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Great Winter Fishing Outing #13842693 01/12/21 02:02 AM
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Plastic swim bait skimming the grass was the ticket!! Was also able to convince them to chomp on a red eyed shad. I have always been decently insecure about my ability to catch fish in the winter. I did some research and plastic swim baits (specifically with an under spin jig head) was a tactic I kept seeing over and over. I knew that was my best shot on the body of water I was fishing. It was really cool to gain some confidence and see the method come to life. Landed some good fish. Give this method a try and let me know how you do or if this is something you have had success with this year or in the past.

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Very nice sir. Enjoyed it

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Cool video!


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It's hard to leave when you are on them.. Cool video, and thx for sharing.

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Nice video man! cheers


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Re: Great Winter Fishing Outing [Re: BigDozer66] #13844582 01/13/21 02:18 PM
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I appreciate it guys. It weird to me how well the crank bait gets through the grass. You would think with 2 exposed treble hooks it would cause all kinds of problems. Hydrilla though is for sure a forgiving version of grass though, so that helps!! Keep rippin lips fellas!

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Nice video and congrats. Next try a chatterbait and let it fall into grass and rip it out keep doing that ....yo-yoing it back. Can do the same with the trap. They will hit on the stop or fall. I love to yo-yo a chatterbait and they don’t get fouled as much by grass


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Thank you guys, I appreciate the feedback.
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Nice video and congrats. Next try a chatterbait and let it fall into grass and rip it out keep doing that ....yo-yoing it back. Can do the same with the trap. They will hit on the stop or fall. I love to yo-yo a chatterbait and they don’t get fouled as much by grass

Yes, I have not tried that method, the yoyo retrieval that is. Do you recommend a certain color for the chatterbait? Chatterbait is probably my favorite bait and it would be fun to get to keep using it year round haha!

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Good info and way to go!!


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Enjoyed it! cheers


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