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Angelo C Mastrando Jr.
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Happy Thanksgiving!
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Hey all members from Big Bluegill.  I've haven't been on the this site in a while , I was having medical problems , my rod broke boy it was a mess. Hopefully next year will be better and join in on…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leo Nguyen Nov 27, 2014.

anchor trolly system?
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any one know how to use a trolly anchor system on kayaks? maybe a link to a step step photos. i have the anchor system already install but i have another piece of rope and like a pully type wheel and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hook Up May 24, 2014.

Anyone try portable fish-finder's on Kayaks?
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I can't find much info on portables. Has anyone have/had a portable fish-finder? Thinking about trying a portable fish-finder Hummingbird piranhaMax 175 for my kayakContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Hilton Feb 6, 2014.

What to throw? Where to fish?
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I've only fly fished 4 times since June (Few days ago was the last time) and everytime was a fail. I know now what I was throwing in the spring and early summer isn't working now. I've try fishing…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Angelucci Sep 2, 2013.

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Waiting on the Fly tying kit!

Just wanted to inform everyone that fly ties on this site that I just order my fly tying kit. It was been shipped out and I should have on sept 4th. I'am excited to begin but the hardest part is the waiting part. When I tie my 1st fly I will post a picture.  

Posted on August 31, 2012 at 5:03pm — 2 Comments

Photo's of some Carp.

I just wanted to show you guy's my Carp that I have caught in my 2yrs of fishing for them. Some of these Carp I waited for 5hrs from peck to set hook. Carp are nowhere near dumb like everyone think's this Fish are very smart they will shy away from a hook in a second. I don't have many Carp under my belt but I did do pretty good in just 2yrs. I have caught a total of 25 carp and missed 30, some picture's I'am not able to find. I was using a Bread dipped in honey I would take the end's off…


Posted on June 11, 2012 at 12:35pm — 16 Comments

Lost something big

I did pretty good today caught 13 bluegill's and 2 bass using a Mosquito but I think my line was friding and a little one snap it (My Fault wasn't thinking). So I just put a new #16 Mosquito on. About 4 cast's later letting it sit on top I made a few strip's while on top BAM! Something slam it hard, I pull up snap! I lost my last 2 Mosquito's both from a fish today. I couldn't tell if it was a big Gill maybe a bass I don't know all I saw was the top fin's couldn't make out the color tho. Ooo…


Posted on April 1, 2012 at 3:32pm

Cold front moving in!

Tonight it's going to be in the low 20's and tomorrow will be in the low 50's. Alot of rain wind and just darn cold this whole week. It's guna put a hurting on me for fishing. Will try to catch some fish. Any1 got some pointer's for cold front weather? Can't use my fly rod

Posted on March 25, 2012 at 8:58pm — 20 Comments

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At 7:05pm on November 11, 2013, David, aka, "McScruff" said…

Get those supplies on order Angelo - looking forward to your spiders!

At 6:33pm on May 31, 2012, Greg McWilliams said…

Angelo, Try these guys they have taught me a lot!!!!!  I have a lot of their show recorded on VHS every sunday morning at 7 am!!!!!!!

At 5:19pm on May 31, 2012, dick tabbert said…

I would be honored to be on your friends list and please feel free to contact me anytime.

At 8:28pm on April 28, 2012, Jim Gronaw said…

Angelo...we smashed em today on jig/worm combos about 24 to 30 inches below a bobber...was 46 for high today. In Yesterdays wind, I managed 18...most of which were on nightcrawlers on the bottom, inched along slowly, some were monsters. Don't let the cold scare you...give it a try!

At 4:07pm on April 19, 2012, DAVID L EITUTIS said…

Beautiful Bass and bet it was a thrill for your wife!!!!!!

At 3:11pm on April 19, 2012, Jim Gronaw said…

Hey Angelo...that was a great bass your wife caught, and we would be happy to put it up again. But please read the rules section of this site and understand that f-bombs, like in the title of that photo, are simply not allowed on this site, which is often visited by youngters and children. We strictly enforce the no foul language rule on BBG, so please abide.

Bruce and I will appreciate your cooperation regarding this..

Thanks,     Jim

At 6:15pm on April 2, 2012, Derrick said…

Hey welcome to the group Angelo.  Those are some decent seeds there, nice pics.  Keep the pics and videos coming, it's great to see new members take part on the site.

At 9:30pm on March 24, 2012, dick tabbert said…

Welcome Angelo to 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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