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stl_geoff 05-01-2013 01:34 PM

Lunchbreak gill bustin!!
Been fishing this park so far everyday this week. today was the most productive and yielded the largest bluegills/hybrids. Caught 10 or so, here are the best ones

Biggest one by far, damn near 10"

cuddling it

Bull gill

This guy seemed like a good fish to end the break on

nick k 05-01-2013 01:39 PM

Re: Lunchbreak gill bustin!!
Nice looking gills. I'm very jealous that you have a fishing area close enough to access during your lunch break. I've been dreaming of that scenario for a long time.

stl_geoff 05-01-2013 01:43 PM

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Its actually further away now that our office moved, its like a 7 minute drive instead of a 4 minute drive, or a walk across the parking lot to the creek.

nick k 05-01-2013 01:56 PM

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Still not bad. It's extremely hard to find places to fly fish in eastern MA (Boston area) without having to be out on the water in a kayak, tube, or boat. Almost every body of water here is surrounded completely in trees and thick vegetation.

stl_geoff 05-01-2013 02:02 PM

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Sounds like here but you make do haha

attila 05-01-2013 03:25 PM

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Nice gills Geoff. What rod is that ? I was out after work yesterday doing the same with my 3wt. Had one big fatty and a few average gills.

chased 05-01-2013 03:46 PM

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Some nice gills there! Is that Sage Bass Bluegill series rod? Do you find it to be too much rod for bluegills? I usually use a fiberglass 3wt for foam terrestrials and little poppers. Talk about a fun time!


shimloom 05-01-2013 05:09 PM

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Nice fish. Love the 'gills. Sad some turn their noses up on these great little fish. Got a 11.5" one on a popper once. Thought it was a bass for a min.


mbchilton 05-01-2013 05:16 PM

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Nice. I just got a 6'6" bamboo 3# for small streams and bluegill. Can't wait to get it out.

chefdg 05-01-2013 07:40 PM

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I was just telling my wife how nice it was to fish during my lunch break today when I saw this thread. We have a pond where I work that has tons of bluegill and bass. No gills that big, but I saw a monster bass near the bank that we've only speculated might be in there.

I was using a 3 wt rod and those little gills all felt like monsters. So much fun!

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