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#11029834 - 08/08/15 09:06 PM Fishing with grasshoppers
JonesCountyKid Offline
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Registered: 07/05/15
Posts: 5
Loc: Anson, TX
There's definitely plenty of them around where I'm from so I think I'll give them a try. I've never used them before so I need a little help

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#11030048 - 08/09/15 02:00 AM Re: Fishing with grasshoppers [Re: JonesCountyKid]
J.StoneRepairs Offline
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Registered: 09/03/13
Posts: 240
Loc: Waco
Catfish love em. Run a shorter leader about 6" or so cause they float.

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#11030388 - 08/09/15 10:37 AM Re: Fishing with grasshoppers [Re: JonesCountyKid]
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Originally Posted By: JonesCountyKid
There's definitely plenty of them around where I'm from so I think I'll give them a try. I've never used them before so I need a little help


welcome

I have grabbed them off the bank, thrown them under a split weight and bobber and caught bluegill / small bass many times.

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#11031132 - 08/09/15 04:27 PM Re: Fishing with grasshoppers [Re: JonesCountyKid]
JonesCountyKid Offline
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Registered: 07/05/15
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Thanks for the tips I'll let y'all know how it goes

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#11097119 - 09/11/15 02:43 PM Re: Fishing with grasshoppers [Re: JonesCountyKid]
Sean Dunaway Fishing Offline
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I remember one summer my friend and I would visit a big field in our neighborhood and catch dozens of grasshoppers just to toss them into a pond and watch them be shredded by bluegill.
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#11106430 - 09/15/15 10:19 PM Re: Fishing with grasshoppers [Re: JonesCountyKid]
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Did the same thing woth crickets unsder streetlights
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#11107456 - 09/16/15 12:18 PM Re: Fishing with grasshoppers [Re: JonesCountyKid]
BADLANDER Offline
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Registered: 08/05/13
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Match the hatch. Throw one weightless in the shallows. perch will hammer the [censored] out of it in seconds


Edited by Lewisvillan (09/16/15 12:18 PM)
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#11112764 - 09/18/15 09:30 PM Re: Fishing with grasshoppers [Re: JonesCountyKid]
DAOutdoors Offline
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Registered: 04/12/10
Posts: 187
Loc: Texas
Pick one up and throw it in an area...good way to see if there are fish around.

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