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#1 NWI-Bassin'

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Posted February 11 2013 - 05:42 PM

I have around $80 for bass pro to buy lures ,baits and terminal tackle with. So the question is , what should I buy?

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Posted February 11 2013 - 06:02 PM

Depends on what you have.  If I had a choice I would split it 50/50 between power and finesse.

 

Power - Spinnerbaits, Crankbaits, Jerkbaits

Finesse - Bullet weights, drop shot weights, good quality (Seaguar Invizx) FC line, Drop shot lures (Dream Shot, Z Drop, Roboworm)


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Posted February 11 2013 - 06:08 PM

Depends on what you have. 

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Posted February 11 2013 - 06:09 PM

Consider our sponsors:

 

MegaStrike: MegaStrike Attractant, StrikeBack Spinnerbait, Cavitron Buzzbait, ShakE2, Evolution Jig and MegaBug

 

Rage Tail:  Take your choice, I like them all. Maybe the new Menace to start with

 

NorthStar: The Original Swim Jig

 

Seibert Outdoors: Storm Series Jig

 

Smithwick: Rattlin' Rogue

 

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Posted February 11 2013 - 06:16 PM

Depends on what you have.  

Exactly and what techniques do you enjoy doing? I'd put the money towards restocking the essentials. If you fish plastics a lot get weights, hooks and plastics.. If you crankbait fish a lot get cranks. If you Jig fish a lot stock up on jigs and trailers, etc etc.. Whatever you are low on make sure you restock those supplies. 

 

Line is also another good thing to have plenty of. 



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Posted February 11 2013 - 06:17 PM

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Posted February 11 2013 - 06:50 PM

I have plenty of line . I have quite a few lipless cranks , few spinnerbaits ,no more jigs, a few plastics. My stock in baits went down a lot from taking family members fishing and always getting hung up.

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Posted February 11 2013 - 06:58 PM

I have plenty of line . I have quite a few lipless cranks , few spinnerbaits ,no more jigs, a few plastics. My stock in baits went down a lot from taking family members fishing and always getting hung up.


$80 can go a long ways at BPS, especially at the Spring Classic. Sounds like jigs are a need, plastics (you can experiment with brands) and perhaps terminal tackle -- sinkers, hooks, etc.

Definitely go in with a plan!

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Posted February 11 2013 - 07:33 PM


$80 can go a long ways at BPS, especially at the Spring Classic. Sounds like jigs are a need, plastics (you can experiment with brands) and perhaps terminal tackle -- sinkers, hooks, etc.Definitely go in with a plan!


That's why I was looking for suggestions. So many choices and I'm going to try senkos this year. I have a few small lakes full of 3-5lbers.

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Posted February 11 2013 - 07:50 PM

Consider our sponsors:

MegaStrike: MegaStrike Attractant, StrikeBack Spinnerbait, Cavitron Buzzbait, ShakE2, Evolution Jig and MegaBug

Rage Tail: Take your choice, I like them all. Maybe the new Menace to start with

NorthStar: The Original Swim Jig

Seibert Outdoors: Storm Series Jig

Smithwick: Rattlin' Rogue

SureLife: Catch & Release

Are all of these items available at Bass Pro?

If you're limited to BPS, I'd go for stuff that you normally wouldn't buy, and would splurge on stuff that you normally wouldn't consider because of price.

$80 isn't enough to buy a combo that I would recommend so I would buy some swimbaits, Lucky Crafts, real Senkos, or baits that I would otherwise not try due to their price.

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Posted February 11 2013 - 08:02 PM

My last BPS order included some Scumfrogs, Rage Anacondas, Rage Thumpers, Slug-Os, bullet weights, worm hooks, etc. Stuff like that, it really depends on what you need to add to your "angling arsenal"...



#12 NWI-Bassin'

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Posted February 12 2013 - 04:10 PM

Are all of these items available at Bass Pro?

If you're limited to BPS, I'd go for stuff that you normally wouldn't buy, and would splurge on stuff that you normally wouldn't consider because of price.

$80 isn't enough to buy a combo that I would recommend so I would buy some swimbaits, Lucky Crafts, real Senkos, or baits that I would otherwise not try due to their price.

I don't need a combo. I'm buying a reel and I already have a rod. And I have around $85 for lures and tackle.

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Posted February 12 2013 - 10:25 PM

Consider our sponsors:

 

MegaStrike: MegaStrike Attractant, StrikeBack Spinnerbait, Cavitron Buzzbait, ShakE2, Evolution Jig and MegaBug

 

Rage Tail:  Take your choice, I like them all. Maybe the new Menace to start with

 

NorthStar: The Original Swim Jig

 

Seibert Outdoors: Storm Series Jig

 

Smithwick: Rattlin' Rogue

 

SureLife: Catch & Release

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