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Cove

Sheepshead all over but how do you catch em?

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Cove

Was out on Pepin today fishing for walleye / sauger in about 27 fow. Periodically huge numbers of sheepshead would come through.

They totally ignored the usual walleye fare. Just mossied about gently swimming. I did accidently snap one with my rapala.

Now if I knew how to catch them I could have had a blast. Any suggestions?

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mskyfshntchr

i've caught them on a smaller jig and some waxies or eurolarvae.

NEVER trying of course \:\)

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Grant

the prevailing joke is to catch sheepies, go for walleye ;\)

seriously, meat on a small circle hook has worked

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Cove

OK. THanks guys. Meat on a small circle hook it is.

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SluggoMaster

I caught this one on an X-rap in Tennessee in November.

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I have caught another very large one on a black/blue pig-n-jig in Tennessee as well.

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Cove

Wow, that is huge. Ahhh open water.

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Jeremy airjer W

A little better view. That has to be the biggest one I have seen!

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Flaco651

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i've caught them on a smaller jig and some waxies or eurolarvae.

Thru the ice, this is what has worked for me. I wasn't tryin' for 'em or anything.whistle.gif

Honestly they were quite fun to catch thru the ice and wouldn't mind battling them again.

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MidCoast

Sheepheads, bottom fish for them with night crawlers... Basically it.. YOu can use a bobber set up too if you want... They are pretty easy to catch.

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