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#10821354 - 05/05/15 08:17 PM Turtle Lure
Fishin Machine Offline
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#10821369 - 05/05/15 08:20 PM Re: Turtle Lure [Re: Fishin Machine]
JIM SR. Offline
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sorry but I gotta throw a flag on that,.. sarcastic

#10821392 - 05/05/15 08:24 PM Re: Turtle Lure [Re: Fishin Machine]
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#10821398 - 05/05/15 08:25 PM Re: Turtle Lure [Re: Fishin Machine]
Bud Will(iams) Fish Offline

Registered: 06/04/14
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Loc: Marietta, TX
Man, could you imagine casting that thing?

#10821478 - 05/05/15 08:48 PM Re: Turtle Lure [Re: Fishin Machine]
Donald Harper Offline
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Feather tail turtle? OR, is that grass on the back hook? Everything else looks good though.
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#10821600 - 05/05/15 09:32 PM Re: Turtle Lure [Re: Fishin Machine]
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I will have to see video of this happening before I believe it roflmao

#10821615 - 05/05/15 09:36 PM Re: Turtle Lure [Re: Fishin Machine]
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people will try and sell anything to make a buck!!!

#10821724 - 05/05/15 10:17 PM Re: Turtle Lure [Re: Fishin Machine]
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I've seen turtle lures catch bass, but they were slightly larger than a buzz frog. I'm not buying that lure caught a bass until I see video, either.

And I've seen thousands of turtles where I catch bass and never seen a bass look at a turtle even the ones bass could easily eat. I'm sure they eat them, just like everything else, but I'm not convinced it's a numbers bait.

#10821725 - 05/05/15 10:18 PM Re: Turtle Lure [Re: Fishin Machine]
1442 Offline

Registered: 04/17/07
Posts: 454
Loc: Orange TX
for some reason I believe it.
Something a long time ago got me to thinking that bass would hit a turtle lure and I still do.
That turtle lure looks mighty big in the pic.

#10821787 - 05/05/15 11:01 PM Re: Turtle Lure [Re: Fishin Machine]
BCJC82 Offline

Registered: 03/01/09
Posts: 172
Loc: Emory, Tx
I have seen baby red ear sliders in the guts of blue catfish I used to catch out of a small neighborhood lake. I have seen up to 5 half dollar size turtles in one catfish.

#10821851 - 05/06/15 01:28 AM Re: Turtle Lure [Re: Fishin Machine]
balazs Offline

Registered: 06/23/06
Posts: 478
Loc: Lake Jackson
Bass will occasionally eat rather small turtles if the opportunity presents itself but larger turtles are a no-go. They frantically scrape the basses throat and wedge themselves in a position that typically allows them to escape. I call B.S. on that picture.

#10828030 - 05/08/15 09:37 AM Re: Turtle Lure [Re: Fishin Machine]
Big Red 12 Offline
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I bought some last year. They work on bedfish. Can't find them now.

#10828362 - 05/08/15 11:34 AM Re: Turtle Lure [Re: Big Red 12]
David Burton Offline
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Registered: 07/14/11
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Loc: McKinney, TX
Originally Posted By: Big Red 12
I bought some last year. They work on bedfish. Can't find them now.

The soft plastics? Barlow's has them, crabs too.
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#10828820 - 05/08/15 02:47 PM Re: Turtle Lure [Re: Fishin Machine]
reedaggie10 Offline

Registered: 03/28/12
Posts: 46
The picture is legit, I came across this video the other day. The guy looks like he's messing with a guarding bass and finally pissed it off enough to bite the turtles tail. The fish was probably not trying to eat the bait more so than just "scare it away".


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