5 lb flathead catfish on shrimp no picture

Discussion in 'All Catfishing' started by Montgomery, Jul 15, 2007.

  1. Montgomery

    Montgomery New Member

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    have any of you ever heard of this before . i was fishing a damn on the gmr . in dayton ohio. and landed one on shrimp. not one time on here. have i read where a flatthead ate shrimp. first for me . has anyone else had this happen. lucky surprise . i had shrimp for channels and blue gill for the big ones.
     
  2. dragon86

    dragon86 New Member

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    a friend of mine said he caught a 3lb flathead on shrimp that he injected with jim bean one night. i have no clue why he injected it jim bean and he doesn't quite remeber either but it worked.
     

  3. Ed1

    Ed1 New Member

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    I caught a 3lb flat head on shrimp early in the spring this year
     
  4. LiveWire

    LiveWire New Member

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    It doesnt suprise me. I caught about a 3lb flathead at Wilson lake in AL on a chartruese and white spinnerbait! Now that shocked me!
     
  5. redwiskers

    redwiskers New Member

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    If I'm not mistaken the Iowa state record flathead was caught on shrimp. That one weighed in at 81lbs.
     
  6. Mickey

    Mickey New Member Supporting Member

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    I have never caught a flathead on shrimp but the blues and channels loves shrimp with a little garlic added.
     
  7. wolfman

    wolfman Well-Known Member

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    Walter Flack
    The important thing is.....buy a camera, lol. We like pictures
     
  8. CJ21

    CJ21 New Member

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    I always thought Shrimp was a saltwater bait, but I guess I was wrong.