Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
ccrago04, bigrednuffsaid, fredericksburg girl, Larry Mc, Minnow Man779
107121 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 87880
hopalong 78878
Pilothawk 76060
JDavis7873® 67389
John175® 66459
FattyMcButterpants 60846
Derek 🐝 59595
Tritonman 57891
LoneStarSon® 54173
SkeeterRonnie 53242
facebook
Forum Stats
107121 Members
60 Forums
821082 Topics
10381751 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#12403729 - 08/27/17 04:34 PM Deps 175 slide swimmer
Firebassin Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/17/16
Posts: 93
I'm about to get into glide baits but don't want to jump straight into getting a roman made so was hoping someone has experience with this bait that can give me your thoughts if it's good or if there is something better in that price range.

Top
#12403764 - 08/27/17 04:57 PM Re: Deps 175 slide swimmer [Re: Firebassin]
Sunbae Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/12/16
Posts: 105
Loc: Coppell, TX
I own a Deps 175 in the keta bass color. However, it's the floating model, as the slow sink is hard to come by. Honestly, compared to the 250, the 175 doesn't have that magical swimming action. I've since modified my 175 by filling the holes meant for the weights with suspendstrips and it glides a little better. Maybe if you pick up a slow sinking one, it'll have that desired glide. Other alternatives that I have been using more have been the S-Waver (20 for the 168, and 45ish for the 200) and the Savage Gear (25ish for the 7") glidebait. I've been eyeing the Gancraft or a Megabass although I think the Gancraft is a bit more tried and true.

Top
#12403931 - 08/27/17 07:41 PM Re: Deps 175 slide swimmer [Re: Firebassin]
the skipper Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 3408
Loc: nederland, TX
Check out swimbait underground. They have a ton of good info over there. Beware, it will get expensive

Top
#12404037 - 08/27/17 08:43 PM Re: Deps 175 slide swimmer [Re: Firebassin]
ditchpickel21 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/17/17
Posts: 26
i like the s waver or the mega bass i-slide personally better price and in my opinion does everything just as goo for half the price.

Top
#12404067 - 08/27/17 09:02 PM Re: Deps 175 slide swimmer [Re: Firebassin]
mudd Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/25/09
Posts: 2955
Loc: Shreveport, La
175 is a good bait. I would check into the s waiver 200 though as ur first hard bait. I've owned 175s and 250s now. Currently in recovery after popping a nerve in my elbow throwing a 250 on too light of a rod. Make sure u have the equipment to handle what u buy. Also swimbait badlands on Facebook is awesome for research
_________________________
93 482vs Ranger/ 03 Yahama Vmax 150


Top



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide