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#11419456 - 02/17/16 07:13 AM Shad
Bill J Offline
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Registered: 02/25/13
Posts: 61
Am fixing to try out new trawling net for shad at Joe Pool. Where's the best place to drag this thing?

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#11419484 - 02/17/16 07:21 AM Re: Shad [Re: Bill J]
River Mongrel Offline
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You have a trawling net? I wouldn't. what happens if it get hung? Get a throw net or seine.
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#11419940 - 02/17/16 09:57 AM Re: Shad [Re: River Mongrel]
Bill J Offline
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Registered: 02/25/13
Posts: 61
Can't throw a casting net and can't use seine by myself. Plan on staying in open water and not dragging bottom.In past have seen schools fairly close to top.

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#11419994 - 02/17/16 10:20 AM Re: Shad [Re: Bill J]
BrandoA Offline
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Registered: 06/09/11
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Loc: Marble Falls
Is that even Legal? Why can't you throw a cast net?

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#11420011 - 02/17/16 10:25 AM Re: Shad [Re: Bill J]
Bill J Offline
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Registered: 02/25/13
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It's legal as long as the throat is no more than 36 inches. Have tried and tried with casting net and just can't master it.

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#11422458 - 02/18/16 09:18 AM Re: Shad [Re: Bill J]
Ruff n Redi Offline
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Registered: 04/03/10
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Loc: Aledo, TX
Bill, I am 69 and throw a 7' cast net. Go to the internet and google "throwing a cast net". There are several u tube videos on it. I bought my DVD at Cabala's. I use the one where you fold half of the net over your arm. Good luck.
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#11451381 - 03/02/16 09:40 AM Re: Shad [Re: Bill J]
squirrelhunter09 Offline
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Registered: 01/08/09
Posts: 116
Loc: Midlothian, TX
call me crazy but why can't anyone help the guy with where the shad are on joe pool lake. I personally throw a cast net but i'm not going to hassle anyone for not wanting to throw it. Anyways, i can't find them on joe pool either, best thing i can think of in open water is if you have a good finder. troll over humps, etc and find bait balls and see if you get them that way.

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#11451682 - 03/02/16 11:43 AM Re: Shad [Re: Bill J]
River Mongrel Offline
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Below the dam is usually good.
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#11452775 - 03/02/16 08:13 PM Re: Shad [Re: River Mongrel]
Terek Offline
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Registered: 07/22/07
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Originally Posted By: River Mongrel
Below the dam is usually good.


LOL

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#11453268 - 03/03/16 07:04 AM Re: Shad [Re: Bill J]
captain steve barnes Offline
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With the warm weather look in the back of creeks.
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#11461316 - 03/07/16 01:13 PM Re: Shad [Re: Terek]
River Mongrel Offline
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Originally Posted By: Terek
Originally Posted By: River Mongrel
Below the dam is usually good.


LOL

Ive caught thousands of gizzards there. And small drum to boot.
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