Author Topic: Bowfin  (Read 553 times)

coldog33

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Bowfin
« on: Jan 22, 2013, 07:18 AM »
Anybody ice fish for Bowfin? Just wondering how they do in the winter as Ive got a couple spots id like to try up on the Gut.

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Re: Bowfin
« Reply #1 on: Jan 22, 2013, 07:47 AM »
Dead bait on the bottom is what I have heard works. 
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RLWagner

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Re: Bowfin
« Reply #2 on: Jan 22, 2013, 07:51 AM »

This one fell to a spear. Tip ups work as well. Thi sguy is about 34" or so. See bigger ones each winter. Dead bait on bottom later in the season is indeed a great method.

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Re: Bowfin
« Reply #3 on: Jan 22, 2013, 08:14 AM »
RLWagner, what do you do with it after spearing it?

coldog33

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Re: Bowfin
« Reply #4 on: Jan 22, 2013, 08:17 AM »
Very cool, thanks guys i appreciate it!

RLWagner

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Re: Bowfin
« Reply #5 on: Jan 22, 2013, 08:28 AM »
RLWagner, what do you do with it after spearing it?

I will be eating it. You see, vegetables love to eat decomposed fish, then I will pick em from th egarden and eat them.

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Re: Bowfin
« Reply #6 on: Jan 22, 2013, 11:19 AM »
Can wait to try fishing for bowfin this winter!

 


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