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Fall Perch
« on: September 26, 2021, 03:43:52 pm »
It is my understanding that Fall perch fishing usually turns on in mid October in Cooks Bay ????  Are minnows the prefered bait at that time?

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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2021, 05:19:30 pm »
It is my understanding that Fall perch fishing usually turns on in mid October in Cooks Bay ????  Are minnows the prefered bait at that time?

Micro tubes and dropper fly. ;D

Hope to get out next weekend for a hook up on them, then it,s full time chrome's, til ice lock up.

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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2021, 09:04:31 am »
Minnows work well too!


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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2021, 11:52:39 am »
Cheapest cooked ring of small shrimp,  put them in a plastic container with a couple tablespoons of pickling salt,  makes them a bit tougher and prevents mold, last a long time or when the perch have cleaned you out.

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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2021, 02:09:41 pm »
Thanks for the info .... I never tried tiny shrimp ... but I am willing to give it a try.
I also have some of those small little multi coloured grub worms by meegs that I may try as well.

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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2021, 04:03:23 pm »
Cheapest cooked ring of small shrimp,  put them in a plastic container with a couple tablespoons of pickling salt,  makes them a bit tougher and prevents mold, last a long time or when the perch have cleaned you out.


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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2021, 12:37:28 pm »
I would kike to try the shrimp method. Would the tiny salad shrimp work? The shrimp rings are rather large. Do you cut them up? What type of rig would you use? Tungsten jigs? Drop shot? I've heard good things about using shrimp on Simcoe, just never tried it.

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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2021, 12:46:01 pm »
DONE IT FOR YRS .IT WORKS ,,,TOOK A SHRIMP RING BROKE OFF A PIECE ON A JIG AND ATE THE LEFT OVER PIECE ...ALWAYS WORKED WELL AND AT THE END IF YOU HAD SHRIMP LEFT I ATE EM ...SNACK AS YOU CLEANED THE PERCH ...HAVE A FUN TIME AND ENJOY YOUR DAY ON THE WATER


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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2021, 02:26:34 pm »
DONE IT FOR YRS .IT WORKS ,,,TOOK A SHRIMP RING BROKE OFF A PIECE ON A JIG AND ATE THE LEFT OVER PIECE ...ALWAYS WORKED WELL AND AT THE END IF YOU HAD SHRIMP LEFT I ATE EM ...SNACK AS YOU CLEANED THE PERCH ...HAVE A FUN TIME AND ENJOY YOUR DAY ON THE WATER


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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2021, 05:50:06 pm »
1 inch long shrimp work fine,  I break them in half on a #6 hook with a slit shot up about 6 inches.  I'm sure a small jig would do fine too.  Beats the heck out of finding minnows and when they don't bite, well there's wasted minnows.  If you salt them with pickling salt,  they stay good for months and make it harder for the perch to rip them up.

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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #10 on: October 05, 2021, 05:34:57 am »
Geez BB sorry I didnt have my hearing aids in, never noticed and its a long way from here to ihere too   LOL   have a good one

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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #11 on: October 05, 2021, 09:43:38 am »
Are you guys buying 1" shrimp?
So these are not shrimp rings?

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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2021, 05:41:31 pm »
Just the most cheap ones work just as well, some are around an inch long, maybe a bit more.

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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #13 on: October 05, 2021, 05:52:12 pm »
Im thinking something like this

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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #14 on: October 05, 2021, 06:38:21 pm »
Yes.

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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #15 on: October 08, 2021, 09:41:02 pm »
Squid rings also work well, it is also tougher than shrimp and stay on the hook longer. just cut the ring in smaller strips. And I love Calamari  :)
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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #16 on: October 10, 2021, 03:23:56 pm »
Do the shrimp work well through the ice as well ?

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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #17 on: October 10, 2021, 06:19:14 pm »
I've had good luck with them on ice,  nice thing, no worry about them freezing and getting cold fingers.

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Re: Fall Perch
« Reply #18 on: October 11, 2021, 12:57:34 pm »
Once you have your shrimp, thaw, cut into dime size pieces,put in a zip lock bag with sea salt. Press and roll the shrimp in the salt,leave in the fridge for a couple of days. Repeat . This will toughen the shrimp plus make it salt impregnated. We all know how well tubes work like this . Makes them hold the bait longer in their yaps.  ;D