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Old 04-30-2012, 09:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Pikeking View Post
I was watching a guy last week wsing a square drop net and a rubber Herring catch bait. I went out and got a net and some rubber Herring, any tips on catching them?
Sounds like you were fishing the Hudson, as the use of a scap net and stoolie is popular there. Don't expect it to work as well from shore in the MA salt, which is primarily what the previous 2 posters are talking about.

You'll be more productive in MA waters using a sabiki for herring & macs, or a snag hook when there are bunker around.
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