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Bored and with nothing else to do yesterday I decided to clean out and straighten up the ole tackle box. I'd say about 75% of the tackle in there wasn't even opened, and still in their original wrappers. Still, everytime I go to Academy for something not even fishing related I manage to leave with some new lures. Never fails.

Anybody else have the same problem? grin

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Also, anybody have any ideas on what I could use to "re-oil" some of the old dried out plastic worms?

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I have the same problem, lol. My motto is you can't ever have too many baits.
Maybe a few drops of Don Harper's scent would freshen them up???

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Originally Posted by NateRich5797
Bored and with nothing else to do yesterday I decided to clean out and straighten up the ole tackle box. I'd say about 75% of the tackle in there wasn't even opened, and still in their original wrappers. Still, everytime I go to Academy for something not even fishing related I manage to leave with some new lures. Never fails.

Anybody else have the same problem? grin



I don't see this as a problem...…..

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I have 16 tackle boxes and when I fish I use a hook, egg sinker, and split shot most of the time. roflmao As for the worms, buy a new pack of powerbait worms, open it up and throw in your old worms. It may bring the old worms back to life.

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I don't see this as a problem...…..[/quote]

Well, at least I know I'm not the only one!

Originally Posted by Osbornfishing
I have 16 tackle boxes and when I fish I use a hook, egg sinker, and split shot most of the time. roflmao As for the worms, buy a new pack of powerbait worms, open it up and throw in your old worms. It may bring the old worms back to life.


Well here I am thinking I'm faultin with my 2 tackle boxes. Don't think the wife would ever allow me to get anywhere near 16 though! Never say never. lol

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Originally Posted by NateRich5797
Also, anybody have any ideas on what I could use to "re-oil" some of the old dried out plastic worms?
Unscented baby oil with a couple of drops of Anise Oil added for extra attraction.


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Originally Posted by NateRich5797
Bored and with nothing else to do yesterday I decided to clean out and straighten up the ole tackle box. I'd say about 75% of the tackle in there wasn't even opened, and still in their original wrappers. Still, everytime I go to Academy for something not even fishing related I manage to leave with some new lures. Never fails.

Anybody else have the same problem? grin


I can neither confirm or deny wink This also applies to crappie plastics.....

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Originally Posted by Osbornfishing
I have 16 tackle boxes and when I fish I use a hook, egg sinker, and split shot most of the time. roflmao As for the worms, buy a new pack of powerbait worms, open it up and throw in your old worms. It may bring the old worms back to life.


Powerbait lures DON'T play well when mixed with others!! Neither do the Z-tech baits.

I'd try some spray scents as mentioned above.

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Spray the worms with any garlic of fish attractant spray...

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Buy a can or bottle of BANG in the scent you like best and spray it in the bags periodically.

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