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Thread: Allegheny River Catfishing
08-15-2005, 11:07 AM #1
Allegheny River Catfishing
I fish the lower allegheny
lock 2 in sharpsburgh
I catch a ton of cats below the dam
Wheres everyone else fish?
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08-21-2005, 07:09 PM #2
come on guys, i know we got some allegheny fishermen on here.
08-24-2005, 01:06 AM #3
Hi Phillip, Just got myself re-registered for the "new look" B.O.C. Have you been catchin' any cats the last few days? I havn't been out since Thurs. night last week, caught 2 Flatheads 28 1/2" and 28"Originally Posted by bigpapa15206
08-24-2005, 12:44 PM #4
havent been out since sat but i got 4 flats and 4 channels. since i have started using shad i have been crushin!
08-24-2005, 02:04 PM #5
Phillip - Where are you getting the shad? How large are the shad your using? Are you getting more action on the shad than on Bluegills? I catch them Mooneyes on occasion up in pool #7 where I fish, do you think they would be good bait? They seem like they are kinda fragile but I think they are a member of the shad family, some of them get up around 15" that I have caught.
It looks like a lot of our Pa. buddies havn't signed back up yet for the new B.O.C. Hopefully they will get back on here soon. I enjoy reading how everyone is doing on the local waters!
Josh - If you read this I need help again posting my member photo. I tried last night. I had it shrunk down to the right size but when I tried to download it's telling me it's not the right format.
08-25-2005, 12:17 AM #6
I am getting them with a cast net at lock 2, they are 3-5", i was doing decent on the bluegills for a while but then i started using wipers. there are so many wipers where i fish, u can catch them on a bare hook without foul hooking them. They make an excellent flathead bait. i use the shad more so for channels, but that doesnt mean i wont get flats on them. i cut the shad in half and hook both halfs. I have never heard of mooneyes but if they are a member of the shad family im sure they will make excellent bait. the only thing about shad is they are soft and impossible to keep alive. AIM me if u wanna talk catfish or send me a PM if u wanna go fishing
08-25-2005, 12:24 AM #7
aug 25 4pm-11pm
lock 2 sharpsburgh
8 channels (5 being in the 10#range!)
0 flatheads :sad:
1 massive sheephead (about 15#s!)
1 billion wipers!!!! :p (if not a billion, pretty damn close to it)
08-25-2005, 01:05 AM #8
Wow Phillip! Your really kickin' butt down there at lock 2! I would like to join you sometime but it's really tough for me to plan things in advance between work, 4 teenage daughters and the wife. I usually get out on the weekend and take which ever of my female army who wants to go and head out on pool #7 on our pontoon. One of these days though I would like to try lock #2. How big are the wipers? Are you fishing from shore or boat? How close to the dam are you fishing? I hope one of us B.O.C. members can break the Flathead record. I like your motto about fishing for the record 3 - 4 times a week! Excellent attitude to have!
Hey, I finally figured out how to post my member photo! I tried a different picture and it worked with no problem. The other photo I was tryin' to use would not work?
09-02-2005, 07:01 PM #9
just got back from the dominican republic and i cant wait to get into some catfights. Im gonna head down tommorow afternoon and go for some Bass........
white bass that is, for bait. If any one ever wants to join me gimme a buzz.
09-02-2005, 09:42 PM #10
well when i said i cant wait i ment it! i ended up going tonight from 7pm till 9pm
the current was Really strong and I kept getting snags. All i got were 3 sheepshead and lost a few other fish due to all the snags. better luck tommorrow morning.