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Old 05-06-2013, 11:46 PM
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Default Another round of big gills

So I hit my favorite pond for some big bluegill this evening and I would say that it was indeed a good decision...

With more rain on the way the fish were sure stirred up due to the changing weather. I continued to fish through the light rain and connected with close to a dozen big fat gills in the process. I would say that getting wet was well worth it...


A fat gill typical for this pond. They sure are a lot of fun...




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Old 05-07-2013, 06:38 AM
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Nice, it is surprisingly amazing how hard blue gills fight on a fly rod.
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Old 05-07-2013, 08:00 AM
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Pound for pound nothing fights like a big blue gill. I love to fish for them bug suckers any chance I get. Just curious what weight rod did you choose to use. I normally fish my 3 or 4 wt in Alabama and big gills are a good fight on them
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:41 AM
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good sized gill. did you hear the jaws music when you were bringing him in?
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Old 05-07-2013, 12:57 PM
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Very nice fish! That thing looks like it has been taking steroids...
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I know the term "slab" goes with crappie, but still, that is a slab. I think this is bigger than the one you posted last year. Wow!

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