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#11265138 - 12/06/15 08:46 AM Ultimate slip brush and green light questions?
CollinCountyCab Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/26/08
Posts: 77
Loc: Frisco, TX
What do you think is the ultimate brush to drop in slip to attract and KEEP Crappie?

Do you honestly think the $400 underwater green light works in our fresh water lakes?

Thanks in advance!

CCC

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#11265184 - 12/06/15 09:04 AM Re: Ultimate slip brush and green light questions? [Re: CollinCountyCab]
sapalmer Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/24/07
Posts: 564
Loc: Dallas
IS the green light going to be hooked up to a timer and one everynight?

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#11265191 - 12/06/15 09:08 AM Re: Ultimate slip brush and green light questions? [Re: CollinCountyCab]
fe1 Offline
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Registered: 12/27/14
Posts: 348
Loc: Texarkana
$400 dollar light? Make your own for about $20 with led strip lights on ebay.
Originally Posted By: CollinCountyCab
What do you think is the ultimate brush to drop in slip to attract and KEEP Crappie?

Do you honestly think the $400 underwater green light works in our fresh water lakes?

Thanks in advance!

CCC


Edited by fe1 (12/06/15 09:09 AM)

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#11265199 - 12/06/15 09:13 AM Re: Ultimate slip brush and green light questions? [Re: CollinCountyCab]
kodys'papa Offline
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Registered: 07/19/05
Posts: 17302
Loc: Tawakoni/Conejos County
I do know what worked here for brush in a slip. i cut bamboo off the highway access and stuck them in the mud under our slip... I used a capped 3" pipe to help get them in the mud, only used the poles, almost no jig hang ups and the shad/crappie hung around them... If you want to be sneaky, cut them so they are not showing above the water line

I would not pay $400 for any light for fishing
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#11265214 - 12/06/15 09:20 AM Re: Ultimate slip brush and green light questions? [Re: sapalmer]
CollinCountyCab Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/26/08
Posts: 77
Loc: Frisco, TX
Light does come with a timer GFCI circuit and is like 28000 lumens.

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#11265298 - 12/06/15 10:07 AM Re: Ultimate slip brush and green light questions? [Re: CollinCountyCab]
sapalmer Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/24/07
Posts: 564
Loc: Dallas
I run a portable 12 volt Green LED light. It works if there are baitfish in the area. The whole premise is the light draws in the plankton/microscopic critters and in turn draws in the baitfish. If you can set it up on the timer and have it on 7 days a week you should be able to draw in the baitfish. If the fish are there they will show up as well.

Some lights are regular bulbs with a green filter on them. These lights are not suppose to work as well as a true green LED so take that into consideration.

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#11265749 - 12/06/15 03:25 PM Re: Ultimate slip brush and green light questions? [Re: CollinCountyCab]
Evan O'Brien Offline
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Registered: 03/14/08
Posts: 9300
Loc: Lake Fork, TX
The lights are well worth the money in my opinion but to each his own... Let me know if you have any questions about them and I'll be happy to answer. Good luck!
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#11287318 - 12/17/15 01:14 AM Re: Ultimate slip brush and green light questions? [Re: CollinCountyCab]
CollinCountyCab Offline
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Registered: 01/26/08
Posts: 77
Loc: Frisco, TX

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#11287319 - 12/17/15 01:16 AM Re: Ultimate slip brush and green light questions? [Re: CollinCountyCab]
CollinCountyCab Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/26/08
Posts: 77
Loc: Frisco, TX
That's my light....unreal how bright it was underwater. I'm gonna start selling them!
It must have spread over 15' in a circle. I couldn't believe it. Within 20 minutes there was a ton of bait fish around it

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#11287558 - 12/17/15 08:14 AM Re: Ultimate slip brush and green light questions? [Re: CollinCountyCab]
BearfootGypsie Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/09/15
Posts: 71
Loc: Denton, TX
What light is that CollinCounty?

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#11287700 - 12/17/15 09:12 AM Re: Ultimate slip brush and green light questions? [Re: CollinCountyCab]
Laner Offline
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Registered: 02/26/07
Posts: 2185
Loc: Joshua, TX
I personally would go with a mix of cedar and willow, willow being my top choice.
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#11288447 - 12/17/15 02:34 PM Re: Ultimate slip brush and green light questions? [Re: Laner]
AggieKenny Offline
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Registered: 06/08/10
Posts: 1669
Loc: Roanoke,TEXAS
Originally Posted By: Laner
I personally would go with a mix of cedar and willow, willow being my top choice.


I second this. Also, any brush is better than no brush.

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#11288533 - 12/17/15 03:04 PM Re: Ultimate slip brush and green light questions? [Re: CollinCountyCab]
fishin'aholic2 Offline
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Registered: 11/08/07
Posts: 12787
Loc: Irving, Texas
Bamboo has quickly became my top choice of brush. Holds fish very good and is hard to get hung up in.
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