A lot of shad over Bonneville

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  1. Stonefish

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    Considering my paycheck comes from said company, my opinion is exceptionally biased :cool:


    We actually smoke them with mesquite at around 120f for about an hour, then can them with sriracha hot sauce, dried chilis, salt, and oil. The result is absolutely fantastic and diverse. Never had them any way but canned, so it's hard to say for sure what their flavor is. I just didn't feel like dealing with the bones with other methods.
     
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    Thanks for the info Evan.
     
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    Little school of freshly tied darts I am taking down to the columbia next week.
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    zen, that is exactly what i was looking for. will tie a bunch just like that for thursday. thank you, mike w
     
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    how deep are these things. could they be had with a bobber like drift? if so then sling it upstream and let it drift by and nail them. are they close to shore? am ready to catch some shad. mike w
     
  7. Evan Burck

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    They're about 4-5' down. And no, the bobber/dead drift thing doesn't really work. Tried it many, many times. Swinging/stripping is much, much more effective.