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I was wondering if anybody has used these Cotton Cordell cranks/Jerks?   My walmart currently has these CC cranks and jerkbaits for $1.97.   I believe they say 'Bait Bonanza' at the bottom of the packaging.  IF you have, I was wondering are they any good?  I know cotton cordell makes some really good baits, but I didn't know how good this line of  cheapies are.

 

So, what are your experiences with these and better yet, have any of you used these for walleye fishing?

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I just got a bunch of those baits,never used them but for 75 cents i had to get them. i havent seen them run yet but for a shallow crank they should do the job

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I just got a bunch of those baits,never used them but for 75 cents i had to get them. i havent seen them run yet but for a shallow crank they should do the job

 

Yeah, I was hoping to know how the deeper cranks/jerkbaits worked too.  Though, thanks for your reply.

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I love the crank baits. I fish with the big O and I can't say I have had a bad day with it. $1.97 is a great price. They usually sell for 4.99 + (here in Canada). I fish the one below almost every time I go out. When I'm having a tough day fishing I always throw it out and it gets me something. I stole it from my dad a few years back when I really got into fishing because when I was first learning to fish it's the only thing i used. He has it for 10 or so years and I have had it for at least 3 year and I only had to replace the back hook on it. It's a solid reliable crank bait. I just picked up some some of their jerk baits and am just wait for the ice to melt off and get out there!

 

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I love the crank baits. I fish with the big O and I can't say I have had a bad day with it. $1.97 is a great price. They usually sell for 4.99 + (here in Canada). I fish the one below almost every time I go out. When I'm having a tough day fishing I always throw it out and it gets me something. I stole it from my dad a few years back when I really got into fishing because when I was first learning to fish it's the only thing i used. He has it for 10 or so years and I have had it for at least 3 year and I only had to replace the back hook on it. It's a solid reliable crank bait. I just picked up some some of their jerk baits and am just wait for the ice to melt off and get out there!

 

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These are not apart of the BIG O line.  I think these are 1.97 retail cranks.. I think they are made my two companies, but I could be wrong.   I know Cotton Cordell makes quality crankbaits such as the wally diver and the BIG O for example, but I don't think these particular cranks/jerkbaits are in the same class as those lines of bait that sell for $4 - $7  retail.  That is why I am asking people if they have fished these particular 'Cotton Cordell  Bonanza baits'..  

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Yeah, you'll spend 10 minutes trying to tune each bait. 

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bought a few rebel wee'r and the same day wen't to the lake and caught fish no problem color brown crawdad.

 

really, maybe I'll have to try those rebels.  I've always had good luck with the shallow running crawdad ones.

 

Anyways, I am specifically looking for information regarding these Cotton Cordell Bananza baits:  Though, thanks for the tip.  These are jerkbaits, but they also have crankbaits.

 

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Yes. they are found in walmart bargain bins. $1.97 regular and then they put them in the clearance for much less quite often. If you look at the barcode it will just say "rebel hard bait" "Cotton Cordel hard bait" or just "hard bait". These are factory seconds that they ship to walmarts all across the country, and they have their own special lures that come in the same batches. They are made from cheaper plastic and everything I've tried with a bill has been a pain to tune. And after hitting a few logs or the bottom they will require tuning agian. 

 

The topwaters, spinnerbaits, and spoons in the bins are much better. 

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I've used the Cotton Cordell lipless diver ( like their Super Spot) for the last 3 years in Ontario with great success.  Haven't had to tune them at all, and they seem to run true and are durable.  Catch both pike and smallmouth bass on these, in Bass, Wounded Tiger Shad, and Red Crawdad colors, although Bass color seems to work best overall.  They work great for covering lots of area, and since these baits have a tight wobble, they retrieve easier than many lipped baits.  Last year I surprised the other three guys in our boat when a 9 lb pike hammered the bait as i was trying to free it from some surface weeds!  What a blast.

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I use the super spots, bomber square a, and rebel weer's out of these boxes all the time. They also jave some pretty good plastics like yum and strike king in these bins and my Walmart has a 5 buck rapala bin i always check out

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These baits are "bait bonanza"models, as in value versions, of Pradco stuff.  I've used the BB Super Spot and Wiggle O.  They're alright, but inferior to their regular counterparts with the Super Spot having a different shape, sound, tighter wiggle and brittle plastic.  The BB Super Spot is a fish catcher, so I guess it's the best $1.97 normal retail lipless around. 

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I have bought CC baits at Wally world that were on sale, but never from the bargain bin.  Those baits in the packages kind of look like redfins.

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They catch fish, but I feel they arent too great when I use them....

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I love me some bargain bin. I have used the CC crank baits and have had some success with them.  If you dig deep in the bins you can find some pretty unique color combination and lip types on the cranks and jerk baits.

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