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Ultimate Panfish Reel?
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I'm considering importing this reel, and I'd like some opinions.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Damon Toney Mar 16.

2017 Design a Fly Challenge

I haven't posted in a while, especially since I've been doing a lot of blue catfishing lately. Any back during the summer I found this weird creature crawling on my leg after a video shoot. I've…Continue

Started Nov 9, 2017

Broke out the Philipson 6/7wt
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This will disturb the sensibilities of some.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Slip Sinker Sep 30, 2017.

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Damon Toney replied to Damon Toney's discussion Ultimate Panfish Reel?
"Yeah, I personally can't stand anything shorter than 8 feet, but I'm used to fly rods and crappie rods. For me an  an eight foot rod is a four foot rod. Four feet to get the rod to the side of the boat, and the rest extends beyond the…"
Mar 16
Damon Toney replied to Damon Toney's discussion Ultimate Panfish Reel?
"Thx, man. For casting a good old spinning reel for sure. With a bait feeder system, it's good for drifting as well."
Mar 16
Slip Sinker replied to Damon Toney's discussion Ultimate Panfish Reel?
"Your right… combination rod, reel, and additionally the line. Yeah 50 ft is my benchmark because it includes the fly fishing method… tough for me to cast over 50 ft from the boat or the dock. Fly fishing from my shorelines is…"
Mar 16
Damon Toney replied to Damon Toney's discussion Ultimate Panfish Reel?
"That sound like the function of the rod not the reel. Any fly rod can throw that easily with flies much much lighter than that. Still the assumption is, well, I should clarify the ultimate panfish reel for trolling, drifting, jigging otherwise using…"
Mar 16
Slip Sinker replied to Damon Toney's discussion Ultimate Panfish Reel?
"20180316- i dont know... still looking... ideal pan fish reel should be able to throw a 1/80 oz + bait or tipping presentation 50ft"
Mar 16
Mike English replied to Damon Toney's discussion Ultimate Panfish Reel?
"I'd try one for sure!"
Mar 1
Damon Toney replied to Damon Toney's discussion Ultimate Panfish Reel?
"I need to do a casting video of it. You have to feather it with your pinky just like our centerpin brethren. I have made some decent casts with it, but it isn't a megacaster. I'm seeing this reel for vertical jigging, spider rigging and…"
Feb 10
Mike Cooper replied to Damon Toney's discussion Ultimate Panfish Reel?
"I'm interested in it! Looks like it would be great for vertically fishing jigs, but can you actually cast with it without backlashing it? What price range would it be in?"
Feb 10
Damon Toney replied to Damon Toney's discussion Ultimate Panfish Reel?
"Thanks! I'm still putting it through its paces. I've been casting with it, but haven't had much opportunity to fish with it."
Feb 7
Bruce Tomaselli replied to Damon Toney's discussion Ultimate Panfish Reel?
"That's definitely a cool looking reel. Let us know how it works for you? Have you given it a good test yet?"
Feb 7
Damon Toney replied to Damon Toney's discussion Ultimate Panfish Reel?
"That's what I keep hearing. For ice I wondering if the level wind would freeze up too easily. Since I live in Alabama I have no way to testing it in ice conditions. I do a lot of longline drifting and trolling. Free spooling the line out gets…"
Feb 6
Slip Sinker replied to Damon Toney's discussion Ultimate Panfish Reel?
"Very cool reel… For me a reel of that nature would make a  great component to a dedicated vertical jigging setup.... or even icefishing... do you think there is any chance that there would be ice build up problem on the line guide up…"
Feb 6
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Ultimate Panfish Reel?

I'm considering importing this reel, and I'd like some opinions.See More
Feb 6
Adam Rink replied to Damon Toney's discussion Photo-Video of Blue Creek where I frequent. in the group CAMERA AND PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP
"Cool video of a beautiful place, Damon. Thanks for sharing."
Jan 27
Damon Toney replied to Damon Toney's discussion Photo-Video of Blue Creek where I frequent. in the group CAMERA AND PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP
"Well, the need to eat helps. This is what I do fill time now. Also I specifically went out that day to film that video. There are times where I don't fish at all. National Geographic is a big inspiration for what I do. Although I'm nowhere…"
Jan 27
Slip Sinker replied to Damon Toney's discussion Photo-Video of Blue Creek where I frequent. in the group CAMERA AND PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP
"...one question... how can you possibly concentrate on fishing when you have to take in all that scenery... lol"
Jan 27

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At 8:14am on November 25, 2015, Slip Sinker said…

hey... whats the water temps in your area?

At 10:48pm on November 10, 2015, carl hendrix said…

was just going to ask you if you ever heard of a porkupine quill float;; deadliest float that I know of !

At 9:25am on November 10, 2015, John Sheehan said…

AH,I see you like Catfish and those are great looking wine cork floats!

At 9:23am on November 10, 2015, John Sheehan said…

 Welcome Damon ! How's the fishing in Alabama? What species are you getting ? Up in here in NENJ I 'm catching Bluegills, Pumpkinseeds , Red Breasted Sunfish ,  Crappie ,Yellow and White Perch ,Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass ,Trout , Bullheads a few  Walleye and a few channel Cats . I'm always interested in what species are most prolific in different parts of the Country .Never fished in Alabama before . All the best , great group of folks here!

At 8:19am on November 10, 2015, dick tabbert said…

Damon your more than welcome please feel free to enjoy.

At 8:03am on November 10, 2015, dick tabbert said…

Welcome Damon 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, fishing. In this site we have loads of information we can feed off of and share and learn and having a good time doing so. We have FORUMS, BLOGS, CHAT ROOM, SPECIAL GROUPS, VIDEO'S, and the best PHOTO'S you can find anywhere on the internet. Feel free to jump in and investigate the site it is loaded with information and above all don't be afraid to participate we are all still in the learning process and improving and honing our skills making us better fishermen/fisherwoman and enjoying it all throughout the process.

What you personally may add my be that little extra something that we can put in our own little bag of tricks something we can use to make us better fisher people ourselves.

We are all about Bluegill, Big Bluegills ( Bluegills, Sunfishes, Red Ears, Brim family) but not to stop there you will read about many different species of fish even some you may not have known even existed in the Bluegill world and forums with many picture to share, but our main goal is catching that ultimate giant Gill so we can meet that special goal and maybe some bragging rights along the way. Its just a good well rounded site with loads of information with good people a family atmosphere who don't mind sharing, we have loads of fun doing so which you will see.

Our Video section that will keep your blood pumping and make you want to be fishing on that special lake or river fishing your heart out. (TAKE A KID AND DADS FISHING) such a great high. Above all we want you to enjoy yourself don't be afraid to share some of your fishing experiences with us we would love to hear about them please don't be afraid to share your exact lakes with me with all GPS coordinates and the exact baits you used it will be our little secret.

We have the best Photo's on the web some being so good you will be in aw and they are so addictive you'll keep coming back for more, there is truly some beautiful stuff there posted for our BBG family. We all love to share and share we do with some breath taking photo's. It will take you hours to see then all and you'll enjoy every minute of it..

Be aware of our Chat Room which in my opinion is very under utilized but you must be log in to correspond on it. So by all means log in and use It you will meet some interesting and great people there. Enjoy have fun but above all always stay safe. GOOD FISHIN..

 

 
 
 

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