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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 John Sheehan on November 23, 2020 at 1:40pm

26 " of Mayhem grabbed a 4" Yum Dinger Wacky stick worm 

Comment by John Sheehan on September 9, 2020 at 1:45pm

Some early September Fish at 13-20 ' on dropoffs outside emerging weeds

Comment by John Sheehan on September 9, 2020 at 1:44pm

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Comment by John Sheehan on July 20, 2020 at 12:55pm

Caught in mid July 26.5" ,4#9 oz.Pickerel BOTY so far

Comment by John Sheehan on October 18, 2019 at 12:34pm

A pair of Twins both 4# 6oz. Top Fish Grabbed a Trolled Bomber 6A Crankbait  Chartreuse Shad Pattern

Bottom Fish took a Trolled Large Shiner on a self assembled #3 Blade Spinner Rig

Comment by John Sheehan on August 16, 2019 at 6:49am

Go get em Jim ! Heres a PB i caught the other day 27+" 5#,3oz. Took a Sluggo at 15 ' The sluggo has become my favorite Pickerel Bait lately again .

Comment by Jim Gronaw on August 2, 2019 at 7:44pm

Wow John! Those are def world-class pickerel and one of my fav gamefish! Matt and I are going to Deep Creek Lake in western MD in late Sept to target some picks and pike and what ever. Hoping to boost my PB which was a 26.5 from there last Aug. We catch many 22 to 24 along with some big yellow perch and pike near 30. Nice work!

Comment by John Sheehan on August 2, 2019 at 12:41pm

These Pickerel come from a lake less than 5 minutes from  my house .Brother Greg and I have done well with the Pickerel  in this small 74 acre Lake .It's a Public Park/Lake and only Electric Motors are allowed . Using the Helix 5 sonar has been invaluable to learn their whereabouts in any month of the year .Through the ice its the Hummingbird ICE 35 that helps. I am finding Summer Pickerel ready to attack in 15 ' of water in 87 degree Surface WT. I am thinking I should find some slightly deeper spots as we didn't get 24" + fish Tuesday but we have in the past . The Four  biggest Picks  the other day hit the 6" Sluggo ,a big Lipped Norman Crankbait ,a Medium sized Bomber Crank and a 4" Keitech Easy Shiner .

Comment by John Sheehan on August 2, 2019 at 12:37pm
 

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