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#12787310 - 06/10/18 09:57 PM Hackney trimming a frog
Bill Durham Offline
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Did any of you guys see Hackney trimming the "legs" of a frog so that it would walk the dog? He would cut single strands from each leg until the frog would walk back and forth.. I've never seen anybody do that before.

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#12787365 - 06/10/18 11:35 PM Re: Hackney trimming a frog [Re: Bill Durham]
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Old trick cutting one leg shorter but I have not seen single strands cut. I'd assume anything that creates less drag on one side would make it walk. Wonder what the advantage is as to just having a peg leg. Obviously the profile remains more similar I guess that could matter. Pretty cool idea.


Edited by WackySenko (06/10/18 11:38 PM)
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#12787842 - 06/11/18 11:20 AM Re: Hackney trimming a frog [Re: Bill Durham]
Jeff From Iowa Offline
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This frog walks really really well, you can basically flip it back and forth in the same spot darn near forever on slack 65 lb braid.... I just tried it for the first time the other day I havent got bit yet to see how the hook up is the body is a little more firm than I prefer but it may still be just fine.



http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/Deps_Buster_K_Hollow_Body_Popping_Frog/descpage-DBK.html


Edited by Jeff From Iowa (06/11/18 09:52 PM)
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#12787944 - 06/11/18 12:14 PM Re: Hackney trimming a frog [Re: Bill Durham]
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Cutting the legs works well, make sure you leave one at least 3/8 longer than the other and use a high speed reel and not a Revo winch. There is a big difference in 5.4 to 6.3 ratio yawn . peep

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#12787974 - 06/11/18 12:32 PM Re: Hackney trimming a frog [Re: Bill Durham]
Marooned Offline
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Interesting - may have to give that a try on one of my frogs.
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#12787983 - 06/11/18 12:39 PM Re: Hackney trimming a frog [Re: Bill Durham]
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Was this a hollow body or plastic floater?
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#12788058 - 06/11/18 01:19 PM Re: Hackney trimming a frog [Re: retdbasser]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Originally Posted By: retdbasser
Was this a hollow body or plastic floater?


Works on any hollow body but some work better than others. Spro spittin shad walks great right out of the box. I've heard strike king has a couple new ones being introduced this year also...

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#12788067 - 06/11/18 01:25 PM Re: Hackney trimming a frog [Re: Bill Durham]
Fish2222 Offline
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This Sproh I bought last week "walks" great right outta the box.


Edited by Fish2222 (06/11/18 01:26 PM)
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#12788082 - 06/11/18 01:35 PM Re: Hackney trimming a frog [Re: Bill Durham]
the skipper Offline
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That ain't a spro. It's a booyah

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#12788086 - 06/11/18 01:41 PM Re: Hackney trimming a frog [Re: the skipper]
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Originally Posted By: the skipper
That ain't a spro. It's a booyah


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#12788097 - 06/11/18 01:49 PM Re: Hackney trimming a frog [Re: Bill Durham]
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#12788102 - 06/11/18 01:53 PM Re: Hackney trimming a frog [Re: the skipper]
Fish2222 Offline
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Originally Posted By: the skipper
That ain't a spro. It's a booyah


You're probably right.....I lose track sometimes.

It works nicely.
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#12788440 - 06/11/18 06:15 PM Re: Hackney trimming a frog [Re: Fish2222]
ChanceHuiet Offline
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Originally Posted By: Fish2222
Originally Posted By: the skipper
That ain't a spro. It's a booyah


You're probably right.....I lose track sometimes.

It works nicely.


Definitely a booyah
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#12788473 - 06/11/18 06:36 PM Re: Hackney trimming a frog [Re: Bill Durham]
Matt Wilson Offline
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he wasn't removing strands to help it walk he said he was trying to get it to "sit right" in the water

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#12788685 - 06/11/18 09:17 PM Re: Hackney trimming a frog [Re: Matt Wilson]
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Originally Posted By: Matt Wilson
he wasn't removing strands to help it walk he said he was trying to get it to "sit right" in the water


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