Southern IL pond

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Southern IL pond

Postby badger75 » May Thu 10, 2018 3:25 pm

9in bluegill.jpg

Got to fish the pond on my Brother-in-law's place near Carbondale. Landed a few LM and some bluegills. Including this one in the pic - I measured it at 9". And it was thick. Nice fight on UL gear.

Got another one the following day.
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Re: Southern IL pond

Postby urbanHog312 » May Thu 10, 2018 3:33 pm

my only issue is that its not covered in beer batter. killer gill!
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Re: Southern IL pond

Postby HEDDONFROG » May Fri 11, 2018 11:37 am

I love small ponds and gill fishing. It’s so damn nostalgic. Killer sized gill Keith
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Re: Southern IL pond

Postby Rambler » May Sat 12, 2018 1:27 pm

Keep calm and fish on...

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Re: Southern IL pond

Postby jmdog2003 » May Sat 12, 2018 5:21 pm

Check out the forehead on that bull. Good lookin' brute.
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Re: Southern IL pond

Postby catchafew » May Sat 12, 2018 11:54 pm

That's a beauty!
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Re: Southern IL pond

Postby Lip_Yanker » May Mon 14, 2018 2:28 pm

Nice bull. Bet it felt like a tank on the UL!
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