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#11781678 - 08/17/16 07:51 AM Granbury shad everywhere
Jigflippa Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/24/15
Posts: 86
Just fished Granbury last night. There's tiny shad everywhere. I fished all afternoon and only caught one bass on a popper when I happened upon a school of them getting shad. What should I be doing different? Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

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#11781688 - 08/17/16 07:56 AM Re: Granbury shad everywhere [Re: Jigflippa]
SteezMacQueen Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 3022
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Fish a drop shot underneath the shad balls. Or even slow roll your favorite crank or spinner. The bigger fish are usually underneath the bait.
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#11781873 - 08/17/16 09:40 AM Re: Granbury shad everywhere [Re: Jigflippa]
FisH4HogZ Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 07/20/11
Posts: 141
Loc: DFW
Try a weightless fluke, baitfish size.try to relate to what their after.

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#11782203 - 08/17/16 12:08 PM Re: Granbury shad everywhere [Re: Jigflippa]
Dan90210 Offline
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Registered: 11/18/09
Posts: 23173
Loc: Denton County
When using the drop shot, what bait do you like for matching small shad?

I have tried small flukes and no luck.
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Originally Posted By: junbengreat
Pulled a gun on his dryer and they caught a bunch of fish.

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#11782205 - 08/17/16 12:09 PM Re: Granbury shad everywhere [Re: Jigflippa]
Dan90210 Offline
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Registered: 11/18/09
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Loc: Denton County
One thing I have found that does seem to work.

A white rooster-tail... Yeah the little trout spinner. It slays them when they are on tiny shad and wont look twice at a regular sized spinner or crank.
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Originally Posted By: junbengreat
Pulled a gun on his dryer and they caught a bunch of fish.

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#11782616 - 08/17/16 03:59 PM Re: Granbury shad everywhere [Re: Jigflippa]
stetson Online   content
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Registered: 03/31/14
Posts: 319
Been catching 20 plus bass every outing at Granbury the last few weeks but due to the 16in min length only about 2-5 keep every time
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