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Old 05-10-2012, 09:21 AM
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I am ordering a 5# box of minnows, should i get fatheads or shiners? I live in western NE, most of the bait shops have fatheads i think?
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Old 05-10-2012, 10:07 AM
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Shiners are typically a better minnow, but they are a lot harder to keep alive and typically a lot more expensive.

If you have a good set up and can keep them cool and oxygenated, I would probably go with shiners.
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Old 05-10-2012, 10:21 AM
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Are either of them native to the body of water that you'll be fishing? If so, I would say go with those.
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Old 05-10-2012, 03:15 PM
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I like shinners better, but they do die faster.
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Old 05-10-2012, 08:57 PM
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I am ordering a 5# box of minnows, should i get fatheads or shiners? I live in western NE, most of the bait shops have fatheads i think?

Outta curiosity what does a 5lb box cost? im assuming your talking live bait. and 5lbs = How many shiners? I been looking into purchasing some bulk shiners also.
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Old 05-11-2012, 07:38 AM
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$90 delivered to your door for the #12 shiners or the large fatheads, I'm going to go with the fatheads
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Old 05-13-2012, 06:58 AM
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Where can you order shiners from?
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Old 05-13-2012, 05:53 PM
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http://www.andersonminnows.com/fish_farm_species.htm

talked to them on the phone, sounds like a good bunch of people
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