Catching bait near knoxville

Discussion in 'LOCAL TENNESSEE TALK' started by goclemson, May 20, 2007.

  1. goclemson

    goclemson New Member

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    South Carolina
    where is the best place to catch bait near knoxville? any info would be appreciated
     
  2. keithcatfish

    keithcatfish New Member

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    State:
    Maryville, TN
    For shad, use a cast net around any boat launch or cove with mixed mud/rock bottom. For skipjacks, fish below Ft. Loudon dam with crappie jigs. Skipjacks are good bait even when defrosted but shad are best fresh.