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How To Fish With Shads - Including Dave Barham's Boat Fishing Monthly Video

Discussion in 'Sea Fishing Forum - Shore, Boat & Kayak Fishing' started by Baramundi Bob, Apr 3, 2014.

  1. Baramundi Bob

    Baramundi Bob Super Leeds United !!!

    Using Shads to catch fish involves using relatively light gear. A 20 pound class boat rod is the norm coupled with a 7000 size multiplier filled with braid of between 25 and 50 pounds.

    It is useful but not essential to use a 50 pounds mono shock leader to cushion the blows of the strong lunges of a hooked cod or pollock, the shock leader should be approximately twice the length of the rod you are using.

    Some anglers prefer to use a fixed spool reel for shad fishing claiming it gives them more feel, on a personal note I prefer the multiplier but either will do the job just fine.

    A weight of between 6 to 10 ounces is used to take the shad down to the sea bed..... Read More Here

    This article Fishing with Shads first appeared on Whitby Sea Anglers Website


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