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#12337076 - 07/13/17 07:51 AM New ICAST bait
Firebassin Offline
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Registered: 01/17/16
Posts: 94
It looks like one of the new popular baits at ICAST is the yozuri knuckle bait. What's y'all's thoughts on this lure? It's something different but I'm not sold yet.

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#12337083 - 07/13/17 07:56 AM Re: New ICAST bait [Re: Firebassin]
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Registered: 01/06/07
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#12337085 - 07/13/17 07:57 AM Re: New ICAST bait [Re: Firebassin]
Shallow Waters Online   content
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Registered: 01/03/17
Posts: 541
I saw that and can see the appeal, but it will likely be one of those things I buy and have no confidence in so it sits in the box until I go to a farm pond. Unfortunately I tend fall for these baits more than the fish do.

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#12337628 - 07/13/17 12:45 PM Re: New ICAST bait [Re: Firebassin]
skeeterK Online   content
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Registered: 05/11/17
Posts: 365
Loc: Stagecoach, TX
I can't wait for the Best of Show Freshwater lure to be release next month, the 3D Topwater Bat. It appears the wings even flap on retrieve.

here: https://www.bassmaster.com/icast-2017/daily-limit-orange-new-best (scroll down the page a bit)


Edited by skeeterK (07/13/17 12:47 PM)

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#12337631 - 07/13/17 12:48 PM Re: New ICAST bait [Re: Firebassin]
Brent S Online   content
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Registered: 07/04/13
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Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
Most of the lures are junk. Do you ever see elite series pros throwing ducks, bats, Roman swimbaits, rats, etc...
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#12337671 - 07/13/17 01:09 PM Re: New ICAST bait [Re: Brent S]
Mark Perry Online   content


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 53663
Loc: Highway 1
Originally Posted By: Brent S
Most of the lures are junk. Do you ever see elite series pros throwing ducks, bats, Roman swimbaits, rats, etc...


Quite a few pros throw Roman Made swimbaits. Palaniuk is one that does a lot.

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#12337680 - 07/13/17 01:14 PM Re: New ICAST bait [Re: Mark Perry]
Brent S Online   content
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Registered: 07/04/13
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Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: Brent S
Most of the lures are junk. Do you ever see elite series pros throwing ducks, bats, Roman swimbaits, rats, etc...


Quite a few pros throw Roman Made swimbaits. Palaniuk is one that does a lot.


While tournament fishing or filming to promote a product?
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#12337690 - 07/13/17 01:19 PM Re: New ICAST bait [Re: Brent S]
Mark Perry Online   content


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 53663
Loc: Highway 1
Originally Posted By: Brent S
Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: Brent S
Most of the lures are junk. Do you ever see elite series pros throwing ducks, bats, Roman swimbaits, rats, etc...


Quite a few pros throw Roman Made swimbaits. Palaniuk is one that does a lot.


While tournament fishing or filming to promote a product?


In tournaments. Roman Made does not sponsor anyone.

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#12337693 - 07/13/17 01:20 PM Re: New ICAST bait [Re: Brent S]
Ranger1 Online   content
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Loc: Allen, Texas
Originally Posted By: Brent S
Most of the lures are junk. Do you ever see elite series pros throwing ducks, bats, Roman swimbaits, rats, etc...


The answer to the question would be NO for the most part
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#12337731 - 07/13/17 01:37 PM Re: New ICAST bait [Re: Firebassin]
5PounderOnAFrog Online   content
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Registered: 12/03/10
Posts: 336
Loc: Conroe
That bat is about the goofiest damn thing I've seen in a while.

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#12337741 - 07/13/17 01:44 PM Re: New ICAST bait [Re: 5PounderOnAFrog]
Brent S Online   content
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Registered: 07/04/13
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Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
Originally Posted By: 5PounderOnAFrog
That bat is about the goofiest damn thing I've seen in a while.


I think they're marketing to what will attract veiws from a YouTube video.
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#12337751 - 07/13/17 01:49 PM Re: New ICAST bait [Re: Firebassin]
nitroslim Offline
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Registered: 06/30/07
Posts: 1848
Loc: Ft. worth
check out their facebook page, lots of people use them.

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#12338174 - 07/13/17 05:26 PM Re: New ICAST bait [Re: Brent S]
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Originally Posted By: Brent S
Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: Brent S
Most of the lures are junk. Do you ever see elite series pros throwing ducks, bats, Roman swimbaits, rats, etc...


Quite a few pros throw Roman Made swimbaits. Palaniuk is one that does a lot.


While tournament fishing or filming to promote a product?


I've rode with a total of 9 different guys during the TTBC and out of the 9, 7 of them threw a Roman swimbait on and off all day. Brandon actually has a box that never leaves his boat with no less than 5 Romans in there if I remember right. He throws a ton of big baits.
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#12338177 - 07/13/17 05:28 PM Re: New ICAST bait [Re: ChanceHuiet]
Mark Perry Online   content


Registered: 01/09/04
Posts: 53663
Loc: Highway 1
Originally Posted By: ChanceHuiet
Originally Posted By: Brent S
Originally Posted By: Mark Perry
Originally Posted By: Brent S
Most of the lures are junk. Do you ever see elite series pros throwing ducks, bats, Roman swimbaits, rats, etc...


Quite a few pros throw Roman Made swimbaits. Palaniuk is one that does a lot.


While tournament fishing or filming to promote a product?


I've rode with a total of 9 different guys during the TTBC and out of the 9, 7 of them threw a Roman swimbait on and off all day. Brandon actually has a box that never leaves his boat with no less than 5 Romans in there if I remember right. He throws a ton of big baits.


Don't hit them with the truth. Let them doubt that they do and guys will quietly keep throwing them. Let them keep thinking it's a no for the most part....lol

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#12338193 - 07/13/17 05:39 PM Re: New ICAST bait [Re: Firebassin]
Brent S Online   content
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Registered: 07/04/13
Posts: 3403
Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
Very interesting that so many throw them yet you never hear that they do. I don't remember a time where I saw one as a lure of the top finishers.
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