Shad Fishing in Washington

Quixotic

kwik-'sä-tik
Aug 10, 2007
851
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WA
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Quixotic like exotic but a little stranger
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2008 Seaswirl 3301 Striper 2x 250 Yamaha
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Mo

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Apr 10, 2007
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east of the west coast...
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Mo
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20ft Thunderjet,Hobie 12ft Pro Angler,Boat Ho on KA
I have heard rumor that Shad are hella fun to catch on light tackle.
 
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bugging57

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Mar 1, 2008
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I'll confirm that rumor. Get a micro spinning setup, a couple of shad darts, trim the hair to the back of the hook, cast and hang on. Ive had them jump a couple of feet out of the water. I grew up on the banks of the columbia and this was a favorite past time of mine. The Oregon side below John day is the best.
 
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TrinhTD

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Apr 4, 2007
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Seattle, WA
Name
Tan
Boat Name
Boatless
I fish Bonnaville every summer around memorial day til Mid June.

I then go up to John Day to catch up with them Shad when the run is finished at Bonneville.
 
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Green Wasabi

Flip Squad
Apr 6, 2008
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Olympia, WA
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Dexter
Boat Name
24 North River OS
Mo, it's a blast. Let me know if you wanna go. I'm going first weekend in June - just my preference as it peaks then. But it's good til mid-June.
 
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bugging57

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Mo, it's a blast. Let me know if you wanna go. I'm going first weekend in June - just my preference as it peaks then. But it's good til mid-June.

Shad fish until you are tired and the go out for some bugeyes or squaws.
 
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Quixotic

kwik-'sä-tik
Aug 10, 2007
851
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WA
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Quixotic like exotic but a little stranger
Boat Name
2008 Seaswirl 3301 Striper 2x 250 Yamaha
2843 went over the damn Sunday.

oops
 
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