popping corks?

Discussion in 'Flathead Catfish' started by mudcat dale, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. mudcat dale

    mudcat dale New Member

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    I was watching the River Monsters tv show and saw the guy doing this clonking thing. It sounds real similar to the sound made by salt water popping corks. I fished with a saltwater guide one time who said the noise kept hardheads from biting. I was just wondering if anyone had ever tried one of these for ops and if it worked? What do ya'll think .... would it attract or scare off the ops?
     
  2. AZflats

    AZflats New Member

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    The clonks are marketed for flatheads too, but I am not sure if anybody has really prooved this works for flattys.
     

  3. recordbreakin1

    recordbreakin1 New Member

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    Its been awhile since i heard some one call them ops.i have never use them before in fresh water so i don't know.Its worth a shot though.Where about in TX you located at Dale.
     
  4. mudcat dale

    mudcat dale New Member

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    East texas ..... little town called Grapeland between Palestine & Crockett.
     
  5. recordbreakin1

    recordbreakin1 New Member

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    That cool my Granpa lives in Elk cart thats who I know that calls them ops.
     
  6. JAinSC

    JAinSC Active Member

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    I don't know, but I have wondered the same thing. Or maybe how about trying a rattle float?

    Try it for us and see how it works!