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#12293680 - 06/14/17 11:19 AM Favorite Swim Jig Trailers?
5PounderOnAFrog Offline
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Registered: 12/03/10
Posts: 246
Loc: Conroe
What are yalls favorite swim jig trailers? Do you have a different preference when throwing over thick grass as opposed to fishing deep timber or does the bait you are trying to mimic come more into play when choosing trailers?

I mostly use a rage craw because it has a pretty good swimming action and has enough lift to slow roll over subsurface hydrilla. I have used a few paddletail swimbaits but they don't seem to have the resistance and lift to keep the jig higher in the water column. I'm trying to expand my swim jig game but I keep coming back to the old trusty rage craw.


Edited by 5PounderOnAFrog (06/14/17 11:20 AM)

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#12293786 - 06/14/17 12:06 PM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
LinkLowrance Offline
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Registered: 07/06/15
Posts: 444
Loc: On the Wheel
Keitech 3.8

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#12293844 - 06/14/17 12:26 PM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
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Loc: San Antonio, Texas
I mostly just use paddle tail swimbait the majority of the time. But I also sometimes use a Rage Craw. If it's working for you, stick with it.
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#12293873 - 06/14/17 12:41 PM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
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Registered: 02/01/14
Posts: 566
Loc: Irving
In addition to the above, I like the Havoc Subwoofer. Cheap, durable & a nice thump.
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#12293930 - 06/14/17 01:18 PM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
Nathan_Flovin Online   happy
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Registered: 04/16/16
Posts: 507
Loc: Plano, Texas
keep using the rage craw.

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#12293931 - 06/14/17 01:18 PM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
EastTexasBassin Offline
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Registered: 07/15/09
Posts: 948
Loc: Lake Ray Hubbard
Rage craw, rage menace, or rage swimmer.

Anything rage I guess

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#12293965 - 06/14/17 01:36 PM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
SoCal Tom Offline
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Registered: 04/10/07
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Loc: Garland, TX
Sometimes a Speed Craw for a little more subtle action. Also, an LFT Magic Shad
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#12294358 - 06/14/17 04:33 PM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
5PounderOnAFrog Offline
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Registered: 12/03/10
Posts: 246
Loc: Conroe
Thanks everyone. Will check some of these others out but sounds like the rage craw is a popular choice. What color does everyone go with? I always hear white but have never had any luck with it. I always go with different variations of green pumpkin.

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#12294393 - 06/14/17 04:54 PM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
Barn Offline
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Registered: 05/17/02
Posts: 2172
Loc: McKinney, TX
Zoom Fat Albert Twin Tail Grub - It works so well for me it's hard to try anything else. I will use a paddle tail type trailer if fishing deeper and don't want as much lift. Pearl white on white jig works really well for me.

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#12294399 - 06/14/17 04:55 PM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
Stompy Offline
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Registered: 03/22/10
Posts: 1015
Loc: Breckenridge Tx
Skinny Dipper in Sexy Shad.
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#12294507 - 06/14/17 06:10 PM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
goodman1389 Offline
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Registered: 07/01/14
Posts: 342
Loc: Mansfield,TX
Zoom Z craw, I usually cut about 1/2 an inch off the top

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#12294551 - 06/14/17 06:47 PM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: goodman1389]
scottsoutdoorworld Offline
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Registered: 01/04/09
Posts: 502
Loc: new summerfield tx


Edited by scottsoutdoorworld (06/14/17 06:50 PM)
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#12294687 - 06/14/17 08:00 PM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
lamoon78 Offline
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Registered: 05/05/10
Posts: 4430
Loc: Livingston Tx
Menace

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#12294996 - 06/14/17 10:32 PM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
basseditor Offline
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Registered: 06/26/06
Posts: 563
Loc: Austin
Skinny Dipper in shades of white or chartreuse
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#12295135 - 06/15/17 06:18 AM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
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Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 3238
Loc: nederland, TX
Skinny dipper that matches the jig or a speed craw in black and blue

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