11:12pm on June 5, 2013, dick tabbert said…

Hi JWinpisinger and thank you for your interest. I would think they would be as good as the commercial jigs out there simply because I made them for myself and want them simply to hold up, 95 percent of all my fishing is done with jigs. After they are tied I put at least 6 half hitches in them and coat the thread with head cement or some other finish on the tying thread. I'm always looking for good jig patterns for crappies so maybe down the road you'll see some new and different jigs.

At 11:31am on June 6, 2010, Bill Trussell said…
Hi JW
You can get one of these little boats at Academy Sports. They carry the trolling motors and batteries, and everything else you will need to rig the boat out. You will not regret getting one of these little boats, it is so handy to just drop in the back of your pickup.
At 2:18am on June 1, 2010, John Sikkila said…
No special 'set up' of any kind JW....Just a ordinary,"run of the mill" point and shoot with the capacity for close-up macro photography and an 18x zoom built in zoom lens...a Panasoninc Lumix DMC-FC18.....certainly not one of your "high end" Cannons or Nikons(which are nice for sure but really don't need one for decent images) plus you don't have to change lenses all the time....this camera has worked well for me for years allready.....more important for a good fish photo is ...lighting....composition....very little "blur"....and numerous other details....which all add up to a decent photo
At 7:41pm on April 24, 2010, Jim Gronaw said…
Indeed...let's talk fishin'!
 
 
 

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"thnx guys Been having an exceptional season on the 2lb CNBGs and it keeps getting better. Been…"
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Another shot of 19" RBT

"Yes they are stocked Dick and this lake is one of the  4 "holdover " lakes in…"
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Another shot of 19" RBT

"John are those stocked trout. Ohio has some lakes they release trout in the spring for the public."
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20190509 first bluegill of the season

"...hey thanks guys!... yeah a completely awkward and unexpected start of the season... down to one…"
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