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#11892437 - 10/21/16 10:07 AM Frogging without vegitation
karaider00 Offline
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Registered: 07/25/10
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I've never really thrown a frog. What's your opinions on fishing one in a lake like grapevine with out any vegetation?

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#11892463 - 10/21/16 10:23 AM Re: Frogging without vegitation [Re: karaider00]
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You can catch them on a frog on grapevine
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#11892476 - 10/21/16 10:35 AM Re: Frogging without vegitation [Re: karaider00]
BigBassB Offline
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Registered: 01/18/16
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What type of frog are you referring too?

You can get a really good "walking the dog" motion going on hollow bodies in open water, but my favorite technique for open water would be to use a Horney Toad (soft body) style bait and reel it fast across the surface similar to a buzz bait.
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#11892556 - 10/21/16 11:16 AM Re: Frogging without vegitation [Re: karaider00]
collincountytx Offline
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Might take some patience and commitment to the frog, but if you throw it long enough, I've seen big monsters come and grab it in deeper open water. Cloudy days help. If it's windy, I prefer a popping frog: calmer conditions, regular frog.

Probably won't get you numbers in open water, but be ready for a big one to snatch it.

--Grapevine does have decent vegetation is some areas.
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#11892933 - 10/21/16 02:27 PM Re: Frogging without vegitation [Re: karaider00]
popcork Offline
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Registered: 10/19/08
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Loc: Bremond, TX
Try the bronze-eye shad I have caught some good fish on it. It's walk-the-dog action is very good.

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#11893004 - 10/21/16 03:18 PM Re: Frogging without vegitation [Re: karaider00]
tejasbass Offline
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Registered: 12/20/05
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You can catch bass on a frog in open water; however, it is not the best lure for open water application. If you want to use a topwater in open water, a popper or walking type bait is much more successful.

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#11896593 - 10/24/16 08:03 AM Re: Frogging without vegitation [Re: karaider00]
karaider00 Offline
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Thanks for the info guys. It something I will just have to get more confidence in.

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