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#11694888 - 06/28/16 09:29 PM Minnows, Again
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Registered: 05/31/15
Posts: 67
Loc: Heart of Texas
What do you guys use, if anything, for any left over minnows? I'm thinking of a cheap aquarium with a filter. I was using a large horse trough but I didn't have a filter and they were a pain to catch and now it's pretty hot outside. I've given them away but would rather keep my money. Yes, I know, jigs... smile
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#11694914 - 06/28/16 09:42 PM Re: Minnows, Again [Re: HOTFishing]
Txmedic033 Online   content
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Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 3789
Loc: Longview, Tx
Sounds like you already answered your own question. thumb
9 lake records, 3 all tackle, and I only added this because Rick did and I have more.

#11695076 - 06/29/16 05:14 AM Re: Minnows, Again [Re: HOTFishing]
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Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 2150
Loc: Yantis, TX
Hard to keep minnnows this time of year. Even if you have the perfect storage set-up, they still stress with the difference in water temperature, and stress is the killer of minnows and shad.


#11695227 - 06/29/16 08:16 AM Re: Minnows, Again [Re: HOTFishing]
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Registered: 04/17/06
Posts: 1181
Loc: Rowlett, Tx
I wouldn't use an aquarium unless it is round with no corners. I tried once and it was bad news and all dead within a day. They are like shad and will go straight for any corner and just stay there until they die.

#11695283 - 06/29/16 08:47 AM Re: Minnows, Again [Re: HOTFishing]
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Registered: 09/25/06
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Loc: NRH/Fork again ! GET THE NET
5 gal bucket with aireator and a lid,..we keep them over night all time, keep in shade.
keep water fresh,.. fish


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