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Discussion in 'The Water Cooler' started by Sota, Dec 28, 2019.

  1. Sota

    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    Stocking up on equipment and lures waiting for the ice to melt.
    Does anybody have any experience with a Whopper Plopper lure?
     
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    jonderrs7 Weekend Warrior

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    My buddy has a few of them in different colors and loves em, especially white. I've seen them work, but usually stick to my wacky-riggin' worms.
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    Dang it I read the reviews and ordered 3 of them, hope to catch some pike on them.
     
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    jonderrs7 Weekend Warrior

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    I got another buddy who uses them for musky, but still has yet to catch one.
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    Bought some daredevil 5 of diamond spoons the other day when did they go up to $8? Then again they are all brass. I found a couple in the clown pattern can not wait to cast that lure.
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    I won a reel in a fishing contest a couple years back a Penn salt water series. I brought it down to florida and while it is a nice reel it is too big to use if you are casting for a couple hours. I am bringing it home to put it on a trolling rod with 30 pound test spider wire on it.
     
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    I use a whopper plopper for bass. I have yet to catch one but got a bunch of hits. Definitely fun to use.


    Hillview Hunt Club
     
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    bucksnbears Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I remember when any cheap ass lure would catch fish.
    Have they evolved?
     
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    dmen Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I have a bunch of whopper ploppers. I haven’t caught anything on them yet, but I do not fish topwater a lot.
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    Probably one of the most exciting fishing moments is top water fishing smallmouth bass on the mississippi river.
     
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    Best used at night. Only time I've had luck for bass on them. I like black and perch colors for the North East.

    I prefer Deps Buzzjets myself over them. But there is a fair amount of differnce in cost.

    But I've gotten smallies to charge up 50' off humps to smash them and that's always fun.



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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    I use the perch pattern a lot both on the Mississippi and area lakes, one of the ploppers I ordered is the perch colored.
     
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    virginiashadow Legendary Woodsman

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    Got my canoe and trolling motor rigged up. My son and I were talking about using it a lot this spring. Im gonna find some mountain fishing streams and creeks for us to fish and camp as well.
     
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    Top water bass fishing is my favorite way to fish. So much excitement don’t always catch a lot but when you do it’s a blast! Live target frogs are one of my favorite.


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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    I like the look of their freestyle frog, more of a jig, interesting.
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    Trying to find a tackle box that opens up with trays, like the old school ones, I do not want a bag with plastic boxes.
     
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    I think Plano still makes boxes like that.
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    Yeah I have since done online research, could not find one at Cabelas when I had my gift card in hand.
     
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    Yeah, I only ever see the bags with plastic boxes at Cabelas now. I have seen the Plano ones at Fleet Farm, but it won't do your Cabelas gift card any good :bigcry:
     
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    Got my pike back from the taxidermist this week!!! And then it started raining and our ice got dangerous, just as I was getting psyched up for hard water.[​IMG]
     
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