Golden Shiners What They Are and Why They Work and How to Hook Them


A Good Bait Store Will Have Golden Shiners



The small golden shiners are great for panfish, especially crappies.




Medium golden shiners are killer for walleye, bass, and northers.




Large golden shiners are super for big walleye and big northerns.

Golden Shiners

How To Hook a Large Golden Shiner on a Tip UP

Use a circle hook or a treble hook.  Hook them in the back just below the dorsal fin.  This will allow the golden shiner to swim freely and attract the hungry fish.


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