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Micro Jigging the Shallows for B.Gill
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I setup this video to record an outing like the trip previous where I was slamming the panfish on the Lil Minnow… I got to my spot the fish were there and but not as responsive… just nipping the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Slip Sinker Jun 30.

Summer Rain Gear Suggestions
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I usually don’t like fishing out in the rain… lately, it’s been no choice but to do so here in Michigan. The spotty showers have been unpredictable and have been popping up suddenly at any time…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Slip Sinker Jul 1.

Underspin for kids
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… this season I have an abundance of young children from 4-12 yrs old that want to go out fishing with us this season… out on the boat and the dock. In the past I have taught the children on the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Slip Sinker Apr 5.

CPR'ING BIG NORTHERN B.GILLS ~JASON MITCHELL OUTDOORS W/ CLAYTON DAVIS
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BBG member Clayton Davis tagging big B.Gills with Jason Mitchell Outdoors... wow! Clayton Davis · This show was a…Continue

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"JEFF;; I JUST HAVE TRIED THE LOUISANA FISH FRY  STUFF;;;;; DAM !!!  IVE BEEN MISSING SOMETHING !! FOR 40 YEARS !  AWSOME STUFF !!  GUYS;;  YOU GO TTO TRY THIS !!  AS A FISH BATTER;; ITS AWSOME; AFTER I COOKED MINE;; I…"
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"I met a guy at the local lake that had several small 4 to 5 inch Bluegill that he had in a bucket.  He said these are the best eaten' size.  He said that after you cut off the head and gut them,  you can eat the whole fish,…"
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"came out very well!"
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"i love whole fried gills !"
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Kept 24 eater slot panfish... Nothing over 8" for Lepomis... Kept a few 6" to scale, gut and behead... Kept the fins on to try. If they work out we will be eating more small fish in the future
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Quarry Gill

"Nice fish and snap Jim!"
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Long Ear

"wow!... that fish just pops with color!"
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ALL FRIED UP;; PERFECT

"Looks great Carl!"
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John Sheehan commented on Slip Sinker's group LINE WARS
"Got a plug in a tree thought it was a goner but i yanked it out .Glad I was using 8# test strong Pline"
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John Sheehan commented on Slip Sinker's group LINE WARS
"Liking the 15#/4dia. Power Pro line for Catfishing ! Very sensitive Line ,no memory .Strong to lift the fish up to 5# or more over a wall .Palomer Knot to hook ."
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"Wow! Beast mode excellent work Dick!"
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Slip Sinker replied to Slip Sinker's discussion SLIP’S 2017 LOGS, STATUS AND STRATEGIES
"20170713~ Dennis and I decided to fish a mid-sized natural lake for the B.Crappie and B.Gill bite… our plan of strategy was to rely mainly on the long-casters with the tiny jigs. It’s a strategy that works for me in nearly every fishing…"
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"20170817~waited most of the day for a let up in the rain… late in the afternoon there was a window of opportunity of spotty t’storms and showers for a 2 hr period… I jumped on it and I don’t know why… it was a 17%…"
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2017~ My Tackle System

1. 1/64 oz round with and without collar plain no paint2. Slip float beads plastic/glass3. Snaps and blades4. Spring Cricket and Jelly Jigs5. Apex Minnow, Lil-Minnow, Mid-Minnow plastic bodies6. 1/64 collared painted black jigs7. 1/64 and 1/32…
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"20170817----~~<")))))><(---*Summer Period*--17% Solunar/76°"
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20170731~ 4th Master Angler B.Gill and 3rd in less than 2 months!

"i wish i could write Leo... i struggle to say the least. i'll guess i'll just wait for a movie deal... LOL good luck on the move... what's the name of your new "home lake"?"
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Cracking the code on Pratt Lake

20170717- I’m considering adding another local lake to my hit list. On two separate trips the past couple days I’ve done some reconnaissance and contour mapping. 10 year history and Back ground check reveals a thin history of trophy B.Gills with one breaking the eleven inch mark… certainly raised my eyebrow a…

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Posted on July 18, 2017 at 6:30am

2014 TROPHY BLUEGILL QUEST

My Master Angler quest for a 10 inch plus northern strain gill in Michigan continues in 2014... 

Posted on September 3, 2014 at 7:00am — 86 Comments

Five Lakes Bluegill Trophy Hunt- 2013

After doing a little research on lakes within a twenty mile radius of my location, on the DNR Master Angler website and a call to the local DNR office I was motivated and directed to focus for the Master Angler Bluegill from this lake. My experiences previously on this lake are…

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Posted on July 16, 2013 at 6:00am — 17 Comments

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At 5:37am on May 13, 2017, June bug said…

NICE JOB ON THE FISH SLIP, THEY MOVING INTO THE CANALS NOW?

At 12:18pm on June 16, 2016, June bug said…

Yeah, thanks they are michigan fish caught ice fishing. My hubby Ice fishes 3-5 times a week and knows a lot of good spots after 30+ years. 

At 2:03pm on February 23, 2016, richard said…

Hey Slip, I just checked your response from last yr sorry..We caughrt 300 plus gills last summer.Hit the ice once this yr got skunked..Last yr hit Mullett Lk 8 nice 14" jumbo perch..Will try Otsego for early evening

Walleye..Nice pics on your album..Yrs ago i invivited an Arab from Palistine so we fished Kent Lake and limited out on crappie and Blue Gills..He prepared them we gutted them left the scales on and baked them with a glass of ozzie..

At 9:42pm on February 19, 2016, dick tabbert said…

I know that you do you like helping people out to.

At 7:56pm on February 19, 2016, dick tabbert said…

Hope you don't mind I had a gentleman Marvin Morgan contact me about his Lowrance chirp finder. He like most other are confused trying to read the manual and understand it. I gave him your name since your the best versed on the subject I don't think you'll mind but if you do I apologize..

At 1:00pm on February 11, 2016, Allen Morgan said…

Yeah, I had heard that was this weekend :)

I just got my Federal today.  Hopefully, this weekend, I will wet a line.  Not sure where, or for what, but hopefully.....

At 8:46am on February 6, 2016, John Sheehan said…

Slip-I use a  bead between the bottom of my slip floats to cushion the blow it receives  from banging against the split shot when hook setting and/or  popping the float . Those plastic float stems don't split since I've done that .

At 3:01pm on September 10, 2015, Joe Angelucci said…

Nice Grips but they are larger then most of my catches :).  Did you have any luck with tenkara this year. 

At 10:30am on May 31, 2015, Brian st. louis said…

Your welcome

At 7:39am on May 7, 2015, richard said…

Hey Slip enjoyed the photos of crappie.Years ago i moved here to Gaylord as i mentioned earlier I fished Kent lake in the winter.Client of mine from down south taught me to fish blue gills using the porcupine quill..Anyway I also fished sandy bottom lk in south lyon we rented a cabin on the lk for 4 wks and nailed those crappie on pink whit feather jig 500 total for that period.what an experience for the children that was 40 plus yrs ago...Summer fishing at its finest..Richard

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