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April 2011 Blog Posts (17)

Has anybody fished the Edisto River in South Carolina?I heard the redbreast fishing was great.

Has anybody fished the Edisto River in South Carolina?I heard the redbreast fishing was great.

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Added by william lint on April 30, 2011 at 7:54pm — 3 Comments

My Dream I Need Your Help With !(:

 

                                          Something Like This     

 

My Name Is Marisa And Im A 13 Year Old Girl That Loves To Fish . My Dream As Silly As It May Seem To Some Is To Be Able To Buy A cheap…

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Added by Marisa Armendariz on April 26, 2011 at 9:00pm — 25 Comments

GOOD EASTER FISHING!

today me and my pops and cusin went fishing and we had a good time. i got 14 bluegill and my pops caught 6 bluegill and 2 SPOTTED CATFISH heres a pic of it!

 

Added by Tobias Jackson Jr. on April 24, 2011 at 7:08pm — 3 Comments

Bull to Hen ratios

I frequently fish a small local lake in my hometown of Antioch that shares the same name. This 77 acre gem is man made, and is a shallow dishpan type lake with a max depth of 10 ft.

 

Once a weed choked, and almost unfishable body of water, lake Antioch had only been a home to stunted 3-4" gills, and an occasional big Bass. Several years ago, lake management through local associations initiated a weed kill program that turned the lake around.

 

8-9" gills are now…

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Added by Bill "Musky" Modica on April 23, 2011 at 8:53pm — 3 Comments

Looking for a good blue gill lake to fish in Texas

Good morning all. Was wondering what lake in the Dallas Tx area produces nice bluegills? Used to fish for these gills when I was young and had an absolute blast. Not to mention the good eating..Would like to take my son and catch a mess of em..Any suggestions would be great. 

Added by Ricky Wilson on April 23, 2011 at 4:23am — 1 Comment

NEW

 

  New to fishing for blue gills. What are the habits of the blue gill? Anyother info on  blue gill fishing would be appreciated. We fish for crappies in the pad and deep water on a lake here in florida. What type of bait do you use?  Thanks for any info.....Gary

Added by gary keithley on April 19, 2011 at 6:57am — 4 Comments

Alan Warren, and Alan Warren Outdoors promoting involvement of kids in the great outdoors.

Please take a moment to explore the website of outdoor television and radio personality Alan Warren.  His campaign to educate America's young people on the outdoors is called "I Support Outdoor Education".

 

Here's his website.

 

http://alanwarrenoutdoors.com/

 

...and here's the link to www.isupportoutdoored.com

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Added by Bruce Condello on April 16, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

America's Fishing Equipment Ranks Last for Live Bait

An example of horrible performing bite indicators that America manufactures - mass quantity refuse - the live bait angler's enemy to catching fish (cheaply made bobbers)

 

Cheap, Clunky & Bad - American Live Bait Tackle Companies- Shame on…

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Added by Johnny wilkins on April 16, 2011 at 9:44am — 21 Comments

Bad News Comes In Spades

Okay, so you remember that truck of mine. Well, the weld made on the clutch arm broke this morning on the way to work. It was a crappy weld, anyway.

Make a mental note, folks - crappy welds do not hold up.

Not a block from my house, I depressed the clutch and it went, "POP. That sickening pedal-to-the-floor thump came next and there I was, no shift - no nuttin'. Dang!

Luckily, I got the thing back in gear using the synchro and was able to putt-putt it back to the house…

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Added by David, aka, "McScruff" on April 13, 2011 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Life Beside Fishing

My other thing next to fishing is cycling. Well, to be honest - I've been cycling in recent years more than fishing.

I ride about 20 miles per day to and from work, except in the coldest part of the winter. I'm late getting back in the saddle this season though, and today was my first run of the Spring. I "aired" up the tires, lubed the chain and got everything tuned - and I was off!

 

In short, things went well and I didn't end up in some ditch gasping out my last…

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Added by David, aka, "McScruff" on April 12, 2011 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Truck is back

I got the clutch actuator arm welded back together today and she's been test driven - all's well.

Welding skills are alright, but the little Lincoln buzz-box I had was a little slack. If she's still in good shape next weekend, I'll finally make it out to wet some bait.

I gots me a mess of Berkley Gulp! and Powerbait goodies, too - Fish Fry, Maggots, worms and wigglies... so we'll see how those stack up.

I also whipped up a batch of my first ever, panfish Dry Chum Mix.…

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Added by David, aka, "McScruff" on April 10, 2011 at 6:19pm — No Comments

HELP!!!!!! HELP!!!!!!!!

What Is the Best Trick, Technique Or baits to Use for picky crappie or bluegil

Added by Anthony Jones on April 9, 2011 at 1:57pm — 9 Comments

Is it bluegill weather yet

was just wondering has anyone in northern illinois had any luck at chain-o-lake, loon lake or other lakes or ponds in the area?

Added by glenn spruille on April 9, 2011 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Well - this really stinks

Okay, I dont have to work tomorrow (FRIDAY) except to make a few client calls. "Heck, I can do that from the river bank," Im thinking "...so Im going fishing!"

So what happens? I get in the truck this morning, press in the clutch pedal and SNAP! It lets go with a sickening feel and goes right to the floorboard. The damn actuator arm broke clean off.

First thing out of my mouth - "Summbitch - there goes Friday's fishing!!"

 

The truck can be fixed, but I cant get a…

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Added by David, aka, "McScruff" on April 7, 2011 at 7:18pm — 3 Comments

HATS OFF TO BILL MODICA...SPOON GURU!

Hey y'all, I don't know how many have seen it yet, but the latest In Fisherman magazine ( May 2011) has an outstanding feature article by our own Bill Modica on the pleasures and pursuits of using spoons for big gills! This is exciting stuff, as bill has long been advocating the use of these techniques on this site. Detailed rigs and tactics are again focused, as are many of his tutorial videos found on this site.

Like many of you, I was somewhat skeptical when I first read and heard…

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Added by Jim Gronaw on April 3, 2011 at 8:44am — 30 Comments

flys for bluegills

i would like to find out what flies work well for bluegills

i have been fly fishing for 60yrs but am still looking for a great fly

thanks

gerryg

Added by gerald geenen on April 1, 2011 at 9:08am — 2 Comments

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