I need help with fishing the rip rap

Discussion in 'Flathead Catfish' started by moosman66, Jun 23, 2006.

  1. moosman66

    moosman66 New Member

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    the river that I fish has an average from 7 to 10 feet holes. I try fishing the shallows at night (3 to 4 feet ) where to rip rap is at with little to no luck any suggestions
     
  2. fat_fish55

    fat_fish55 New Member

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    what r u using for bait?
     

  3. moosman66

    moosman66 New Member

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    mostly brim and goldfish sometimes shad when we can catch em
     
  4. JAinSC

    JAinSC Active Member

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    Personally, I would be fishing near woody structure (downed trees, logjams) in or at the head of those 7 to 10 foot holes.

    If you are sure you want to be fishing the rip rap, then I'd just put the live bait on bottom right at the edge of where the rip rap ends.