Bluegill - Big Bluegill

Do you love big bluegill?

Jeff Soto
  • Riverside, CA
  • United States
Share

Jeff Soto's Friends

  • jacob wilson
  • Johnny Unn
  • Brandon montgomery
  • James Chavis
  • Mike Davis
  • Jim (Ike) Isaac
  • Lee Butler
  • G-man
  • Greg Wade
  • David Sutliff
  • Chris Salmon
  • Tobias Jackson Jr.
  • robert jackson
  • janice   ann   childers
  • Richard Bizer

Jeff Soto's Groups

Jeff Soto's Discussions

Cameras: Digital SLRs
14 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by Doug Dodson Feb 9, 2011.

Ultralight spinning rods?
19 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Cachel Dec 12, 2010.

Large Bluegills ARE carnivores...
18 Replies

Started this discussion. Last reply by mike needles Jul 11, 2010.

Gifts Received

Gift

Jeff Soto has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

Jeff Soto's Page

Profile Information

What state are you from? This can help us get together for fishing trips!
California

Jeff Soto's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Jeff Soto's Blog

Coldwater/Warmwater Bluegill

Being a fisherman from southern California, where is rarely gets under 40 to 50 degrees in the dead of winter, why do the Blue gill in our lakes here stop biting when we have this cool weather? It is Very hard to even locate them! Most of the lakes and ponds in the northern states freeze over from freezing temperatures, yet you have great Bluegill fishing through the ice. Cold water is cold water, no matter where it is right? Well, Bluegill are Bluegill in any area too right? So how come us… Continue

Posted on February 23, 2009 at 7:26pm — 12 Comments

Comment Wall (24 comments)

You need to be a member of Bluegill - Big Bluegill to add comments!

Join Bluegill - Big Bluegill

At 7:04am on February 22, 2011, Johnny Unn said…
sup jeff lets do perris team pan fish style i cant wait to slay i just put an order on my new tube just so i can do it this summer
At 4:27pm on November 20, 2010, Jim Gronaw said…
Hey Jeff...we weighed several fish on a Mainstays Digital Kitchen scale that weighs to the 1/100 th of a pound. We had two fish that were right on the 2 lb mark with just a smidge over.We were on a boat and couldn't perfectly level the scale, so it was good enough for me. Several others, many others, went from 1.5 to 1.85 lb. region.

From what I have seen, the fish in Perris are the heaviest per skeletal length I have ever seen or heard of, surpassing the Richmond Mill gills routinely for relative body weights. I caught a 12 incher down there on a #3 Mepps that did not reach the 2 pound mark.
At 10:51pm on September 30, 2010, Michael Murphy said…
Hey Jeff I saw a thread with you saying you could give someone a recommendation on a mount (this would be a fish I caught in 1992 I have a bad picture) but I do have measurements...this means a lot to me, being the biggest Bluegill I've caught and I was eleven at the time :) any help would be appreciated. Thanks
At 6:12pm on September 25, 2010, James Micheal Landrum said…
Jeff the Taxy that mounted my fish is a local young lady here in our little south Georgia town. She's done a Crappie for me also and he's awsome also!!
At 5:38am on September 9, 2010, Johnny Unn said…
i cant remember why there was so much blood
At 11:43am on June 29, 2010, Jim Gronaw said…
Hey Jeff...are you guys getting some of those fish on Sonny's, 'Ledheds' jigs? We just traded some out with each other and I am having good success with some of his patterns...they are excellent!
At 4:43pm on May 9, 2010, Jim (Ike) Isaac said…
Ike works best. That was my first trip to DVL. All the panfish we caught were small like the one in the picture. If you want bull gills, go to Skinner or Parris, both are not very far from DVL. We were up there after catfish.
http://sdfish.com/index.php/forum/freshwater-reports/86864-diamond-valley-lake-5/7/10-pics.html
At 7:12am on February 9, 2010, Jeremy R. Mayo said…
http://bigbluegill.com/photo/stumpknocker-april-262009-lil?context=user

Here is one we caught last spring in his full breeding colors! Here you can see why they call them red spotted sunfish!
At 8:37pm on December 8, 2009, Chris Salmon said…
hi jeff. If you ever want to fish perris, Skinnerd or DVL for those nice gills let me know. I drive trucks across country so, i'm rarley home, but keep in touch.
At 7:09pm on October 29, 2009, Tim Overbaugh said…
Thanks Jeff, Just glad we could iron it all out. I really like the pictures you post. I wish I could catch a bluegill as large as some of those!
 
 
 

Latest Activity

dick tabbert commented on Mikey-D's photo
Thumbnail

20171027_082102

"Man I love catchin toothys."
2 hours ago
dick tabbert left a comment for Mikey-D
"Sorry Mikey been off the site for awhile. Welcome aboard my friend."
3 hours ago
Leo Nguyen commented on Mikey-D's photo
Thumbnail

20171027_082102

"Very nice! How was the fight on that beauty?"
3 hours ago
Lester Rhoads left a comment for dick tabbert
"Hello Dick, Thank you very much for the warm welcome!  Are you an Admin here?  If not,…"
4 hours ago
Mikey-D posted a status
"went crappie fishing yesterday but these is what I caught"
10 hours ago
Mikey-D posted photos
10 hours ago
Mark Sleeper left a comment for Mikey-D
"nice fish Kudos"
Saturday
Mikey-D left a comment for Bruce Condello
"Gees Bruce those are some of the biggest gills I have seen I wouldn't tell anyone where that…"
Friday
Julie Schroeder left a comment for Mikey-D
"Sounds great! Thanks!"
Friday
Mikey-D left a comment for Julie Schroeder
"Thanx for the friend add it is a pleasure to have you on my friends list and to be on yours if you…"
Friday
Julie Schroeder left a comment for Mikey-D
"Thanks Micky-D!"
Friday
Mikey-D left a comment for Julie Schroeder
"Welcome to the site Julie will enjoy seeing some of your catches and exchanging some fishing…"
Friday
dick tabbert commented on Mikey-D's photo
Thumbnail

a day with my cuz's

"Nice bass Mikey"
Friday
John Sheehan commented on Mikey-D's photo
Thumbnail

22lb bowfin

"Woah!42" Amazing!"
Friday
Mikey-D commented on Mikey-D's photo
Thumbnail

2.5lb crappie

" Going to try and work some fishing in but huntin season starts tomorrow"
Friday
John Sheehan commented on Wade Jones's group Crappie Crew
"Oh yeah that'll do it ,Good work!"
Friday
John Sheehan commented on Mikey-D's photo
Thumbnail

2.5lb crappie

"Back in the 80's I caught a 16.5/2,1/2# Crappie .That's what my reference was . I have…"
Friday
Mikey-D commented on Wade Jones's group Crappie Crew
"Live Minnows under a slip bobber in 12' water."
Friday
Mikey-D posted photos
Friday
Mikey-D commented on Mikey-D's photo
Thumbnail

22lb bowfin

"I have a video of this but the file is big and is R rated Ha Ha but will try and upload it…"
Friday

© 2019   Created by Bluegill.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service