Allegheny River Clams?

Discussion in 'PENNSYLVANIA RIVERS TALK' started by tbartek, May 9, 2006.

  1. tbartek

    tbartek New Member Supporting Member

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    I had the chance to fish below Lock #6 on Saturday. I didn't have a single bite but I kept loosing the nightcrawlers off my one rod. Couldn't figure it out until I finally reeled in a clam that was still holding on to the hook. Has anyone else experienced this? Or, am I the crazy one here?:tounge_out:
     
  2. back channel

    back channel Member

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    I have never had that happen to me at the river but at some of the lakes that I fish the claims always take the night crawlers. Don't worry you are not losing your mind yet. lol
     

  3. bigpapa15206

    bigpapa15206 New Member

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    you arent gonna believe this but my buddy had a clam hit a rapala. I swear man, i saw it!
     
  4. Bucktail033

    Bucktail033 New Member

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    Every year in the spring this happens to me. Never heard of a clam hitting a rapala but phil has seen it all so i guess i'll have to believe him.
     
  5. Pennsylvaniacatchaser

    Pennsylvaniacatchaser Well-Known Member

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    Tim, I recall catching a clam a few years ago. Not a very common thing but it does happen.
     
  6. tbartek

    tbartek New Member Supporting Member

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    Phil, that must have been a mighty fast clam LOL :big_smile:
     
  7. bigpapa15206

    bigpapa15206 New Member

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    it kinda shallow were i fish and we hit the bottom alot. the clam probably had its mouth open and he ran into it.
     
  8. JMarrs328

    JMarrs328 New Member

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    I have never caught anything like that in freshwater, but I went fishing with my uncle off the coast of florida, and I hooked a big conch shell!!! It was 14 1/4 inches long, 12 1/2 inches around and it weighed 2 1/2 pounds!:wink:
     
  9. tardivochuck

    tardivochuck New Member

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    i was swimming at lock six and cut my lip open on a clam on saturday.you re not crazy
     
  10. RebelMan

    RebelMan Guest

    Welcome to the USCA/BOC Chuck!:handshake:
     
  11. Pennsylvaniacatchaser

    Pennsylvaniacatchaser Well-Known Member

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    This thread is from 2006! :bulgy-eyes: Someone was trolling the archives!