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Roland Martin hyping the "Helicopter lure" again! #13294092 09/26/19 08:50 PM
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Have been seeing more and more references to the lure on YouTube as of late. Roland has even put out a new video, showing him catching fish with them.
Stay tuned for Chopper 2.0, coming soon to a Bass pro near you...

( full disclosure... I bought some in the 80's, never caught anything...)

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Re: Roland Martin hyping the "Helicopter lure" again! [Re: hadite81] #13294104 09/26/19 08:59 PM
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In our Bass Club its sort of a requirement to disclose the how and where we catch our fish if you win.

So I've won 7 tournaments in the last 2 years on Carolina rigged pink helicopter lures.

Re: Roland Martin hyping the "Helicopter lure" again! [Re: hadite81] #13294135 09/26/19 09:22 PM
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Not a requirement to tell the truth is there. roflmao


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Re: Roland Martin hyping the "Helicopter lure" again! [Re: hadite81] #13294159 09/26/19 09:39 PM
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"( full disclosure... I bought some in the 80's, never caught anything...)"

Ditto


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Re: Roland Martin hyping the "Helicopter lure" again! [Re: hadite81] #13294256 09/26/19 11:11 PM
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Bought some and only caught Pike on them...put them away right after that.

Re: Roland Martin hyping the "Helicopter lure" again! [Re: hadite81] #13294290 09/26/19 11:47 PM
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One of the few gimmicks I didn’t buy into! Did have a Color-C-Lector, a couple Dancin Eels....... nuts

Re: Roland Martin hyping the "Helicopter lure" again! [Re: hadite81] #13294298 09/26/19 11:57 PM
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I bought a rod once that Roland endorsed as the best rod he has ever fished with. It was junk. I took it back and don't believe anything Roland has to say.

Re: Roland Martin hyping the "Helicopter lure" again! [Re: ezbassin] #13294313 09/27/19 12:10 AM
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Originally Posted by ezbassin
I bought a rod once that Roland endorsed as the best rod he has ever fished with. It was junk. I took it back and don't believe anything Roland has to say.

Pro’s are probably the last people to get truthful info from. Not because they are dishonest but because they are paid employees.

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Re: Roland Martin hyping the "Helicopter lure" again! [Re: hadite81] #13294347 09/27/19 12:37 AM
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Only a guess, but why now?

Power of the TFF? No one's talked about that lure (except in jest) for years.

We had a recent thread right here on the subject. Clicks seem to be king these days.

Probably the most attention directed toward that bait and Lake Baccarac, in years.

This is the video I posted a couple weeks ago. It's a good'un.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQX5veoq9jc



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Re: Roland Martin hyping the "Helicopter lure" again! [Re: avid_basser] #13294351 09/27/19 12:40 AM
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Originally Posted by avid_basser
Bought some and only caught Pike on them...put them away right after that.


I used to got to Canada every year. The waters up there are full of small pike that they call "hammer handles". They drive bass fishermen crazy. They hit anything. I bet you could even catch them on helicopter lures. (My ex-FIL had some but we never used them.)


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Re: Roland Martin hyping the "Helicopter lure" again! [Re: SAKS] #13294355 09/27/19 12:42 AM
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Originally Posted by SAKS
Originally Posted by ezbassin
I bought a rod once that Roland endorsed as the best rod he has ever fished with. It was junk. I took it back and don't believe anything Roland has to say.

Pro’s are probably the last people to get truthful info from. Not because they are dishonest but because they are paid employees.


Wrong. Because they don't really want to expose a secret that's winning money.

Case in point. Big Joe's Lake Fork Spoons.

Agree on the mundane tackle. But those guys fish baits and techniques for a long time before the average Joe, and their competitors, know anything about them.


"Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out" - Zachary Troy Schrah - a young man with vision far beyond his years.
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Originally Posted by fouzman
Only a guess, but why now?

Power of the TFF? No one's talked about that lure (except in jest) for years.

We had a recent thread right here on the subject. Clicks seem to be king these days.

Probably the most attention directed toward that bait and Lake Baccarac, in years.

This is the video I posted a couple weeks ago. It's a good'un.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQX5veoq9jc




It hasn't been that long ago.

Not too long ago...in a far away galaxy!

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Re: Roland Martin hyping the "Helicopter lure" again! [Re: hadite81] #13294559 09/27/19 03:55 AM
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I have to admit, it actually looks good skimming across the top.

Re: Roland Martin hyping the "Helicopter lure" again! [Re: fouzman] #13294578 09/27/19 05:10 AM
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Originally Posted by fouzman
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Originally Posted by ezbassin
I bought a rod once that Roland endorsed as the best rod he has ever fished with. It was junk. I took it back and don't believe anything Roland has to say.

Pro’s are probably the last people to get truthful info from. Not because they are dishonest but because they are paid employees.


Wrong. Because they don't really want to expose a secret that's winning money.

Case in point. Big Joe's Lake Fork Spoons.

Agree on the mundane tackle. But those guys fish baits and techniques for a long time before the average Joe, and their competitors, know anything about them.


I remember years ago where a camera man for one of the big TV fishermen spilled the beans that they actually on occasion had to splice the film of a fish being caught so that they could change out to the lure that he was pushing and then release the fish back into the water with the new lure in his mouth so they could film him landing it with that lure. Couldn't catch a fish on it but they were being paid to endorse it. I'm trying to remember which one it was.

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he is one big info.commercial,

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