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#11003859 - 07/27/15 06:18 PM Just Received My Catfish Rattles
boosted_abugarcia Offline
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Registered: 11/17/14
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Can't wait to hit the water to try them out. Has anybody heard anything about this product
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#11003883 - 07/27/15 06:30 PM Re: Just Received My Catfish Rattles [Re: boosted_abugarcia]
K.G Offline
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Should be Good for Bumpin.
Ferguson back's it so should be productive.
Look forward to a report.thumb
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#11004469 - 07/27/15 11:27 PM Re: Just Received My Catfish Rattles [Re: boosted_abugarcia]
TxCatfishGuide Offline
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Registered: 08/29/01
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Loc: Saginaw Texas

If you're using hooks with a smaller eye and running the rattle against the hook make sure you use a bead.

Several teams have won 1st and 2nd place at some big tournaments in the past six weeks and the anglers said the rattles are what made the difference.

Have fun with them and don't be afraid to experiment!

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#11005078 - 07/28/15 09:47 AM Re: Just Received My Catfish Rattles [Re: boosted_abugarcia]
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What is the difference between these and other types of rattles? Other than the fact that they are more expensive.
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#11008247 - 07/29/15 05:11 PM Re: Just Received My Catfish Rattles [Re: boosted_abugarcia]
TxSteveO Offline
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Loc: Little Elm, TX
What's the purpose of catfish rattles?

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#11008338 - 07/29/15 06:03 PM Re: Just Received My Catfish Rattles [Re: TxSteveO]
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Originally Posted By: TxSteveO
What's the purpose of catfish rattles?

My first thought as well

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#11008374 - 07/29/15 06:25 PM Re: Just Received My Catfish Rattles [Re: boosted_abugarcia]
SALLYSUE Offline
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Do you drift with them ?????? I know pounding on your boat works for whites and hybrids maybe something to it

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#11008454 - 07/29/15 07:08 PM Re: Just Received My Catfish Rattles [Re: boosted_abugarcia]
Captain_Dave Offline
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Loc: Austin, TX
I haven't used the Whisker Seeker rattles, but I've used saltwater popping corks and those rattles that you use with football jigs on my leaders and had some success with them. It basically adds the element of sound to the whole rig, and fish come in to investigate.
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#11008723 - 07/29/15 09:11 PM Re: Just Received My Catfish Rattles [Re: boosted_abugarcia]
TxCatfishGuide Offline
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Check out this article and video. Should answer all of your questions and then some.

http://www.catfishedge.com/versa-rattle/

I should have the video on rigging options and some other tips in the next couple of weeks. Still trying to play catch up from iCast.


Edited by TxCatfishGuide (07/29/15 09:12 PM)

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#11008787 - 07/29/15 09:32 PM Re: Just Received My Catfish Rattles [Re: boosted_abugarcia]
Blues Online   crying
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Designed to catch fisherman not fish.

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#11008840 - 07/29/15 09:51 PM Re: Just Received My Catfish Rattles [Re: boosted_abugarcia]
K.G Offline
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Bet it would work Good for Live Bait chasin Flatty's.
Could also throw some kind of Scent on it to Call in The Kitty's.thumb
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#11008947 - 07/29/15 10:52 PM Re: Just Received My Catfish Rattles [Re: Blues]
TxCatfishGuide Offline
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Loc: Saginaw Texas
Originally Posted By: Blues
Designed to catch fisherman not fish.


Couldn't be further from the truth.

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#11009394 - 07/30/15 08:57 AM Re: Just Received My Catfish Rattles [Re: boosted_abugarcia]
G Love Offline
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Registered: 06/03/10
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Loc: Weatherford, TX
I personally, believe that sound is an important factor to predatory fish. For instance, at the coast I will free line live Croaker/Piggie Perch for Trout/Redfish/Flounder. Free lining them with a rattle weight vs a straight line, the rattle weight wins hands down. If you're in a frenzy of aggressively feeding fish, it probably won't matter. If you need that extra little bit to convince them, it would probably be beneficial; but in the case of Catfishing, you're looking at a slow day of fishing anyway. If you're catching 100 Catfish in a day, no its probably not going to make a big difference. I can see them being productive in catching Flatheads.


Edited by G Love (07/30/15 08:59 AM)
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#11010594 - 07/30/15 05:51 PM Re: Just Received My Catfish Rattles [Re: boosted_abugarcia]
boosted_abugarcia Offline
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Registered: 11/17/14
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I'm just trying new stuff out . I'm going to put 4 rods out with 2 of them with rattles . One with live perch and another with cut shad and see what gets the most action
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#11010595 - 07/30/15 05:51 PM Re: Just Received My Catfish Rattles [Re: boosted_abugarcia]
boosted_abugarcia Offline
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Registered: 11/17/14
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Loc: Waco Tx
I will be using them off the bank
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