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What type of animal is a bluegill?
newly built 06' 5-6 acres, stocked with fhm, crawdads,frogs,bluegill, hybrid gills, lmb, smb, crappie, and walleye, and channel cats, 4 grass carp
windmill aeration, 8x 16 floating dockw/32' walkway out to the dock
avg depth 16-20', deepest spot 32' out in front of the center of dam

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At 12:45pm on June 25, 2011, Chad Hood said…
I just joined this site and happened to see that you stated the iowa state record bluegill size. I live in Cedar Rapids just nice to see another member from Iowa. Nice pics and congrats on your largest catch gives me something to work towards. I caught a 9" gill about 2 weeks ago but it was only 7.3 ounces nothing like the slabs in your pics.
At 6:12am on August 3, 2009, Trevor said…
Like using crankbaits to catch big bull gills? Join the crankbait group!
At 7:12pm on May 7, 2009, GillnBrian said…
Hey Christ, thanks for the welcome. Those gills are HUGE.
Wonderful pics!
At 4:14pm on May 7, 2009, Bill { DaBluegill } Mumma said…
Thank You Chris, I think this web site is the Best!!! I enjoy bluegill fishing and have 3 children that enjoy it as much as I do.
At 3:52pm on May 6, 2009, Don Swearingen said…
Yeah, nice! Here in Colorado, we don't get them that big at all. Or I haven't seen any. But still....
At 10:46am on May 6, 2009, Xeev Xwm Vang said…
your pond sounds fun!
At 5:28pm on April 15, 2009, scott m. darr said…
sorry Chris< I caught that 2.5 bg over 35yrs ago i was 14yrs old
At 6:35am on April 11, 2009, Jeff said…
Thanks for the welcome Chris, yea i definately will get pics this summer, the lake not only has big gills, but also , big crappies, walleye, bass, and supposeidly there is like 3 or 4 pike someone put in the lake, but i've never seen them. Once again Thanks!!!

Jeff
At 2:48pm on April 10, 2009, Charles Wallace said…
Thanks for the welcome. I will try my best for "picture worthy" gills.
At 6:36pm on April 4, 2009, Bruce Condello said…
I've got UNC in my office pool. If they win it all it will keep me from finishing last.
 
 
 

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