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#1 denduke

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Posted 22 October 2018 - 03:44 PM

Knew I had the right color when I ever found it. One has double plastic beads and one with foam bead that kinda float. Both with great curly tail action.
The sharpie colored ones it kinda destroyed the swimming effect.
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The pink swimming cap stuff is lots thicker prolly more durable but is not as lively as the other. Chartreuse or black shower cap?
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They worked great. 3 more with foam ball head to slow the sink rate
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#2 Piker20

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Posted 24 October 2018 - 04:52 PM

Do you add any swivel anywhere up the leader? Do the tails not encourage line twist?
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#3 denduke

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Posted 24 October 2018 - 07:54 PM

The ones with the heavey heads don't twist the floating heads did tend to twist even after adding rubber legs for keels... never though of tiny swivel. The heavey swim cap mat'l more so the thin chartreuse livelier and less twist.
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#4 Piker20

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Posted 25 October 2018 - 02:23 PM

A tiny size 18 or 20 swivel will not effect casting at all.
Matthew 25: 35-36 "Out of every 100 men, 10 shouldnt even be there, 80 are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior and he will bring the others back. "No man ever steps in the same river twice"   Heraclitus, 5 B.C

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#5 denduke

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Posted 31 October 2018 - 02:44 PM

Can't get enough curly tails....couple of foam divers, etc
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Some with styrofoam Xmas balls for heads.
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#6 denduke

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Posted 01 November 2018 - 02:15 PM

Get down with few weighted ones.
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Bream bugs and try one on a spoon fly.
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Posted 12 November 2018 - 05:55 PM

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#8 DarrellP

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Posted 26 November 2018 - 10:07 PM

I really like the ones with the stacked foam disks. What are the yellow dots?
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#9 denduke

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Posted 26 December 2018 - 12:21 AM

Saw these in catalog...all I got is pink swim cap. I think Cream makes these....
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Posted 26 December 2018 - 07:39 AM

Knew I had the right color when I ever found it. One has double plastic beads and one with foam bead that kinda float. Both with great curly tail action.
The sharpie colored ones it kinda destroyed the swimming effect.
IMG-4918.jpg
The pink swimming cap stuff is lots thicker prolly more durable but is not as lively as the other. Chartreuse or black shower cap?
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They worked great. 3 more with foam ball head to slow the sink rate
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For what species do you fish these, bass, pike, etc.?



#11 denduke

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Posted 26 December 2018 - 01:08 PM

Here in M'sipi for bass and maybe redfish in the coastal marshes.
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