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#11265575 - 12/06/15 12:59 PM What's the biggest shad you've caught?
GetSlimed Offline
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Registered: 01/05/14
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Just curious what's the biggest shad everyone has caught? I got these two at Lewisville, 15.5" long and 10.25" girth.


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#11265656 - 12/06/15 02:19 PM Re: What's the biggest shad you've caught? [Re: GetSlimed]
mjmetro0719 Offline
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I sure wish I could get a few of those in a throw, those are some nice big shad, I've caught some like that before but it's been a while and it was one here and there
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#11265807 - 12/06/15 04:10 PM Re: What's the biggest shad you've caught? [Re: GetSlimed]
BrianTx01 Offline
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I caught one that was 18".
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#11265865 - 12/06/15 04:44 PM Re: What's the biggest shad you've caught? [Re: GetSlimed]
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When I first got the net up I thought they were sandies. The next throw was a 40-50lb gar...my net suffered some major damage.
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#11266012 - 12/06/15 05:55 PM Re: What's the biggest shad you've caught? [Re: GetSlimed]
uncle_bagster Offline
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If a lake ever freezes over with thick ice, shad will freeze up near the top. These are always the biggest shad in the lake, and never the smaller ones. Strange, but true.

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#11266017 - 12/06/15 05:57 PM Re: What's the biggest shad you've caught? [Re: GetSlimed]
TCK73 Offline
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Registered: 03/26/15
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Last spring I was bowfishing for carp to cut up and bait with and shot a 14" shad. The head off of it yielded a 44 lb Blue the next morning.

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#11266197 - 12/06/15 07:24 PM Re: What's the biggest shad you've caught? [Re: GetSlimed]
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Nice!!! cheers
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#11266199 - 12/06/15 07:25 PM Re: What's the biggest shad you've caught? [Re: GetSlimed]
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Them bigens!!! Lol!
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#11266284 - 12/06/15 08:05 PM Re: What's the biggest shad you've caught? [Re: GetSlimed]
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19.5 ish inches, late last spring.
Fixed post wasn't, 22.5 the guy with me reminded me I measure it on the cooler tape and held it in the wrong spot the first, that number was stuck in my head.
Was still a really big shad.




Edited by hurricane 201 (12/06/15 08:16 PM)
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#11266286 - 12/06/15 08:06 PM Re: What's the biggest shad you've caught? [Re: GetSlimed]
hurricane 201 Offline
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Thought it was a carp at first.
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#11266362 - 12/06/15 08:43 PM Re: What's the biggest shad you've caught? [Re: hurricane 201]
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Originally Posted By: hurricane 201
19.5 ish inches, late last spring.
Fixed post wasn't, 22.5 the guy with me reminded me I measure it on the cooler tape and held it in the wrong spot the first, that number was stuck in my head.
Was still a really big shad.


I'd have to pull out the " Rambo " Knife to cut him... roflmao roflmao roflmao
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#11266464 - 12/06/15 09:31 PM Re: What's the biggest shad you've caught? [Re: GetSlimed]
BrianTx01 Offline
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When you get a good shad like that I like to give it a good beating before I filet it or cut it....gets the blood into the meat.
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#11266466 - 12/06/15 09:31 PM Re: What's the biggest shad you've caught? [Re: GetSlimed]
BrianTx01 Offline
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I bet PETA would just love that post.
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#11266527 - 12/06/15 10:10 PM Re: What's the biggest shad you've caught? [Re: hurricane 201]
GetSlimed Offline
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Registered: 01/05/14
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Originally Posted By: hurricane 201
Thought it was a carp at first.


Wow, that one is huge!
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#11266532 - 12/06/15 10:11 PM Re: What's the biggest shad you've caught? [Re: BrianTx01]
GetSlimed Offline
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Originally Posted By: BrianTx01
I bet PETA would just love that post.


LOL! Let's hope they're not trolling TFF.
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