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#11342503 - 01/12/16 09:59 PM 8XD
NickHasty Offline
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Registered: 12/11/11
Posts: 1290
Loc: Yankee Land U.S.A
I've been having quite a bit of luck w this bait lately. But not until I swapped out and downsized the hooks to a #2 owner stinger like I'd use on a 6XD. My hook up percent went from about 50% to 90%. Anyone else have an opinion?

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#11342513 - 01/12/16 10:07 PM Re: 8XD [Re: NickHasty]
pinesjunkie Offline
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Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 1483
Loc: east texas
Its been good on rayburn past few weeks but we been losing fish might have to swap the hooks thanks.
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#11342584 - 01/12/16 11:05 PM Re: 8XD [Re: NickHasty]
Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad Offline
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Registered: 10/05/10
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Loc: Sanger, Tx/ Chatham, La
I never use anything bigger than a #2 sometimes if you will go from a short shank to a standard length rear treble it will help too. Personally I always use round bend hooks to start off with until I see how they are eating the bait.
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#11360562 - 01/21/16 10:24 AM Re: 8XD [Re: NickHasty]
thechapman Offline
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Registered: 02/06/12
Posts: 100
#2 on all my bigger cranks

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#11363448 - 01/22/16 01:49 PM Re: 8XD [Re: NickHasty]
Fast Lane Offline
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Registered: 07/24/06
Posts: 5675
Loc: Tyler, texas
8XD needs #1 KVD short Shank triple grips;)

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