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#12293680 - 06/14/17 11:19 AM Favorite Swim Jig Trailers?
5PounderOnAFrog Online   content
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Registered: 12/03/10
Posts: 300
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: 524
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 Online   content
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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]
Big Swimbait Online   content
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Registered: 02/01/14
Posts: 606
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: 533
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 Online   content
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Registered: 07/15/09
Posts: 968
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]
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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 Online   content
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Registered: 12/03/10
Posts: 300
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 Online   content
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Registered: 05/17/02
Posts: 2269
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 Online   content
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Registered: 03/22/10
Posts: 1087
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 Online   content
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Registered: 07/01/14
Posts: 403
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]
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Registered: 01/04/09
Posts: 531
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: 4460
Loc: Livingston Tx
Menace

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#12294996 - 06/14/17 10:32 PM Re: Favorite Swim Jig Trailers? [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
basseditor Online   content
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Registered: 06/26/06
Posts: 592
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]
the skipper Online   content
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Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 3925
Loc: nederland, TX
Skinny dipper that matches the jig or a speed craw in black and blue

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