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Rod is stuck together.
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Hey everyone, my rod is stuck together and I can't get it apart. I've tried several things, and nothing worked. Right now I'm pretty much looking for any and all suggestions if you have them. Thanks…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stanley Lockhart Apr 6, 2014.

Flooding VS Fishing Pressure
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So I normally fish some pretty heavily pressured waters here, but recently we had some MAJOR flooding, and I was wondering would this flooding push all of the fish out that have been subjected to all…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Allen Morgan Nov 15, 2013.

Local flooding from earlier this week.

It's pretty crazy, I've never seen the river this high.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sR5OjuA6P8IContinue

Started Nov 2, 2013

What part of deer hide for fly tying?
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My uncle recently got himself a deer, and I was wondering what hair from which part of the body of the deer would be good to have for tying some hair bugs.  Does anyone have any info they'd like to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lord of the Fly , Rods Oct 15, 2013.

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chris kowaleski replied to JBplusThuy's discussion Maybe moving to Texas. Your thoughts? in the group Texas Bluegillars
"Living in San Marcos I often have to problem of not knowing where to fish because I have too many options. Lot's of good places to fly fish in the area, and tons of different species. But, it is a college town, and an area with alot of tourist…"
Apr 6, 2017
chris kowaleski replied to JBplusThuy's discussion Maybe moving to Texas. Your thoughts? in the group Texas Bluegillars
"Well, the tap water in Corpus Christi isn't safe to drink any more. haha. :-X"
Apr 6, 2017
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Canada trip

"DEFINITELY A GREAT PICTURE!!! "
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Blanco Bass

"Hahahahaha!!"
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Blanco Bass

"Leo;;  Im well past;; seasoned!!  aged;; is for the younger guys!!   Im so old;; I knew Moby Dick; when he was a minnow!!  LOL"
Sep 10, 2015
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"Never call beat up old stuff "old". Just called them "aged" and "seasoned". Don't want to offend the old folks here ;-) LOL"
Sep 10, 2015
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Blanco Bass

"Thanks guys! Caught it on a super old, beat up, borrowed Daiwa 5wt on a chartreuse and white Lazer Minnow. An unweighted streamer made out of craft fur and lazer dub."
Sep 10, 2015
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"Nice tie Chris."
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"Nice one Chris!!"
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Blanco Bass

"Very nice catch on the fly."
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Blanco Bass

"nice catch"
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"Nice!"
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Blanco Bass

"excellent catch there Chris!!"
Sep 8, 2015
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"beautiful work  !!"
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"Chris!!!!!!!!  are you tying these??  got to talk to you buddy !  dam nice work !"
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"its great to see your still tying flies!  awsome work here buddy !!"
Sep 8, 2015

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What state are you from? This can help us get together for fishing trips!
spring/the woodlands tx

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Rough Week

Last week I lost my life time fishing partner and friend, my father, after a long but brave battle with pancreatic cancer, and just yesterday I lost my awesome Navy Veteran grandfather on my mothers side, also after a brave battle with cancer. Such a rough week, I need to go fishing.

Next time you BBG Friends go out, catch some fish for a couple of fallen brethren. Thank you guys.

Posted on December 10, 2013 at 8:22am — 17 Comments

Texas River Bum Double Haul Master's Tournament.

Last weekend was the TRB Master's tournament that me and a buddy of mine made it into. Woke up at 5 to be at the pre tournament briefing and to pick out our boats and the stretch of water we fished. Me and my buddy had the same stretch of water at the South Llano river state park. We make it there and get on the water around 8:30. A cold front rolled in the night before, and by the time we made it to the water it was about 44 degrees with 15 mph winds. The odds were definitely not in our…

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Posted on October 26, 2013 at 11:12am — 7 Comments

April has been good.

It's only mid April, but it's been good so far. My girlfriend got me a fishing kayak for my birthday!!!!! And i also received some flies from Tooty and another fella I bought a paddle from. My Mom also got me some as well, from a husband and wife company called J&M Flies, and yesterday I received an envelope with some flies from Carl Hendrix which i can't wait to try out. I like to call all of these flies my "birthday flies" . The day after my birthday, I went back home to Houston with…

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Posted on April 16, 2013 at 8:11am — 3 Comments

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At 10:05am on May 6, 2014, John Sheehan said…

Great looking fishes you got on the flyrod ,Chris!

At 6:28am on March 16, 2014, mike martinez said…

Hey Chris,caught those Crappie/White bass at the Frio river/Choke Canyon.Caught em off minnow's under a float & roadrunner's......

At 6:10am on January 20, 2014, Mathew Blakeway said…

Thanks for the friend! 

At 1:57pm on August 10, 2013, Allen Morgan said…

I'll see what I can do.

At 2:17pm on August 2, 2013, Leo Nguyen said…

Hey Chris. Here's the stingers' instruction, also posted in the fly tying group:

http://bigbluegill.com/group/flytying/forum/topics/fly-tying-of-the-stingers

At 2:39am on October 15, 2012, Rick King said…

Yep nice gill. Nothin like catching a large gill on a flyrod.

At 1:44pm on April 26, 2012, Jeffrey D. Abney said…

Thanks for the friend request.....if you want to talk to a bluegill addict...I'm the guy.......

At 4:30pm on March 7, 2012, Derrick said…

Hey Chris welcome to our group, enjoy the site.  It's always nice to see fellow fishers who enjoy the feel of catching using light equipment join up. Please keep us informed by sharing your fishing tips and knowledge with the group.

At 10:38am on March 6, 2012, dick tabbert said…

Thank you Chris I would be honored. 

At 6:32am on February 21, 2012, dick tabbert said…

Welcome Chris to bigbluegill.com. This is a site with loads of information where we can learn and enjoy in doing so. We have Forums that are interesting in themselves. Feel free to read the forums they are loaded with information and above all don't be afraid to jump in and participate we are all learning we can never learn enough and what to continue in our learning process, maybe you have that little extra something that we can put in our bag of tricks to make us even a little better fisherman/fisherwoman. On this site there is lots of information which we can use to fine tune our fishing skills maybe helping us in our pursuit of catching that special little fish we call blue gill which encompasses redears and pumpkinseeds. We also have interesting bits of wisdom on perch and crappies and the list goes on, cause we all love to catch fish or we probably wouldn't be here now.
We also have Blogs again loaded with information. This site is all about catching bluegills and we do that with some success but what we really want is that ultimate giant for bragging rights and you'll see there are some big gills caught. Its just a good well rounded site with loads of information with good people who don't mind sharing, we have loads of fun doing so which you will see. We also have some of the best photo's on the net here for us to look at put in by our members here at BBG. We have a video section that will keep your blood pumping and make you want to be fishing on that special lake or river fishing your heart out. (TAKE A KID FISHING) such a great high.
Above all we want you to enjoy yourself don't be afraid to share some of your fishing experiences with us we would love to hear about them please don't be afraid to share your exact lakes with me with all GPS coordinates and the exact baits you used it will be my little secret I won't tell soul.
We also have a Chat Room which in my opinion is very underused, but you must be log in to access it. So by all means log in and use It, you will meet some interesting and great people there who knows you may even catch me there. Enjoy, have fun but above all be safe in doing so and GOOD FISHIN..

 
 
 

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"Nice work Dick!"
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