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#12631866 - 02/16/18 05:12 PM How do I catch these...
markson Online   content
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I caught seven of these between 5 and 7 lbs during 30 minutes of fast action under the birds. How do I try to catch these when they are not on top and schooling?
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#12631899 - 02/16/18 05:32 PM Re: How do I catch these... [Re: markson]
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Look for humps the deeper the better this time of year.They will use the humps to push the shad up against.

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#12631915 - 02/16/18 05:43 PM Re: How do I catch these... [Re: Fishbonz]
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That makes sense because I did cruise around after the action and saw a hump in 30 fow that was covered in shad, but I did not scan any larger fish nearby at the time.
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#12631980 - 02/16/18 06:16 PM Re: How do I catch these... [Re: markson]
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What lake are you fishing?
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#12632008 - 02/16/18 06:35 PM Re: How do I catch these... [Re: markson]
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Nice!!

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#12632126 - 02/16/18 07:58 PM Re: How do I catch these... [Re: markson]
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Originally Posted By: markson
That makes sense because I did cruise around after the action and saw a hump in 30 fow that was covered in shad, but I did not scan any larger fish nearby at the time.
That`s where the fishing part comes into play. They can`t be on all the humps but sooner or later they will be on the shad.Usually they will have sandbass mixed in with em did you catch any Sandies?

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#12632142 - 02/16/18 08:05 PM Re: How do I catch these... [Re: markson]
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thump the humps de

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#12632172 - 02/16/18 08:19 PM Re: How do I catch these... [Re: Fishbonz]
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No I only caught hybrids.
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#12632380 - 02/16/18 10:01 PM Re: How do I catch these... [Re: markson]
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Right now most folks are deadsticking jig/swimbaits or using slabs while thumping. Find the bait close to humps and start thumping. Watch your sonar. When you see how deep the bait is drop your bait above, in, or below the bait.
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#12632387 - 02/16/18 10:04 PM Re: How do I catch these... [Re: markson]
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Nice fish. thumb
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#12632894 - 02/17/18 11:24 AM Re: How do I catch these... [Re: JIM SR.]
Lazy Ike Offline
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Originally Posted By: JIM SR.
thump the humps de
What is this thump you speak of? iam mainly a crappie guy. Thanks

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#12633060 - 02/17/18 01:31 PM Re: How do I catch these... [Re: Lazy Ike]
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Originally Posted By: Lazy Ike
Originally Posted By: JIM SR.
thump the humps de
What is this thump you speak of? iam mainly a crappie guy. Thanks



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#12633115 - 02/17/18 02:17 PM Re: How do I catch these... [Re: markson]
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And here I was thinking y'all meant actually banging the hump with a slab...maybe I should get the Striper Thump Module for my Hydrowave.
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#12633124 - 02/17/18 02:22 PM Re: How do I catch these... [Re: markson]
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I had one of those Markson, it doesn’t even come close to a thumper.
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