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Vicious line, anyone try it ??
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Bought a spool of 6# test last year after reading some pretty good sounding reviews, so far my experience hasnt been so great.Knot strength is so-so, usually takes a couple times to get something…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad Reid May 16, 2017.

Need a new spinning reel, which one ?
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Been thinking about a new ultralight spinning reel few several months now,  want something thats a quality piece that will last, smooth, balanced with a stout solid feel that cast well,  dont mind…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by carl hendrix May 7, 2017.

what length of leader ?
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Was curious as to how long is the length of leaders do most of you gents use, and any difference in length between floating or sinking line ??Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Johnny Jan 30, 2016.

Who uses tapered furled leaders ??
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Had a older gent who gave me a couple tapered furled leaders he made, have to say they aint near as stiff as a store bought one, before it was over I bought a jig he had & am trying to get the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by David, aka, "McScruff" Aug 1, 2014.

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What type of animal is a bluegill?
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What state are you from? This can help us get together for fishing trips!
Tennessee

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At 8:07pm on February 17, 2014, DAVID L EITUTIS said…

PROUD TO BE ON YOUR FRIENDS LIST JOHNNY !!!!!!!!!

At 10:28am on April 25, 2011, Walt Foreman said…

Hey Johnny, yes, those fish are from ponds and lakes I manage.  I learned pond management by hands-on but also a lot of reading, everything from TWRA booklets to scientific journals to fishing mags.  I have twelve years of experience now and have grown bluegill to 1.75 pounds, shellcracker to probably three pounds or better (biggest one wasn't weighed though there's a photo of it in my pics), bass to over ten pounds, walleye to nine pounds, and pike to 36". 

 

By the way, even if you don't need a consultant, if you need any fish of any sort for those ponds you're working with, just let me know and I can get them for you - I have a fish-hauling truck.

At 7:30pm on April 14, 2011, Walt Foreman said…

Hey Johnny, welcome to the site, and thanks for joining the Tennessee Bluegillers group! 

 

I noticed you're wanting to get some big bluegill going in some ponds near you.  Let me know if you could use a consultant - I have a pond management company out of Columbia, and I specialize in big bluegill.

 
 
 

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