Forest snakehead on stickbait

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Forest snakehead on stickbait

Post by Peace » Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:29 pm

The water level has been pretty low lately but I went for try anyway. The peacock bass retreated to deeper ends while the snakeheads widens their playground. I saw 4 snakeheads today; 1 toman, 1 haruan and two forest snakeheads. I hooked up one and another threw its hook at arm's reach. The toman acted really timid, it came out from its cover to check out my stickbait and dashed away. :confused: It's a pity forgot to bring my video cam with me today, somehow I knew it meant catching something interesting. :rant:

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Re: Forest snakehead on stickbait

Post by Vidic » Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:41 am

Nice snakehead and stick bait, :lol: , how was the fight like ? Heard that it is ferocious when whacking its prey, is it true ? :p
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Re: Forest snakehead on stickbait

Post by Peace » Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:17 pm

Well it was quite aggressive going after the stickbait after it missed on the first hit but fight wise I didn't feel much of it, probably because my drag was set rather high. I usually does so when I use stickbaits or poppers as they can accomodate more beefy hooks compared to crankbaits. It can be real troublesome when a fish manages to steer its way into weeds or branches in the water, and that's where they usually hide. ;)

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Re: Forest snakehead on stickbait

Post by Smiley :) » Mon Jul 02, 2012 2:09 am

Awesome snakehead u got there :) :)
Give me tips on snakehead :) i've been trying to catch it but fail to it.. Other than using lure, is't possible to use bait ? If it is, what bait ?
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Re: Forest snakehead on stickbait

Post by stout infantfish » Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:30 am

Peace, that lure you got there looks very familar. :)

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Re: Forest snakehead on stickbait

Post by Peace » Mon Jul 02, 2012 9:02 pm

Smiley :) wrote:Give me tips on snakehead :) i've been trying to catch it but fail to it.. Other than using lure, is't possible to use bait ? If it is, what bait ?
I've replied to your thread regarding this, take a look. With regards to Forest snakeheads, they're quite similar to haruans except they stay very close to forest streams and seldom venture out into open reservoirs.

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