Catching shad?

Discussion in 'Catfishing Baits' started by CJ21, Nov 21, 2006.

  1. CJ21

    CJ21 New Member

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    Guys, I have a problem catch shad, I have castnet but I cant seem to get none. I have been fishing the river below the dam.
     
  2. catfishjohn

    catfishjohn New Member

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    Try the mouth of feeder creeks,I've done well there.
     

  3. FishBrew

    FishBrew New Member

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    Shad can get tough to find this time of year, tend to hang deeper (no thermocline). If throwing from the bank, try and make sure the wind is in your face.
     
  4. CJ21

    CJ21 New Member

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    Should I try deeper water?
     
  5. FishBrew

    FishBrew New Member

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    shouldn't hurt ... just be careful about losing your net. :big_smile: