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#1230536 - 03/11/09 03:15 PM Re: Pics from Glenn Springs yesterday [Re: mossyhorns300]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: mossyhorns300
 Originally Posted By: population control
with all my years fishing that lake ive never seen shad minnows ,,, wonder if thats something they have put in that lake? looks like yall had a good time . i havent been yet this year but been gettin the urge!


I heard TWRA started stocking them last year. We actually caught several as they would school up and run with our rattletraps and get themselves hooked on the trebles. Most of the ran about 4-5 inches long. Looked like Threadfin Shad. You would see huge schools of these shad, the size of the boat or bigger, busting the surface everywhere.


threadfins will rarely be over 3 inches long.
looks like a fun day .
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#1230583 - 03/11/09 03:43 PM Re: Pics from Glenn Springs yesterday [Re: stik]
mossyhorns300
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 Originally Posted By: stik
 Originally Posted By: mossyhorns300
 Originally Posted By: population control
with all my years fishing that lake ive never seen shad minnows ,,, wonder if thats something they have put in that lake? looks like yall had a good time . i havent been yet this year but been gettin the urge!


I heard TWRA started stocking them last year. We actually caught several as they would school up and run with our rattletraps and get themselves hooked on the trebles. Most of the ran about 4-5 inches long. Looked like Threadfin Shad. You would see huge schools of these shad, the size of the boat or bigger, busting the surface everywhere.


threadfins will rarely be over 3 inches long.
looks like a fun day .


Thanks. It was a ball and I felt it the next morning! I've seen many Threadfins between 5-7 inches long. Most threadfins that reach adult stages will be between 5-7 inches long at their biggest. I'll take a pic of one when we go back this weekend. There were many smaller, but the schools we were fishing over were as long as our rattletraps and jerkbaits.
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#1230654 - 03/11/09 04:13 PM Re: Pics from Glenn Springs yesterday [Re: mossyhorns300]
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Congrats on the catch . You seem to be dialed in on fishing the correct pattern for the season . I see so many bass fisherman pounding the banks , regardless of the water temp or season.
Here is some more info on shad:
http://www.arkansasstripers.com/shad_species.htm
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#1230676 - 03/11/09 04:23 PM Re: Pics from Glenn Springs yesterday [Re: Radar]
mossyhorns300
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 Originally Posted By: Scott61
Congrats on the catch . You seem to be dialed in on fishing the correct pattern for the season . I see so many bass fisherman pounding the banks , regardless of the water temp or season.
Here is some more info on shad:
http://www.arkansasstripers.com/shad_species.htm


Great site Scott. No doubt they were Threadfins. Good info there.
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#1230684 - 03/11/09 04:30 PM Re: Pics from Glenn Springs yesterday [Re: mossyhorns300]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: mossyhorns300
 Originally Posted By: stik
 Originally Posted By: mossyhorns300
 Originally Posted By: population control
with all my years fishing that lake ive never seen shad minnows ,,, wonder if thats something they have put in that lake? looks like yall had a good time . i havent been yet this year but been gettin the urge!


I heard TWRA started stocking them last year. We actually caught several as they would school up and run with our rattletraps and get themselves hooked on the trebles. Most of the ran about 4-5 inches long. Looked like Threadfin Shad. You would see huge schools of these shad, the size of the boat or bigger, busting the surface everywhere.


threadfins will rarely be over 3 inches long.
looks like a fun day .


Thanks. It was a ball and I felt it the next morning! I've seen many Threadfins between 5-7 inches long. Most threadfins that reach adult stages will be between 5-7 inches long at their biggest. I'll take a pic of one when we go back this weekend. There were many smaller, but the schools we were fishing over were as long as our rattletraps and jerkbaits.


i stand corrected but i have rarely if ever seen a threadfin over 4 inches.
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#1230690 - 03/11/09 04:35 PM Re: Pics from Glenn Springs yesterday [Re: stik]
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That's because alot may never make it to adult stages thanks to all the bigger, hungry fish!

It's no prob. I wasn't trying to imply that you were wrong by any means.
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#1230694 - 03/11/09 04:38 PM Re: Pics from Glenn Springs yesterday [Re: mossyhorns300]
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#1231117 - 03/11/09 07:41 PM Re: Pics from Glenn Springs yesterday [Re: Winchester]
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#1231257 - 03/11/09 08:38 PM Re: Pics from Glenn Springs yesterday [Re: mossyhorns300]
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 Originally Posted By: mossyhorns300
 Originally Posted By: cdtac1
A good day indeed! Thanks for coming out Mossy and helping pass the needle nose pliers lol.


Thanks. I was too lazy to dig mine out. Besides, you weren't using them for the first couple hours anyway! Lol!


Hey, atleast I found the seagull! That means half your fish are mine lol. I will be getting some of those spinner heads you had and I already got some more jerkbaits......for the afternoon bite!

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#1231431 - 03/11/09 09:26 PM Re: Pics from Glenn Springs yesterday [Re: cdtac1]
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Congrats!
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