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#11781163 - 08/16/16 09:31 PM Yellow Magic
Kevin D. Offline
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Loc: Richmond, TX
I keep reading about how much better the Yellow Magic topwater baits are. What color and what size Yellow Magic is your favorite?
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#11781169 - 08/16/16 09:34 PM Re: Yellow Magic [Re: Kevin D.]
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1/4oz smoke shad is what I use 90% of the time. Rest I use bone or another color I forget. Coach
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#11781171 - 08/16/16 09:35 PM Re: Yellow Magic [Re: Kevin D.]
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The big one in bone.
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#11781173 - 08/16/16 09:36 PM Re: Yellow Magic [Re: Kevin D.]
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Loc: Plano
Theyre alright , I catch more fish off of a pop-r personally....but the price you pay for ym's definately give you a confidence boost. I throw a bone colored one when I do throw em

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#11781188 - 08/16/16 09:43 PM Re: Yellow Magic [Re: Kevin D.]
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I dont get the hype on here about them, but I usually throw the bone colored one.
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#11781233 - 08/16/16 09:58 PM Re: Yellow Magic [Re: Kevin D.]
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Registered: 11/28/15
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Loc: Arlington,Texas
so me and a buddy went fishing today and got on a topwater bite.
he had a rebel or maybe a h20 off brand type pop r.
and i had gotten my first yellow magic (for free)
and we both missed alot an caught alot, not much difference......
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#11781333 - 08/16/16 10:22 PM Re: Yellow Magic [Re: Kevin D.]
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smaller ones are deadly..... thumb
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#11781362 - 08/16/16 10:30 PM Re: Yellow Magic [Re: Kevin D.]
Cole P Offline
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Registered: 04/24/15
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I wouldn't get caught up in yellow magic vs pop-r. Either bait will perform under the right circumstances in the hands of the right person. The yellow magics are hand crafted, and have special features such as glitter on the belly. These make this bait stand apart when held in the hand. Your paying more for quality, asctetics, and a little different action

Oh, and I throw the Tennessee Shad in both 1/4 & 1/2 oz. Bone too...


Edited by Cole P (08/16/16 10:32 PM)

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#11781476 - 08/16/16 11:04 PM Re: Yellow Magic [Re: Kevin D.]
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Personally,

I like the discontinued 3/8 Plus 1 YM better than all the rest of them. I like the baby bass color and the smoke shad and alewife, too. I like the 1/4 oz better than the 1/2 oz. I keep the original hooks on them (thin and bendable), but loosen the drag on my reel, so I don't pull them out of their mouths. I have caught 3 8's, 2 7's, numerous 6s. 5s and 4s on the original hooks, so no problems here. Been throwing them since summer of 2000. Triton Mike Bucca gave me my first one for Christmas. Hope this helps.

Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains


Edited by Thad Rains (08/16/16 11:09 PM)
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#11781491 - 08/16/16 11:18 PM Re: Yellow Magic [Re: Kevin D.]
Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life) Offline
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1/4oz baby bass and Japanese shad for me I change hooks to owner stingers they are same wire size but way stronger and sharper

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#11781525 - 08/17/16 12:31 AM Re: Yellow Magic [Re: Kevin D.]
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Yellow Magic out perform any other popper on heavily pressured waters. IMHO. Bone or the Blue Backed Herring for me.

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#11781583 - 08/17/16 06:40 AM Re: Yellow Magic [Re: Kevin D.]
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Ask the guys in my club. I've been putting the whooping on them for the past several years, now they all own a YM or two. I still out fish them because it's all in the presentation. Bone or Alwife and change the hooks!!
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#11781760 - 08/17/16 08:49 AM Re: Yellow Magic [Re: Kevin D.]
Cass Caldwell Offline
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Loc: Bossier City, Louisiana
1/2 ounce Japanese Shad for me...love em!
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#11781913 - 08/17/16 09:57 AM Re: Yellow Magic [Re: Kevin D.]
Mike_Soriano™ Offline
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I agree with Thad the 3/8 were awesome. Smoke shad, bone and alewife. I find a quicker retrieve is more consistently productive FOR ME. 5-6 quick small pops, short pause, repeat.
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#11782189 - 08/17/16 12:00 PM Re: Yellow Magic [Re: Kevin D.]
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Registered: 03/22/15
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