River Flatheads

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  1. letemgrow

    letemgrow PMA Member

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    We had a pretty good night on the limb lines a couple days ago.
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    Looks like a good time
     
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    What do you like to use for bait? What kind of areas do you pick to set? I have experience setting bank poles for channel cats but not for flats. Just kind of curious.
     
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    Heavy with downed timber, bridges and rock piles (structure)...slow moving water on a tributary that feeds the KS river. I just used goldfish for bait that night cuz it was all I could get. One of those flatheads had 10 bluegills in the stomach before it took the goldfish.

    The depth was anywhere from 3-10 feet.


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    Had something straighten a 8/0 hook that same night.

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    Clearly a great white shark
     
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    Awesome fish for sure!!!
     
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    Whisker Seeker Tripple threat hooks are some of the best ive used . Check them out .
     
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    Appreciate the info!


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    Went and caught a bunch of sunnies to put out last night.

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    Paid off in spades this morning.

    20lbs on the button

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    Dandy!
     
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    Looks like alot of fun
     
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    Caught some future giants that went back in the drink.

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    Sweet, I hope the rain slows down so I can get in the river some time soon to hook up with one of those guys.
     
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    52 lbs


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    [QUOTE="letemgrow, post: 666668, member: 3696[​IMG]

    Dang guys! Way to go! I really need to get out there . . .
     
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    Any of you guys ever add rattles to your diddy pole leaders?
    Do you prefer to set the bait just under the surface or deeper, how deep???
     
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    I Second these hooks ....
     

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