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Southeast U.S. bluegill folks.

This is the group for Southeast anglers to talk about catching monster bluegill.

Location: South of the Mason-Dixon line
Members: 59
Latest Activity: May 4, 2019

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north carolina 2 Replies

Started by Andrew. Last reply by Steve Crowder Jun 26, 2011.

Whats the easiest way to create a mold for pouring plastics? 5 Replies

Started by Tim Roberts. Last reply by David, aka, "McScruff" Apr 6, 2011.

Okefenokee Swamp

Started by Steve Crowder Feb 22, 2011.

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Comment by Nick Holt on May 6, 2011 at 9:34am
Hey folks, It's been a while since I or anyone else has posted here.  I know that we've had as much messed up weather than just about everyone else, but there have been a few good days in between.  How's the fishing?  Been out a few times myself and caught a respectable amount of gills in 1 to 1 1/2 pound range.  Hey Tim and Dave, any luck with the mold making and handpouring your own baits?  I'm still willing to give some tips if you're interested.  Let's try to keep this group moving.  Nick Holt, Columbus, Ga.
Comment by James Micheal Landrum on March 30, 2011 at 8:15pm
Hello Guys and Gals, I'm from Southeast Georgia, and already having a Wall Hanger Mounted, soon as I get him back I'll post him!!!!!!!! the water is warming up-YA. HOO
Comment by Nick Holt on February 23, 2011 at 5:54am
Hey Bruce,  Thanks for adding this group.  I went up to my friend's 3 acre pond Sunday, stayed around and hour, and came home with 7 gills and crackers weighing a pound each.  Here around Columbus, Ga., we have quite a few good private and public ponds where bream can easily go a pound or better.  Nick Holt
Comment by Craig Causey on May 12, 2010 at 8:49pm
Me and four of my friends are getting ready to go on a four day trip to Elizabeth City, North Carolina. We hope to come home with a mess of fish. This is an annual trip we take every year and look forward to it all year.
Comment by Nick Holt on February 25, 2010 at 9:30pm
Like the rest of you good folks, I'm ready for some stable weather too. It's now Feb. 26th and I'm ready to shake the winter doldrums with some decent crappie fishing followed by some gill action. Just found out that the last weekend of the month is supposed to be cold and wet!! Enough is enough!! Hope to hear some good news from you all real soon. Nick.
Comment by Christine Arnold on February 20, 2010 at 7:42am
I wish I wasn't on call this weekend. It is so nice outside in North Alabama for a change. I'm starting to get a twitch in my cane pole! Lake Logan Martin is calling!
Comment by robert b reid on February 19, 2010 at 6:51pm
well it looks like a warm weekend for a change. i hope to be hitting a local pond here in town 2mrow i will be breaking in a 3wt ultra light fly rod. if the bream or crappie are feeding i hope to land a few with it.
Comment by Nick Holt on September 19, 2009 at 8:43pm
Hey Folks, Haven't seen much action on this group's page in a while. Shoot, I haven't contributed much myself either. No excuses from me. Wish I ciuld say I'm retired and could spend the summer mornings fishing, but that's not in the cards. Anyway, anyone been catching some nice gills lately? Here in Columbus, the lakes are now getting back to full pool, and the crappie are slowly beginning to wake up. Caught one nice 1/2 pounder last weekend and hope that it will be a start for the bigger slabs to start moving in to feed toward evening. The temps here are supposed to start dropping by the middle of the week so all things considered, we should get into them. Anyone else chase crappie during the Fall and Winter? If so, what are your favorite baits and rigs? Iwas able to post some pictures this evening, and show some of my handpoured plastic panfish baits. If any members are interested, I'll pass some along. No expense, and tell me your favorite colors. This offer is for all BBG members only. Take care all. Nick.
Comment by Nick Holt on August 29, 2009 at 7:16am
Hey Bruce, This is Nick Holt from Columbus, Ga. Would like to join your group of Southerners for some friendly advice and conversation. My question is how late in the year do most of you gill fish? Around here once the weather cools down the gills seem to become inactive and the crappie fishing picks up (which doesn't hurt my feelings at all). I don't have a boat, so it's hard for me to hit deeper drop-offs and edges. Nick
Comment by Earl Dykes Jr. on May 21, 2009 at 2:33pm
Went to my favorite pond today. They were up under the willow trees. Tied on a 1/32 renosky minnow and tore them up. Caught 37 in about 2 hours. One weighed 1 pound 6 ounces. Having gill fillets tonight. Sweet meat. I've got to figure out how to post pictures on here.
 

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