gizzard shad on nw/wc ohio lakes

Discussion in 'OHIO LAKES / RESERVOIRS' started by hawk, May 12, 2008.

  1. hawk

    hawk New Member

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    where would i go about finding gizzard shad in nw/wc ohio besides grand lake st Marys
     
  2. neocats

    neocats New Member

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    Indian lake has some
     

  3. hawk

    hawk New Member

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    i know indian lake pretty well where would i go at Indian lake to catch them . Any advice would be great
     
  4. neocats

    neocats New Member

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    Where I'm at in NE Ohio, the shad are close in to the shore now. Around boat ramps, docks, rocky shorelines. Last night they were just about everywhere I tried.
     
  5. ohiocattin15

    ohiocattin15 New Member

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    if you want alot of shad go to the spillway at indian lake
     
  6. hawk

    hawk New Member

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    not wanting a lot of big shad .what i'm looking for are the gizzard shad
     
  7. neocats

    neocats New Member

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    I've caught gizzard chad from 1' up to almost 18".
     
  8. hawk

    hawk New Member

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    thanks for the info . I'm still about 50 days from coming home on leave from Deployment for oif so i'll try the spill way .I know grand lake st.marys has alot of shad in it. pullin them by the bucket full with the cast net every time i go over there. hope can do the same at indian lake since its only 15 mins from the house .