Those baits will work I'm sure. I always liked little George's but last weekend the bite was strong on 1/4 oz white road runners and chrome rattle traps. I was fishing pretty shallow though. Might need those slabs or little George's if you find them in deeper water.
Good luck! I hope you find them. I was trying to accomplish the same goal Sunday on Lavon with my 11 year old son and we finally found them and connected. We had a lot of fun.
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