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#11358513 - 01/20/16 12:25 PM Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips)
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Registered: 12/03/10
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Loc: Katy, TX
I've attempted to throw the Z-Man Original Chatterbait in green pumpkin and white, however I have yet to be successful. My initial thought is that maybe I'm not fishing it around the right grass. I've left the trailer that comes in the package on the chatterbait but I'm starting to lose confidence in that part of the bait (if I ever had any confidence). Let me know if there is something about the bait I'm missing.

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#11358528 - 01/20/16 12:32 PM Re: Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips) [Re: kyleguest]
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As of yesterday, I have found my new favorite trailer for a vibrating jig. I was using Keitech Swing Impact's, Optimum Double Diamond's, Zoom Fluke's, everything. I caught a lot of fish on a chatterbait yesterday (probably 25 fish), using this as a trailer. It has the right of mix of action (the profile of a fluke but the thump of a swimbait), and it's my new favorite trailer. They're super durable too, you can catch about 8 fish on just one bait. Great trailer!
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#11358532 - 01/20/16 12:33 PM Re: Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips) [Re: kyleguest]
TexasMood Offline
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Registered: 08/07/08
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Loc: Lumberton, TX
My go-to chatterbait trailers are the Lake Fork "Live" Magic Shad and reaction innovations skinny dipper with an inch or so cut off of the head when i want to get a little more water movement. In a clear water grass situation I usually opt out of the chatterbait skirt and just use the Magic Shad.
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#11358633 - 01/20/16 01:14 PM Re: Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips) [Re: kyleguest]
toddfish Offline
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Registered: 02/13/10
Posts: 1357
Loc: East Montgomery County
I like the Cane Thumper.

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#11358643 - 01/20/16 01:16 PM Re: Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips) [Re: kyleguest]
UTDmiller Offline
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Registered: 10/01/13
Posts: 1952
Super Fluke Jrs. work well also


Edited by UTDmiller (01/20/16 01:16 PM)
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#11358644 - 01/20/16 01:16 PM Re: Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips) [Re: kyleguest]
kellisag Offline
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Registered: 12/08/06
Posts: 1650
Loc: SETX
I like the LFT live magic shad & Keitech swing impact

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#11358725 - 01/20/16 01:47 PM Re: Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips) [Re: kyleguest]
mikey6345 Offline
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Registered: 09/29/14
Posts: 247
Loc: Dallas
Throw a Rage Craw on that thing. That is almost all I use and it works.

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#11358727 - 01/20/16 01:48 PM Re: Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips) [Re: kyleguest]
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#11358735 - 01/20/16 01:54 PM Re: Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips) [Re: kyleguest]
KHumpert Offline
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Registered: 08/21/12
Posts: 126
Loc: Wichita Falls, Tx
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#11358748 - 01/20/16 01:59 PM Re: Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips) [Re: kyleguest]
361V Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 4705
Loc: somervell county
The "stock" twin tail trailers that come with the chatterbaits are actually great. Good action & a little extra bulk to the bait. What I have have found is that for numbers this stock trailer is best but for larger bites I prefer a 5" Yum Money Minnow or your favorite swimbait in this size/style. On many occasions in side-to-side comparisons while both were being fished out of my boat the little twin tailed trailer consistently caught more fish but the bulk and "thump" of the larger swimbait consistently caught the larger fish. Just my experiences.
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#11358773 - 01/20/16 02:11 PM Re: Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips) [Re: kellisag]
B.Hollingshead Offline
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Registered: 03/11/09
Posts: 1957
Loc: ft.worth
Originally Posted By: Kent Ellis (AgFshr10)
I like the LFT live magic shad & Keitech swing impact
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#11358826 - 01/20/16 02:33 PM Re: Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips) [Re: kyleguest]
Im RICK JAMES Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/13/09
Posts: 1092
Loc: Alvord,tx
Anyone use a trailer hook when using one?
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#11358935 - 01/20/16 03:24 PM Re: Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips) [Re: kyleguest]
pil,b Offline
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Registered: 05/30/11
Posts: 1420
Loc: abilene,texas
+ 1 in the rage craw fish

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#11358979 - 01/20/16 03:54 PM Re: Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips) [Re: kyleguest]
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Registered: 03/02/15
Posts: 83
Loc: Keller Texas
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#11358992 - 01/20/16 04:02 PM Re: Chatterbait trailers (and possibly some general tips) [Re: kyleguest]
J.M.S Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/05/08
Posts: 293
Loc: Livingston, Texas
Zoom untravibe speed craw is my go to trailer.

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