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What are the Most Difficult to Find/ or Discontinued Lures #14602204 01/19/23 08:12 PM
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What are some of your favorite and most difficult hard baits to find?

What are some that have been discontinued….and/or the maker has gone out of business?

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Re: What are the Most Difficult to Find/ or Discontinued Lures [Re: 5Redman8] #14602217 01/19/23 08:22 PM
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You can still find them on E-Bay, but one of my favorite winter time baits is a Chatterstick!

Re: What are the Most Difficult to Find/ or Discontinued Lures [Re: 5Redman8] #14602218 01/19/23 08:30 PM
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Chrome black back baby ashley


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Re: What are the Most Difficult to Find/ or Discontinued Lures [Re: 5Redman8] #14602287 01/19/23 09:29 PM
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The original Mister Twister Hawg Frawgs. You can find the new Hawg Frawg all day long on Ebay but the original mold Frawg with the original plastic formulation is super hard to find! When you do find them they are usually in the cardboard pack of 2 Frawgs and they are waaaaaaay over priced. Last time I found any of them in any numbers was at a little bait shop near Texoma about 6 years ago. He had a whole bag of green pumpkin and black sitting outside like they were going to be thrown in the trash. I asked him how much he wanted for them and he said $2. There ended up being almost 50 in the bag.

Re: What are the Most Difficult to Find/ or Discontinued Lures [Re: 5Redman8] #14602291 01/19/23 09:30 PM
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The Rebel Mid Wee R will set you back a $20 bill if you find them as well.

Re: What are the Most Difficult to Find/ or Discontinued Lures [Re: 5Redman8] #14602316 01/19/23 09:51 PM
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Original Zara Gossa. Many didn't like it but I used it so much I could make it do tricks as a kid. Bass had no chance. But then my mom left my giant tackle box outside and some prick stole it. Hope he fell into it face first.


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Re: What are the Most Difficult to Find/ or Discontinued Lures [Re: JCBfromTHF] #14602334 01/19/23 10:19 PM
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Originally Posted by JCBfromTHF
The Rebel Mid Wee R will set you back a $20 bill if you find them as well.


This one?


https://www.lurenet.com/rebel-middle-wee-crawfish


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Originally Posted by RedRaider3933
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The Rebel Mid Wee R will set you back a $20 bill if you find them as well.


This one?


https://www.lurenet.com/rebel-middle-wee-crawfish


No. The Mid Wee R looks just like a Deep Wee R but just a smaller lip. They look like a ordinary shad style crankbait. There are a couple of used ones right now on Ebay for under $20 with shipping which is a dang good price considering they are like new. New in the pack they will cost you $20 though.

Re: What are the Most Difficult to Find/ or Discontinued Lures [Re: 5Redman8] #14602364 01/19/23 10:40 PM
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Check out MyBaitShop.com, you'll find those old lures NIB.


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Chrome/blue back Bayou Boogie. Fluorescent orange Bayou Boogie. Original gold/white belly Smithwick rouge. Any body wanna sell some. And no, Mybaitshop doesn't show to have any.

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Luhr Jensen 3/4 ounce hot lips. Most effective deep diving crankbait ever made.

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Originally Posted by RKT
Luhr Jensen 3/4 inch hot lips. Most effective deep diving crankbait ever made.


Definitely the most interesting bill design.

Re: What are the Most Difficult to Find/ or Discontinued Lures [Re: 5Redman8] #14602420 01/19/23 11:44 PM
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The old Booyah boogie chatterbaits. The hook was made on a cable. Fish can’t throw it. If anyone has some hit me up!

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Re: What are the Most Difficult to Find/ or Discontinued Lures [Re: RKT] #14602479 01/20/23 12:47 AM
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Originally Posted by RKT
Luhr Jensen 3/4 inch hot lips. Most effective deep diving crankbait ever made.


I got a box full of them somewhere

Re: What are the Most Difficult to Find/ or Discontinued Lures [Re: Douglas J] #14602483 01/20/23 12:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Douglas J
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Luhr Jensen 3/4 inch hot lips. Most effective deep diving crankbait ever made.


I got a box full of them somewhere


I don't think the guys who grew up throwing the 6xd's and 10xd's could handle throwing a hot lips most the day.

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