Nile Tilapia Fishing

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Nile Tilapia Fishing

Post by The Nile fisher » Sun May 21, 2017 5:43 am

Hello everyone , i'm from Egypt
most fisher men here target on fishing tilapia ,
specially males of it, we have many types of it in the Nile ,
most of people depend on using worms , a friend of mine caught some tilapia on the bottle cap lure http://imgur.com/a/0UvAy
wish if you recommend me some good lures for tilapia
thanks ♥

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Re: Nile Tilapia Fishing

Post by Peace » Sun May 21, 2017 10:20 pm

Hi Nile Fisher, welcome to HLF. Most cichlids can be aggressive, tilapia's tend to attack lures out of defensiveness to its territory or mate. I'd still think food types lures like flies or earthworms work better on them though.

Bottle cap lures work very well on the peacock bass we have here.

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