Some great Late-season Pickerel action for an intrepid group of roughfishers!

 

 

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This time of year, I fish any
gking86
39 min 17 sec ago
This time of year, I fish anything with shad. Cut shad, shad guts, doughbait with shad ground in. Seems to do well. There is a locally made doughbait... more Spring Catfishing
CatmanND
6 hours 32 min ago
Dr Flathead's picture
Probably really fresh cut bai
Dr Flathead
43 min 41 sec ago
Probably really fresh cut bait, like chunks of suckers or chubs.  Smallish hunks like an inch or two long.  Keep your bait pleanty fresh.  I like to... more Spring Catfishing
CatmanND
6 hours 32 min ago
Eli's picture
I call BS, Mike, there are no
Eli
3 hours 37 min ago
I call BS, Mike, there are no burbot in the Liard. Not one. Anybody have experience with springtime burbot?
Mud
8 hours 46 min ago
Mike B's picture
My very best burbot fishing o
Mike B
4 hours 3 min ago
My very best burbot fishing occurs in the spring a week two to weeks after the ice leaves the Liard River in the Northwest Territories, usually... more Anybody have experience with springtime burbot?
Mud
8 hours 46 min ago
TonyS's picture
Mud - for some reason I thoug
TonyS
5 hours 29 min ago
Mud - for some reason I thought you were out west, I must be thinking of another member.  Most of my Burbot fishing has been in MN.  On Superior you... more Anybody have experience with springtime burbot?
Mud
8 hours 46 min ago
Mud's picture
Thanks for the information, i
Mud
7 hours 17 min ago
Thanks for the information, it sounds like there is a pretty good chance to get one if I can find a good spot. I was just sitting here hoping the... more Anybody have experience with springtime burbot?
Mud
8 hours 46 min ago
TonyS's picture
On size and worms - all my bi
TonyS
7 hours 28 min ago
On size and worms - all my biggest Burbot are from open water, mostly in Spring but this is Lake Superior... a different animal entirely.  I often... more Anybody have experience with springtime burbot?
Mud
8 hours 46 min ago
Jason E.'s picture
I've caught them on northern
Jason E.
7 hours 39 min ago
I've caught them on northern rivers, but these were incidental catches, while I was targeting sucker/redhorse species.  If I found any patterns at... more Anybody have experience with springtime burbot?
Mud
8 hours 46 min ago
TonyS's picture
For dead/cut bait use whateve
TonyS
8 hours 18 min ago
For dead/cut bait use whatever is legal and ideally oily and found in your lake.  In order I would pick smelt, ciscoes, and then suckers or chubs.  ... more Anybody have experience with springtime burbot?
Mud
8 hours 46 min ago
TonyS's picture
Yeah, I've done plenty of spr
TonyS
8 hours 21 min ago
Yeah, I've done plenty of spring Burbot fishing (and every other season).  Mostly on Lake Superior and some small Shield lakes.  When the water is... more Anybody have experience with springtime burbot?
Mud
8 hours 46 min ago
Hal Edward's picture
For some reason when I upload
Hal Edward
1 day 1 hour ago
For some reason when I uploaded it it was upside down but now it's not. Oh well, it's fine now Redhorse, River Hal Edward
Hal Edward
2 days 9 hours ago
Hal Edward's picture
Gunnar's Cheat Sheet
Hal Edward
1 day 1 hour ago
That looks really helpful. Thanks for the tips guys. Redhorse ID
Hal Edward
3 days 8 hours ago
Dr Flathead's picture
I bet it would work.  Especia
Dr Flathead
1 day 1 hour ago
I bet it would work.  Especially in slack water areas of a river system with good numbers of them.  Probably work slick as snot for Silver Carp when... more doughbait for bighead?
thatoneguy
1 day 8 hours ago
roughfish29's picture
Man awesome write up Corey. T
roughfish29
1 day 1 hour ago
Man awesome write up Corey. The scenery looks awesome and the fishing looks even awesome-er.   And as always, exceptional writing and photography! Red Rocks and Roundtails
Corey
4 days 5 hours ago
roughfish29's picture
Awesome fish Corey! Wicked lo
roughfish29
1 day 1 hour ago
Awesome fish Corey! Wicked looking sucker Sucker, Sonora Corey
Corey
4 days 4 hours ago
I've never tried that particu
gking86
1 day 4 hours ago
I've never tried that particular method, but I catch them on doughbait intended for catfish occasionally at the Carlyle Lake Spillway, IL.  doughbait for bighead?
thatoneguy
1 day 8 hours ago
drawer.bli's picture
Now that's a cool fish!  
drawer.bli
1 day 6 hours ago
Now that's a cool fish!   Bass, Coosa Wes Ketchum
Wes Ketchum
1 day 8 hours ago
Gunnar's picture
Redhorse ID is sometimes tric
Gunnar
1 day 6 hours ago
Redhorse ID is sometimes tricky, but always fun because it always means you caught a redhorse. Some people use the redhorse ID cheatsheet I made (see... more Redhorse ID
Hal Edward
3 days 8 hours ago
andy's picture
Looks good to me
andy
1 day 7 hours ago
And it's a good comparison photo for two different redhorse species - silver and river.  Nice job.   Now you need to catch a greater redhorse from... more Redhorse, River Hal Edward
Hal Edward
2 days 9 hours ago
Corey's picture
Cool Coosa!
Corey
1 day 8 hours ago
Nice work and congrats on getting that little bugger. You had to work hard for her! Bass, Coosa Wes Ketchum
Wes Ketchum
1 day 8 hours ago
Carp fishing
Beverly riffles
1 day 8 hours ago
When I first started fishing, well over 50 years ago, we used to fish for carp a lot. When we would occasionally encounter a spot that held many carp... more new carp angler on board
zatesta
3 weeks 2 days ago
Hal Edward's picture
I fixed it but I can't rotate
Hal Edward
1 day 9 hours ago
I fixed it but I can't rotate the pic for some reason Redhorse, River Hal Edward
Hal Edward
2 days 9 hours ago
Nick Li's picture
I'll be honest, I think it lo
Nick Li
1 day 9 hours ago
I'll be honest, I think it looks like a green sunfish and a warmouth more than anything in my opinion... Sunfish, Redear the pyromaniac
the pyromaniac
2 days 11 hours ago
andy's picture
Emailed Turn In Poachers
andy
1 day 11 hours ago
I sent a detailed email to the enforcement division's TIP line.  Hopefully a CO will at least go down there some day to check things out.  Plan to be... more Snaggers Suck
andy
6 days 22 hours ago
andy's picture
you've got a better photo
andy
1 day 22 hours ago
Of a River redhorse in your gallery. The big red tailed one in the photo of two redhorse. Its a nice river. This looks like a shorthead-big one at... more Redhorse, River Hal Edward
Hal Edward
2 days 9 hours ago
TonyS's picture
Yeah it is a Silver, they don
TonyS
2 days 1 hour ago
Yeah it is a Silver, they don't really get that big head and hump back until they get a bit larger.  The difference often continues to get more... more Redhorse, Silver Hal Edward
Hal Edward
2 days 9 hours ago
Dr Flathead's picture
Thats one wacky looking sunfi
Dr Flathead
2 days 1 hour ago
Thats one wacky looking sunfish.  Like a redear redbrest with a hint of warmouth hybrid. Sunfish, Redear the pyromaniac
the pyromaniac
2 days 11 hours ago
Dr Flathead's picture
Like it man!  Good looking ar
Dr Flathead
2 days 1 hour ago
Like it man!  Good looking area you checked out.  And another Sucker species under your belt... Congrats Red Rocks and Roundtails
Corey
4 days 5 hours ago
Dr Flathead's picture
That would be a kick ass plac
Dr Flathead
2 days 1 hour ago
That would be a kick ass place for roughfish.com to adopt.  I'd be down to help out as needed. Snaggers Suck
andy
6 days 22 hours ago
Dr Flathead's picture
Its a Silver Redhorse
Dr Flathead
2 days 2 hours ago
Its a Silver Redhorse Redhorse, Silver Hal Edward
Hal Edward
2 days 9 hours ago