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Online tom1441

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Snakehead
« on: 06/04/18 17:15 UTC »
We have started to to see the snakehead in the Upper Chesapeake Bay. I haven’t got a chance to fish for them yet but I will get out soon for one.

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Re: Snakehead
« Reply #1 on: 06/04/18 18:01 UTC »
Let's try hard to keep them in your digs Tom. We don't need any here.

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Re: Snakehead
« Reply #2 on: 06/05/18 06:52 UTC »
We don’t want them but years back someone dumped there fish tank pets in a pond. The rest is history. I don’t know if they ever found they people that started this mess, but they are everywhere in the bay from Virginia to the top of the Chesapeake and all feaders

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Re: Snakehead
« Reply #3 on: 06/05/18 07:12 UTC »
Sounds about like the big-head and silver carp so yak catfish farmers put in rearing ponds to try and control algae years back.....then floods cleaned the ponds out, catfish, carp and algae. Like-wise....the rest is history.

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Re: Snakehead
« Reply #4 on: 06/05/18 12:15 UTC »
Cast a plastic buzz frog right next to the bank and reel at back parallel to the bank as fast as humanly possible.  Then hang on.  I have heard they are quite tasty but have never tried one (but then again I heard the same thing about freshwater drum but I found the texture to be such a turnoff I couldn't eat them).  Hope to take a trip to south Florida in the future strictly to fish for snakeheads.
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