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PostPosted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 3:33 pm 
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Im planning snakehead fishing in an area which is surrounded by mountains inhabited with Salamanders. Keeping this in view I Purchased Soft bait lizard "YUM® Zellamander" size 5'' <----Will It work

The other lures I already have are worms, Blue fox and Mepps spinners(silver/golden) sizes 3-4-5, Heddon Torpedo (Bulfrog) , Daiwa DC Shad - F, Spro BBZ-1 Shad Swimbait , some other Chinese made floating shads.

The Rod/Reel Im going to use is Cabelas FishEagle II 9 feet/3PC travel rod /2 PC --- Saltstriker SS50 Reel --- 20Lbs Berkley mono

Desperately Need advice from Snakehead anglers


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 4:09 pm 
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No: 4 or 5 silver color, Mepps/spinners will work great !....slow to moderate retrieve with uniform speed.

Heddon terpedo will work in slow retrieve-stop-slow retrieve.


I've only these two for catching snakeheads.

All the best

Salim


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 21, 2009 11:44 am 
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Hi Mubeen,

If the waters you intend to fish is weed free, spinners will work fine. Cast them under overhanging branches or near other likely places and retrive with varied speeds. An ocassional pause is essential while spinning the mepps.

To be sure to catch one, use live frogs.

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Ali.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 3:25 pm 
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thanks guyz


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2009 8:32 pm 
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I think the rod /reel comboo is a bit of an overkill for snakeheads in India, and would the same apply to pakistan? I would prefer a shorter (6-7 ft) rod and a 12 lbline& reel. using soft or hard baits, you will be making 100 casts an hour,and the snake heads are no major fighters...yup, spinners work well,in weedless waters.Else, stick to scum frogs and similar frogs, obviously, live frogs-if you can get/use them, should be premier bait


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:57 am 
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I prefer a 9 foot fast action medium heavy rod. And a 4000 reel loaded with 20 lbs of braid. This gives your cast the extra distance to get to the big ones. And still has the brute force to stop the Sol from running into cover. The only thing to remember is you need to retie your knot after every catch.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:07 am 
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Mahaseerken wrote:
I prefer a 9 foot fast action medium heavy rod. And a 4000 reel loaded with 20 lbs of braid. This gives your cast the extra distance to get to the big ones. And still has the brute force to stop the Sol from running into cover. The only thing to remember is you need to retie your knot after every catch.


What knot!. Heard a big one busted you in a flash in Pump House. :?:

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:17 am 
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hahahahaahahaa Didn't bust me off! I had the drag lose and it went into the big submerged tree. There was no way it was coming out. So I pulled with my hand and broke it off.

My fault completely. Should have had the drag tighter and controlled it from the moment it hit.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:35 am 
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Mahaseerken wrote:

My fault completely. Should have had the drag tighter and controlled it from the moment it hit.


The absolute truth and philosophy not only of fishing but of life. :wink:

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Ali.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:32 am 
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PS: And with MK loosing the big fish and getting another one @ the PH, The Season is officially declared open in Delhi.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:45 am 
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 03, 2009 1:22 pm 
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hi pal looks like you are getting all the info you need right ?? :twisted: :twisted:


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