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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: Oct 18, 2019

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favorite lures 19 Replies

my favorites are small jerk baits spoons and poppers.Continue

Started by chris. Last reply by John Sheehan Jul 29, 2019.

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, 2019.

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, 2019.

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Comment by chris on November 27, 2010 at 6:08pm
what did you get it on
Comment by Florida Boy on November 27, 2010 at 5:10pm
Thanks for the tips yall they paid off nicely

Comment by Jim Gronaw on November 24, 2010 at 5:09pm
Hey John...Pinchot Lake, 20 miles south of Harrisburg has giant pickerel. I think I'm gonna keep fishing it until ice up, it has crappie that have gone 19 inches and pickerel to just under 7 pounds. Big snakes to 28 inches are not rare here. Yesterday I got 50 crappie there, all 9 in and under, and saw another angler with that many but he kept 8 or 10 big, 12 inch plus slabs, including one over 15 inches.
Comment by John Sheehan on November 24, 2010 at 2:29pm
One 19" Pickerel on 1/4 oz. Acme Flashking Flutter spoon at Gatun Pond the latest in the year I ever fished this pond!11/24/10.Fished the four Glasmeres nothin.
Comment by John Sheehan on November 19, 2010 at 8:41am
Here are New Jersey records

Pickerel, chain 9 /3 1957 Frank McGovern Lower Aetna Lake
Pickerel, redfin 1 /13 1982 Gerald Humphrey Lake Assunpink
Comment by Jim Gronaw on November 18, 2010 at 6:11pm
That 9-6 is an astounding, long-standing record. Anything over 4 is noteworthy and citation sized in most states. A 5 or 6 pounder is exceptional just about any where. MD record is 7 lb 9 oz. and PA record is 8 lbs. 8 oz...one of the largest on record.

Virginia has good pickerel fishing in the Chickihominy River and in tide water lakes region around Suffolk...Lake Burnt Mills, Prince and Cahoon.
Comment by chris on November 18, 2010 at 5:29pm
clifford,
i would try shiners shallow about now... i have heard of people catching piks in the southern us in the colder monts

also something for every one to think about, the all tackle world record is 9lb 6oz caught in Homerville, Georgia on February 16 1961... just something to think about
Comment by John Sheehan on November 18, 2010 at 4:51pm
Clifford -I see you're from Virginia . Do you have Chain Pickerel ,Grass Pickerel and Red fin Pickerel there? I only catch chain Piks up here in NJ. I saw what I thought could be a Redfin Pickerel once but didn't have a pole.
Comment by CLIFFORD WILLIAMS on November 18, 2010 at 4:28pm
i have never caught one but i have been trying need help
Comment by John Sheehan on November 16, 2010 at 3:01pm
Congrats to you Matt Jim! Any Pik 20 and over is great in my book ...25" great! Great to see you here .Knew it was only a matter of time!
 

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