Anybody catching any bait on the hooch

Discussion in 'GEORGIA RIVERS TALK' started by efrith, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. efrith

    efrith New Member

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    Just wondering if anybody has been catching any skipjack or if the shad are running yet around columbus.
     
  2. efrith

    efrith New Member

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    I caught a few skipjack at the dam today.
     

  3. brother hilljack

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    Eric,

    Tell me which day you want to try for bait. I will be there.
     
  4. efrith

    efrith New Member

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    thursday is good for me till 2:00 then I have to pick up my grandson from school
     
  5. brother hilljack

    brother hilljack New Member

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    How much time do you have. I can meet you there about 1100
     
  6. efrith

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  7. catmanoneufala

    catmanoneufala New Member

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    hey guys...hold on ..lol....where is there
     
  8. efrith

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    Eric where I get my bait from the dam but the river is dirty now so maybe -maybe not?:confused2: :smile2::doubt:
     
  9. brother hilljack

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    River was very dirty yesterday but I think it will clear quickly. Water temp was down to 48 degrees also which is about 5 degrees colder than before the snow on this part of river. I sure hope it all gets better, Friday might be better?
     
  10. efrith

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    I am going to the dam in the morning to check on the bait I think it will be there.
     
  11. brother hilljack

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    Eddie, I will call you in the morning, what time do you think you will be checking?
     
  12. efrith

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    I'm going to head down about 8:30 it will take me about 25 mins. to get there.
    If you want call me around 9:00 and I'll tell you where to met me.

    Cool!
     
  13. brother hilljack

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    I will call you around 0900, but will not be able to meet you that early. I will need some time to take care of business at Benning. Perhaps I can get there as early as 1000, but 1100 is more like it.
     
  14. efrith

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    11:00 is good

    I will go ahead and check on the bait sometimes it runs early and sometimes it is later in the day.
     
  15. brother hilljack

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    Eddie, thanks for showing me around the river today!!! and for the bait also. I know it will make fishing a little less stressful just knowing that I can get plenty of good bait.
     
  16. efrith

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    Anytime Shane I'm going sat. to skock up on some for my self.
     
  17. efrith

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    Went to the dam today and caught some skips about 5.
    The skipjack are bigger this year last year they where small
    about 9" this year they are about 13-15" much better bait
     
  18. brother hilljack

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    Sounds like the skips are not really in there deep yet. I know the water got real muddy on us and the trash was pretty bad. I am sure that has had some impact on the skips biting. Hopefully it will get real good soon
     
  19. efrith

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    Went down to the dam today for about 40mins caught about 30 skipjack
    between 14-16" the shad where there but not close enough to get them.