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pickerel fishermen

for those who want to catch more and bigger of this overlooked species

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Latest Activity: May 24

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favorite lures 18 Replies

my favorites are small jerk baits spoons and poppers.Continue

Started by chris. Last reply by John Sheehan May 24.

Ice Fishing For Pickerel 5 Replies

 I have only caught Pickerel  and lost suspected Pickerel on clean breakoffs using  Tipups.I am anxious to try dead salted shiners on spoons for them at a local lake in a few days. Any one here have…Continue

Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by John Sheehan Jan 28.

Pickerel on the Fly 5 Replies

Researching using a Fly rod for Pickerel . I know where to find them and get plenty on spoons , Crank baits ,Spinnerbaits ,Sluggos and Live bait so I want to change it up for fun .8 wt Rod/Reel  and…Continue

Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by John Sheehan Jan 23.

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Comment by John Sheehan on May 21, 2019 at 5:21am

April and May 62-67 degree water  Pickerel in 12' to just a few feet have been taken on Wacky Rigged Stick Worms , 6" Sluggos ,Thin Fin 1/5 oz. Silver Shiner Pattern.and Crawler Spinner rigs.

Comment by John Sheehan on May 13, 2019 at 6:58am

You bet Dick this healthy weed, spring fed lake on the border of NY and NJ really produces Big Pickerel .My top 4 biggest came from Shepherds Lake .26-27,1/4 " Fish .

Comment by dick tabbert on May 12, 2019 at 10:17am

John looks like some healthy looking Pickerel.

Comment by John Sheehan on May 12, 2019 at 7:36am

Working the Wacky stick Worm like a jerk bait aggressively, the 26" ,5# Pickerel monster caught up to it and tore up the water . A Bass also was caught on the aggressive retrieve .Another fish was caught on subtler twitches. The Gold Rapala caught three Fish as did the Black Wacky stick worm . 1 Bass on a crawler/Spinner Harness, and a 22" Pickerel on a Sluggo .4 Bass ,4 Pickerel.

Comment by John Sheehan on May 12, 2019 at 7:36am

Comment by John Sheehan on December 5, 2018 at 10:58am

More October as well as November and December catches:

Comment by John Sheehan on October 1, 2018 at 1:55pm

Last Time out with Brother Greg

Comment by John Sheehan on August 10, 2018 at 6:57am

Thanks for that info John!

Comment by John Foro on August 9, 2018 at 7:56pm

not sure about those dates right now but not as familiar with the north part lake above the edwardsville bridge...i have gone up there a few miles before for crappie but also have caught pike near the bridge as well, but rollaway bay is well known for northern pike which is in the area south of the state boat launch but really for northerns you could almost find them anywhere near weed areas...but also around the islands across from the launch usually hold some decent smb....walleye around the bridge area as well...if we can't connect..good luck....email me at jforo3281948@yahoo.com and i can send you my phone no.

Comment by John Sheehan on August 9, 2018 at 6:09am

John-Going up to Black Lake September  12-16 about 5 weeks away ,cant wait .I need to talk with you man , any advice or knowledge you could pass on to me would be much appreciated .I'll be up there with Brother Greg ,his son Orrin and  our nephew Tim . We are staying at Black Lake Marine Cottages on the West side of the lake about 3 or so miles North of  the bridge.It would be great if we met face up to face up there .Thanks for your reply!

 

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