Bluegill - Big Bluegill

Do you love big bluegill?

Fishing Traditions.........Any you folks care to share! Let's hear about them.....maybe back when you were a kid.....who cares!

This discussion is for sharing those traditions that include fishing.......we would love to hear fom you!

Views: 246

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Fishing for bullheads from the shore on sweltering summer nights with my dad and brother...we'd take some home and eat them, along with mom's home made bread and good iced tea...11,12,13 years old...before I grew up.

It was a great time!

Many more!

going fishing with my uncle;; who got he fly rod bug on me;; fishing during the willow fly hatches was no doubt the best time for me.  camping out on the river bank for a few days;;; fantastic times then!!   and I have his fly reel today  still going strong!!

The April opening of trout season in PA was always big at our house. It meant the long winter was over, fishing was here again, with baseball and warm weather to follow.

Thanks for sharing Bruce......I could see that happening for sure!

One of my favorite weekends as a kid growing up in southeastern Louisiana was packing up and heading to camp with friends and family on the Bogue Chitto river........It was a little sampling of everything good about the Louisiana outdoors.....setting jug lines for big snappers, one of which provided the huge shell for the camp's wall clock........trot lines and limb lines for abundant channel cats and big tabby cats, often called an "Op" in this region, short for Opelousas Cat........hundreds of freshwater drum in the two to four pound variety referred to simply as a "goo"..........and despite fast water we could tight line for abundant Bluegill and Redbreast sunfish........ate a ton of jambalaya and tried my first Bloody Mary........what a shock!  It would be some of the hottest days I could ever remember but the river was kept cool by the springs that fed it........getting the camp so cold at night you could barely stick out a limb for fear of frost bite..........knew we living the good life just didn't realize how good until we all grew up and headed our separate ways.......best thing about it, we always had fun!

For me it was ice fishing on New Years Day. I generally had the ice to myself, as most others were nursing hangovers. After moving to Georgia, I made it a point to start the new year off by going fishing. Now it seems that New Years is just another work day for me. Retirement is not far off, and I hope to rekindle this tradition. 

RSS

Latest Activity

Jeffrey D. Abney posted a status
"Picked up bait, boat hooked up…..up against a cold front tomorrow with my son in law Joe….hopefully we can find a few fish before the rain.."
8 hours ago
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

My Wife’s Dinner Tonight….Buffaloed Crappie….10/12/2021

"Enjoy Mikey-D…..real tasty recipe, crappie are so good, just kicks it up a…"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney replied to Frank M's discussion Never saw a fish with this deformity!
"Always cool to see the survivors…..I agree with Bruce….could have been a bird of prey…"
yesterday
Mikey-D commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

My Wife’s Dinner Tonight….Buffaloed Crappie….10/12/2021

"Dang Jeff that looks pretty good never tried that but seeing this think I'm going to try it…"
yesterday
Bruce Tomaselli replied to Frank M's discussion Never saw a fish with this deformity!
"I bet  a bird, heron, kingfisher, etc. took a swipe at it."
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Tuesday
Jeffrey D. Abney posted a status
"All fish cleaned…waiting out the Invest right offshore, gusting over 30 this morning, creeks down over two feet in the last 12 hours.."
Sunday
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Oct 9
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Oct 8
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Oct 8
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Oct 8
Jeffrey D. Abney posted a status
"Started a long weekend in the coastal marsh….water temps have dipped below 70 and the crappie are going shallow for the Fall feed…"
Oct 8
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Dinner Tonight……10/4/2021

"Thanks John…..I thank my family for teaching me so many cultural enjoyments when it comes to…"
Oct 7
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on John Sheehan's group Piscatorial Pursuit of Perch
"Thanks, I personally love the period between 70 to 60 in the Fall as well as Spring 60 to…"
Oct 7
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Oct 7
John Sheehan commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Dinner Tonight……10/4/2021

"You got it going on Jeffrey!"
Oct 7
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group Piscatorial Pursuit of Perch
"YES! We got 67 degrees this past Tuesday Jeff .The outing looked perfect with overcast skies but we…"
Oct 7
DAVID L EITUTIS commented on Steve C's photo
Thumbnail

yellow perch 13.5"

"MAN that's a nice perch for sure......congrats to you"
Oct 7
DAVID L EITUTIS commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Chestnut Chest Gill…..10/2/2021

"MAN THAT'S ONE PRETTY FISH JEFFREY , CONGRATS TO YOU BUDDY....."
Oct 7
DAVID L EITUTIS replied to DAVID L EITUTIS's discussion "WHAT'S IT WORTH "
"I'VE REREAD ALL THE REPLIES  AND CAME TO THE CONCLUSION  THAT ALL THE TALK JUST ADDS…"
Oct 7

© 2021   Created by Bluegill.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service