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Bowfin

Discussion in 'Central Ohio Fishing Reports' started by Juan More Fish, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. Juan More Fish

    Juan More Fish AKA Dnavarroj

    Any place local here in Columbus, Where i may catch 1?
    I here they are a voracious fish and killer fighters?
    I also here they will tear up some bass lures.
    Anybody know of a lake?:confused:
     
  2. Not sure about the Bowfin. However, I have something that rivals the Olympia beer can on your list. I was trolling at Indian a while back and caught a Coleman lantern. Fought like there was no tomorrow.
     

  3. you might wanna search that forum seemed there was some info on it. Hope this helps.
     
  4. I've caught them in south carolina.They do put up a fight.
     
  5. I have pulled em out of the canals in lake Erie it was this time of year also a minnow close to the bottom.
     
  6. Mushijobah

    Mushijobah Urban Angler

    They have been reported in Big Walnut....You may find them in the upper Scioto too....not in any numbers though.
     
  7. i have only caught one in my life that was last year it was 7 pounds and yes it gave a hella fight up...i got it on the muskingum river fishin for flatties with a 3-4 inch goldfish...i was fish at the mouth of salt creek,and can i add me and a buddy from that owns a bait store fried that sucker up on the grill and it was good!!!!
     
  8. Mushijobah

    Mushijobah Urban Angler

    There is a salt creek that goes into the Muskingum?
     
  9. Juan More Fish

    Juan More Fish AKA Dnavarroj

    Whats the name of the bait store? Phone please ?
    :)