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Red Eye Shad Problems

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Hey guys, just joined the forum! Anyways, I have noticed that my red eye shads haven't been swimming properly lately. Especially when I burn them, they just flip to their side and they never run true anymore. I love the bait but this is frustrating. Any advice?

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What knot do you tie them with? I've found that when i use a loop knot on crankbaits/lipless cranks (vs. one that tightens against the split ring/lure) the lure runs truer. Google "non slip loop knot" its the one im talking about.

Not sure what is the root cause of the problem, but a loop knot might solve it.

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Just bend the eye on the top of the bait a little bit to the opposite side it's running to. If you go too far, it'll run on it's other side. Keep adjusting until it runs true

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Thanks guys, ill give these a try. I was using 6:4.1 gear ratio with a 7' M rod, and 20lb power pro.

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Bang it with a rubber mallet. I'm not joking.

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Just bend the eye on the top of the bait a little bit to the opposite side it's running to. If you go too far, it'll run on it's other side. Keep adjusting until it runs true

ive had same problem with some of the red eyes and bending the eye (tuning)does not work at all.

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Buy a rattle trap......

JK.... but serious try the mallet

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