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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: Nov 23, 2020

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favorite lures 20 Replies

my favorites are small jerk baits spoons and poppers.Continue

Started by chris. Last reply by John Sheehan Jul 20, 2020.

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 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!
Comment by Jim Gronaw on November 16, 2010 at 2:55pm
Pickerel fishing is cool, and lots of opts in many areas that most don't fool with. I just got back from a father/son trip from Richmond Mill and Matt and I both landed our best ever pickerel...his was 23 inches and mine was 25. We had another at 24 inches. I got the 25 on a 1/32 oz hairjig and 2-pound test fishing for bluegills! Crazy!

Comment by chris on November 5, 2010 at 11:51am
my best is 24.5 in a pond about 1.5 acres it was about 4 pounds
Comment by John Sheehan on November 5, 2010 at 6:00am
Chris -Whats your personal best ?Mine is a 25" in a small Ringwood NJ pond .Where's Ice Warrior Gill?He caught a fantastic 28.5 in New York State.On a32nd oz .jig. I've gotten them up to maybe 16" on small jigs at Shepherd lake while fishin' for gills,but my 20" and over come on Spoons ,Cranks, and Jersey Rigg and Yum worms. Live Shiners on tipups thru the ice. .
Comment by John Sheehan on November 5, 2010 at 5:53am
Pickerel Lures:

Comment by chris on November 4, 2010 at 5:11pm
i kno they arnt blue gill but they are a ton of fun!!!
 

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