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#10417979 - 11/17/14 05:52 PM What color jerkbaits do you like?
Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad Offline
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Registered: 10/05/10
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Loc: Sanger, Tx/ Chatham, La
Fishing a jerkbait is new to me, I ordered several blanks to paint last night and am trying to get some ideas of what colors or patterns might be productive. Do you like ghost patters over solid paint? Different at different times? Thanks for any feedback.


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#10417984 - 11/17/14 05:54 PM Re: What colors jerkbaits do you like? [Re: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad]
The finesse guru Offline
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Loc: Joshua Tx
shad colors, clown and any thing that looks natural.
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#10417987 - 11/17/14 05:55 PM Re: What colors jerkbaits do you like? [Re: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad]
Bayou Burner Offline
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Registered: 07/26/08
Posts: 3491
Loc: Chocolate Bayou/Lake Conroe
Ghost Minnow
Pro Blue pattern
Shad
Gold/Chrome

These cover most of my fishing needs

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#10418004 - 11/17/14 06:07 PM Re: What colors jerkbaits do you like? [Re: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad]
bigbass94 Offline
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Loc: San Antonio, Texas
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#10418006 - 11/17/14 06:07 PM Re: What colors jerkbaits do you like? [Re: Bayou Burner]
KVS Offline
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Registered: 06/22/08
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Loc: Burleson, Tx
Originally Posted By: (Bayou Burner) Cole K.
Ghost Minnow
Pro Blue pattern
Shad
Gold/Chrome

These cover most of my fishing needs
+1 except add Herring Bone Chartreuse
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#10418104 - 11/17/14 06:51 PM Re: What colors jerkbaits do you like? [Re: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad]
jaybird1976 Offline
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Registered: 06/18/11
Posts: 289
Loc: Rockwall tx
Rapala makes some great jerk baits. Shad rap in clown color has worked really well for me. They cast a mile and suspend perfectly. Caught some nice ones on this bait

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#10418108 - 11/17/14 06:51 PM Re: What colors jerkbaits do you like? [Re: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad]
jaybird1976 Offline
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Registered: 06/18/11
Posts: 289
Loc: Rockwall tx
Rapala makes some great jerk baits. Shad rap in clown color has worked really well for me. They cast a mile and suspend perfectly. Caught some nice ones on this bait

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#10418127 - 11/17/14 06:59 PM Re: What colors jerkbaits do you like? [Re: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad]
David Medler Offline
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Registered: 12/17/10
Posts: 568
Loc: Pottsboro, Tx.
American shad and ghost minnow

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#10418170 - 11/17/14 07:24 PM Re: What colors jerkbaits do you like? [Re: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad]
NickHasty Online   content
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Registered: 12/11/11
Posts: 1307
Loc: Yankee Land U.S.A
2 different colors for TX:

1. clear/ghost minnow shad
2. a chrome sided bad whether it be clown or a chrome/blue back.

The only other color I have in my box is a perch for when I'm up north on smallies.

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#10418265 - 11/17/14 08:00 PM Re: What colors jerkbaits do you like? [Re: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad]
Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad Offline
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Thanks guys, that gives me some ideas. Now if I can get them laid down on the baits that will be the real test. Oh then I gotta trick some fish into biting them.
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#10418301 - 11/17/14 08:13 PM Re: What colors jerkbaits do you like? [Re: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad]
NickHasty Online   content
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Registered: 12/11/11
Posts: 1307
Loc: Yankee Land U.S.A
show us when you're done! I'm curious what they end up looking like, I've always wanted to get into painting, in fact, I have a bunch of plugs I've bought up cheap with ugly paint jobs, that I want to change...

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#10418601 - 11/17/14 09:51 PM Re: What colors jerkbaits do you like? [Re: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad]
Bass98 Offline
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Registered: 11/12/13
Posts: 1345
Loc: Forney, TX
I keep it simple myself.

I like silver, chrome/blue in clear water situations, and then gold, or chartreuse type color in stained water. I will sometimes use the gold in both.
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#10418700 - 11/17/14 10:27 PM Re: What colors jerkbaits do you like? [Re: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad]
TOMCAT21 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 634
Loc: Keller, TX
Try Elegy Bone.

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#10418973 - 11/18/14 07:51 AM Re: What colors jerkbaits do you like? [Re: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad]
Rudy Lackey Offline
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Registered: 03/03/02
Posts: 8106
Loc: N. Richland Hills Texas USA
Fire tiger,Gold,silver,clear,black.
All 5 will work at right time & place.
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#10419315 - 11/18/14 10:27 AM Re: What colors jerkbaits do you like? [Re: Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad]
Marooned Offline
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Registered: 08/16/05
Posts: 1429
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Primarily shad color and occasionally gold/silver
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