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#11859997 - 10/02/16 10:22 AM Perch Attacking My Minnows
wgpj Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/17/10
Posts: 453
Loc: New Braunfels
I have never had a problem with perch eating minnows before the Crappie can get to them. But now, fishing brush piles in Canyon Lake for the last 5 weeks, I am having limited Crappie success because the perch are so quick to eat them. Yesterday I caught only 3 keepers, 3-4 dinks, with 5 dz minnows. I caught lots of unwanted perch of course. For some reason, jigs have not worked at all for me. I was wondering if this is unique to Canyon since it has not been a problem for me anywhere else. I suppose it's too much to hope for a solution, but any suggestions would be appreciated.

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#11860053 - 10/02/16 10:59 AM Re: Perch Attacking My Minnows [Re: wgpj]
fe1 Offline
Angler

Registered: 12/27/14
Posts: 365
Loc: Texarkana
Try more weight to get past the bream.

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#11860314 - 10/02/16 02:16 PM Re: Perch Attacking My Minnows [Re: wgpj]
Fishbonz Offline
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Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 3876
Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Did they look like this??
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#11860341 - 10/02/16 02:32 PM Re: Perch Attacking My Minnows [Re: wgpj]
Reshelman Online   content
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Registered: 03/13/14
Posts: 240
Loc: McKinney
Haha yes fishbonz!! Thank you!
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#11861858 - 10/03/16 10:18 AM Re: Perch Attacking My Minnows [Re: wgpj]
PKfishin Offline
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Registered: 09/28/12
Posts: 2240
Loc: Texas
Use a number 4 eagle claw Lazer sharp. That will catch those bait stealing perch. Throw them in the cooler and fix the problem. The big ones are good to eat, the small ones make good fertilizer.
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