Bluegill - Big Bluegill

Do you love big bluegill?

April 2014 Blog Posts (12)

12" Bruiser Bluegill!

So Castman7 (my brother) and I decided to go big bluegill hunting this evening. It started raining but we didn't stop....I'm glad. We caught several gills close to a pound before he caught the biggest bluegill that I've seen with my own eyes. I tried several…

Continue

Added by Jason Preslar on April 28, 2014 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Nice Mixed Bag 4/27/14

Got on the water with a co-worker yesterday morning in search of nothing in particular. I caught the nicest bluegill I've caught in that lake on a point in some shade. I almost thought I was snagged until I seen her. Beautiful. Also caught some redear. Yellow perch came out to play along with some largemouth bass. But the most fun had to be when I went on the hunt for the chain pickerel. I hooked 2 within 15 minutes and both of them shot out of the water mid-battle and threw my hook. This…

Continue

Added by Jason Preslar on April 28, 2014 at 6:43am — 2 Comments

MONSTER TRUE BLUEGILL CAUGHT ON SLAB JIGGIES 1/80TH OZ BUGGIE JIGGIE IN YELLOW

it was a pretty chilly morning for us in So California on td April morning. 45° to be exact. Was with my manager and best friend Johnny Unn at one of our southern California favorite reservoirs, got there a little late (7:30am) due to me not setting my alarm, but woke up from Johnny yelling in my window, lol. So we had a ton of my signature Slab Jiggies, Buggie Jiggies in 1/80th oz in white, red, pink, chartreuse, orange and yellow. We headed out to oit usual big bluegill… Continue

Added by Chris Salmon on April 27, 2014 at 6:06pm — 22 Comments

The River Giveth and the River Taketh Away 4/26/14

I knew the water was going to be cold. I knew the sun was out. What I didn't take into consideration is the fact that my calves would almost cramp up making me worry that I wouldn't be able to make the hike back to my truck after getting out. I was wet wading. On a lighter note I caught the first 3 smallies of the year, all on lizards. Rage Tail (junebug & green pumpkin). Gamakatsu 3/0 EWG hooks. This was a partial Carolina rig. I fished the usual haunts at first with a crank with no…

Continue

Added by Jason Preslar on April 26, 2014 at 5:25pm — No Comments

4/23 Four Species in the Yak

Got 2-3 hours in the yak on the water after work this evening and scored 4 different species. I used the baby shad jig under a float around brush for the most part. Ended up with 5 crappie (white and black), a redear and a largemouth. Love fishing these brush piles in the yak. Also, as usual I missed several solid strikes.

Added by Jason Preslar on April 23, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Yakkin for Crappie 4/20-4/22

I had off 3 days straight and spent a ton of time on the water. Picked up a sunburn, several bass, a bunch of crappie and some relaxation on the yak. I have no pics cause i lost my iphone and this one sucks. (Get a new iphone in a week) I ended up catching a 5-6lb largemouth on a 2" grub under a float while crappie fishing (22"). With 4# line and a light crappie outfit that was interesting and she took me for a ride in the yak, but i landed her. Caught the crappie on Bobby Garland's baby…

Continue

Added by Jason Preslar on April 23, 2014 at 7:20am — 2 Comments

Military Appreciation Day

Hi folks! I'm posting this blog in the hopes that some of the members of BBG.Com will help get the word out about this event. So...what is Military Appreciation Day (MAD)?

It's really simple: It's just a thanks for members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. You can read about the history of this event at www.militaryappreciationday.org.

In a nutshell, a group of volunteers (which now includes me!) gets…

Continue

Added by sean kerley on April 12, 2014 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

Fish parasites

Last week I cleaned a crappie (one of the two in my recent picture) that was riddled with these parasitic worms. Tonight I cleaned another with the same condition. The web calls them the 'big red worm' and says thorough cooking makes the meat safe to eat, and that makes sense.

Have you guys ever seen these in bluegill?

Added by Michael Stockelman on April 9, 2014 at 7:50pm — 11 Comments

Away

Been away for a while. Haven't had much time for fishing - hopefully soon, though. At least I get to see what everybody else has been catching here on BBG.

Added by Ben Seay on April 9, 2014 at 11:14am — 1 Comment

"Land' Em" slide out rod

Looking for information on "Land' Em tubular glass telescopic slide out rod.  Made by Alliance Mfg in Chicago in the late 50's.  Cost when new, value nown share and any other info you can share.

Many thanks,

Gene

Added by Gene DuCharme on April 8, 2014 at 10:43am — No Comments

Great day

I finished work early today and headed out to my favorite pond. I tried a quill float for the first time, and that is all I'll ever use to hang ice jigs under unless I have no choice...that thing was so sensitive, and I realize that I have missed HUNDREDS of fish in the past because of my float.

To start off, I caught this gorgeous fish with a chartreuse/black tube on…

Continue

Added by sean kerley on April 4, 2014 at 5:17pm — 14 Comments

Monthly Archives

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

Latest Activity

Troy Dorman commented on Troy Dorman's photo
Thumbnail

20210511_180351

"It was a big male, Jeff. I let him go."
4 hours ago
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Troy Dorman's photo
Thumbnail

20210511_180351

"Great fish.....looks like a Sow with the orange ear tab......congrats Troy!"
10 hours ago
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Scenic Albemarle- Flooded Cypress in Griffin Swamp, N.C.

"I took this shot for two reasons, give others perspective of the areas I fish and display the low…"
10 hours ago
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Crappie on Bridge Pilings.......5/11/2021

"Thanks Bruce......it was interesting yesterday.....the bluegill all but shut down with the drop out…"
10 hours ago
Bruce Tomaselli commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Crappie on Bridge Pilings.......5/11/2021

"Great crappie. Man would I like a dozen of them in a bucket."
17 hours ago
Bruce Tomaselli commented on Troy Dorman's photo
Thumbnail

20210511_180351

"What a hog. Nice one."
17 hours ago
Troy Dorman posted a photo
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney posted photos
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney posted a status
"Finally got a break from the high winds late today....water temps falling.....took a limit of Crappie on a bridge....several nice gills"
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

Toughie Bass

"Nice largemouth John......Tuesday ritual....."
yesterday
John Sheehan posted a photo

Toughie Bass

Hit my favorite time honored Gold Flake /Black 4" Sluggo . Small Pickerel caught on Blue Fox Spoon…
yesterday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jason Tallman's photo
Thumbnail

883

"I had a good time Jason....and remember the things I showed you about shallow water flats so you…"
Monday
Jason Tallman posted an album
Monday
Jason Tallman posted photos
Monday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Gills are Chewing too......5/9/2021

"Here's hoping you guys get a break up there soon John..........I moved my nephew's trip…"
Sunday
John Sheehan commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Gills are Chewing too......5/9/2021

"Slow beginning up here too Jeff !Stable reliable weather would be welcome !"
Sunday
John Sheehan commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

Bullheads looking pregnant

"oh ok Jeff ,Perch spawn is over up here perhaps and I suspect the Post spawn Perch are deep "
Sunday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on Jeffrey D. Abney's photo
Thumbnail

Gills are Chewing too......5/9/2021

"Hey Troy thanks......we are also seeing up and down water temps and unseasonably low…"
Sunday
Jeffrey D. Abney commented on John Sheehan's photo
Thumbnail

Bullheads looking pregnant

"Hey John, I was just comparing this bullhead to some of those pregnant perch you see.....very…"
Sunday

© 2021   Created by Bluegill.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service