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If you have a panic box or just a place you keep some lures that can possibly save the day. What do you keep there?

I normally have a small box of down sized stuff that can help trigger a bite. Normally won't catch a big fish, but some small 1-2 lbers keeps the skunk away.

1. a small size senko

2. a beetle spin

3. a small spoon

4. a small rapala

5. a mepps spinner

These have saved a tough day a few times. How about you?

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A couple #7 Rapalas and beetle spins are my back up baits. I wouldn't discount them for large fish either. I've gotten pike up to 40" on the beetle spin and numerous bass in the 4-5 lb range on the rapala. For the waters I fish those are decent.

My wife's tackle box has two types of baits in it - some bitsy minnows and an assortment of soft plastic beetle spin type lures. Or gummies as she calls them. That's enough to keep her busy almost anytime we go out, and with those little baits you never know whats going to bite.

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I don't have a panic box, but I have panic spots.

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I dont have a panic box, but when times are tough, I throw a t-rigged rage craw around cover or cover alot of water with a crankbait.

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Zoom trick worm in some shade of green pumpkin or color X

2/0, 3/0 hooks

1/32, 1/16, and 1/8 ounce weights

Rapala Original floater

-gk

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I don't panic B)

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No panic box, just a whole tackle compartment I can go to in a panic. When in doubt, throw an inline spinner.

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The glove box in my truck is my Panic Box .... That's where I keep a spare set of boat keys :D Eeliminator lights my FIRE

Big O

www.ragetail.com

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hm, is this a trick question? cause my panic box lures would be considered the ones i have the most confidence in, and also represent my most effective style/method that suits me personally, which is what i usually start out with. When i start "panicking", i start experimenting and throwing lures that aren't within my safe little realm that molds my style.

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I am on the same page as Big'un, I have way too much tackle in the boat but I do fix a box for each tournament that I call a go-to box and it will have what I think I will be throwing during the day so along with my hook & sinker box and a go-to soft sided bag for plastics hopefully I will be set for the day!!

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I don´t have a panic box, my entire box is a panic box.

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I don´t have a panic box, my entire box is a panic box.

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Tom

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a 1 inch white mister twister with a 1/32 or 1/64th oz live bait jig head. You will be surprised at what you can catch on this lure. Also if you don't catch a bass you will most certainly catch bluebills, crappie's and other pan fish, at least it's a fish. I have had several instances were I had a bluegill on and a bass would try to eat the bluegill. You might get the bass fired up.

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If I "had" to pick three, it would go:

Rage Tail Baby Craw

Xcalibur XR50 One Knocker

Rage Tail Baby Thumper

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I never panic and don't use certain baits or techniques as a last resort, I stick with my game plan, usually somewhere along the line I'll score, if i don't so be it.

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You always need a panic box. If you're afraid of the word "panic", then call it your "backup plan box". Whatever the term, it's a great way to ensure you'll at least get a few in the boat.

Here's Mike Iaconellis Panic Box: http://www.bassresource.com/fishing/iaconelli_panic_box.html

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spot remover shakey head w/gambler sweebo worm

5" senko

drop shot or weightless fluke

sweet beaver rigged with heavy T-rig (reaction bite)

If they aren't chasing the moving baits and I can't get bit on one of the four items above, then it's time to go home.

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fat albert grub(also my go to bait this year)

H&H spinnerbait

inline spinner

4" luck e strike worm(motor oil)

2 3/4" tube with a 1/16 oz tube jig.

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I dont have a seperate "panic box" but i have panic lures which are a Red Shad culprit twirl tail worm and a 1/4 oz green and brown Bitsy Bug jig witha paca chunk trailer

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My panic box consists of a jerkbait, grubs/leadhead, and a 3/16oz finesse jig.

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