"Welcome G W Jeffers to Big Bluegill. I am also a member of Big Bluegill wanting to welcome you and to share some of what goes on here at the site. This is a site with loads of information where we can learn and enjoy in what we like doing best,…"
"Ok a lot if stuff to cover. I'm not sure what size tippet it is since it's been on for a while but fairly thin by the looks. I was using #12 bivisibles.
We're not near winter yet, been in the mid to high 70s all week strangely…"
"Ken I hear ya about the Smallmouth /Fall connection ! I enjoy top water baits not only for catching but as a search bait .The Smallies reveal themselves by not being able to resist reacting to a topwater bait .Gives me confidence…"
"Nice Adam , got two Smallies myself yesterday at a lake .I had the hip boots on .I found two new spots that are holding smallies about 12" .Looking forward to going back again. They are tough to keep on the hook and land .Fast swimmers, great…"
"here is my favorite setup for this type of fishing
Berkely 6ft light action spinning rod fast tip.... this rod does a great job with smallmouths when they try to throw the hook.
Mitchell 308 with 20lb braid... when my bait gets stuck on a log or…"
quite a few spots to fish from on shore in town... especially this time of year ... lmbass smbass and northerns are up against the steep banks herding baitfish. swim baits in the 3 - 4 inch range are deadly especially now thru thin…"
"Thanks guys, and I've only tried wading it once, and the biggest was a chunky 11". Last year during my ichthyology class we electroshocked one that was pushing 18", my instructor said that was the biggest he's seen in that…"