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#3749514 - Yesterday at 10:22 AM How to catch Skipjacks
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What are the best ways to catch skipjacks this time of year? I live in the Nashville area and haven't had any luck. Are certain times of the year better than others? Thanks guys
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#3749531 - Yesterday at 10:36 AM Re: How to catch Skipjacks [Re: red arrow]
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when you can find them, a fast, jerky retrieve, almost like you're trying to keep it away from them, is effective. they have all but disappeared around here.
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#3749705 - Yesterday at 03:12 PM Re: How to catch Skipjacks [Re: stik]
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Anything small and flashy.... Maribou jigs, rooster tails, crappie magnets, small crankbaits, etc. sometimes you have to fish shallow, deep, fast and slow to find them. Sometimes they are right near the top and sometimes you gotta let the bait sink. Twitching and jigging and fast reeling work pretty well. They are also good at throwing the hook. I have caught them below dams in slack water and also during generation and/or spilling. Sometimes I have trouble finding any, but when you find them, there are many in a school. A lot of guys use sabiki rigs or other rigs with multiple jigs on one line. Good luck.
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#3749866 - Yesterday at 06:15 PM Re: How to catch Skipjacks [Re: catman529]
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There were some almost three feet long being caught below wheeler two weeks ago
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