Wednesday, May 31st, 2023
Wednesday, May 31st, 2023

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Consider targeting the skipjack herring on the Ohio River

Fun to catch, a tarpon-like mouth sets the skipjack herring apart from other species. (Photo by John Tertuliani)
I never gave skipjack herring a second thought – an overrated sardine, I thought – until I saw firsthand. The day started like any other day. Minnows jumping in the air changed it up some. I rifled a cast to parlay the unknown predator. My excitement cannonballed a 3⁄8-ounce sinker Carolina rigged to a swimbait, complete with a bird’s nest.
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