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Marvin Morgan
  • Davenport, IA
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Marvin Morgan replied to Leo Nguyen's discussion A heartbreaking day for one of our members
"My thoughts and prayers to Carl and his family on the passing of his wife. ......Marv. Morgan"
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Marvin Morgan commented on John Sheehan's group Slip Floating
"Need some input from my fellow slip float users. I love using slip floats but have a question conserning how you choose to rig them.  I normally place a split shot on the line 8-10" above the hook, but have been seeing it rigged…"
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"My Pleasure Marvin .I have learned a lot in the past 11 years since I've been on this site .Some very knowledgeable and experienced Fishermen here have passed on great information .I looked forward to your posts describing your successes !"
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Last year (2009)was the first year slip floating for me and found it to be very effective.Would like folks that are into this kind of fishing to post photos of gear and tips on the best rods ,reels ,bait and terminal tackle to use.
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"John, Thanks so much for the helpful info that you passed along to me....I appreciate your help. BBG...best folks/site out there!!!!"
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John Sheehan commented on Marvin Morgan's blog post How to properly rig slip/fixed thill floats
"Checkout this Group here Marvin .Hopefully you glean what info you need from the activity there !  https://bigbluegill.ning.com/group/slipfloating?commentId=2036984%3AComment%3A246299"
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How to properly rig slip/fixed thill floats

While I prefer using slip floats, I would like to know how to properly rig both the slip and fixed Thill type of floats.  Which floats to use for different water/wind conditions, etc.   Would appreciate and info I could get.See More
Jul 27, 2020
Marvin Morgan left a comment for Larry Langfitt
"Larry..Thanks for the info about the trout magnets. I sure will go to Wally World and take a look at what they have.  I have been hitting the gills almost every day for the last 7 weeks, and have only missed about 6 days due to heavy…"
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Larry Langfitt left a comment for Marvin Morgan
"Hey Marvin I recently found the mini trout magnet kit at Wal-Mart, along with the regular size trout magnet these jigs are made by Leland tackle. I have tried them out a little and the hay been very productive on Smallies out at the reservoir here…"
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Marvin Morgan left a comment for Johnny wilkins
"Am looking for info about how to rig the different types of Thill floats, but unable to find any books/pamphlets that show the way to rig the different type of floats.  Can you point me in the right direction to find out about the different…"
Mar 23, 2020

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How to properly rig slip/fixed thill floats

While I prefer using slip floats, I would like to know how to properly rig both the slip and fixed Thill type of floats.  Which floats to use for different water/wind conditions, etc.   Would appreciate and info I could get.

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At 6:29am on July 29, 2020, John Sheehan said…

My Pleasure Marvin .I have learned a lot in the past 11 years since I've been on this site .Some very knowledgeable and experienced Fishermen here have passed on great information .I looked forward to your posts describing your successes !

At 8:57am on June 14, 2020, Larry Langfitt said…

Hey Marvin I recently found the mini trout magnet kit at Wal-Mart, along with the regular size trout magnet these jigs are made by Leland tackle. I have tried them out a little and the hay been very productive on Smallies out at the reservoir here in western South Dakota. I'm hoping to try them on crappie at Lake Sheridan this coming weekend. The last time I heard from you, you were looking for some pre-tied jigs  1/80 well the minis are 1/200 and the regulars are 1/64. I hope this will be of some help. t also online  The kits are 12.96 at Wal-Martt also online  at Leland tackle.com

At 8:10pm on January 24, 2017, Larry Langfitt said…

9 miles due north of Spearfish and 11 miles from Wy. state line

At 5:48pm on March 11, 2016, Jeffrey D. Abney said…

Thanks for the friend request.......let's talk fishing !

At 4:13pm on February 19, 2016, dick tabbert said…

Thank you Marvin I would be honored to be a friend on your friends list. Any time I can help please jump in and ask away. If I don't know the answer we'll find it out some how some where or if you just want to talk feel free I love to talk especially fishing.

At 5:48pm on September 16, 2015, carl hendrix said…

Marvin;Keith Ritter;; lives real close to Reelfoot lake;; I am about a good 3 hour drive from it. i live just outside of Nashville Tn.  Old Hickory Lake;; is about  2 miles from me !!  I really hate that !!  hahahahahaha   I have at least;; 4 different places to put a boat in at;; in a 10 mile radius.  my one and only real favorite fish is-- blue gills!! red ears ! sunnies !  crappie another great favorite; then come sauger;; wall eye; stripe.  not a green carp fisherman at all ! ( thats a bass!! )   

At 5:23pm on September 16, 2015, carl hendrix said…

Marvin;; I was going to this week end;; then saw where bass pro;; is having their fall fishing event;; sept 26  thru the 28 i believe.  any way;; thats when im going to get it.    cant pass up a good chance;; of  messing with the ( pro ) guys !!  hahahahahahaha    I;ll be taking a few of Dick Tabberts;; gilly worms;; jelly jigs;; several other things;; just to mess with them !!

At 4:53pm on September 9, 2015, dick tabbert said…

Your welcome Marvin need any help just hollar that's what were here for.

At 4:50pm on September 9, 2015, carl hendrix said…

Marvin;; i agree;; the price is a little steep;; but also look at it another way;; it will be the last unit you will ever need!  kind of like buying a old clunker car;; then wishing it was a cadillac !!  my suggestion is;; get a good unit;; and;; as for not being a computer genius;;  dont worry;;; we have-- LEO !!!  Leo;; has forgotten more than most people know about computers!!  ( my personel oppinion is;; Leo;; was asimalated ; by a nasa computer bank;; which would make Leo;; a cyborg of sorts !!  He has a computer chip;; for a brain !!  a real terrific guy !!  Leo has many post here;; to help guys with computers and depth finders ;; if its a gadget;; Leo knows about it!  

At 8:05am on September 9, 2015, carl hendrix said…

Marvin;; Lowrance is having a type of sale right now;; till Nov. !st  Depending on which unit you get;; you can get a chip for it;; free ! ( saving 100.00 dollars)  that way you can download ;; or make your own maps and things.  in just a few days I am going to get the elite 5 unite;; for around 500 dollars. ( wish it was cheaper).  but a good unit;; will last a long- long time.  colored screens;; are a LOT better than a grey scale 

 
 
 

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