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John Sheehan
  • 67, Male
  • Ringwood, NJ
  • United States
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Started this discussion. Last reply by John Sheehan Feb 5, 2016.

15 Fishing Goals
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Started this discussion. Last reply by John Sheehan Dec 30, 2014.

 

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John Sheehan replied to Bruce Tomaselli's discussion For Those That Paint Jigs, Pro-Tec Powder Paint
"ah good !I have done well using Black head Jigs with Yellow eyes for Panfish"
Jul 10
John Sheehan replied to Jeff Soto's discussion Favorite fishing lines
"Current lines of choice Suffix seige 6# test .Pline #4"
Jul 8
John Sheehan commented on Slip Sinker's group LINE WARS
"I like to use a black Marker when using braid and color a 3 foot length.Not sure if I'll always do this as some conditions probably call for a flouro leader .I do have trouble bait casting braid at times but dont usually have problems with mono…"
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Sluggos in the opening of the pads/weeds are a go to summertime Lure .The rod in the pic is a broomstick .
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What type of animal is a bluegill?
I live at Cupsaw lake and it has White and Yellow Perch, Large mouth Bass, Black Crappie,stocked Rainbow, Tiger and Brown Trout and occasional Brook Trout .Bluegill, Pumpkin seeds, BGXPS Hybrids and Yellow and Brown Bullheads and an occasional Chain Pickerel.I enjoy Freshwater multi-species fishing and occasional Salt Water inlet fishing for Fluke .
What state are you from? This can help us get together for fishing trips!
New Jersey

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SPINNER RIGS FOR HARNESSING SHINERS , WORMS, SPOONS,SWIMBAITS,ETC.

SPINNER RIGS FOR HARNESSING SHINERS AND WORMS



CRAPPIE,YELLOW PERCH ,WHITE PERCH AND BLUEGILLS:

56 Degree water Crappie

Greg Sheehan with one of Four Crappie between 12-14.5"  he caught on a shiner harnessed on a Spinner Rig…

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Posted on November 10, 2017 at 9:30am

Squirrel Tail Jigs

 

SQUIRREL TAIL  JIGS

   I have been fishing simple Squirrel Tail Jigs since November 2009 and although I haven't counted the number of fish  they have  caught ,let's just say scores of fish !August 2017 I fished them consistently and reawakened the realization of how well these little guys attract many species of Fish. Examples of  a large variety of species have been caught on 1/8th ,16th and 32nd oz. Jigs .I tie them up usually with Black…

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Posted on September 3, 2017 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Cupsaw Lake Algae Treatment

Hi BBG friends . Here's what is going on at my Community Lake I fish often . Would like to hear views on this procedure . PROS /CONS? I am trying to get educated on the matter .Any help would be appreciated ! Below is the Cupsaw Lake bulletin regarding Algae treatment. Thanks ,John

Good morning!

The lake will be treated today this morning with copper and Pond Shade Aqua Blue. The treatment will begin in the deep area,…

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Posted on August 2, 2017 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

Fishing Goals

Fishin' Goals

X 1)Catch fish every month of the year and archive with photos and calendars.

Bluegill ,Yellow Perch, Crappie and Largemouth Bass are achieved.

2)Catch Pickerel  in December( x achieved Dec. 2014 Shepherds lake) , February and (March)* acheived March31 2016, 17" Pickerel still need February to complete the Pickerel  calendar.

3) Catch First …

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Posted on July 15, 2015 at 8:30am

Fish Kill @ Four Corners Pond ,Sterling Forest Watershed

Sunday ,I was up at Sterling Lake visitor Center talking with a ranger about the fish kill at Four corners Pond, which occurred in the spring of 2012 . I asked about the measures taken since the fish kill was reported and he said fines have been issued to Perfect Cut Tree service and the Mulch pile has been greatly reduced .Today, I confirmed for myself that the mulch piles are reduced…
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Posted on July 7, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

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At 4:39pm on July 28, 2020, Marvin Morgan said…

John, Thanks so much for the helpful info that you passed along to me....I appreciate your help. BBG...best folks/site out there!!!!

At 2:45pm on February 24, 2020, jim cosgrove said…

Here and there John.I think they are getting scarce due to inter breeding with other species,They still are pretty common on a lake i visit every spring 170 miles south.They are usually very deep and dont get very big but are stunning to look at.

At 2:44pm on August 5, 2019, Jeffrey D. Abney said…

Hey John I'm still working on my response to an earlier question you had on deep water techniques......thanks for your patience........

 
 
 

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Mind if I floss with your crab line!

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Mind if I floss with your crab line!

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Cooper River Giant From A Few Summers Ago…….South Carolina

"Believe it or not, crabs 9 to 11 inches in the Low Country os South Carolina are very…"
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Fourth of July Jimmies-2008

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Fourth of July Jimmies-2008

"Is there a crab shortage now?"
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Crab Fishing on The Albemarle…..7/16/2021

"Prices are outrageous. I used to go to a place called the Hen House in Maryland. It was only 2…"
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Blue Gills And Blue Claws........6/7/2018

"I’ve caught blue crabs up to 11” point to point in North Carolina"
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This is a shot of the larger Crabs from Thursday.

"Crabs on ice to hold before cooking…."
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Fourth of July Jimmies-2008

"In this shot the cold crabs are getting ready to cook, not a problem….."
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Mind if I floss with your crab line!

"Giant alligator found my chicken….danger will rogers….."
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