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Turtles #13620415 07/06/20 03:50 AM
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Any tips for keeping turtles off my catfish jug lines? Caught 4 turtles and 0 catfish tonight lol [Linked Image]

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Re: Turtles [Re: jcanon] #13620444 07/06/20 04:40 AM
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If the turtle were to have an unfortunate accident and die, it will not get caught on your jug line again.

Re: Turtles [Re: Flippin-Out] #13620448 07/06/20 04:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Flippin-Out
If the turtle were to have an unfortunate accident and die, it will not get caught on your jug line again.

I'd never kill anything I wasn't going to eat. Except water moccasins or copperheads. If they get too close, it's a death warrant lol

Re: Turtles [Re: jcanon] #13620520 07/06/20 11:38 AM
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You might try circle hooks! Or better yet move your lines to another area.


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Re: Turtles [Re: jcanon] #13620522 07/06/20 11:44 AM
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Bait'um up with fresh turtle. Turtle is also very tasty fried, turtle soup, turtle in garlic butter taste like chicken.

Re: Turtles [Re: jcanon] #13621986 07/07/20 01:18 PM
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Unfortunate accidents keeps the population down . And it seems they are usually condensed into one area on a large body of water . If itโ€™s a small body of water your screwed .

Re: Turtles [Re: jcanon] #13621992 07/07/20 01:20 PM
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Bait is a big determining factor too . Chicken , hot dogs and punch bait they will all hit . Shad and blue Gill they hit to buy not as much at least in my own experiences.

Re: Turtles [Re: jcanon] #13623185 07/08/20 03:33 AM
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You might should change the bait you are using. Turtles will eat everything but I get very few turtle bites on Stubby's cheese bait. I cannot really remember ever getting bit by turtles while using Stubbys.

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