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June 2011 Blog Posts (8)

SHOULD ANDRE BE A GUIDE?

Okay everybody...let me know what you think. My friend and fisher/partner Andre Sturkey has been posting some pretty impressive photos on this site as of late. He's catching big largemouths, big smallmouths, crappies, pickerel, croakers, cats, big carp, trout, pickerel, white perch, big gills and more and more. Monster stripers can't elude him and trophy bass can not escape him.

My question is this...should Andre be a guide, and quit his day job that brings in $345,000…

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Added by Jim Gronaw on June 25, 2011 at 1:19pm — 4 Comments

1+ Pounder

Friday while a buddy and I were fishing a small lake that is part of the watershed I fish, I was rewarded with a 1+ pound "slab" crappie.

 

I was using that Shallow Shad Rap again that caught me the 3 from my other report. The way I was using it was giving it a jerk on the surface and the letting it come back up before jerking it again. I saw that explosion and set the hook thinking I had a 2 or 3 pound largemouth on.…

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Added by Michael on June 20, 2011 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Calicos Again

Last week I hit a few areas on 2 stretches of the main river that is the watershed of my local crappie grounds. The lure of choice was a size 5 shad Rapala Shallow Shad Rap.

 

Caught 1 8" crappie at one stretch, with a 7" redbreast and 12" chain pickerel mixed in. I had many redbreasts and bluegills follow the lure.

 

Caught another 8" calico and a small 6"er at the other stretch.

Added by Michael on June 17, 2011 at 6:17pm — 2 Comments

Little Pigeon Paradise

http://www.the-fishing-place.comThis is a vacation week for me, so I am at the Comfort Inn Apple Valley in Sevierville, Tn. The Little Pigeon River runs right by it. I chose this spot because I have been by it many times and wanted to try it out. The Apple Barn and Orvis Sporting goods store are here on the property. It is quiet and very picturesque.



I wanted to try this stretch of the Little Pigeon and see how the fishing… Continue

Added by Dennis Stapleton on June 16, 2011 at 1:57pm — No Comments

California Bluegill connection!

I was just checking the "Google Analytics" stat sheet for www.bigbluegill.com and I noticed that we have some serious activity from California.  Can somebody please give me a little bit of information on this phenomenon?  Besides the fact that there are some bluegill there?  :-)

Added by Bruce Condello on June 14, 2011 at 1:21pm — 8 Comments

Has anybody used Trout Magnets for Bluegill?

I just recently got in to Bluegill fishing with artifical lures.for years i used worms or other live bait and did good in spring,but then id swicth to bass fishing.this spring thought some guys i fish with have got me to useing Trout Magnets and ultralight tackle for Bluegill and Shellcracker,the past five trips fishing i havent even took any bass tackle with me.Iam looking to learn more about fishing Trout Magnets and other artifical lures for Bluegill.the set up i use is a 7ft 6in…

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Added by Nolen Woodward on June 12, 2011 at 11:52am — 4 Comments

Tagging Fish Photos by Species Results for searches

In another effort to get folks to TAG their photos , here are  interesting results when one searches

some specific species .A four word Alliteration!! Tag and search and add to this list if you care to.

http://bigbluegill.com/photo/photo/search?q=Bluegills

http://bigbluegill.com/photo/photo/search?q=Pumpkinseeds+…

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Added by John Sheehan on June 10, 2011 at 11:30am — 9 Comments

started fishing a new lake with reports of good gills coming from there

i started fishing a lake that is close by. i have heard a lot of good reports about good gills there. been there twice this week and no luck. 6 nice gills first trip, 7 the next. cannot find the fish. the lake is deep with steep drop offs any one have any suggestions.

 

Added by James E. Sampson on June 10, 2011 at 9:53am — 2 Comments

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