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Old July 13th, 2018, 10:23 AM #1
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Snakehead in middle river

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Anyone have any idea how abundant they are in the area and what parts of Baltimore county theyíve spread to? Would love to smack some of these with my bow without having to head to southern md.


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Old July 13th, 2018, 10:33 AM #2
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Snakeheads may be an invasive species but they are damn good eating!
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Old July 13th, 2018, 11:34 AM #3
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Thatís what Iíve heard. Itís supposed to be a light white flaky meat. I havenít had the chance to try it yet though.


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They're in the eastern rivers now too. They are all over the Bay.
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They're in the eastern rivers now too. They are all over the Bay.
and they keep growing... time for some fishing, not with a rod n reel though.


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Lots of bow fishing leagues springing up on the lower Potomac.
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Snakeheads may be an invasive species but they are damn good eating!
I have caught them and ate them and they seem like fish for people that don't like fish that much. Very plain white fish, IMO. The entire family prefers perch over them hands down.

They fight like hell too. I caught a 28" and everyone within 300 yards knew I had a big one. Use a net, many times they are NOT hooked and just camped on the lure like a vice grip.
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I take my kids fishing in the Potomac but we've yet to catch one.
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What is the preferred setup for fishing these? Seems like they'd be a lot of fun, and I wouldn't mind some light white fish for supper sometime...
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What is the preferred setup for fishing these? Seems like they'd be a lot of fun, and I wouldn't mind some light white fish for supper sometime...


Pretty much the same setup for largemouth. It makes quite the sight when they blowup on a top water lure.


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