Bluegill - Big Bluegill

Do you love big bluegill?

I know members come from various parts of the nation, so what do YOU consider a Big Bluegill?

I frequently see pictures and reports of 'gills that dwarf the ones I catch here. I personally consider anything over 9" to be worthy of recognition in the waters I usually fish. The public access waters here give me 8" 'gills fairly frequently, but I usually have to seek out privately owned ponds & lakes to catch anything much bigger than that.

Views: 1038

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

I've had to photo-shop enlarge all the BG that I have caught over 8 inches...(don't tell anybody).

To all you big 8 to 10 inch BG catchers, please enjoy the next one you catch a little extra for me!  My day is coming, however. 

Does anybody need a fishing partner?

HEY NOEL;;  CHECK OUT OUR ; RENDEVOU MEETING ; SOME OF US HAVE;;  FISH IN KENTUCKY LAKE !  PIX OF THE CABINS ARE ON MY PIX PAGES; PLUS SOME OF THE ANTICS THAT GO ON THERE;; ALSO;; BE SURE TO CHECK OUT;; LORD OF THE FLY RODS  PAGES ; N BLOGS ON THE RENDEVOU !  YOU JUST MIGHT WANT TO COME TO IT !  MAY 20TH 2017 !!

Big bluegill are the hardest of freshwater fish to consistently catch. The guys that do it aren't doing it by luck.

I got a nine incher this time. It's about the biggest I've caught, not the biggest in existence, but pretty good for such a featureless lake like mine.

nice vid Damon... looked like a nice day to be out on the lake.

RSS

Latest Activity

Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
19 hours ago
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
19 hours ago
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's status
"Thanks Carl!"
19 hours ago
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

We Managed Several Bluegill X Pumpkinseed Hybrid.....

"Aren’t they beautiful fish, thanks Tooty!"
19 hours ago
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Three More Victims of the Freak......6/8/2021

"Thanks Tooty, we definitely harvest our share!"
19 hours ago
carl hendrix commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Another Bluegill With Great Dynamics....6/8/2021

"just glad I could be of some help to you guys"
yesterday
carl hendrix commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

More From The Back of The Boat......6/8/2021

"holy molly !!!! nearly a thousand  caught on my jigs !!! I'm humbled big time; neveer…"
yesterday
carl hendrix commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's status
"Great answer Jeffery;;  as you said; it's a personal thing;; it's also my oppinion…"
yesterday
DAVID L EITUTIS commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
yesterday
DAVID L EITUTIS commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Three More Victims of the Freak......6/8/2021

"RELEASE EM TO THE OIL........!!!!!!!"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's status
"Thanks John, hope Carl sees it, he wanted my opinion on it."
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

We Managed Several Bluegill X Pumpkinseed Hybrid.....

"I try to avoid cleaning the hybrids, really cool to see"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Another Bluegill With Great Dynamics....6/8/2021

"Joe was flattered, easily his best fishing trip of 2021."
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

This One Inhaled The Freak.......

"Yeah, all you see here is a couple legs hanging out of his mouth."
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Three More Victims of the Freak......6/8/2021

"I let all these go, nice little area that nobody else ever fishes, they’re getting bigger…"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Big Flier Flexed Out......1/64th Ounce Freak

"Most people prefer other sunfish Carl but I have grown to love catching them, the largest fish can…"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

More From The Back of The Boat......6/8/2021

"I felt good about it right out of the package, it’s nearing a thousand total fish on it since…"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Mouthful of the Freak......6/8/2021

"Dealing with quality fish on 90% of the hits, and this time of year they ain’t playing!"
yesterday

© 2021   Created by Bluegill.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service