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#12150202 - 03/20/17 09:01 PM Anybody running trotlines yet ?
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Loc: Alvarado tx
Just curious ready to start mine in about 3 weeks just poking around seeing what's goin on...

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#12150208 - 03/20/17 09:05 PM Re: Anybody running trotlines yet ? [Re: Nickbyrd]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
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I didn't know people quit...maby I just know diehards hmmm
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#12150287 - 03/20/17 09:35 PM Re: Anybody running trotlines yet ? [Re: Nickbyrd]
Pintail711 Offline
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Registered: 08/11/15
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Loc: Longview, Tx
They're shallow right now, especially in muddy coves. As shallow as a foot.

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#12150667 - 03/21/17 08:12 AM Re: Anybody running trotlines yet ? [Re: Nickbyrd]
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That's what I wanted to know pin tail thank Ya sir. And wild man I know a diehard or two myself but it gets too dang cold for me at times during the year haha besides all the fish I enjoy the experience so I like to be comfortable but if the freezer gets low ... You can bet your last dollar where I'll be no matter the weather

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#12150671 - 03/21/17 08:14 AM Re: Anybody running trotlines yet ? [Re: Nickbyrd]
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And of course work always gets in the way hammer

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#12150974 - 03/21/17 10:39 AM Re: Anybody running trotlines yet ? [Re: Nickbyrd]
spazm09 Offline
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Do yall use circle hooks on your trotlines?

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#12151009 - 03/21/17 11:05 AM Re: Anybody running trotlines yet ? [Re: Nickbyrd]
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Yesir 6 on blues and 1/0 on yellow cat or somthing like that can't remember the yellow cat ones are HUGE

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#12151020 - 03/21/17 11:11 AM Re: Anybody running trotlines yet ? [Re: Nickbyrd]
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6/0 blues 10/0 yellows

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#12151040 - 03/21/17 11:19 AM Re: Anybody running trotlines yet ? [Re: Nickbyrd]
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But not knowing what's going to bite, how you decide what to use? Or is based on bait? Live bluegill for yellows with 10/0 and fresh gizzard shad for blues with 6/0... something like that?

Cause I catch plenty of blues on live bluegill as well

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#12151042 - 03/21/17 11:20 AM Re: Anybody running trotlines yet ? [Re: Nickbyrd]
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How many hooks on your trotline? Do you by in bulk online or something?

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#12151107 - 03/21/17 12:01 PM Re: Anybody running trotlines yet ? [Re: Nickbyrd]
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I go fishing with an old man and I've pretty much inherited most of the gear from him .There are about 25 hooks per line (depending if they have been cut short for one reason or another ) and some of the lines are the floating ones I don't really care for those I like the other ones . Perch for yellows and all kinds of things for blues we actually did very well on hotdogs one trip I thought he was just a crazy old man . So I shut up and listen now cuz old men know what there talking about . So either shad or hot dogs is how I personally would do it I like the hot dogs cuz there easy and fast to rebait got lots of lines to run that's the way to go .

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#12151140 - 03/21/17 12:16 PM Re: Anybody running trotlines yet ? [Re: Nickbyrd]
Jerod Pontello Offline
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Any problems with those hooks getting straightened

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#12151397 - 03/21/17 02:34 PM Re: Anybody running trotlines yet ? [Re: Nickbyrd]
Adam94 Offline
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Registered: 09/23/12
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Loc: Dallas, Texas
Whenever I go bank fishing I have a line I made with 15 circle hooks that work pretty well for me. Wade out toss the cinder block and tie it on shore.
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#12151671 - 03/21/17 05:05 PM Re: Anybody running trotlines yet ? [Re: Nickbyrd]
WillieRip Offline
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Yeah, the catfishermen up here have been running torlines since the skipjack started running below the dam.
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#12152283 - 03/21/17 10:43 PM Re: Anybody running trotlines yet ? [Re: Nickbyrd]
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Jerrod I have never pulled one up straight but I have heard the stories .

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