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Hooked on LOW

Shiners or Fatheads

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Hooked on LOW

Hey guys, just 9 more hours!!! Been packed for a week. My wife thinks I’m nuts. OK, how about some advise for a rookie. I am very curious to know if the productivity of shiners is that much greater than fatheads, or vise-versa. Does it really matter? Also we kept our shiner in fresh water last time up but they all died with in a few hours. Any ideas to help longevity. We are talking about not buying any at all. That is why I am asking.<BR> <P>Thanks.<BR>

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ATM

Hooked, I was up a few weeks ago at Long Point and it did not seem to matter for the walleye and sauger but we got some true jumbo perch and they all came on the shiners. adam

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Hooked on LOW

We are going out of Zippel. How did you do on the pecrh? We caught some last time but not consistantly.<BR>

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1tofish

My preference is shiners. When I buy bait I always get 2 scoops of shiners and 1 scoop of chubs. You always want both kinds but I've had my best fishing with shiners.

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widetrack

All I ever use is dead shiners ripped in 1/2.<P>I'd wager a dead torn shiner will outfish a whole live one any day of the week.

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Hooked on LOW

Thanks gang!! Widetrack, Do you use the head or tail, Or both???

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widetrack

Heads first, tails second.<P>1/2 can of Dr Pepper to kill em never hurts either.<p>[This message has been edited by widetrack (edited 03-04-2004).]

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moneyback

Fished 16 mile reef last weekend. Had Shiners and fatheads. Did not seem to make a difference. Fished Fri and Sat. Took home 17 walleys and 10 saugers plus about 40 perch. 28 - 34 fow.

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