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FISHING SEASON POSTPONED !
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RENDEZVOUS V , 2018
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Lord of the Fly , Rods replied to Lord of the Fly , Rods's discussion RENDEZVOUS V , 2018
"Still Recovering from Rendezvous V , having a little trouble downloading photos , but bare with me , I 'll get it  done we had a great time , stay tuned  !  LOFR"
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tracy willis replied to Lord of the Fly , Rods's discussion RENDEZVOUS V , 2018
"dont know, i didnt make it down there, as i had duty all week.  lol, thats the life of a phone man i guess. bad popup storms except for yesterday, we have some damage to some telecomm equipment down there.  hope they are all ok."
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Slip Sinker replied to Lord of the Fly , Rods's discussion RENDEZVOUS V , 2018
"...any word on the Rendezvous.2018? Media Blackout?... i hope they did well!"
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carl hendrix replied to Lord of the Fly , Rods's discussion RENDEZVOUS V , 2018
"INCREDIABLY SAD TO SAY;; I CANT MAKE IT THIS YEAR !!   REASONS-- BEYOND MY CONTROL !!  HOPE EVERYBODY WHO GOES TO THE RENDEVOUZ;; HAS A WONDERFUL TIME !            HOPE TO MAKE IT NEXT YEAR !"
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Joe Gill replied to Lord of the Fly , Rods's discussion RENDEZVOUS V , 2018
"Hello Everyone! The last 2 weeks have been extremely productive for Bluegill,  Redear and Crappie on the Tennessee River at or near the park. Here is pic a friend caught at New Johnsonville on Monday. 2 limits for a total of 40 Redear in one…"
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Lord of the Fly , Rods replied to Lord of the Fly , Rods's discussion RENDEZVOUS V , 2018
"   Rendezvous V starts in less than 24 hours ,, stay tuned for all the FUN ,FOOD , and FISH  ! .   LOFR"
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Lord of the Fly , Rods replied to Lord of the Fly , Rods's discussion RENDEZVOUS V , 2018
"Rendezvous V just 2 weeks away ! LOFR"
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Lord of the Fly , Rods replied to Allen Morgan's discussion Major changes for me..
" Allen , Hope everything works out for the Best  for you, just remember bluegill will always be true to you ! LOFR"
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Keith Ritter replied to Lord of the Fly , Rods's discussion RENDEZVOUS V , 2018
"Weather is finally turning around here in West Tennessee and the fish should moving should be heading for shallower water soon. We figured out a good pattern for  post spawn bluegill last year. We should have them covered which ever way it…"
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Leo Nguyen replied to Lord of the Fly , Rods's discussion RENDEZVOUS V , 2018
"Remember to polish up those video cam apps on your phone. Pictures may worth thousands of words. But videos, they are a gold mine full of bloopers that can't be said with mere words."
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Lord of the Fly , Rods replied to Lord of the Fly , Rods's discussion RENDEZVOUS V , 2018
"Ok People , Rendezvous V is one month away , get ready, too much fun to be had !!!!!    LOFR"
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Lord of the Fly , Rods commented on DAVID L EITUTIS's status
"Did you save it ? , might be some good catfish bait !   LOFR"
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DAVID L EITUTIS replied to Lord of the Fly , Rods's discussion RENDEZVOUS V , 2018
"I REMEMBER FISHING WITH THIS OLD FART FROM TENN., WHAT A GUY AND A BLAST TO FISH WITH . GREAT MEMORY;S CARL....."
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A Humble Christmas Fish Poem 2013

                                              A Humble Christmas Fish Poem  2013

       Come gather around my fire and a tale I will tell,

        Listen real close because I don't want to yell,

        T'was the night before Christmas, and the roof was a clatter,

        Santa and his Reindeer had landed, that's what was a matter.

     

        He said " I know you have been extra good this year,

        so I…

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Posted on December 17, 2013 at 1:03pm — 11 Comments

A Christmas Poem 2010

        I'll tell you tonight ,because tomorrow I'll be busy

        with my sleigh full of crickets , it will be such a tissy

 

       I named the bluegill pulling my sleigh,

       On Bruce, on Greg, on Sharon and Jen, on Dan and Zack , thats most of them

 

       Finally, the last one pulling my sleigh,

       It's the Spirit of Boogieman, Leading the way

 

       I'll fish in the dark, because that is best,

       and…

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Posted on December 23, 2010 at 10:16am — 4 Comments

Thank You , From the Family

The Family of Bluegillboogieman has requested that I thank everyone on Bluegill-Bigbluegill for them. They have been reading the words of love and respect that we have for the Boogieman and have been very touched during this time of sorrow.

Posted on November 3, 2010 at 7:25pm

King of the Redear Baits

Hi Yall

Yesterday was so hot that I almost had a heat stroke out on the water, this was with taking precautions of having plenty of water with me to stay hydrated , I guess I stayed too long on the water but was having a ball, the bluegill were jumping in the boat and the Red Ears were hitting my lure 2 at a time, I finally had to give it up or I would have been in trouble because of the heat , thought yall might want to some photos , be careful in the…

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Posted on July 6, 2010 at 9:13am — 5 Comments

The Compleat 'Free Range' Angler

I guess by now you are wondering what my defination of " Free Range " is all about . To me it is the sporting chase of free roaming wild fish in a natural enviroment, that have the ability to escape being caught . They are wild fish that have not been raised or Aquacultured. Its far more satisfying knowing that you caught those large fish in the wild rather than them just answering a dinner bell, these are my true trophy fish.

This also leads to…

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Posted on February 17, 2010 at 10:24pm — 5 Comments

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At 4:17pm on June 26, 2016, carl hendrix said…

HERES HOPEING;; YOUR BACK SURGERY GOES WELL TOMORROW !  GET WELL SOON; FISH TO CATCH;; AND ANOTHER RENDEVOU NEXT YEAR !

At 11:00am on March 6, 2015, Joe Gill said…
Yes sir, they're quite large commercial cookers. We usually cook for 100 - 300 people at a time.
At 9:15am on March 6, 2015, Joe Gill said…

Thanks LOFR. I have access to a couple of nice fish fryers if you need me to trailer them there. My best friend does quite a few volunteer fish fry fundraisers for churches and non-profits. I'll be happy to bring 'em with me if needed.

At 8:20am on February 19, 2015, Jim Gronaw said…

Hey LOFR, I think Keith Ritter came pretty close to hitting this one with a great looking tie he posted a few years/18 months ago...might be in his photo archives. Looked close to me!

At 8:17pm on June 17, 2014, dick tabbert said…

Thanks for the recipe I appreciate it.

At 5:48am on May 20, 2012, Timothy E. Mason said…

I use a Redington "Pursuit" eight footer with a Greys reel. I bought the Rod at Sportsman Warehouse and the reel at local fly shop. I let the shop pick the real to get an excellent balance. I find the gills like a floating grasshopper fly or a Cicada during the hatch.

At 7:37pm on September 11, 2011, 10.5" RES Sharon said…
LOFR - I still can't find my porq quill. I think it sank to the bottom of the pond. I have lost every bobber I own except for the broken ones. There are bobbers in shrubs, trees, roots, pond, creek and fish.
At 6:56am on August 11, 2011, Christine Arnold said…

Hey LOFR,

I finally took the quill out for a test fish.  Ok, so I had a rod n reel and a cane pole.  The cane had the quill on it and would you believe that was the only one to get a bite and catch a fish that day?  I managed to snag 3 smallish gills and a very little catfish!

 

I'll be taking another break from the garden soon and get back out with it!  Can't wait.  Thanks again for that special gift.

Christine

At 9:54am on May 14, 2011, 10.5" RES Sharon said…
I am telling you this for a little sympathy, not because I want another quill. I lost mine in the pond the first day I got it when a catfish broke my line AGAIN. I have been watching all around the pond for it to pop up. (some of the lost thrills have done that) So far, nothing. My question is, do they float forever, or do they finally sink? If I ever recover it, I'm painting the top red.
At 9:47pm on April 15, 2011, 10.5" RES Sharon said…
Got my quill today. Thank you, thank you. Can't wait to try it out tomorrow.
 
 
 

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