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New personal best bluegill on Fayette today. #13988700 05/07/21 01:20 AM
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I had 30 bass by 11:00 so I decided to see if the big bluegill were finally willing to play. Once I found the school I caught one almost every cast until I got tired of catching them. Not really any small ones in the group.

As usual, I hooked a few bass on my gulp minnow. I was sure this was a bass, but when I saw it I got real serious about getting it in. I hadn't ever seen one this big.

I am not as good as Vogey at taking pictures but here a couple pics I got. It weight 1.43 lbs. I didn't have a tape so not sure how long it was.

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Re: New personal best bluegill on Fayette today. [Re: choclabdog] #13988721 05/07/21 01:35 AM
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Alan...That's a monster gil & a really good bass as well...I wish I had weighed a few on my last trip just for reference...Maybe see you out there next week smile

Re: New personal best bluegill on Fayette today. [Re: choclabdog] #13988758 05/07/21 01:54 AM
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WTG choclabdog! cheers

Re: New personal best bluegill on Fayette today. [Re: choclabdog] #13988786 05/07/21 02:11 AM
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That fish is a SLAB! Congratulations on the PB! cheers


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Re: New personal best bluegill on Fayette today. [Re: choclabdog] #13988857 05/07/21 03:18 AM
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Awesome fish ChocLab ! Bluegill like that are far and few between. Congrats on that PB cheers

Re: New personal best bluegill on Fayette today. [Re: choclabdog] #13989045 05/07/21 12:55 PM
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That is a beast of a bluegill.

Re: New personal best bluegill on Fayette today. [Re: choclabdog] #13989172 05/07/21 02:45 PM
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Slab of a bluegill ! And the bass aint too shabby either clap


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Re: New personal best bluegill on Fayette today. [Re: choclabdog] #13989208 05/07/21 03:29 PM
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Wow!!! Awesome Bluegill.

I'm really getting the FCL fever now. I'll catch him again next time I go grin

Re: New personal best bluegill on Fayette today. [Re: choclabdog] #13990897 05/09/21 03:03 PM
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Nice fish. Congratulations on the PB! flehan

Re: New personal best bluegill on Fayette today. [Re: choclabdog] #13990920 05/09/21 03:34 PM
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Slab. Congratulations on the PB.

Re: New personal best bluegill on Fayette today. [Re: choclabdog] #13995935 05/13/21 01:25 PM
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I caught one on a squarebill there a few years ago that looked to be 17 inches long. Ridiculous. We just laighed about it and tossed it back. Now that I am.seeing all these record post I wished i had weighed it amd took a pic! Dangit


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Originally Posted by BrockstaRama
I caught one on a squarebill there a few years ago that looked to be 17 inches long. Ridiculous. We just laighed about it and tossed it back. Now that I am.seeing all these record post I wished i had weighed it amd took a pic! Dangit


17 inch long Bluegill sounds like a fish tale to me roflmao

The Biggest Bluegill in the World
The world record bluegill recorded by IGFA or the International Gamefish Association was caught in 1950 at Ketona Lake, Alabama. This bluegill weighed in at a whopping 4 pounds 12 ounces and came in at 15 inches long with an astounding girth of 18-¼ inches.

And the biggest Redear
17 inches long
Recently weighed in at Bass Tackle Master of Lake Havasu, Arizona, the new pending world record redear sunfish weighed 6.30 pounds, measured 17 inches long and carried a 20-inch girth.

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