Licking River shovelheads (flathead catfish) 05/07/07

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  1. kykatattack

    kykatattack New Member

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    few pics 26lb and 12 lber i cpr all fish caught both on floats 18ft deep live shad
    hufo
    hook up
    fish on
     

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  2. daddio

    daddio New Member

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    those are some fine fish thanks
     

  3. kykatattack

    kykatattack New Member

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    caught the first 2 around 12 am went back caught 2 more around 12 pm
    05/07/07 9 lbs and 18 lbs caught them all 18 ft deep on floats with shad all in the same spot
     

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  4. Pennsylvaniacatchaser

    Pennsylvaniacatchaser Well-Known Member

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    Robert - Congrats on the nice Flatheads!:smile2: Thanks for posting the pics!:cool2:
     
  5. tkishkape

    tkishkape New Member

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    Just how do you keep a shad alive on the hook? They usually die pretty fast here on the Arkansas River...

    In the current, I hook them through the nose with a fine wire octopus hook and in calm water, hook them under the dorsal fin with a 5/0 VMC circle hook.
     
  6. kykatattack

    kykatattack New Member

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  7. ratkinson

    ratkinson New Member

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    Nice fish.....keep it goin' brother!!!
     
  8. kykatattack

    kykatattack New Member

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    few more pics 05/07/07 went back up to the same spot around 9pm last night caught 28 lbs 25 lbs 20 lbs my budy showed up he didnt get a run a nibble nothing told him if my pole took off to hook up sure enough fish on caught him a 24lber his biggest fish to date just look at the smile i let him have
     

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  9. kykatattack

    kykatattack New Member

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    my 20 lber drews 24 lber my pole my cast he just hooked it reeled it in not sure if that counts yet
     

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  10. ratkinson

    ratkinson New Member

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    HECK YEAH THAT COUNTS!!!!! We could all use more friends like you......
    Wanna take me fishing? LOL:lol:
     
  11. CJ21

    CJ21 New Member

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    Very nice, flatheads. Congrats!
     
  12. kykatattack

    kykatattack New Member

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    been fishing mouth of the licking river dumping into ohio last weekend landed 49 lb shovelhead and 32 lb blue last night landed 24 lb 29lb and 39 lb shovelheads post pics soon see if i can get couple more tonight then i will post pics had a monster hooked for a 20 minute fight last weekend also double up the old 12 ft ugly stik peeled line i turned him got about 20 cranks on him pooped the hook got my rig back with 9 inch sucker still kicking still steaming over that one just like to know what he was
     
  13. Wil

    Wil New Member

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    well im glad someones havin luck! lol nice catches brother i hope i can have that luck someday
     
  14. Baker

    Baker New Member

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    good fish man! keep up the good fishin!