Skipjack or shad any place to buy them in Kentucky?

Discussion in 'LOCAL KENTUCKY TALK' started by blueman, Feb 28, 2006.

  1. blueman

    blueman New Member

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    Kentucky
    Just wondering if anyone knows of a place to buy skipjack or shad around the Hardin / Larue County area?
     
  2. stonemaster

    stonemaster New Member

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    versailles, ky.
    I went to the ky. river saterday, went up a small creck and using a throw net caught 4 (5 gal.)
    buckets full. you shoud be able to do the same near you.
     

  3. kyblue49

    kyblue49 New Member

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    kentucky
    The only place i have heard of buying shad is at bait shops around ky lake. not sure of the names.
     
  4. Bigunz

    Bigunz New Member

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    If there's a market I'll catch Skipjack, vacuum pack them and ship them frozen for the right price......LOL, anyone interested????? :p
     
  5. 1fishhead

    1fishhead New Member

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    ky
    rochester dam , you can get chad
     
  6. SkiMax

    SkiMax New Member

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    Rising Sun, IN
    A little bait shop by Markland Dam, called Sargeant Sissies, has Skipjack and Mooneye. Great prices too, but only have them when they can catch them.
     
  7. slimcat

    slimcat New Member

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    marion kentucky
    Just try at your local dam with a castnet, or use a sabiki rig on a rod n reel with light line.