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James Sands
  • Skokie, IL
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Thill Gold Metal versus Gold Metal Supreme Floats

Hello,I really enjoy Thill Gold Metal floats, but have not tried the newer Gold Metal Supreme Floats.  The Supreme  (for the Stealth and Mini Stealth models) have a plastic system where you can…Continue

Started Sep 15, 2014

What is the best glue for gluing small plastic tubes to spoon hooks.
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I am going to try spooning for gills this, ala Musky Mod.  What is a good glue to glue the plastics in place on the #8 hooks.  I know people use superglue, but for me, the tube of superglue always…Continue

Tags: spooning, gill, blue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David, aka, "McScruff" Apr 30, 2013.

What's the up-side of a Kastmaster
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I am replacing  treble hooks with single hooks, ala Musky Mod style of bluegill fishing.  I know he recommends having the hook point ride up. I was trying to find the posting that tells what is the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David, aka, "McScruff" Apr 3, 2013.

What is the best style of slip float, and why.
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What is the advantage of using a slip float where your line slides through an eye at the bottom of the float versus a slip float where the line goes through a tube through the center of the whole…Continue

Tags: floats, slip

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Campbell May 11, 2013.

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At 9:24pm on February 15, 2013, dick tabbert said…

Welcome James 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 PHOTOES 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 Blue Gill 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 braggin 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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