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#11702161 - 07/03/16 07:57 AM Mister Twister Phenoms...
reeltexan Offline
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Anybody out there still fishing Mister Twister purple / firetail worms on a pistol grip rod?
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#11702209 - 07/03/16 08:49 AM Re: Mister Twister Phenoms... [Re: reeltexan]
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I used Mr. Twister to mainly catch stripers on Texoma back in the early 80's
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#11702221 - 07/03/16 08:53 AM Re: Mister Twister Phenoms... [Re: reeltexan]
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A plain white Mr Twister is my go to.

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#11702292 - 07/03/16 09:43 AM Re: Mister Twister Phenoms... [Re: reeltexan]
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Yep my favorite.
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#11702316 - 07/03/16 09:56 AM Re: Mister Twister Phenoms... [Re: reeltexan]
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Dont have any Mr Twister but I still use a pistol grip for throwing topwaters! LOL People think im nuts buts its much easier for me when working a spook without the big handle in the way. But hey, thats just me!!!
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#11702322 - 07/03/16 10:04 AM Re: Mister Twister Phenoms... [Re: reeltexan]
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All my casters are pistol grips with abu's on them. Every piece is old too.
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#11702337 - 07/03/16 10:18 AM Re: Mister Twister Phenoms... [Re: reeltexan]
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I use a lot of Mister Twister soft plastics--they make my favorite color--Red River special.
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#11702407 - 07/03/16 11:12 AM Re: Mister Twister Phenoms... [Re: Champion1]
plasma800 Offline
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Registered: 10/13/14
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Loc: Montgomery Texas
fish i agree. to the pistol grip not being in your way.


Edited by plasma800 (07/03/16 11:13 AM)

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#11702648 - 07/03/16 01:56 PM Re: Mister Twister Phenoms... [Re: reeltexan]
reeltexan Offline
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When I first learned how to fish a plastic worm, we would go to Walker's Sporting Goods in Grand Prairie for tackle.
This was in the mid 70s.
They basically had Creme worms, Mann's Jelly worms and the new one was the Mister Twister. First worm I ever saw with a curly tail.

I liked the purple fire and purple yellow tails the best. Drop that next to a stump and hang on.

Back then, my best rod and reel was a Lew's BB1 - made by a new company named Shimano. It was mounted on a Browning Graphite Silaflex rod with Fuji guides and a Fuji pistol grip handle.

That rig cost about $100.


That was a pile of cash to a young man back then.
...I used a Falcon rod with a pistol grip yesterday for some worm pitching, it got me to thinking about all that.

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#11702947 - 07/03/16 05:27 PM Re: Mister Twister Phenoms... [Re: reeltexan]
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Registered: 01/13/09
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Loc: Valley View TX
I always have at least 2 pistol grips with me; might be the only ones with microguides

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#11703131 - 07/03/16 08:25 PM Re: Mister Twister Phenoms... [Re: reeltexan]
blueduck Offline
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What brand of rod are you using with pistol grips? I have 3 Berkley with pistol grip handles and would like several more , just can't find them anywhere.
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#11703146 - 07/03/16 08:41 PM Re: Mister Twister Phenoms... [Re: reeltexan]
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I have an older Falcon Cara that is a pistol grip and it is my go to topwater rod.

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#11703158 - 07/03/16 08:54 PM Re: Mister Twister Phenoms... [Re: blueduck]
reeltexan Offline
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Loc: Ovilla, TEXAS
Originally Posted By: blueduck
What brand of rod are you using with pistol grips? I have 3 Berkley with pistol grip handles and would like several more , just can't find them anywhere.


Trends dictate most things in fishing. They're hard to find these days.


Check Ebay.
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Cut with her golden oars the silver stream,
And greedily devour the treacherous bait.”
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#11703615 - 07/04/16 08:37 AM Re: Mister Twister Phenoms... [Re: reeltexan]
Old Tracker Offline
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Registered: 01/13/09
Posts: 71
Loc: Valley View TX
The pistol grips I'm using are an assortment of old rods that I rewrapped with micro guides in a spiral wrap

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#11703660 - 07/04/16 09:14 AM Re: Mister Twister Phenoms... [Re: reeltexan]
Preacher Ed Offline
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Registered: 09/11/07
Posts: 341
Back in the 70's, the 6" Phenom was my go-to worm on the Ouachita River. My favorite color was "crawfish", brown with orange tail. Great lures.

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