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The xr-6 is a little small for me. I prefer the xr-10, but that doesnt mean they wont catch fish. Try them out, I bet they'll be fine.

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They should still catch fish if used correctly. However I think those size are more for walleyes. They use them often trolling at 5-8 ft depths I think.

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I have used the smaller versions for smallies and largemouth and had good success. One thing i have noticed about the X-rap is that it does not suspend perfectly but is more of a slow rise. I changed out the hooks to a heavier model and now they suspend perfectly.

Good baits, you will enjoy using them :)

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I've bought from the same seller and have had pretty good success with smallmouth using that size.

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I have caught four fish the last two days on xr-6 size x-raps,,,tried the xr-8 size as well as some bigger jerkbaits... LC pointer 100, spro mcstick, and smithwick rogue...downsized to the smaller xr-6 and caught fish...since I was bank fishing and hadn't moved, it is logical to think the fish just wanted a smaller lure.

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Oh okay nice, I was super worried the size would affect the fishing, as in nothing would bite, but if they have proven to work then I guess it wasn't a waste after all. And I do occasionally go for walleyes so the smaller x raps may be better. But thanks for all the input, I appreciate it

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There's no such thing as too small or too big a lure IMO. If the bass are feeding on 2" baitfish, I won't try to catch them with a 10" bait; and viceversa,

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I prefer the size 8 X raps and the size 10 for bass.

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I have a couple of the XR6's and have had great luck on all sizes of bass with them along with lots of crappie and white bass. The fish great on spinning gear with 8lb test.

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So I just bought 7 x raps for $30 free shipping off ebay but realized too late they were only 2 1/2 inches long. Now I'm going INSANE realizing they may be too small. But would they work better or the same as longer versions of the lures?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251173484750?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2648

In general smaller lures will catch more fish. At least in my experience, though it will usually be smaller fish. U can catch big fish on small baits too don't get me wrong, but u will get a lot more numbers in general with smaller baits

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Small baits don't necessarily mean small fish. I have a fishing buddy who only fishes ultralight with tiny little baits. Dude catches a lot of big fish. Just last year he caught the state record smallie on a little 2 inch jerkbait that he orders from Japan. The really amazing thing about it is he catches almost all of his big fish from shore, including the record smallie.

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Excellent small pond bait. One of my go to's for my small pond box. These baits will also catch crappie.

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Superb little baits for early in the year, or late in the year when forage is around that size. They also work on smalljaws from start to finish through the year, no doubt about it.

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i have several of them. i troll with them almost exclusively everything in the lake eats them spots, largemouths, catfish, gills.

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