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Soft Plastic Recommendations #14507032 10/16/22 09:15 PM
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Headed down to Taylor and Clear Lake and then to Rockport week of the 24th. Curious what brands and types of soft plastic baits would be recommended for the trip. Guessing 1/8 and 1/4 oz jig heads.

Any help would be appreciated.

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4W


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Re: Soft Plastic Recommendations [Re: 4Weight] #14507483 10/17/22 02:07 AM
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I use two.
Hogie Super Minnow, pumpkin/Chartreuse, red glitter/white tail. Pumpkin when it's cloudy or water is cloudy, red when the sun is on the water.
Norton Sand eel, tequila/chartreuse. Baffin magic if you can find them. Eel gets the job in clearer water, or especially if I think there's a few flounder wandering around.

Both on 1/8 oz oldham screw lock heads.

I've not had anyone with me do better with anything else. Not saying it won't happen, but so far not.


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Re: Soft Plastic Recommendations [Re: 4Weight] #14507570 10/17/22 02:57 AM
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Thank you Pat very much


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Re: Soft Plastic Recommendations [Re: 4Weight] #14508352 10/17/22 09:47 PM
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Pat, found some online down in Corpus, ordered them in.

Thanks again !

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Re: Soft Plastic Recommendations [Re: 4Weight] #14508378 10/17/22 10:24 PM
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Good deal.

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Re: Soft Plastic Recommendations [Re: 4Weight] #14508447 10/17/22 11:24 PM
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Good info Pat thank you again!


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Re: Soft Plastic Recommendations [Re: 4Weight] #14509044 10/18/22 05:37 PM
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If you would like, give me a call and we can discuss some more details. Pat definitely has you heading in the right direction.


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Re: Soft Plastic Recommendations [Re: 4Weight] #14509227 10/18/22 08:53 PM
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Captain,

You are very kind. I have about 80 bucks worth of stuff coming my way. I should be good for a 3-4 day trip.

Thank you again !

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Re: Soft Plastic Recommendations [Re: 4Weight] #14509522 10/19/22 02:27 AM
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Re: Soft Plastic Recommendations [Re: 4Weight] #14509614 10/19/22 10:36 AM
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Hogie Super Minnow, pumpkin/Chartreuse pretty much all I use. Then again I am not a great fisherman

Re: Soft Plastic Recommendations [Re: 4Weight] #14510805 10/20/22 02:18 PM
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Thanks all. I got my Hogies and Eels in yesterday and the jigheads. Muchos Gracias again !


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Re: Soft Plastic Recommendations [Re: 4Weight] #14511528 10/21/22 02:53 AM
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Fish the eel just like a bass assasin, they work good under a mauler type float also.


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Re: Soft Plastic Recommendations [Re: 4Weight] #14511745 10/21/22 02:03 PM
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Pat,

Pardon my ignorance, can you explain how a bass assasin is fished. Thanks for all of the feedback.


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Re: Soft Plastic Recommendations [Re: 4Weight] #14512278 10/21/22 10:31 PM
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When you give the rod a twitch with some slack line the eel will go sideways and when you’re doing it right it’ll be a side to side walk action. Very effective.

I really like the eel on a hot bite because it’s so tough, they have to nearly shred it off a screw lock head.


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Re: Soft Plastic Recommendations [Re: 4Weight] #14512284 10/21/22 10:38 PM
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Got it Pat, thanks I can do that !


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