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#1 catch anything

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Posted August 08 2011 - 05:49 PM

what is yalls top 3 pond baits

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Posted August 08 2011 - 06:50 PM

Senko, Pit Boss, Fat Ika (frog and jig a very close 4th and 5th).

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Posted August 08 2011 - 06:54 PM

what is yalls top 3 pond baits

I don't have a list, but I don't have special baits for ponds. What works in lakes works in ponds and I choose lures based on cover and other factors that would be considered in other waters.
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Posted August 08 2011 - 06:55 PM

Anything you want.

Ponds are great places to try different baits during the year.

Plastic Worms
Swim Baits

All fished differently with different colors depending on the water clarity.

Just go out and experiment and have some fun. ;)
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Posted August 08 2011 - 07:12 PM

If it's a smaller pond that you can have full access from the bank Then I'm just tossing my chatterbaits. All day, All night. Only thing seem to work for me at this one pond I fish. From my boat I toss chatters, Wacky, and maybe some shallow cranks. Jig if needed.

The one pond I fish at night most of time with my chatter, I might even try some topwater at night just to see what happens.

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Posted August 08 2011 - 08:11 PM

White Super Fluke! Nothing else is even close on my pond!

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Posted August 09 2011 - 07:27 AM

LuhrJensen's Nip-I-Didee
7.5" Red Shad Culprit Worm
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Posted August 09 2011 - 07:30 AM

1/8 all black jig and trailer
Blue Fox in line spinner gold
3" senko
small worm or brush hog

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Posted August 09 2011 - 07:54 AM

For a pond I'll usually fish soft plastics, one because I'm do my best fishing with em and two because the ponds I fish at hold some nice ones, and nothing entices a nice bass like a soft plastic worm!

But to address your question, specifically:
1. Zoom U-Tail worm red shad, Texas Rigged
2. Strike King Bitsy Pond Minnow
3. 1/32 oz Johnson's Beetle Spin

The Bitsy Pond Minnow and a 1/32 oz Beetle Spin are for targeting whatever wants to hit em. They're good search style baits, and you sometimes catch massive bluegills on em, and I've heard crappie like em too!
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Posted August 10 2011 - 08:10 PM

best thing i have found on some ponds are lizards frogs and super flukes, my brother swears by cotton candy colored lizards on every pond he fishs

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Posted August 10 2011 - 10:21 PM

My best all around pond bait would be the beetle spin. I have lost a many to a lunker at the waters edge. The white with the red dot seems to be the best.

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Posted August 11 2011 - 12:59 AM

Depends a lot on the pond, they vary so much from pond to pond. I'd say for a majority of the ponds I fish it would be a spinnerbait, buzzbait, T-rigged plastic worm.

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Posted August 11 2011 - 02:27 PM

The only pond I fish is my uncles but when I do this Booyah Buzzbait is the ticket! :thumbsup:


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Posted August 11 2011 - 09:42 PM

Can't narrow down to only 3. Beetle spin, Mann's Baby 1-, Lucky Craft Fat CB BDS 1, and Zoom finesse worm T-rigged with a light bullet weight are sure killers around here.

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Posted August 11 2011 - 09:51 PM

Senko, zoom u-tail, tube