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Drop shot
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How many people on here love to fish bluegills and other panfish with a drop shot rig?

Started this discussion. Last reply by mike needles Mar 21, 2015.

shad
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does anybody have a good shad rig? a good description would be good but a pic is always better. the shad are really thick in a pond i fish and the only way my buddies and i were able to land them was…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by SeaRay Mar 3, 2011.

hot dogs or corn?
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has anyone heard of people using pieces of hot dogs or corn as bait? i've heard of it but never tried it.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Chrzanowski Mar 8, 2011.

crickets
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up here in DE our main live bait for gills is night crawlers. i experimented with crickets earlier in the year and caught a few fish but know i could have done better. any advice would be appreciated…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Beauchamp Jun 19, 2010.

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At 7:37am on July 3, 2013, Jim Gronaw said…

Mike...nice pics of you and the kids! You know, Records pond and Trap pond have a pretty good population of red ear sunfish...some biggies, too!

At 5:42pm on May 20, 2010, Jim Gronaw said…
Hey Mike...sorry it took so long for me to get back with you. I have fished the Tuckaho State Park over the years and found it to be hit or miss, depending on time of year and tidal stages. It is a good place in the spring...late March to around now, but if it remains cool it can be good for some species into June. It is a large spillway where the Tuckaho Lake dumps in and the stream is influenced by the tide. A lot of variety here in the spring...bass, gills, big crappie at times, white and yellow perch and some shad. Chain pickerel, too. In the lake, it is a bass and pickerel gig with heavy wood cover in the upper end of the pond...good small boat water. The MD DNR reports this year that the lake has a good population of 'trophy' redear sunfish.

It is probably not too late to get bass and panfish there...maybe a sleeper for 10 inch plus redears.

Good luck!
At 10:48am on March 7, 2010, Sarah Thomasson said…
where do you fish for trout?
At 8:12am on February 16, 2010, John Sheehan said…
Mike-How's it working out for you ice fising? Gettin' any?Snowing up here again as well in NE New Jersey. Suppose to get another 3-5 inches. Hope to ice fish Friday on Greenwood Lake. Your No.12 photo is a great Crappie!
At 4:47pm on January 15, 2010, John Sheehan said…
Mike -I ve been finding fish in 12-25 ft ...most near bottom but some just below visibility thru the hole./Hopw this helps you get on them. John from NJ.
At 6:31pm on November 22, 2009, Jim Gronaw said…
Hey Mike...I live in MD but will likely fish in Del with friends who live in Bridgeville DE sometime close to Christmas. Know any good down-state crappie spots?
At 5:36pm on November 22, 2009, Jody Robert said…
Mike, Do you ice fish in your area?
At 5:34pm on November 22, 2009, Bruce Condello said…
Welcome to the group, mike!

Glad to have you here.
 
 
 

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