Do you love big bluegill?
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Do any of you bluegill eatin' aficionado's season your oil before you fry?....I do!...it makes a big difference.
I normally work in a 10" cast iron dutch oven when frying, and typically cook in a 2 inch oil depth.
Set on high...When oil reaches 220 deg, I add 3 strips of bacon...remove when done.
Then add one medium-large onion cut in 1/4" rings to oil....cook until caramelized and remove.
Turn heat off (oil will be hot) and add 2 large cloves of garlic sliced…Continue
Posted on July 25, 2012 at 7:00pm — 19 Comments
On occasion, I work in the windy city.....one of my superiors asked me if I wanted to see a cool fish market...I said yes. We stopped at the corner of Halsted and Fulton Place for a peek....this place was awesome....it was literally a self serve fish market.....all types of fresh fish laying on crushed ice....everything I put a nose to smelled very fresh....Walleyes, Crappies, Sunfish, Striped Bass, Perch....this place was the bomb....grab a pair of gloves, a plastic bag....grab what you…Continue
Posted on June 7, 2012 at 8:08pm — 12 Comments
Many of my fishing buddies devote most of their time fishing for Bass....or Muskies.....or Walleyes, but rarely do they target panfish.....I enjoy my time on the water with them, and try not to spread myself too thin throughout the whole wacky bunch....however, when I start to get razzed about how often I like to fish for bluegills by my "buddies"....it seems more like ridicule.
This is the kinda stuff these guys send me....…Continue
Posted on May 14, 2012 at 8:01pm — 11 Comments
It has been a very short, and uncommon type of winter in northern Illinois.....with the late start to the ice season, gill fishing has been sub-standard at best......but the bass fishing has been tremendous....here are some fish from this years 3 week ice season.…Continue
Posted on February 4, 2012 at 9:00am — 10 Comments
Who is this un-named fisherman?
Posted on February 2, 2012 at 6:51am — 3 Comments