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Old 08-09-2012, 12:07 AM
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Whats the best way to catch snakehead? Weve got some in our river now and Im really wanting to take them out. Thanks
Old 08-09-2012, 02:18 AM
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Fishing Pole, Trotlines, Nets...

I heard the have a feroucious appetite. Id try some live bait like worms, crawfish, shad, small bluegill, etc.
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Just get in the water,they'll find you
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They are an aggressive predator fish. If using artificial lures, cranks and top-waters.
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From what I've seen top water might be a good place to start, an have some long plyers to get the hooks out lol.
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From what I've seen top water might be a good place to start, an have some long plyers to get the hooks out lol.
and a bat to clobber em with!!!!!!!!!
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We catch a ton of snakeheads and similar bowfins around here. Usually get them on cut bait when fishing for cats.

Slap a chunk of any kind of cut fish on a carolina rig and let it marinade. If there is a snakehead around he will find it.
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I've caught them on a quick retrieve with top water baits, or as everyone has said...they're predators so live bait/chumming will draw them out. And I don't know about specific regulations where you live, but when I catch one, I kill it on site. They can become serious problems to native species both directly and indirectly
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