First Skipjack!!!

Discussion in 'Skipjack Herring' started by Catfishboy1995, Jul 30, 2009.

  1. Catfishboy1995

    Catfishboy1995 New Member

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    Boc Brothers/sisters!!!I am so pumped for tomarro...I didnt even know there was skip jack in the mo river..but to day i was fishing sopme night crawlers and was catch sturgeon and a few drum and cut up to small drum and baited my trot line i brought with me and then i look over after throwing the trot out and my ple was bouncin and i got it and though it was a skip jack but wasnt sure...i knew it was aint a moon/gold eye andi certianly knew it wasnt a gizzard shad and come to find out i ace home to look closly at a real skipjack and i caught a skippie on a night crawler!!!
     
  2. Catfish_Scooter

    Catfish_Scooter New Member

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    Nice goin man. I was pumped 2 when i caught my first one! Keep it up. :big_smile:
     

  3. Catfishboy1995

    Catfishboy1995 New Member

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    I accually got one yesterday also!!!2 days in a row...i want to go with crappie jigs and try with them instead or wasting night crawlewrs!!
     
  4. lforet2002

    lforet2002 Well-Known Member

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    A jig will work great..1/8 ounce jig head with a twister tail grub should work..I find white and chartreuse are the best colors..
     
  5. Catfishboy1995

    Catfishboy1995 New Member

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    Thanks man!!