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im going to be buying some spoons this weekend, ive looked on BPS and looked at all the selections they have has anyone tried this one? http://www.basspro.com/Bass-Pro-Shops-XPS-Lazer-Eye-Minnow-Spoon/product/29912/ Thinking about getting it in 1oz.... if any other name brands you really can tell a diff in the bite let me know! Thanks  :respect-059:

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Yep, they work.  Personally, I prefer a 3/4 oz jigging spoon for anything down to 60 ft deep.  If you'll be fishing less than 25 ft deep, a 1/2 oz spoon is better.  I'm a jigging enthusiast in the winter and buy unpainted spoons from Lure Parts Online that are similar to your BPS models, then paint them with white glow-in-the-dark paint and fish them 55-60 ft deep where the shad and bass tend to hold this time of year in my local reservoir.  In warmer months, I like a larger spoon like a 4-5 in long flutter spoon cast and hopped off the bottom like a jig. 

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Johnson silver minnow

I fish ponds that are max 10 ft deep but mainly max out at 6ft and this weedless spoon kills them everytime.. Especially when burning it at night time and a 5.5 lber smashes it

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I fish the War Eagle jigging spoons quite a bit each year, mainly during the heat of the summer and again when the water gets cold. I like the 5/8oz size in either silver or white. 

 

As far as catching bigger fish?? They're the best way to get a bite in the places and times I fish them, so any fish is bigger than no fish I might catch otherwise I guess. I've never caught a real big bass on them, but lots of guys do. I have caught some really nice hybrid stripers with them though. 

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I love spoon fishing , its just not real effective in the lowlwand reservoirs I fish. I went to Table Rock one year and simply stopped by a tackle store picked up some spoons recommenced there. Found some deep points on a topo map. Went to deep points and caught spotted bass. I didnt catch anything big but it was a blast .

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You usually have to fish a spoon very aggressively in order to get bit. At least that's what I've been told and seen on videos. I have used spoon many times, but gave up on them after a while. These old arms just can't take that kind of punishment for very long! I prefer using blade baits. Less strenuous movement involved and they work just fine. I believe that is because they rely on vibrations more than flash. But I'm no expert on spoons.

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You usually have to fish a spoon very aggressively in order to get bit. At least that's what I've been told and seen on videos. I have used spoon many times, but gave up on them after a while. These old arms just can't take that kind of punishment for very long! I prefer using blade baits. Less strenuous movement involved and they work just fine. I believe that is because they rely on vibrations more than flash. But I'm no expert on spoons.

Someone lied to you. When the water gets really cold it's almost a deadsticking presentation, just trying to imitate a dying shad that only has a few kicks of life left in it's tail before it's a goner. A lot of time it is a pretty aggressive presentation, but not always. 

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I don't know about bigger fish, but spoons are an integral part of my fishing in the heat of summer and in winter, especially on deep, clear lakes.  On these lakes where the bass congregate 40 - 60 feet or deeper during those specific seasons, spoons and drop-shots are the main course.

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Yep, they work.  Personally, I prefer a 3/4 oz jigging spoon for anything down to 60 ft deep.  If you'll be fishing less than 25 ft deep, a 1/2 oz spoon is better.  I'm a jigging enthusiast in the winter and buy unpainted spoons from Lure Parts Online that are similar to your BPS models, then paint them with white glow-in-the-dark paint and fish them 55-60 ft deep where the shad and bass tend to hold this time of year in my local reservoir.  In warmer months, I like a larger spoon like a 4-5 in long flutter spoon cast and hopped off the bottom like a jig. 

hey can you give my a link to where you buy yours from?

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I love spoons when going for northern and musky. I will fish a 3/4 to 1oz (Dare or other brand in Claus red white or silver chartreuse).I like to top water fish them in the shallow sections on a slow retrieve. The spoon with methodically roll side to side and present a nice presentation.

I have gotten 30+ in northerns doing it this way, but this works for me on my specific lake I fish. Other lakes it might not be the same. I normally don't fish deeper than 6 to 10ft.

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I use spoons like the one in OP all the time, but only for saltwater.  Many lure companies make spoons just like the BPS one, they are real popular in the salt.

I don't use them for bass fishing, I prefer more of a wobble motion and my speed is not fast.  My most used spoon for bass fishing is a gold hammered Redfish Key spoon made by Wahoo.

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Lake Fork Tacke Flutter Spoon ;)

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I love spoon fishing , its just not real effective in the lowlwand reservoirs I fish. I went to Table Rock one year and simply stopped by a tackle store picked up some spoons recommenced there. Found some deep points on a topo map. Went to deep points and caught spotted bass. I didnt catch anything big but it was a blast .

 

Same here. I never fished a spoon before until I was out with a guide on tablerock and he took me back in a creek that he said the white bass stack up on in the summer. This was july 4th weekend. We got on a bend in the creek channel and I mean it was the most fun I had in awhile fishing. We were ripping it up real hard though but them white bass would hit and it was like a train on the end of your line.

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