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#11174304 - 10/20/15 08:43 AM Yellow Magic, BPS doesn't love you anymore...
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Went fishing recently, top water action was good on Spooks and Yellow Magics.
I lost one Spook when a good'un sawed my line on a stickup.

Got me to looking....I was down to the last Yellow Magic in the box.
No prob, I'll pick up another at BPS when I go to replace the Spook....

Think again. They no longer carry the Magic. The guy in tackle tells me they can't get them.
There's another angler in there and he's headed to Toledo, he's looking for the Yellow Magic too.

Anybody know what the deal is?
I found the lures on the 'net with no problem. But why wouldn't BPS stock what could be the most popular Popper on the market today?
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#11174341 - 10/20/15 08:57 AM Re: Yellow Magic, where are you? [Re: reeltexan]
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I don't know where you're located, but cabelas carries them in their stores.

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#11174343 - 10/20/15 08:59 AM Re: Yellow Magic, where are you? [Re: reeltexan]
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Academy in tyler has them

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#11174355 - 10/20/15 09:02 AM Re: Yellow Magic, where are you? [Re: reeltexan]
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Cabelas, Anglers Pro Tackle, Fishin World, shipped to your house in a couple days from Tackle Warehouse,......
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#11174578 - 10/20/15 10:43 AM Re: Yellow Magic, where are you? [Re: reeltexan]
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Barlows I think stills has them.
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#11175494 - 10/20/15 05:57 PM Re: Yellow Magic, BPS doesn't love you anymore... [Re: reeltexan]
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Are the Yellow Magics really that good?
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#11175515 - 10/20/15 06:06 PM Re: Yellow Magic, BPS doesn't love you anymore... [Re: nxt]
Kevin Bryant Offline
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Originally Posted By: nxt
Are the Yellow Magics really that good?


The KVD Splash is almost as good for $7 less. I've been in a boat where we were each throwing one or the other and had the same results. It's all confidence.
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#11175522 - 10/20/15 06:13 PM Re: Yellow Magic, where are you? [Re: reeltexan]
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Seems to me that more and more shelf space is being taken up at BPS by their in-house brands. Some of the XPS
stuff is good, some OK and some I don't like at all. They probably get a better mark-up with their in house
brands but its getting harder and harder to find MY favorites.

Tackle Warehouse is getting more of my business as a result.
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#11175548 - 10/20/15 06:29 PM Re: Yellow Magic, BPS doesn't love you anymore... [Re: reeltexan]
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Reeltexan, you need to head up to Angler's Pro Tackle. Best tackle shop in North Texas. They've got a great selection of Yellow Magics if that is what you're partial too! They are located in North Richland Hills.
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#11175557 - 10/20/15 06:36 PM Re: Yellow Magic, BPS doesn't love you anymore... [Re: reeltexan]
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All the bait shops at Fork carry them, not cheap but well worth it.

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#11175568 - 10/20/15 06:45 PM Re: Yellow Magic, BPS doesn't love you anymore... [Re: reeltexan]
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Cabelas in Allen didn't have any on the rack yesterday.
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#11175766 - 10/20/15 08:20 PM Re: Yellow Magic, BPS doesn't love you anymore... [Re: reeltexan]
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Originally Posted By: reeltexan
Anybody know what the deal is?
I found the lures on the 'net with no problem. But why wouldn't BPS stock what could be the most popular Popper on the market today?


I guess my question was a bit murky.
I'm not looking for them, I bought them online after going to BPS. They're not too hard to find.

The question is: Why wouldn't BPS stock them?
They're supposed to be all about bass fishing, right?
Yellow Magics are known to be very good poppers.

I was hoping somebody with some inside scoop at BPS would weigh in or someone from the Distributor in Alba.
Just seems weird that they wouldn't carry the bait.
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#11175793 - 10/20/15 08:35 PM Re: Yellow Magic, BPS doesn't love you anymore... [Re: reeltexan]
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The bait selection there is never what I think it should be, but I'm sure they know better than I do. I'm surprised that they don't carry the Sebile hard baits. They seem to have almost every soft bait Berkley makes but not a single Sebile bait, at least not at the Katy location.


Edited by CoachCBA (10/20/15 08:35 PM)
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#11175797 - 10/20/15 08:37 PM Re: Yellow Magic, BPS doesn't love you anymore... [Re: GoArmy]
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Originally Posted By: GoArmy
Barlows I think stills has them.


They do

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#11175813 - 10/20/15 08:46 PM Re: Yellow Magic, BPS doesn't love you anymore... [Re: reeltexan]
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I know they can't stock everything, that'd break the mint. But they used to have Magics.
I think it's what kirbydog said. They want shelf space for their brand, more margin in it.
But like others here said, it forces us to go to other shops or online to buy tackle.

Then there's my nephew. Everytime he breaks off a crankbait he says "there goes eighty dollars"
He can't possibly get out of a tackle store with just one lure.
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