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bagged emeralds from fleet farm

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Has anyone attempted to use these minnows in a bag on LOW? They are very cheap. I believe they are 9 dollars for well over a hundred. Saw them tonight and they come in a couple of different colors gold and natural. Any info would be appreciated.

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I've sold the same ones here and well no they are not the same and do not work the same as frozen which work Much Better, I have found salted frozen ones don't work as well as just plain emerald frozen shiners. We freeze them alive 2 doz. in a bag, I was out yesterday afternoon and we did very well kept 7 wally's and released 2 sturgeons in 2 1/2 hrs. Steve @logcabinbait

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Have to agree with Steve on this one. When I opened the G Mtn store in Fargo I figured I'd try a bag of them...they simply do not work like the ones straight from L.O.W. Even badly freezer burned shiners from L.O.W. work better.

Fish liked them so much on Thursday that all I needed was a chunk of a tail on a jig-o-bit on my deadstick rod and they were still smokin it hard.

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ain't a fillet left

ray & franny, & bro stevie p eatin good

feel a need to go back!

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