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Has anyone ever used any of Culprit's line of soft plastics? I just was given some of their lures like the Fat Max, Creature Craws and other thinner worms that I can't remember what their name is. Has anyone had much luck on them? Any suggestions on best presentation and/or colors or rigging to use with them. I'm pretty good fishing tubes and of course senkos, but this is my first time using Culprit gear. Any help is appreciated.

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Has anyone ever used any of Culprit's line of soft plastics?

Yup, I´ve been fishing Culprit´s ribbontail worm ( various sizes even though the classic 7.5 " is one of the worms I fish the most ) for more than two decades, also Culprit´s Jerkworm, various grubs, spinnerbait trailers, many of which are now discontinued. Culprit has been around for a very long time and if their baits didn´t work they would no longer be with us.

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7.5" Red Shad Ribbontail worm is what I caught my first artificial bait bass on and i still keep them in my tackle bag 24/7.

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Like the folks above - the Culprit 7.5" ribbontail is a favorite of mine, I also use the 10" version. Red Shad usually, sometimes black. T-rigged on a 3/0 EWG with a 3/16 oz bullet weight on the 7.5", 3/16 or 1/4 oz weight on the 10".

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Great baits! They used to have a 4" finesse worm that was the best.

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Thanks guys! Keep it coming, the more I know about this stuff the better. Went out yesterday evening and tried them out, caught one on it but was having too much fun on the spinnerbait to put any real time into using the Cuplrit Fat Max that I had tied on.

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Culprit products are, IMHO, among the best soft plastics out there. The original 7.5" ribbon-tail worm is a mainstay in my arsenal, along with Wooly Buggers and their frog (can't remember what it's called).

Tom

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They are very good, but they discountinued their 4" finesse worm a while ago and those things caught a lot of fish.

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Culprit ribbontail worms are also a favorite of mine. 7.5" with a 1/8oz weight and a #5 owner hook is what i throw about half the time. I plan on picking up a pack of the fat max to see how they work flippin this spring.

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going to try to drop shot with the T-rex worms in 4". love the way the green pumpkin color with orange flake looks.

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I have had decent success with Culprit products and would have no problem using them. When given the choice I will pick Zoom any day over Culprit b/c I think Zoom has better color selection for my lakes and I have traditionally had better success with Zoom product.

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I've also used a few packs of 7.5" ribbontails. For whatever reason, my home lake's bass don't dig tailed worms. I even cut one of the tails off before to test the theory, and started catching when I wasn't before! Very weird. However, they are still great plastics when I've used them elsewhere.

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I had a 5 lure rotation for the first 15 years I bass fished......a red shad culprit worm, a mister twister grub on a jig head, a floating rapala, a jitterbug, and a strike king 38 special spinner bait. That being said, I have not fished a culpit worm in years. Really for no good reason, they always caught lots of fish.

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