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#12010946 - 12/30/16 11:23 AM What do you have the most of that you never use?
Wes H Offline
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Registered: 04/16/16
Posts: 172
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
I was going through my tackle today reorganizing everything and I started looking at all my wacky worm hooks/baits/weight systems. Then I tried to remember the last time I used anything in that box hmmm

What about you guys, what do you always end up buying and never use?
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#12010962 - 12/30/16 11:32 AM Re: What do you have the most of that you never use? [Re: Wes H]
PlanoTom Offline
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Registered: 08/06/12
Posts: 545
I hate to say it but jigs for me. I tell myself that I'm going to concentrate on jig fishing but then I get out there and get excited and throw my confidence baits. If fishing is bad, I might try a jig out of frustration but then I don't catch anything, of course.

I do like swim jigs, though.

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#12010967 - 12/30/16 11:35 AM Re: What do you have the most of that you never use? [Re: Wes H]
Bulletman99 Offline
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Registered: 10/26/16
Posts: 479
Loc: South Texas
I have to say I pretty much use everything I have at one time or another but this could be my weak point. I try using many different techniques in a day instead of staying with what has worked.
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#12010983 - 12/30/16 11:44 AM Re: What do you have the most of that you never use? [Re: Wes H]
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Spinner bait.
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#12010987 - 12/30/16 11:47 AM Re: What do you have the most of that you never use? [Re: Wes H]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 3787
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
For me it's definitely squarebill's. I do throw them every now and then but I much prefer a spinnerbait or vibrating jig in the same areas.
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#12011022 - 12/30/16 12:04 PM Re: What do you have the most of that you never use? [Re: Wes H]
kirbydog Offline
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Registered: 02/18/06
Posts: 696
Loc: Colorado/Conroe
Spinnerbaits and cranks-I've gone to soft plastics for 90+ % of my fishing.
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#12011083 - 12/30/16 12:33 PM Re: What do you have the most of that you never use? [Re: Wes H]
Scoundrel Offline
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Registered: 01/05/13
Posts: 564
Loc: Bedrock.
Lizards and worms don't see the light of day anymore because I can't get away from my brushogs and senkos and flukes.

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#12011133 - 12/30/16 01:15 PM Re: What do you have the most of that you never use? [Re: Wes H]
collincountytx Offline
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Registered: 04/08/08
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Loc: Dallas, TX
^^^^^^
Same--lizards haven't seen the light of day in a while
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#12011168 - 12/30/16 01:40 PM Re: What do you have the most of that you never use? [Re: Wes H]
Texascajun69 Offline
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Registered: 04/06/09
Posts: 576
Loc: Hemphill,Texas, USA
Crankbaits. Own probably $2000 worth and rarely throw them. I will throw them for a few minutes and then go to something else.
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#12011190 - 12/30/16 01:53 PM Re: What do you have the most of that you never use? [Re: PlanoTom]
McKinneyMike Offline
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Registered: 06/01/16
Posts: 345
Loc: McKinney, Texas
Originally Posted By: PlanoTom
I hate to say it but jigs for me. I tell myself that I'm going to concentrate on jig fishing but then I get out there and get excited and throw my confidence baits. If fishing is bad, I might try a jig out of frustration but then I don't catch anything, of course.


I used to love jigs. Somehow I have lost the desire to throw them as much (and the results) these days. I had much better luck with t-rig/c-rig this past year. I need to learn to be a better pitch/flip fisherman!

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#12011239 - 12/30/16 02:24 PM Re: What do you have the most of that you never use? [Re: Wes H]
SteezMacQueen Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 4064
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Deep crankbaits and soft plastic swim baits. (Fluke style).
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#12011329 - 12/30/16 03:41 PM Re: What do you have the most of that you never use? [Re: Wes H]
MagFluker Offline
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Registered: 07/29/12
Posts: 870
Loc: NC (Formerly TX)
Deep Cranks have not seen any action from me lately, fished mostly shallow this year with the lakes being at full pool and all that brush. Spinnerbaits too...I just can't commit to throw them, 5 minutes and I'm done, back to pitchin'
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#12011391 - 12/30/16 04:15 PM Re: What do you have the most of that you never use? [Re: Wes H]
Donald Harper Offline
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Registered: 01/25/08
Posts: 13427
Loc: Justin, TX.
Somewhere on every lake you can catch the biggest stringer of your life with the bait of your choice. Whatever that bait is you just have to find that spot for that particular bait.

In the 60's and 70's Spinner Baits were all I threw along with a few prototype Cranks straight out of the garage in Memphis, TN.. As I wore out the wrist, elbow and shoulder the plastic era was in full swing. Don't guess I was in the right spot for plastics; because for 5 years fishing went really down hill. Most of those plastics are stored away in the shop. There are only a hand full that I use to catch fish.
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#12011471 - 12/30/16 05:17 PM Re: What do you have the most of that you never use? [Re: Wes H]
ko bass attack 27 Offline
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Registered: 01/05/12
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Loc: Fritch, Tx. - Alba, Tx.
Senkos got a ton of them but rarely fish one.

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#12011495 - 12/30/16 05:31 PM Re: What do you have the most of that you never use? [Re: Wes H]
SIR-FISH-LOT Offline
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Registered: 10/21/12
Posts: 524
Loc: MESQUITE,TX
Spinnerbaits and creature flipping baits.
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