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A blind squirrel can find nutz
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I finally got my biggest gill. A 9 incher.Many of them actually. And with in the first few casts. Then it became easy.... And it wasn't because I had the right rod set up or live bait or because I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by tracy willis Jul 24, 2017.

Fall fishing?
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I know spring they move in to warmer water. Then spawn. Then go deep again.. how deep the majority of the fish go idk. Have not learned that yet. I know where they are through ice.But what happenes…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Slip Sinker Oct 24, 2018.

Drop shot
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I been doing some drop shooting lately and I do enjoy it. But I been getting some wicked bad line twist. Idk if my line just got messed up somehow or if it's the drop shot causing it? I rarely ever…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Slip Sinker Jun 14, 2017.

The boatless angler, advice?
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I'm a bank fisherman.... for now.Trying to get into the gillsWe are having terrible weather. Cool and rain. Most nights are around 48-55.Day time high topping 65-75 degrees and cloudy. Lost of rain…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Smoltz Jun 21, 2017.

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John M. Grimes replied to Smoltz's discussion Full moon and the spawn?
"  I know I'm late to this discussion, but we fished yesterday 8/6/2020, 3 days after the full moon. I cleaned a few of the fish and found eggs in 2 of them. Are these late spawners or do female Bluegill spawn more than 1 time a year?"
Aug 7, 2020
Smoltz replied to Smoltz's discussion Casting small 1/64 & 1/32 jigs?
"Brad, I agree. I think you may be right in your assumptions. I know exactly what you mean. That’s how I feel trying to cast long whippy rods. "
Feb 12, 2020
Brad Reid replied to Smoltz's discussion Casting small 1/64 & 1/32 jigs?
"Smoltz, Just a guess on my part but you know when you fly a simple paper airplane that sometimes it flies better if thrown modestly, that by comparison, if you rear back and throw it really, really hard it doesn't go as far. Crashes into the…"
Feb 10, 2020
Smoltz replied to Smoltz's discussion Casting small 1/64 & 1/32 jigs?
"I did go to 2lb line. It made a really big difference. I had even now gone to fishing a lot of 2lb for crappie as well. The increased distance and feel is greatly improved. As far as rods go, I have been finding there is weird spot where rod length…"
Feb 10, 2020

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At 11:35am on March 4, 2015, Jim Gronaw said…

I like the action of craft hair for the majority of my jigs, including smallmouth bass hair jigs for rivers and streams. I sometimes tie in some silli legs or other rubber for appendages. But for most panfish jigs I like the movement and durability of craft hair.

At 11:11am on March 24, 2013, dick tabbert said…

Fact is since I can read it you must have wrote in in the right spot. I found as you go through the site we start using different things and the more we use them the more familiar we get with them. You have your page which which keeps track of your surfing sort to say. On your page you will have a friends list, any groups you belong to, picture section you want to keep your personal pictures so on and so on. We have Blog section and a Forum section loaded with lots of info. I have found the daily and most recent info will be on the extreme right hand side of your screen and all your info on the left side. I use mostly the Forum section or the Groups sections to relay info and do my postings.

 
 
 

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Had to Share Since I’ve Fished Toledo Bend Most of my Life……7/15/2024

The Sabine River was damned back in the 60s to create Toledo Bend reservoir which is a shared…
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John Sheehan replied to Bruce Tomaselli's discussion These aren't gills, but great smallmouth
"Good luck with it , Bruce. Had a good session with Bluegills tonight, after dinner at my favorite…"
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Bruce Tomaselli replied to Bruce Tomaselli's discussion These aren't gills, but great smallmouth
"Not really new, but never fished it for pumpkinseeds there. At one time there were plenty of rock…"
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John Sheehan replied to Bruce Tomaselli's discussion These aren't gills, but great smallmouth
"That's great!, is this a new spot for you or are you familiar with it from past outings?"
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Bruce Tomaselli replied to Bruce Tomaselli's discussion These aren't gills, but great smallmouth
"I think I found a place on the river where I may be able to get a meal of  SMB and…"
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John Sheehan replied to Bruce Tomaselli's discussion These aren't gills, but great smallmouth
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Bruce Tomaselli replied to Bruce Tomaselli's discussion These aren't gills, but great smallmouth
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Bruce Tomaselli replied to Bruce Tomaselli's discussion These aren't gills, but great smallmouth
"I can get the pictures to post for some reason."
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Jeffrey D. Abney replied to Bruce Tomaselli's discussion These aren't gills, but great smallmouth
"Nice report Bruce….I’ve only caught a few smallmouth in my lifetime….lived in…"
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