Question about Skip Jack!

Discussion in 'Skipjack Herring' started by armyhooah, Jul 22, 2009.

  1. armyhooah

    armyhooah New Member

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    Lebanon, Ohio
    I was under the impression that skipjack was a saltwater fish?

    I am in Ohio, not close to the Ohio river. Where can I find them if they are indeed freshwater creatures?
     
  2. Big Sam

    Big Sam Well-Known Member

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    Sam
    Herring is both a fresh water & salt water species...Welcome to the hood!!!
     

  3. armyhooah

    armyhooah New Member

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    Lebanon, Ohio
    Does anyone have a side by side picture of skips and shad?
     
  4. lforet2002

    lforet2002 Well-Known Member

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  5. Brian D

    Brian D New Member

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    freshwater skipjack look like a small Tarpon.Saltwater skipjack are actually a tuna,grow to about 10lbs and are used for marlin ,roosterfish and big dorado as bait.