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Floating Lizard Soft Plastic


Best Answer doyle8218 , December 17 2013 - 07:38 PM

How high are you wanting them to float? If they're rigged with any kind of weight towards the nose then they're going to float nose down. I have a bunch of bags of 3X lizards I bought for $.50 a bag when Cabela's discontinued them a few years ago, they float just like the Zmans do. I really like either of them on a C rig because they float off the bottom with a 3/0 EWG hook. You can still find the 3X lizards too, I did a search for them and found plenty of them out there for sale. 

Maybe everyone is misunderstanding me, my fault, I want them to float on the surface. All the 6 and 8 inch live lizards here run on the surface they don't go to the bottom. Having the tail float off the bottom won't help me. Thanks for all the help anyway guys.

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#1 doyle8218

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Posted December 15 2013 - 08:30 PM

Does anyone know of a soft plastic lizard that FLOATS - many say zoom but they sink like a rock. Any suggestions?



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Posted December 15 2013 - 08:58 PM

I have these strike king ones, may be a promo though they are in a half baggie type package, got them from Felix from this site (thanks again for the mini tackle bag man!). They say floating but I never used them before.

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Posted December 15 2013 - 09:20 PM

Strike King 3X


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Posted December 15 2013 - 09:22 PM

Flip Tail ;)
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#5 doyle8218

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Posted December 15 2013 - 09:37 PM

Strike King 3X

Who sells the 3x lizards I can't finf them any where?



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Posted December 15 2013 - 09:41 PM

Flip Tail ;)

They are listed as non floating on their site



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Posted December 15 2013 - 10:38 PM

Zman lizardz

 

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Posted December 15 2013 - 10:56 PM

Wont let me link to site but google Strike King 3x Iguana  a few on the first page has 10"  Iguanas in stock

If you do get some you have to keep them cool or they melt easy, plus keep them separate from others, they are very stretchy.


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Posted December 15 2013 - 11:07 PM

Yes SK 3x or Zman Elastech.



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Posted December 16 2013 - 05:43 AM

They are listed as non floating on their site


They are listed as "floating" & non floating on their site.
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Posted December 16 2013 - 05:10 PM

Yes SK 3x or Zman Elastech.

zman only float the tail up from the bottom and sk aren't available anymore - after calling all the companies they advertise "floating" - it appears that none do



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Posted December 16 2013 - 05:56 PM

Go to Flip Tail, click shop here, click on lizzards, click on floating.
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Posted December 17 2013 - 04:53 PM

Bass Pro line of plastics make a floating lizard. I have a pack, and they do float.


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Posted December 17 2013 - 06:38 PM

zman only float the tail up from the bottom and sk aren't available anymore - after calling all the companies they advertise "floating" - it appears that none do

How high are you wanting them to float? If they're rigged with any kind of weight towards the nose then they're going to float nose down. I have a bunch of bags of 3X lizards I bought for $.50 a bag when Cabela's discontinued them a few years ago, they float just like the Zmans do. I really like either of them on a C rig because they float off the bottom with a 3/0 EWG hook. You can still find the 3X lizards too, I did a search for them and found plenty of them out there for sale. 


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Posted December 17 2013 - 07:38 PM   Best Answer

How high are you wanting them to float? If they're rigged with any kind of weight towards the nose then they're going to float nose down. I have a bunch of bags of 3X lizards I bought for $.50 a bag when Cabela's discontinued them a few years ago, they float just like the Zmans do. I really like either of them on a C rig because they float off the bottom with a 3/0 EWG hook. You can still find the 3X lizards too, I did a search for them and found plenty of them out there for sale. 

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