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#10880278 - 05/29/15 08:47 AM Small Threadfin Rattlebaits: on the water results
Bois d'arc Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/24/14
Posts: 1504
Starting point was here:

Ended up with this:

Coloration: Dorsal region blue-green with yellowish hue, faint purple tone above and behind operculum; lateral region silvery-white with black kill spot and faint horizontal spots along the back, ventral region silvery-white; eyes 4.5 - 5mm gold or silver soft plastic.

Went bass angling.... tried worms, buzzbaits, squarebills, spinners, senkos, chatterbaits, pitched jigs...the bite was really poor most of the day. Water was off colored due to all the rains. Wind direction ESE 6-12mph. Cloudy to partly cloudy all day. Found a small cove about 2-4 foot deep where the wind had pushed shad into a weed edge.

Couldn't get a bite on anything but small rattlebaits...was surprised at the number 1-2 pound bass caught from a small area ...too many to count. Tried several patterns but this one killed 'em. The larger lure spirals slowly down when paused and strikes came mostly on a pause. Almost every strike took both hooks...not too pleased about that since I've been told bass usually die when hooked in the gills/gullet. Caught a few small catfish too! Thanks to Basscat Dad for hooking me up with GBCB and the small rattlebaits....can't wait to get into some crappie or white bass with these. Good folks on this forum thumb

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#10880390 - 05/29/15 09:35 AM Re: Small Threadfin Rattlebaits: on the water results [Re: Bois d'arc]
basscat dad Offline
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Registered: 06/12/12
Posts: 1127
Loc: savannah, texas
looks like a fun day on the water. those traps turned out great.
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#10880406 - 05/29/15 09:39 AM Re: Small Threadfin Rattlebaits: on the water results [Re: Bois d'arc]
Txmedic033 Offline
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Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 4583
Loc: Longview, Tx
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and I'm about to flatter the hell out of those!

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#10880426 - 05/29/15 09:46 AM Re: Small Threadfin Rattlebaits: on the water results [Re: Bois d'arc]
C Worthy Offline
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Registered: 10/28/11
Posts: 2374
Loc: Wylie
I'm starting to think that might look pretty good on those baits of mine you have.... hmmmm hmmm
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#10880659 - 05/29/15 10:46 AM Re: Small Threadfin Rattlebaits: on the water results [Re: Txmedic033]
Bois d'arc Offline
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Registered: 05/24/14
Posts: 1504
Originally Posted By: C Worthy
I'm starting to think that might look pretty good on those baits of mine you have.... hmmmm hmmm

.... and now you know the rest of the story..... coming soon to a mailbox near you

Originally Posted By: Txmedic033
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and I'm about to flatter the hell out of those!

lol_2 go for it..let me know if you need anything...that pattern looks very real at the lake.

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#10880676 - 05/29/15 10:50 AM Re: Small Threadfin Rattlebaits: on the water results [Re: basscat dad]
Bois d'arc Offline
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Registered: 05/24/14
Posts: 1504
Originally Posted By: basscat dad
looks like a fun day on the water. those traps turned out great.

The pattern is pretty realistic. When combined with the small size and unique falling action they're great! Thanks for the hookup...U R the Man flehan

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