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Nathanael Deloach
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Gills take center stage...:)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Nathanael Deloach Jan 5, 2015.

Blue Gill Books....
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Long or Short pole? Ultra light....Light?
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Methodology to catching panfish under the ice...

     I have been asked a few times on this site what tactics I use to catch crappie and blue gill through the ice. So I thought the best way to answer would be to put a post together with some…


Posted on February 10, 2015 at 10:00am — 53 Comments

The Death of something "Grand"


    Man, this winter sure is starting rough. I told myself while I was out hunting the third weekend of November in 2013. It was one of those days where walking was the only way to stay warm.  -5 degrees isn't great hunting weather but when your time is limited you take what you can get.  At…


Posted on June 13, 2014 at 1:00pm — 15 Comments


We all face struggles in life. We all have hard times…..some more than others. “And this too shall pass,” I told myself many times the past 8 months. I don’t pretend to think that my troubles are any worse than anyone else’s. I just know that it has been the hardest 8 months of my life. So when do you see the light at the end of the tunnel? For me it happened a few weeks ago when my wife gave birth to our beautiful baby girl. When you look at new life it can give a new perspective. Here in my… Continue

Posted on October 30, 2009 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

The Ol' Gill Getter

Recently I found myself with some extra time as I had been laid off from my job. After getting some things done around the house, the garage reorganized and of course some job searching. I found myself brainstorming about what I could do with my boat. I had recently purchased a 1975 14' Starcraft Aluminum hull boat with 4 bench seats in it.

The boat I owned previously (The Ol' Gill Getter) was a 1965 14' Crosby fiber glass hull boat. It finally got to many cracks in the hull and had to be… Continue

Posted on June 5, 2009 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Reflecting on the beginning

It was a cloudy warm spring day In North Carolina. My wife and I were on our way to Lookout Shoals lake where our friends had recently bought a lot. We were invited to just relax and enjoy the beautifull flowering trees that were speckled on the hill side and reached over the lake.

"What did ya bring your fishin' stuff for," my friends wife had asked me in her wonderful Texas twang.

"You didn't think I would come to just lounge on the shore when there's some water I could be fishing… Continue

Posted on April 17, 2009 at 10:30pm — 4 Comments

Christina Deloach & Fathers Heart

Check out listen to some of the songs and if you like what you hear purchase a  CD. All Proceeds go to Fathers Heart.
Fathers Heart is an orginization that gives children in Africa affected with aids hope and help. If you would like to learn more about this great orginization or would like to sponsor a child you can go to

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At 3:14pm on February 26, 2014, Jeffrey D. Abney said…

Thanks and keep your family fishing.......maybe it'll work out one day.........the coastal marsh is a totally different setting than most folks are used too and beautiful in it's own way.............Hope the weather breaks for you guys soon........

At 9:05pm on March 30, 2010, Bruce Condello said…
You're welcome, Nathanael! We're really glad to have people like you on this site. Just having quality people here, who don't get too worked up about things makes this such a good place to hang out! I should be thanking you!
At 2:50pm on March 23, 2010, Aaronski said…
I've been lurking on this site for a while, just like a big 'ol largemouth bass scarin' away all the sunnies! we need the ice off, I'm getting the itch to catch 'em too! Bless U bro!
At 8:50pm on April 20, 2009, Michael Thompson said…
Thanks for the comments on my blog! Yeah i like cademons call, especially with derek Webb back, I have seen him in concert 3 times.
cool music you have on here too!
At 2:38pm on April 19, 2009, Ben Winter said…
Thank you. The video's are a friend & I playing with my digital camera last summer. We're going to try & do more this year. My pic is from my computer, called thermal image. Really glad to find some one like you here. It is encouraging. Beside's I like this site better than most of the others I'm a member. Again GLAD YOUR HERE!!
At 4:39am on April 16, 2009, Bruce Condello said…
Welcome to the Big Bluegill gang, Nathanael!

We're glad to have you aboard. I see you already made your home page look cool. Good work. We'll look forward to your contributions.


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