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#10771094 - 04/15/15 09:01 PM Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment
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Registered: 07/14/11
Posts: 1962
Loc: McKinney, TX
The MTBs have been going down hill over the last few months. Last month the Berkley pack was not anything new and exciting, or for that matter anything worth my money. This month's was no where near the published value. Two Baits, Really?

Don't waste your money!


Edited by David Burton (04/15/15 09:02 PM)
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#10771109 - 04/15/15 09:07 PM Re: Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment [Re: David Burton]
Donald Harper Offline
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It works though. They have caught many a good fisherman by throwing those baits out there and wiggling them just right.
Sorry you are disappointed.
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#10771244 - 04/15/15 09:52 PM Re: Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment [Re: David Burton]
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Registered: 04/08/08
Posts: 13242
Loc: Dallas, TX
It's not just MTB, I've heard LTB wasn't up to par this month either.
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#10771474 - 04/16/15 01:46 AM Re: Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment [Re: David Burton]
OneFishAway Offline
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Registered: 02/17/15
Posts: 410
Loc: Parker County
Cancelled my subscription after the Berkley box....
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#10771829 - 04/16/15 08:47 AM Re: Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment [Re: David Burton]
Bissett Offline
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Registered: 07/09/13
Posts: 4200
Loc: Broken Arrow, OK
I just talked to a guy who has had it for a year and he says most of the stuff he gets are trout lures or stuff that nobody really throws around our region. He gets a lot of northern type lures. Do they not regionalize this stuff or ask you what kind of fish you fish for before sending them out?
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#10771853 - 04/16/15 08:53 AM Re: Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment [Re: David Burton]
Topwater2 Offline
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Registered: 03/06/14
Posts: 733
I have Tackle Grab and it has come with some great baits. Bleeding Spinner Bait, Sebile Swim Bait, and 2 bags of plastics was in the last box. That swim alone was $16. My wife got me this for Christmas and it has more than paid for itself. Dale Jr. is part of the Tackle Grab organization, way to go 88!!!!
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#10771879 - 04/16/15 09:01 AM Re: Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment [Re: David Burton]
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Registered: 03/03/08
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Loc: Straight outa Johnson county.....
I have mystery, and it has been hit or miss, got some solid jerk baits, but I don't use them much, there were some craws in there the other day that I liked... I might change companies next year... we'll see
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#10771885 - 04/16/15 09:03 AM Re: Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment [Re: David Burton]
TanHner36 Offline
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Registered: 04/03/15
Posts: 1015
Loc: Houston, TX
I figured I'd try LTB for a month or so and see how it is since it's only $5 to start. First box was supposed to be here 4 days ago...

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#10771890 - 04/16/15 09:04 AM Re: Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment [Re: David Burton]
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Registered: 02/27/13
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I could tell I had no interest just in looking at the name. I'm not interested in tackle mysteries. I have a hard enough time figuring out the right baits to throw/buy.
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#10772237 - 04/16/15 11:06 AM Re: Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment [Re: David Burton]
David Burton Online   confused
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Registered: 07/14/11
Posts: 1962
Loc: McKinney, TX
I did cancel after the Berkley box too, but I am prepaid for a few more months. I think I am going to stick with Lunker Box for a few months, they had full bags of plastics in my first box. I am sure I will be disappointed later. hung
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#10772450 - 04/16/15 12:30 PM Re: Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment [Re: David Burton]
Garvin Offline
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Registered: 11/11/14
Posts: 342
Loc: Texas
Except for the lipless crankbait and maybe the craw trailers (which I'll add to the box with numerous bags of other craw trailers I already have), didn't want or need anything else in the box. They should leave the gimmicky stuff like the "Ned rig" for special occasions and I agree that the selection should be geared geographically and maybe even break down the boxes into sub-species as well. And speaking of gimmicky, are "Dude Wipes" just repackaged hand-wipes like you get at fried chicken joints?
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#10772762 - 04/16/15 02:25 PM Re: Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment [Re: David Burton]
JoeyC Offline
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Registered: 03/22/12
Posts: 334
Loc: Grand Prairie
I haven't opened the box yet so now I'm really curious what's in it.

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#10772826 - 04/16/15 02:45 PM Re: Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment [Re: David Burton]
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Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 45854
Loc: Houston, TX
Dude wipes are for your arse.

Caught a bunch of fish at Table Rock on the Ned Rig last Sunday. I'll be throwing a modified (weedless) version in Texas when the bite gets tough.

As for TMTB, when it sounds to good to be true, it usually is.
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#10772875 - 04/16/15 02:59 PM Re: Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment [Re: David Burton]
stuntmandave Offline
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Registered: 11/04/14
Posts: 335
Loc: Garland, Tx
I'll be cancelling as well, the old boxes used to be pretty decent.
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#10773319 - 04/16/15 05:51 PM Re: Mystery Tackle Box Disappointment [Re: David Burton]
Indianation65 Offline
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Registered: 05/07/13
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Loc: Richardson, Texas
The boxes are always loaded with great baits well over $15 when the hosts of fishing shows do the unveiling and demos!

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