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What can I use to catch herring?

Asked: Billy Coulombe, Date Created:

Soft-plastic baits emerged as one of the best bets, including stickbaits like the Z-Man HeroZ or Slug-Go, and paddletails like the Tsunami Swim Shad. Minnow-style plugs like the Mambo Minnow, Shimano Colt Sniper, and Cotton Cordell Red Fin make good herring imitations as well.

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