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John Sheehan commented on Bruce Condello's group www.BigBullhead.com
"A rare occasion when  Bully hits an untipped Spoon., and a small CrankBait."
Jul 13
John Sheehan commented on Bruce Condello's group www.BigBullhead.com
Jul 13
John Burns commented on Bruce Condello's group The Shellcrackers
"Nice video and good feeding for 60 degree water. I will try posting the direct link to the Youtube video. Feeding Redear in 60 degree water"
Mar 16
Randy Wagoner commented on Bruce Condello's group The Shellcrackers
"I couldn't get the video at 1st by clicking the link 3 posts previous.  Try clicking the 2nd  60DegreeFeedShellcrackerFish that's below the search title."
Mar 15
Randy Wagoner commented on Bruce Condello's group The Shellcrackers
"Several considerations with feeding in Feb.  I don't think there's much forage in the pond now.  I drained to 18" and renovated with a dozer last Oct. Likely lost a most of what was living in the water though the RES…"
Mar 15
John Burns commented on Bruce Condello's group The Shellcrackers
"Good deal Randy. Good to know the fish do not suffer from Alzheimers and remember what the pellets are good for! :-)  They stayed trained."
Mar 1
Randy Wagoner commented on Bruce Condello's group The Shellcrackers
"Update on 'pellet trained shellcrackers.'  When it turned cold the feeder was removed from pond.  Occasionally I'd hand feed.  Well the weather kept on being record warm most this Feb.  The water temp 6 inches down…"
Feb 28
John Sheehan commented on Bruce Condello's group www.BigBullhead.com
"BROWN BULLHEAD 1#6 OZ. 14""
Dec 31, 2022

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I live on a quarry pond.
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Nebraska

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Notes from a Nebraska bluegill derelict.

Something came in the mail a couple days ago...

At first I thought maybe it was from my M.D.  He's been pushing me to eat better, and as you can see there were some pretty good items here.  But then I realized it was from my BBG buddies. 

First of all there were saltine crackers.  Always good for someone like me who likes to talk too much.  A…

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Posted on May 22, 2016 at 2:30pm — 8 Comments

Christmas Bluegill Wishes

I would like to extend a sincere and heartfelt gratitude to all of the members of BigBluegill.com.

I know I've been lacking in posts and pictures lately, but the demands of my family and my business render me an observer most of the time.  I read every post and enjoy every picture.  Every big bluegill caught feels like I landed it myself.

I hope that all of you have an amazing Christmas, and a great new year.  2016 will surely be full of great catches, great…

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Posted on December 24, 2015 at 1:51pm — 3 Comments

A few random thoughts about bluegill

I'd like to just reiterate a couple of my thoughts about bluegill.

Many of us started with bluegill.  When we caught bluegill as kids, we were proud and excited.  They were willing participants in the angling game, and were scrappy fighters for their size.  Bluegill were also beautiful by any standards, and were curiously varied and original.

Many of us drifted away from bluegill as we aged.  We became jaded, and influenced by those around us.  We were told that…

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Posted on April 7, 2015 at 9:33pm — 13 Comments

Please consider joining BigBluegill founder Bruce Condello at the Pond Boss Conference!

Upcoming Pond Boss Conference and Expo

I would like to personally invite you to the National Pond Boss Conference and…
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Posted on January 25, 2015 at 1:52pm

Huge favor for Bruce Condello!

My friends, I don't make a habit of asking for favors, but I would like to make a humble request of each and every one of you.

 

On Monday evening, Memorial Day, at 10 pm central time, there is going to be a very special show on television.  Two of my best friends ever, and www.bigbluegill.com members, Nate and Justin Herman are going to have their very own reality show!!!

 

On DIY network, which is channel 111 on…

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Posted on May 21, 2014 at 6:30pm — 14 Comments

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At 1:26pm on November 15, 2019, Mikey-D said…

Gees Bruce those are some of the biggest gills I have seen I wouldn't tell anyone where that honey hole is LOL. Reminds me of a little 1 acre pond we had back in the hills of southwest VA. 

At 7:48pm on April 1, 2017, Robert J Sarrazine said…

Dang Doc, didn't dawn on me what day it is but this ain't no joke!!Me%20%26%20Amber%20Jacks.jpg 

At 7:39pm on April 1, 2017, Robert J Sarrazine said…

Mr Bruce, been awhile since we've communicated so though I'd just say have a good spring and better summer.

Please don't re-post with the names reversed........Bob-O

Oh if the folks here only knew our history, there would be many chuckles. 

 
 
 

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"Dick what do you think would be good to add into these simple ties? "
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"Look Good. Nice job."
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"Thanks Bruce! Simple ties, I'm not capable of much more. The Squirrel and Bucktails are…"
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"Those look nice."
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John Sheehan replied to John Sheehan's discussion Ice Fishing Walleyes in the group WALLEYE
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"Thanks Slip it's coming. My hardest part is getting pheasant tails with long enough fibers to…"
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"true art"
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"A long way from science but better as we go.  Thanks Jim."
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"Looks like you got knotting those suckers down to a science.Good to see you tying again Dick,"
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"Nice Bass John."
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"Hey Jeff -Of course 31 Fish and 6 doubles in the net was an epic in September for me and Greg! "
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"Hey Jeff - More bad days than in the past .Although a PB Pickerel, and a PB Walleye were great this…"
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"Very nice collection John…..I may steal your idea vice reposting individual pictures like I…"
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