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CURADO SHOWDOWN! #13876642 02/06/21 07:20 PM
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Shimano Curados are debatably the best reels out there, all things considered! I wanted to give myself a little challenge and see if I could convince some bass to bite on all my Curado set-ups. Had a blast!! The goal was 4 rods, 4 reel, 4 baits, and 4 fish. It was cool to see the progression of technology, size, and shape over the years of the curado production. In addition to the reels, i was curious if 4 different baits would get bites with the water in the 40s degree range!


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Re: CURADO SHOWDOWN! [Re: Strat-a-Caster] #13876836 02/06/21 10:41 PM
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Awesome video and 4 out of 4. Good job. thumb


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Re: CURADO SHOWDOWN! [Re: Strat-a-Caster] #13877130 02/07/21 03:50 AM
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Re: CURADO SHOWDOWN! [Re: toddfish] #13878965 02/08/21 07:49 PM
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Originally Posted by banker-always fishing
Awesome video and 4 out of 4. Good job. thumb

I appreciate it! It was fun to go back in time with some of my equipment. Little history lesson, it was a good day!
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Re: CURADO SHOWDOWN! [Re: Strat-a-Caster] #13879742 02/09/21 07:41 AM
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Re: CURADO SHOWDOWN! [Re: Strat-a-Caster] #13879874 02/09/21 01:25 PM
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Slow that jerkbait down in cold water. GIve it 10 seconds between twitches. That's where I've had the best luck.

Re: CURADO SHOWDOWN! [Re: WLBDallas] #13881362 02/10/21 02:47 PM
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Originally Posted by WLBDallas
Slow that jerkbait down in cold water. GIve it 10 seconds between twitches. That's where I've had the best luck.

So I definitely felt like I was working it too fast, it is a floating jerkbait, so in my head if the bait is not moving, then it is getting closer to the surface which is not where the fish were hitting. I need to get me a suspending style jerkbait and be more patient with it.

Any suggestions on a good jerkbait?

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Re: CURADO SHOWDOWN! [Re: Strat-a-Caster] #13883650 02/11/21 09:49 PM
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Fun challenge, great video and helpful info!!


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Re: CURADO SHOWDOWN! [Re: Cowpaw] #13884947 02/12/21 09:13 PM
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Originally Posted by BigDozer66
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Originally Posted by Cowpaw
Fun challenge, great video and helpful info!!

Much appreciated!! Honestly there are times when that Bantum is smoother than my E7!

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