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Legged Frogs Vs Stringed Frogs

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Not sure if I am using the proper terms but My two favorite frogs are the *** Lunker Leopard Frog and the KVD Sexy frog. I throw the legged frogs over lilly pads and heavy cover and the stringed legged frog over everything else. Is that the correct thing to do? Or does it not really matter? How do you decide which one to throw?

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I wish I had some input. Buti m really interested in the answers as frogs is somethg im wanting to get into

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I wish I had some input. Buti m really interested in the answers as frogs is somethg im wanting to get into

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I use the skirted frogs for any cover, the only time I use the legged frogs is in open water or sparse cover situations as it actually looks more like a real frog. Using a legged frog over heavy cover defeats the purpose as the fish cannot see very well what the frog looks like...

 

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I use the skirted frogs for any cover, the only time I use the legged frogs is in open water or sparse cover situations as it actually looks more like a real frog. Using a legged frog over heavy cover defeats the purpose as the fish cannot see very well what the frog looks like...

 

Mitch

^^^^This.

 

He nailed it...

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I don't fish frogs very often, but I'm kinda torn on the question. For one, yes, a legged frog would look more realistic. But those skirts have got to have great action. All lot of people aren't even really trying to imitate a frog when they fish one, so I don't know how important a lifelike presentation is.

Interesting topic.

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I don't fish frogs very often, but I'm kinda torn on the question. For one, yes, a legged frog would look more realistic. But those skirts have got to have great action. All lot of people aren't even really trying to imitate a frog when they fish one, so I don't know how important a lifelike presentation is.

Interesting topic.

Your also right, although given the options that's how I would fish em. Ive had em hit the skirted legs in open water and vice versa, the spro bronzeye shad (skirted legs) is made for use in open water and it doesnt really look like much of anything, but it catches fish time after time. In all reality I don't think it matters but as a confidence thing, skirts in cover, legs in open water.

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I've found legged frogs just aren't as good on my local waters. I'm usually not trying to immitate a frog as it is, so more. Action is the deal.

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I like the skirted legs. They create a bigger profile when walked in the water, allowing the fish to hone in on the lure

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I use only skirted frogs and love them ... I carry at least one frogging rod/reel set up with me and 10-12 different sizes and colors all koppers live target ....  There's nothing better than getting a strike on a top water lure .......

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i fish the legged frogs on the outsides of cover like lily pads and use the stringed frogs every where else

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Either way. Just preference.

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I use the skirted frogs , spro, live target, and booyah. They all work well.

My favorite is the spro popping frog.

Always have one tied on and they work great in the many shallow lakes and ponds in my area.

Cast around and right into the heart of cover, (pads , laydowns , ect ).

Hollow body frogs have caught me a ton of bass over the years, good luck to you!

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A "legged frog" is known as a "toad."

 

It is fished like a buzzbait across the top of the water.

 

The "frog" with the skirted legs is called a "frog."

 

You make it walk right and left like a frog or rat on top of the water.

 

You can fish over any plant life you wish or in open water and under/adjacent to docks and piers with either.

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A "legged frog" is known as a "toad."

 

It is fished like a buzzbait across the top of the water.

 

The "frog" with the skirted legs is called a "frog."

 

You make it walk right and left like a frog or rat on top of the water.

 

You can fish over any plant life you wish or in open water and under/adjacent to docks and piers with either.

I believe by legged frog he is referring to one of these....

http://www.***.com/lunkerfrog.html

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Jakob, don't really know what he is referring to so hopefully he will clarify his query so we can once again provide input.

 

Your link above does not work.

 

Can you post a pic for us?

 

And how is the weather in Indy today?

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Jakob, don't really know what he is referring to so hopefully he will clarify his query so we can once again provide input.

Your link above does not work.

Can you post a pic for us?

And how is the weather in Indy today?

I mean something like this...frog_zpsad1a3281.jpg  The file should be attached

Also, not bad to my surprised thanks for asking!

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I use only frogs with skirts. They endure abuse and work well in any situation. Although, the frogs with legs look ideal and realistic and marketed very creatively, ultimately they don't last. Yes, they will catch you fish, but will not stand up to the abuse. One particular brand, that retails for about $7-$8 quickly comes to mind and in one outing with me, in the glades was destroyed. I quickly went back to my skirted frog of preference and kept catching fish all day with same frog. 

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I to use skirted frogs over cover. You are not getting the open water I feel to make the legs useful. And at this point the bas is looking at the commotion and outline. So not so much on detail.

When I have open water I try to mimic real with legged. Herr there is nothing but the bait to hone in on. I will sometimes use a moded frog with shorter shirt and walk the dog in the open.

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I use frogs like this and with braid "walk" them just like a skirted frog

 

I use them mostly in lily pads and over the grass on the Potomac River.

 

Never skipped them under docks/piers or used them in open water.

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Jakob, don't really know what he is referring to so hopefully he will clarify his query so we can once again provide input.

 

Your link above does not work.

 

Can you post a pic for us?

 

And how is the weather in Indy today?

What I was using wasn't a buzz toad that u reel and the legs kick. it was a hollow body frog with legs instead of skirted legs

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