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#11141794 - 10/02/15 02:34 PM Lure For Sandie And Stripper Question
erittmueller Offline
Angler

Registered: 07/25/15
Posts: 443
Loc: Irving/Valley Ranch
I'm going to the Brazos this weekend and am new to fishing with lures instead of live bait. Is there a certain size lure that should get hit by both sand bass and strippers? I've got inline spinners up to 1oz (figured that 1oz was too big for sand bass), rattle traps of all sizes, road runners, and soft plastic swimbaits and flukes from 3 inch zoom tiny fluke to 4 and 5 inch plastics. I've caught 4lb largemouths on 1/8oz rooster tails before and sand bass on 1/2oz ones, so I was wondering what you thought about a happy medium for both?

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#11141840 - 10/02/15 02:54 PM Re: Lure For Sandie And Stripper Question [Re: erittmueller]
skeeter22 Online   content
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Registered: 10/02/03
Posts: 7753
Loc: Lake Highlands, Brady
The dollar bill lure works best for strippers


Edited by skeeter22 (10/02/15 02:56 PM)

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#11141922 - 10/02/15 03:43 PM Re: Lure For Sandie And Stripper Question [Re: erittmueller]
Dennis Christian Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/20/09
Posts: 2432
Loc: Cedar Creek Lake
I've been catching both sandies and hybrids on Mepps aglia in line spinners size 2 and 4.

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#11141964 - 10/02/15 04:16 PM Re: Lure For Sandie And Stripper Question [Re: erittmueller]
PlanoKeith Offline
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Registered: 01/13/11
Posts: 3482
Loc: Plano Texas
Originally Posted By: erittmueller
I'm going to the Brazos this weekend and am new to fishing with lures instead of live bait. Is there a certain size lure that should get hit by both sand bass and strippers? I've got inline spinners up to 1oz (figured that 1oz was too big for sand bass), rattle traps of all sizes, road runners, and soft plastic swimbaits and flukes from 3 inch zoom tiny fluke to 4 and 5 inch plastics. I've caught 4lb largemouths on 1/8oz rooster tails before and sand bass on 1/2oz ones, so I was wondering what you thought about a happy medium for both?


Take em all. All that you mentioned will catch sand bass and Striped bass. thumb
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Keith smile


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#11142112 - 10/02/15 05:43 PM Re: Lure For Sandie And Stripper Question [Re: erittmueller]
Windbreaker Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/24/14
Posts: 108
Loc: Corsicana, TX
1oz slabs from RSR lures.
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#11142261 - 10/02/15 07:34 PM Re: Lure For Sandie And Stripper Question [Re: erittmueller]
FishBeeLowMe Offline
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Registered: 10/01/04
Posts: 6512
Loc: Texas
Give me a call, we can help......and save ya a few $$

214-906-3847

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#11142325 - 10/02/15 08:17 PM Re: Lure For Sandie And Stripper Question [Re: erittmueller]
iluvfishin Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 10/11/07
Posts: 2224
Loc: Dallas!
green $1s, $5s, $10s, $20s etc works wonders banana

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#11142350 - 10/02/15 08:35 PM Re: Lure For Sandie And Stripper Question [Re: erittmueller]
blooper961 Offline
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Registered: 12/04/09
Posts: 6744
Just get some plastic shad lures.
The fake minnows or shad swim like a wounded one.
Sand bass cannot pass them up

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#11142418 - 10/02/15 09:11 PM Re: Lure For Sandie And Stripper Question [Re: erittmueller]
timbertoes Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/07/09
Posts: 1339
Loc: Van Alstyne
Sandies will take a roadrunner lure readily smile lots of fun on a crappie rod and reel too.... smile

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#11143671 - 10/03/15 07:46 PM Re: Lure For Sandie And Stripper Question [Re: erittmueller]
BacklashedLund Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/12/10
Posts: 215
Loc: Aubrey, Texas
my favorite is a Little George!

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#11143699 - 10/03/15 07:57 PM Re: Lure For Sandie And Stripper Question [Re: erittmueller]
Aquiles Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/24/11
Posts: 1238
Loc: Texas, Dallas
Skeeter you ain't been out in a while now its at least a $5.00 bill just to get noticed! banana

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