bait

Discussion in 'OHIO RIVERS TALK' started by shovelhead32, May 31, 2008.

  1. shovelhead32

    shovelhead32 New Member

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    i am going to be fishing in the muskingum river what whould be the best bait for some shovelheads
     
  2. RetiredToFish

    RetiredToFish New Member

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    SHAD! .......... Garry :cool2:
     

  3. flathunter

    flathunter New Member

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    Shad for sure. and they dont have to be alive...Fresh cut shad is all I use.
     
  4. brother hilljack

    brother hilljack New Member

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    welcome to the boc, this site is full of good info and great people
     
  5. loanwizard

    loanwizard Well-Known Member

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    Live Bluegill, Cut Bluegill, Shad, Sucker, Drum, Carp, Creek Chubs.

    Big fish eat little fish. Simple. :roll_eyes:
     
  6. RetiredToFish

    RetiredToFish New Member

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    And ..... Anything else that swims, walks or crawls near it .... :crazy::roll_eyes::wink: ... Garry-
     
  7. BIGcatjakeJR

    BIGcatjakeJR New Member

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    chad and bleugill...bro
     
  8. Mizzbigcat

    Mizzbigcat New Member

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    I swear by bluegill, cut or live. Welcome to the BOC!
    :big_smile:
     
  9. brother hilljack

    brother hilljack New Member

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    I would also like to recommend some live bluegill or bullhead. These are excellent bait for the big flats.
     
  10. hunted

    hunted New Member

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    yep,i would recommend yellow bellies around 6 inches in length,they are great bait also