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#10932472 - 06/22/15 08:48 AM When sandbass steal your shad...
whopper22 Offline

Registered: 06/26/05
Posts: 145
Loc: Denton, TX
Was bank fishing yesterday and was robbed blind by sandbass i think. Every fresh shad i put on a circle hook was ripped off. All i felt was a tap tap and it was gone. I even tried a double hook rig, didnt help. What do you guys do when this happens? Besides start trying to catch sandies...

#10932539 - 06/22/15 09:15 AM Re: When sandbass steal your shad... [Re: whopper22]
jackiekennedyfishingguide Online   content
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Registered: 06/20/02
Posts: 2927
Loc: Cedar Creek Lake-Fairfield
Clients or I have landed eight state record fish and eighteen water body records. The latest a blue cat caught 12/25/2014 on Cedar Creek going 64.8#
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#10932752 - 06/22/15 10:46 AM Re: When sandbass steal your shad... [Re: whopper22]
Muzzlebrake Offline
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Registered: 12/26/14
Posts: 989
Loc: Euless
Could have been gar or a bunch of 6" long channel cats.
Time to move as said above.
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#10933092 - 06/22/15 01:13 PM Re: When sandbass steal your shad... [Re: whopper22]
spazm09 Offline
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Registered: 04/16/09
Posts: 1206
Loc: Dallas, Tx
Try a smaller hook or a far larger shad. I'm assuming these were threadfins or small gizzards? I prefer very large gizzards, perch or cut carp/buff for this very reason.


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