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Multi Species Day on the River

Discussion in 'Ohio River Fishing Reports' started by TeamClose, Dec 30, 2007.

  1. Traded in the muzzleloader for a fishing pole and hit the river today. Bait wasn't a problem, with just a few throws had plenty of 6-10 inch shad. Started out after cats, catching 4 in the first spot. 20# blue, 8,10,6 # channels. Then ran downriver for some saugers. Had to go through 25 or so to get 10 good keepers. Then ran back up river to finish out the day looking for some more cat action. Caught one more blue that went right at 40#.
    All the cats were CPR 'ed , but can't say the same about the saugers! Sorry about the pics, hard to take pictures when your by yourself!
     

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  2. NUM1FIRE

    NUM1FIRE FIREFIGHTER/1ST RESPONDER

    wtg on the fish im going to have to get down to the river this coming yr and do some catfishing.
     

  3. Great catch, man I'll bet your tired. I'll bet the deer around there are relieved though. Beautiful fish.
     
  4. Doctor

    Doctor CJ Cat Attack Pack

    Greg,

    Nice Blue it came just two days too early, that would have been a dandy for the state record........Doc
     
  5. Mushijobah

    Mushijobah Urban Angler

    Nice Saug-fish! WTG!
     
  6. fisherman5567

    fisherman5567 Fishin Everyday

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    Great job guys! THose are some nice fishes!
     
  7. Doc, I wish I would have caught that fish on the 1st, you never know it might have held up for a couple of weeks. That will be interesting to see how long it takes to get a fish that will stay at the record. Cats were biting good but I went down to catch saugers for my wife's grandfather, just couldn't resist catfishing, you know how that is!!!!!
     
  8. Greg nice blues and sauger.Bet it was fun landing those by yourself.
     
  9. kyjake

    kyjake Still learning

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    Sounds like a perfect trip to me.What area of the river were you fishing , what type of water did the sauger come from and is the river beginning to clear any?
    Jake
     
  10. WTG!!
    Huge cat, and that stringer of sauger makes me hungry, lunch time! ;)
    LMJ
     
  11. What a choice from the looks i think you made the right choice.
    Fishing in indiana?
     
  12. Fishman

    Fishman Catch bait???

    Heck of a good day, great looking saugers too!
     
  13. neocats1

    neocats1 Team Catastrophe

    Nice fish even if it was a day early for the record books. Just head back out and do it again.
     
  14. firecat

    firecat Larry Lange

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    Great fish Greg. Those Saugers look really good too. I wouldn't mind having a mess of them.


    Larry
     
  15. Nice catch man, havent talked to u in a while...done anything with the deer this year? i havent had much luck missed a biggun but that was before gun season...
     
  16. Congrats guys looks like a great day on the river!!!!!!!
     
  17. outdoorsman...didn't bow hunt, too busy fishing. spent gun season at the james river, did manage to shoot a doe before we left. have you had your boat out?
     
  18. no not yet...havent had the cash lol
    im workin up at walmart distribution right now...just started the end of dec. and had to catch up the truck payments and things like that...but money is coming in good now so it wont be long and imma have to get it out...just gettin everything else caught up...do any good at the james?
     
  19. didn't do good at all in VA. couldn't find bait, didnt know you couldnt buy a gill net at walmart, so we didnt catch any shad and didnt take frozen. leaving for there again this thursday for a week and i ve got a gill net this time!
    since you got that new truck and all that cash, you outta take me to the river fishing!
     
  20. haha...well we might hafta do that in a few weeks, i got a few more bills to get caught up and me and ryan were talking about goin out sometime prolly in feb. by the time i get my things together...id like to get down to aberdeen and work on some skips...well is ur number still the same? if so then ill get ahold of ya sometime...if ya wanna get out and do a little bow huntin let me know imma get out on the weekends im off friday, sat and sun right now then i go to being off sat, sun and monday in a few weeks....ill get ahold of ya or stop by down to ryans