What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by JerryC » Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:54 am

Jersey winters are rough.. only thing im fishing for is deals.

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by USA-RET » Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:57 am

Olives in my martini :lol:

Seriously, in S Florida winter fishing is great.

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by dragon1 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 5:56 pm

USA-RET wrote:Olives in my martini :lol:

Seriously, in S Florida winter fishing is great.
JerryC wrote:Jersey winters are rough.. only thing im fishing for is deals.
=D> =D> Indeed gents...much agreed!

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by dcorp » Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:57 am

From about November to March I put away all my "normal" baitcasters and fish my heavy swimbait rods exclusively.

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by vinnieb729 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:48 pm

JerryC wrote:Jersey winters are rough.. only thing im fishing for is deals.
I share the pain...maybe it's just frostbite....I wonder if Tacklewarehouse updated the Sale section on their site....it's been 30 min. since I checked.

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by Hogsticker2 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:43 am

I fish for German Browns and Triploids (sterile bows shaped like footballs) late Nov. through late April. It's nice cause I hit them with jerk baits, swim baits, chatter baits, and Senkos on my bass gear. I also jig for Burbot (freshwater ling cod) and Walleye if I run into a pile of them while searching for trout. The Burbot are the best eating freshwater fish I have come across, like a mini sturgeon.

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by tywithay » Fri Mar 29, 2013 6:28 am

Crappie, walleye, wipers, stripers, bass, and catfish. Then during the summer i fish for Crappie, walleye, wipers, stripers, bass and catfish...

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by tt350z » Fri Mar 29, 2013 6:15 pm

Pike, walleye and perch.

Ice is still thick enough to drive a truck on the lake.

Saturday will be the 3rd day I've had a day off with the weather above freezing this year. Time to take the boat out on the river and try to catch some trout.

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by Redfish » Wed Apr 03, 2013 3:21 pm

What is this winter thing you speak of? I fish for everything all year round! Sometimes inshore, sometimes for bass!

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by basskeeter1 » Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:44 am

Zimbass wrote:Bass from January to December. Cold or Hot, come rain or shine :D

X2, LOL.

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by JBcrankaddict » Sun Jul 21, 2013 1:11 pm

In winter here the bull reds (10-50lbs) are usually in full swing in the bays and beaches near the pass.The trout move into the rivers and bayous and school thick.When the water temp drops the big striper come down river to eat giant gizzard shad until the water warms back to about 70 degrees,then they leave again.They are fun to catch from 15-25 lbs on medium tackle throwing pointers for trout.

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by dragon1 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:51 am

JBcrankaddict wrote:In winter here the bull reds (10-50lbs) are usually in full swing in the bays and beaches near the pass.The trout move into the rivers and bayous and school thick.When the water temp drops the big striper come down river to eat giant gizzard shad until the water warms back to about 70 degrees,then they leave again.They are fun to catch from 15-25 lbs on medium tackle throwing pointers for trout.
Yeah....there are shortcomings to Colorado in the fishing arena. Thank goodness for the good living and beautiful scenery!

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by jpd0144 » Wed Jul 24, 2013 7:00 am

basskeeter1 wrote:
Zimbass wrote:Bass from January to December. Cold or Hot, come rain or shine :D

X2, LOL.
X 3 ... Thank God for mild winters ! Some of the years best fishing in these parts.

Also most of the guys around here are duck or deer hunting at this time ... its like having your own private lake some days when im out ! :lol:

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by JBcrankaddict » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:04 pm

dragon1 wrote:
JBcrankaddict wrote:In winter here the bull reds (10-50lbs) are usually in full swing in the bays and beaches near the pass.The trout move into the rivers and bayous and school thick.When the water temp drops the big striper come down river to eat giant gizzard shad until the water warms back to about 70 degrees,then they leave again.They are fun to catch from 15-25 lbs on medium tackle throwing pointers for trout.
Yeah....there are shortcomings to Colorado in the fishing arena. Thank goodness for the good living and beautiful scenery!
Good point, Im sure the mountain views and trout streams would be amazing.To bad the only time Ive been through there I was a youngster and dont remember much.

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Re: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?

Post by Native » Wed Jul 24, 2013 6:22 pm

Anything that's not frozen or that lives in a frozen environment or that I need to drill thru to get my line to is what I'd fish for!!!! LOL :lol:

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