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Strike King red eye spinner baits!

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Hey all!

I purchased some Strike King red eye spinner baits in 3/8oz this sat and decided to try them in a local pond today. I was very disappointed in the construction of these lures. I first hooked into a tiny little dink and the whole shaft where the blades are attached straightened out! I bent it back and kept fishing. Then, the second dink i hooked it did it again! My third and last fish looked like a solid 4 pounder(lost it right at my feet) but i was unable to land it because the spinner bait was so warped it was ridiculous!!!!! That's all i had to throw too!  ;D

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Wow that stinks. But congrats on the dinks  ;D

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I don't think he did man, LOL! I only bought them because they were on sale for $2.00 each and now i see why!   ;D

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    Simple solution.  War Eagle spinnerbaits.

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i purchased some as well bc they were on sale......

ive landed quite a few fish on them too.....and ive never had the problems you mention.......

needless to say, i'll be keeping an eye on mine now :)

sorry to hear though..

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From now on i am sticking to my Booyahs and Terminators!    >:)

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I've fished the Strike King Red Eye, Lil Mr. Money (only available at WalMart), and their premier model with never a problem.

Caught plenty of good fish on them last year.

Hard to understand how they get bent, since the wire to the jig head lines up with the line when a fish is on.

The one thing I do to the Strike King spinnerbaits is to close up the angle on the bend slightly, so the spinner is closer to the jig.  Works better for me.

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Well maybe i just got a bad one or i was pulling to hard? I have even used the $1 Wal-Mart spinner baits without any issues! I was using a 6' 6" MH/MF rod and 14lb mono btw.

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I think you did get a bad one..like others I've caught fish on mine w/o any problems..

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No problems here neither.  First BFL event  I threw one all day caught 3 one being 4 pounds 8 oz  finished 12th in the tournament  not a problem one out of the spinnerbait

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I've had the same problem, the wire bends easily.   It appears related to only the Red Eye model, as I haven't had any issues with their other spinnerbaits.  The one I got at Wally World gets out of tune just about anytime the bait gets caught up in anything.  It's like the wire is made out of lead.

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