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    What is your go to bait? #6527 09/14/11 03:32 PM
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    I know everyone has a specific style or bait that they are most comfortable with.

    When you feel like the fishing is getting a little tough, what is your go to bait?

    Re: What is your go to bait? [Re: champowner] #6528 09/14/11 04:49 PM
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    Bass fishing: when things get tough I go to smaller baits and work them a bit slower. I like using a 3" tube jig, jig with a small trailer, or spinnerbait if weeds are present.

    Not experienced with saltwater, so if things get tough, I fake having fun or I go home. Somebody help me!

    Re: What is your go to bait? [Re: Decal] #6546 09/17/11 07:45 AM
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    I enjoy the top water frog in the pads for freshwater and in the salt it would have to be a white and chartreuse 5" jerkbait with no weight.

    Re: What is your go to bait? [Re: Flatscaster] #6549 09/17/11 05:52 PM
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    Definitely a trick worm wacky rigged or a 1/4 oz rattle trap.


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    Re: What is your go to bait? [Re: Bo Patro] #6587 09/29/11 05:24 PM
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    Black trick worm from ZOOM worms.


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    Re: What is your go to bait? [Re: agc 4 life] #6614 10/11/11 11:13 AM
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    go to bait ? kinda depends ...

    I can almost always depend on watermelon green in soft plastics (Larry Nixon fished green for thirty-five years ONLY !!! )

    Carolina rig for my go-to ! or in Fla. a Rat'l-Trap with chrome/blue back !

    Chartruese spinner bait , gold willow leaf blades ....

    all the above with bait-caster only !!!

    When using spinning my setup changes completely and I use both bait-caster and spinning every trip ....

    For my spinning go-to I fish 2 1/2 tube-baits with ball-shaped lead-head jig hooks in various weights depending on the conditions (mostly wind) very important ! Once in a while I'll have to go with a Shaw Grigsby style owner hook with my tube-jigs , but I prefer slowly bounce swimming my jigs to the boat...

    If things are really really slow I will chuck a Worden's style in-line spinner in grey and silver blade , weight again depending (weight is VERY critical when fishing light line !!

    Most guy's try something and are afraid to re-tie right away when the weight is wrong or they may not even know the weight is wrong !! Remember action and feel are everything in a good LIFELIKE presentation !!!

    Re: What is your go to bait? [Re: printerman] #6977 02/04/12 08:54 PM
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    A fluke or a Red-Eye shad in retention ponds.
    On a lake, flukes,spinnerbaits,or flipping any creature or craw bait into grass beds.

    Re: What is your go to bait? [Re: kid_breezy] #7013 02/16/12 05:29 PM
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    Jig 90% of the time.

    Re: What is your go to bait? [Re: Lannie Robertson] #7027 02/20/12 09:43 AM
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    Yeah I would say a jig, and a crank.

    Re: What is your go to bait? [Re: NorthFlaBoy] #8111 01/01/13 01:39 PM
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    Spinnerbait
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    Re: What is your go to bait? [Re: Alan Schwab] #8209 01/23/13 04:20 PM
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    Jig or worm depending on water


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    Re: What is your go to bait? [Re: Murrydog] #8340 02/12/13 04:16 PM
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