Bluegill - Big Bluegill

Do you love big bluegill?

Views: 362

Replies to This Discussion

Welcome Jim and I hear ya ,good stuff!  This was a good find .Been reading up on Smallmouth fishing in the June 2006 issue of Field and Stream and reading the available fishing excerpt from Taps tips .

I recently added a Sports Afield Compilation to my library, much like this TapsTips.
Just full of goodies and tidbits, most of which I forget two minutes after reading them.

Ya can always go back .Sometimes a situation at hand triggers a memory and ya think ya made it up .You probably read it in Taps Tips though . The tip with the paper chum bag and rock with pull string .

  So classic, though I've always used onion bags out the back of the boat or mixing spoons to flick chum to my shore fishing spot . Also when I spill a bunch of hooks, yup the magnet comes out .

Okay help me with rock bag thingie... Huh?

Put a stone at the bottom of a paper bag filled with chum .Tie a rope or string to the top ,drop down or lob  out ,give it a yank and reel in the bag with a broken bottom.

used to have access to a nice aerated pond.me and a buddy used to take the boys there when they were little.we threw catfish stripers anything we caught at the cooling lake in there,onion bag full of dog food on the bottom over night.spoiled those kids.some of the smaller ones nearly got pulled in the water.

that's they way to do it!

Okay I get it. Keeping chum in the same spot - good idea

I can see getting half a dozen of the bags prepped, including a small chip of wood tied with a string to each rock.
Now. toss them along a shore or some structure feature like a channel edge as you fin along in a float tube... Say in a 100 yard stretch. Troll a little stickbait along as you do, of course.

By the time you fin back to the first spot, the marker chip is now deployed, and the chum may have started working. You could work a line like this all day.

RSS

Latest Activity

Mikey-D posted photos
31 minutes ago
Bruce Tomaselli commented on John Sheehan's group Multi Panfish
"Wow, it ought to be a record somewhere."
1 hour ago
Mikey-D commented on John Sheehan's group Multi Panfish
"Hey guys have you all seen this one of my cousins neighbor caught this monster gill I think its a…"
3 hours ago
Profile Iconjim cosgrove and Eric Pierce joined John Sheehan's group
Thumbnail

Not losing Fish with right Gear and Technique

The thought that made me think of starting this interactive group was losing fish and why it…See More
3 hours ago
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group Not losing Fish with right Gear and Technique
"GOOD NEWS ERIC!"
19 hours ago
Eric Pierce commented on John Sheehan's group Not losing Fish with right Gear and Technique
"I am John. Almost there. Had some scar tissue from colon surgery get tangled and wrapped up with…"
20 hours ago
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group Not losing Fish with right Gear and Technique
"Heal well Eric ! Glad you're aboard!"
yesterday
Eric Pierce commented on John Sheehan's group Not losing Fish with right Gear and Technique
"Thank you for the add John. Haven't been fishing in a while. I had surgery on my gut and still…"
yesterday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group Not losing Fish with right Gear and Technique
"Welcome Eric Pierce! Look forward to your helpful input and experiences!"
yesterday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's group Not losing Fish with right Gear and Technique
"This year I lost a jumping Bass that both brother Greg and I estimated at 6# , I had previously…"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Cody Broke The Ice With a Nice Channel…..8/7/2022

"Thanks John….I’m going to try to find some and give it a whirl…..catfish are…"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
yesterday
John Sheehan commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Cody Broke The Ice With a Nice Channel…..8/7/2022

"I use crawler pieces on the floating Jig'-heads for Perch and Bullheads. Work…"
Monday
Bruce Tomaselli commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Sunday
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
Sunday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Joe Tagged a Nice Channel Cat…8/7/2022

"Thanks John…..they were excited with the big pulls today……water temp was 89.7…"
Sunday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Sunday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Cody Broke The Ice With a Nice Channel…..8/7/2022

"Afternoon John…..I haven’t tried that method…..my favorite method is Catawba…"
Sunday
John Sheehan commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Cody Broke The Ice With a Nice Channel…..8/7/2022

"Hey Jeffrey ?  Ever try those floating Jig heads with a split shot 8-12 inches above the…"
Sunday
John Sheehan commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Sunday

© 2022   Created by Bluegill.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service