"Wow...really nice discussion here. A couple of thoughts...
I'm probably different here in that 95% of my fishing, for all species including bluegills, is done from the shoreline. Yes I have a boat and a kayak, but most of my fishing is done in…"
"All I do is fish outside, open deep public water. I fish with and without electronics and a catch about the same because I've established patterns over time. When all else fails troll. In fact I've just about abandoned casting altogether.…"
"hahhahahaha;;; as for me Tony;; biggest reason I got my depth finders;; is because of the lake Im fishing ! its so dangerous;; island running down the very middle of the lake;; making it impossible to go from one side to the…"
"i fished one day without electronics within the past 3 seasons.... it was terrible. i was in the kayak and forgot the battery at home left on charge. i changed my game plan and concentrated tight to the bank and surprisingly/ luckily did well. found…"
"I usually fish about 4-6 ponds, lakes or streams outside my home pond each year. Zero electronics but my fishing is usually fixed line at 10 feet or less from shore. Using fixed line I can cover a lot of ground really fast "
"yeah the map upload was 130 mb alone.
i did a Master Angler Database search for B'Gill waters in Jackson County and it appeared... i fished it a few times mainly for LMB and crappie and have surprisingly well. i picked that lake just to show an…"
"Carl I don't fish much outside water, but when I do I never use electronics unless I'm ice fishing. And those strip pits in the summer with no electronics and no boat make you work for em'. It's tough without the electronic eye!!"
"this is an excellent topic Tony !! loving every minute of it !! would any body today here on bbg; like to try to find some blue gills-- WITHOUT electronics ??? go to a completely different lake; river; pond;; never been to…"