texasfishingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
KirkS, RWD, Nawiliwili, Neiman1217, MILBASS21
115208 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
TexDawg 101,754
hopalong 96,075
Pilothawk 80,810
John175☮ 78,910
Bigbob_FTW 73,076
JDavis7873 67,402
Derek 🐝 66,444
Mark Perry 62,595
Forum Statistics
Forums61
Topics1,146,447
Posts15,670,349
Members140,208
Most Online36,273
Jan 23rd, 2013
Print Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
Luckycraft aficionados educate me #13688903 09/02/20 04:36 PM
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 8,570
Tiltman Online Content OP
TFF Celebrity
OP Online Content
TFF Celebrity
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 8,570
When I was fishing a ton pre NAPA so pre 2015 , LC was a major "go to" for myself and a lot of guys. The RC's were drying up but the TO was the same quality and they were in the low teens pricewise.



Now in 2020 I am getting back into fishing more and LC is half the price and I am starting to assume half the quality. Since they seem to break easily.


Did they sell and go cheapo or something ?

Moritz Chevrolet - 9101 Camp Bowie W Blvd, Fort Worth, TX - Monte Coon (817) 696-2003
Re: Luckycraft aficionados educate me [Re: Tiltman] #13689125 09/02/20 08:21 PM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 2,687
F
Finesse Master/ Dropshot king Online Embarrased
Extreme Angler
Online Embarrased
Extreme Angler
F
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 2,687
The quality is still pretty dang good! I have been fishing the KJ cranks and never had one break on me, also never broke a lucky craft crankbiat but have broke a few sammy's slapping them on the water but not the baits fault at all...

Re: Luckycraft aficionados educate me [Re: Tiltman] #13689159 09/02/20 08:47 PM
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 3,389
J
James Biggs Online Content
TFF Team Angler
Online Content
TFF Team Angler
J
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 3,389
The new ones run well. They don’t track as well as the originals at a high speed. The biggest difference is the old ones cast better. The plastic seemed more dense. Both will out fish any other brand of plastic square bills.

Re: Luckycraft aficionados educate me [Re: James Biggs] #13689259 09/02/20 09:56 PM
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 8,570
Tiltman Online Content OP
TFF Celebrity
OP Online Content
TFF Celebrity
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 8,570
Originally Posted by James Biggs
The new ones run well. They don’t track as well as the originals at a high speed. The biggest difference is the old ones cast better. The plastic seemed more dense. Both will out fish any other brand of plastic square bills.



I noticed that on the weight , for sure seem lighter.

I put new bearings in my cranking reels the other night thinking the whole deal felt off.

I sure they were due tho ancient stuff

Re: Luckycraft aficionados educate me [Re: Tiltman] #13689586 09/03/20 03:59 AM
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 10,620
S
SoCal Tom Online Content
TFF Guru
Online Content
TFF Guru
S
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 10,620
The old RC's just caught fish. Not sure if the new ones are as good. They did something to it to cut the price in half, but I still use them and still catch fish on em. I still have a few of the old ones I break out from time to time


[Linked Image] [Linked Image]

http://www.rayhubbardbassclub.com
President

Save the Date! 6th annual FFAC - Sunday October 31, 2021 - Lake Ray Hubbard!
Re: Luckycraft aficionados educate me [Re: Tiltman] #13689706 09/03/20 12:17 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 7,053
B
bigfishtx Offline
TFF Celebrity
Offline
TFF Celebrity
B
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 7,053
You can still get the old RCs if you wanna pay.

https://troutunderground.com/Crankbaits-Lucky-Craft-Rc/



[Linked Image]


Keep the Lord in your heart and keep your powder dry.
Re: Luckycraft aficionados educate me [Re: Tiltman] #13690008 09/03/20 04:34 PM
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 2,687
F
Finesse Master/ Dropshot king Online Embarrased
Extreme Angler
Online Embarrased
Extreme Angler
F
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 2,687
I just bought about 200 worth of the “newer” BDS 3 and compared it to the older BDS 3 only difference I can find is weight. Both run pretty much the same on a 6.3 reel and both catch fish.

Re: Luckycraft aficionados educate me [Re: SoCal Tom] #13690046 09/03/20 05:10 PM
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 10,060
9
9094 Offline
TFF Guru
Offline
TFF Guru
9
Joined: Aug 2009
Posts: 10,060
Originally Posted by SoCal Tom
The old RC's just caught fish. Not sure if the new ones are as good. They did something to it to cut the price in half, but I still use them and still catch fish on em. I still have a few of the old ones I break out from time to time


Yes they quit paying Rick Clunn a 20% royalty.

Re: Luckycraft aficionados educate me [Re: Tiltman] #13690054 09/03/20 05:13 PM
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 8,570
Tiltman Online Content OP
TFF Celebrity
OP Online Content
TFF Celebrity
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 8,570
I can find the cheaper ones in various places, Is it TW where the old "heavy" ones are ?

Re: Luckycraft aficionados educate me [Re: Tiltman] #13690098 09/03/20 05:41 PM
Joined: Jul 2007
Posts: 43,461
T
Trickster Online Content
TFF Guru
Online Content
TFF Guru
T
Joined: Jul 2007
Posts: 43,461
Originally Posted by Tiltman
I can find the cheaper ones in various places, Is it TW where the old "heavy" ones are ?


Not sure but the old ones are discontinued and not the same as what you can get today.

Re: Luckycraft aficionados educate me [Re: Tiltman] #13690241 09/03/20 07:30 PM
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 3,389
J
James Biggs Online Content
TFF Team Angler
Online Content
TFF Team Angler
J
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 3,389
Ebay for the old ones. Expect $25-50 each

Re: Luckycraft aficionados educate me [Re: James Biggs] #13690351 09/03/20 09:28 PM
Joined: May 2018
Posts: 613
S
sll Online Content
Pro Angler
Online Content
Pro Angler
S
Joined: May 2018
Posts: 613
Originally Posted by James Biggs
Both will out fish any other brand of plastic square bills.
That's a pretty confident statement...
wink

Re: Luckycraft aficionados educate me [Re: sll] #13690390 09/03/20 09:56 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 7,602
T
TR176 Online Content
TFF Celebrity
Online Content
TFF Celebrity
T
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 7,602
I have one of the original RC nip, it is a 1.5 and is in the MS Crack color. The catch is I’m afraid to use it so it doesn’t do anything, if I recall right they were $15.99 each.

Re: Luckycraft aficionados educate me [Re: James Biggs] #13690397 09/03/20 10:05 PM
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 8,570
Tiltman Online Content OP
TFF Celebrity
OP Online Content
TFF Celebrity
Joined: May 2004
Posts: 8,570
Originally Posted by James Biggs
Ebay for the old ones. Expect $25-50 each



ok so you can no longer get them retail so they are for sure gone and not being produced ?

Re: Luckycraft aficionados educate me [Re: Tiltman] #13690403 09/03/20 10:16 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 11,991
G
GarySHO Online Content
Ice Ice Baby
Online Content
Ice Ice Baby
G
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 11,991
Originally Posted by Tiltman
Originally Posted by James Biggs
Ebay for the old ones. Expect $25-50 each



ok so you can no longer get them retail so they are for sure gone and not being produced ?
yes


[Linked Image]
A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user- Theodore Roosevelt

Broken Bow Lake Fishing Guide

2020 Caymas CX 20 PRO and 250 SHO
Page 1 of 2 1 2
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 1998-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3