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Haven't used the craw but.

I have used the leech, and minnow and had no luck at all for bass or walleye

Only thing it got me was a stinky car when the jug leaked  >:o

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I got a nice 1 1/4 pound smallmouth on the 3" minnow along with another dink smallmouth. I was drifting them weightless in the slow current of a 2' deep river  ;D other than that they leaked and stunk up my mom's car and one of my tacklebags. NOT GOOD. Also the baits i recieved in the bucket were somewhat stiff and didn't really have any action at all, I can't believe i caught a fish on it let alone two.

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I've literally caught hundreds of Lake O. smallies on 3" minnows ranging from dinks up to around 4 lbs. Its not the end all bait, but when they are on alewives, its killer.

I haven't tried the craws, but I'll be sure to check out the new version of the 7" Power Worms.

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Haven't tried the craws yet, but the 3 - 4" minnows are killer!

I caught tons of walleyes, crappies, white bass, and smallies this past season with it without spending a single penny on live minnows. Great bait!

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got the craws and creatures now all i have to do is wait for march to try them

                        stupid winter

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Sounds like alot of people put down Gulp, but I like it.

Baits seem slightly stiffer than regular plastics but fish eat this stuff-

They do not let go. Maybe it only works up north.

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I have had good success with Gulp alive. We must remember this is a scent released bait. If fished too fast, might as well throw a crankbait. The difference between Gulp and Powerbait - Powerbait scent is impregnated, it must be exposed to release the scent, (be bitten, ripped, etc..) Gulp starts releasing scent when it hits the water. I have had better success with drop shotting & shakey head with the gulp, specially when the bite slows down. I even use the brine for some of my tube baits, just don't soak them too long, it will deteriorate. I had some leakage from the container, i just put it in a plastic bag and used a twist tie. The other use I found is waiting til your fishing partner has his back turned and douse him a bit with the stuff but don't let him know.....flying critters seem to be attracted to it also :o

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Ike was using the Nuclear Nelly and had very good success.

I finally found them today at Green Top just north of Richmond and I will be using them on my drop shot rigs.

Thanks for the warning about the leakage. I will be careful.  :o

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I did fairly well with the leeches last year, so when I ran out I bought the jumbo leech, thinking it would be a bit bigger, heavier, thicker bait.  It wasn't, just longer, which made it harder to rig.  I have some of the minnows, did so so with those.  Leakage is a BIG problem.  Until that issue gets resolved, I won't buy any more.  I put them in an old styrofoam cooler to carry them, but its a pain, especially fishing from a bank.

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I took some Gulp Alive Minnows out to the Pamlico Sound to do some inshore fishing and had a lot of luck.  In a one hour period I caught a nice sized speckled trout, a red fish, a black drum and got numerous bites from pin fish.

I'm a believer.

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I tried the leeches this last summer. Here are my thoughts.

1. Container leaks smelly nasty brine on hands and tackle bag...unless you crank down the top SUPER tight.

2. There expensive.

3. They caught me a lot of bass but nothing over 12-13" The They just seemed to be a magnet for the smaller fish. I was actually catching a fish on almost every cast but I just couldn't get any thing with good size.

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I like to fish the 3 inch minnows on a drop shot rig with a stand out hook. I kill the smallmouth and rockbass on the rivers around here from spring through to fall. On the other hand I have used the craws a few times with no success....  >:o

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you guys must not fish for smallies because gulp is by far the best baits i've ever used for bronze

Last year I beat up my boaters who were drop-shotting Gulp and Gulp Alive junk. More trouble than what it is worth imo. It is no different than anything else. Smallies are super aggressive anyway and the ones you drop-shot for in 15'+ don't see too many baits anyway. You put a 3" bait drop-shotted within 5' of a smallie it will eat it.

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I haven't heard too much praise for this bait as far as largemouth are concerned, at least in these parts.  Although I have to say the walleye guys do quite well tipping leadheads with the minnows and leeches, and the nightcrawlers on a worm harness.  Guys are also KILLING brown trout around here with the minnows.

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I caught insane amounts of both smallies and largies dropshotting Gulp Alive baits last season, including some over 5 lbs. I also landed two pike over 35 inches on the little three inch minnows. I'm definitely sold on these baits, but I just wish they wouldn't get thrown every time I catch a fish. I've gone through a small container of them in a couple of hours...and at 20 bucks it hurts.  To those who have problems with the containers leaking, just dump  them in a Tupperware container when you buy them. It's much easier to get the lid off and on and they don't leak.

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If you have notice the gulp alive buckets to leak here a tip I do . I leave the silver seal and open it a  little for me to take the bait out so the silver seal is still attach so don't rip it all the way off or it will leak, Leave it on.  I try this tip I saw a pro fisherman on a youtube video on gulp alive and it works for me it doesnt leak anymore .   :o

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I have only had luck with saltwater gulp jerkbaits pearl white.  Gulp freshwater is no better than any other plastic. In fact I guarantee Yamamoto would out fish gulp on any freshwater occasion.

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I tried the leeches this last summer. Here are my thoughts.

1. Container leaks smelly nasty brine on hands and tackle bag...unless you crank down the top SUPER tight.

2. There expensive.

3. They caught me a lot of bass but nothing over 12-13" The They just seemed to be a magnet for the smaller fish. I was actually catching a fish on almost every cast but I just couldn't get any thing with good size.

You took the words right out of my mouth. Although I gave the gulp crap a whirl for a little bit, its mostly for the wife's use, so I don't have to run and get live bait on a short notice. But, I have to admit it does catch fish, but like u said, nothing big. Have yet to try the craws, but I'm sure I'll be buying soon.

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To stop the Alive from leaking--DON'T remove the seal--instead use a knife to cut a hole in the center of the seal. NO leaks---And yes they do catch fish. ;D ;D

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I read you could put the gulp alive in glad ware  containers if they start to leak , does anyone else do this if so do you think it a good idea?  

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