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#11905305 - 10/28/16 01:45 PM Whopper Plopper... about to invest.
Do-Nothin Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/17/08
Posts: 503
Loc: Celina, TX
About to invest in a couple, I've heard nothing but good things! My questions are...

What size should I buy?
What colors do you prefer?
What hooks do you use?

Don't want to waste money! Thanks for the help!
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#11905345 - 10/28/16 02:02 PM Re: Whopper Plopper... about to invest. [Re: Do-Nothin]
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Registered: 12/11/04
Posts: 24901
Loc: Weatherford
Buy the big one, in monkey butt
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#11905405 - 10/28/16 02:23 PM Re: Whopper Plopper... about to invest. [Re: Do-Nothin]
spy231 Offline
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Registered: 07/03/05
Posts: 75
Loc: Granbury
I use the 90 in loon and monkey butt. I have a few of the 130's, but I have not used them yet.

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#11905452 - 10/28/16 02:41 PM Re: Whopper Plopper... about to invest. [Re: Do-Nothin]
spy231 Offline
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Registered: 07/03/05
Posts: 75
Loc: Granbury


My 6 year old caught his best on the loon in about 8 inches of water. (He still wont hold them)


Edited by spy231 (10/28/16 02:41 PM)

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#11905513 - 10/28/16 03:17 PM Re: Whopper Plopper... about to invest. [Re: Do-Nothin]
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Registered: 10/04/12
Posts: 260
Loc: Lake Tawakoni
There's a 12+ pound striper in Tawakoni with a 130 monkey butt in his lip...
If found, please return.
That'll teach me to have the net on the deck at all times!
The 90's work too. I know it and bone have worked as well.
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#11905580 - 10/28/16 04:05 PM Re: Whopper Plopper... about to invest. [Re: Do-Nothin]
Barn Offline
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Registered: 05/17/02
Posts: 2034
Loc: McKinney, TX
Monkey Butt or Terminator are good colors. There is quite a bit of difference between the 130 and 90. The 90 gets me a lot more bites so far. The action on is closer to a Heddon Torpedo. It doesn't create a big plop like the 130. I am still waiting for some hawgs to start eating the 130.

The stock hooks are really sharp. You won't need to replace them until you catch a bunch of fish.

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#11905598 - 10/28/16 04:21 PM Re: Whopper Plopper... about to invest. [Re: Do-Nothin]
Easy Fisherman Offline
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Registered: 11/15/07
Posts: 1288
Not much on it - would rate it ordinary and might be better off using another style of top water in fall

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#11905667 - 10/28/16 04:59 PM Re: Whopper Plopper... about to invest. [Re: Do-Nothin]
scoopdaloop Offline
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Registered: 06/29/14
Posts: 53
Pick a Color you Like and throw it. They All Work.

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#11905687 - 10/28/16 05:11 PM Re: Whopper Plopper... about to invest. [Re: Do-Nothin]
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Registered: 02/21/09
Posts: 4807
Loc: Corinth Texas
shad color works well on lew
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#11905811 - 10/28/16 06:29 PM Re: Whopper Plopper... about to invest. [Re: Do-Nothin]
Brandon Potter Offline
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Registered: 04/16/12
Posts: 327
Loc: Justin, TX
Cabelas had some on sale the other day for $9. Caught a couple this morning on the bone color, small one

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#11906158 - 10/28/16 11:30 PM Re: Whopper Plopper... about to invest. [Re: Do-Nothin]
Chris Coufal Offline
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Registered: 09/04/09
Posts: 1402
Loc: Austin, Tx
I have 2 and neither has caught a fish yet.....take that for what it's worth.
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#11906169 - 10/28/16 11:47 PM Re: Whopper Plopper... about to invest. [Re: Do-Nothin]
Cass Caldwell Offline
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Registered: 01/29/06
Posts: 1831
Loc: Bossier City, Louisiana
Can't say that I've been overly impressed. Hasn't out produced my other favorite topwater baits yet.
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#11906363 - 10/29/16 08:40 AM Re: Whopper Plopper... about to invest. [Re: Do-Nothin]
lamoon78 Offline
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Registered: 05/05/10
Posts: 4331
Loc: Livingston Tx
I have caught alot on the smaller in Bone nothing big yet but they smash it.

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#11906478 - 10/29/16 10:10 AM Re: Whopper Plopper... about to invest. [Re: Do-Nothin]
RedEar12 Offline
Angler

Registered: 11/30/15
Posts: 285
The hype is deserved. They work.

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#11906542 - 10/29/16 11:02 AM Re: Whopper Plopper... about to invest. [Re: RedEar12]
Huckleberry Offline
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Registered: 10/10/07
Posts: 16304
Loc: Lake Gaston, VA
Originally Posted By: RedEar12
The hype is deserved. They work.


They definitely do! I found a little trick with these. After throwing it let it sit until the ripples go away, then retrieving it a painfully slow pace just enough to spin the tail for about a foot, it doesn't take much to spin it, then wait a few seconds and bring it another foot. Do this 3 or four times before you finally bring it back to the boat at a faster rate.

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