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Where is Tackle #13586199 06/07/20 05:51 PM
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bang So went to get a few lures at Academy, n Garl. not much problem, till it came to bullet weights. NONe & very little others.So over to Wally M . ZIPO. gues lots folks fishing. May go to bass P. ????

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Try the smaller shops.

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OK, I'm going to try and translate this...

You went to an Academy in Garland...they didn't have the terminal tackle you were searching for. Then you went to a store known for having an amazing selection of tackle...aka Walmart and struck out. So lastly you decided to go to a store with BASS in the name as a last ditch effort.

Did I sum this up correctly???

Sorry, with so many choices out there and being close to a few Bass Pros, I don't know this feeling of not being able to find what I need.

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cheers Well here is my take; Academy & Wally is 1.5 mi from driveway. B.P. is about 12/ 15 minutes. And kinda the wrong direction, Iam going to Athens around 3pm. SO see what I find.

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Good luck brother...I agree with Mark on small shops, but I know I can walk into BPS and find what I need...and more that I don't. roflmao

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Originally Posted by avid_basser
Good luck brother...I agree with Mark on small shops, but I know I can walk into BPS and find what I need...and more that I don't. roflmao

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My son went to Academy and BPS this week and said they are real short on bullet weights, reels and rods



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I stopped at Academy in Denton and it was like a ghost town in the tackle section. Maybe now is a good time to list all my extra tackle for sale, that I will never use in 10 lifetimes.

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Originally Posted by avid_basser
Good luck brother...I agree with Mark on small shops, but I know I can walk into BPS and find what I need...and more that I don't. roflmao


You wouldn't have found a whole lot of it in the Round Rock location of BP yesterday. Almost all of their tungsten was empty along with LOTS of other empty pegs. Their reel "holder" section that sits on the mini rods for you to try out was basically empty. So SOMEBODY is having a nice Corona Christmas season!


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Originally Posted by Mark Perry
Try the smaller shops.


Last time I was at Olsen's Pro Am Fishing in Lake Worth there was narry a bullet weight on the shelf. Same at Tackle Depot in Weatherford.


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The good tungsten stuff comes from China.

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We just got a shipment of Tungsten weights in. All sizes and colors are back in stock. You can order on our website or come by the store.


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Originally Posted by Lazy Ike
cheers Well here is my take; Academy & Wally is 1.5 mi from driveway. B.P. is about 12/ 15 minutes. And kinda the wrong direction, Iam going to Athens around 3pm. SO see what I find.

If you're going to Athens, stop at Tommy's Tackle Box in Eustace. It's on the left (north) side of 175 between the two traffic lights as you're heading toward Athens


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Academy in Tomball was the same yesterday.

And as to tungsten, just another of many raw materials that come from China......................unfortunately.


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Originally Posted by Skeeter_Ed
Academy in Tomball was the same yesterday.

And as to tungsten, just another of many raw materials that come from China......................unfortunately.


I'm out on as much Chinese stuff as I can get away from. Jigs I bought yesterday (War Eagle) were manufactured in Guatemala. Still not made in USA, but it ain't stinkin China. Gonna be hard to wean myself off of Chinese stuff cause they make EVERYTHING! But I'm dang sure gonna try!


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