If you only had one bass lure....

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  1. Chicken

    Chicken Elite Refuge Member

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    Ain't one of you dumb booties said beetle spins.
     
  2. fishnfool

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    Another vote for a watermelon senko...
     
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    blood of the ram Elite Refuge Member

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    I've caught the most bass on 6" plastic worm, but I'd pick a 4" Rapala if I only had one lure because it's more fun to catch them up top.
     
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    API Political Action Forum Moderator Flyway Manager

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    Back in the 1950's and 60's fishing in the farm pond, my Pops used to kill bass with a Lazy Ike. The bass just couldn't leave it alone.

    There's a reason for that. :cool:
     
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    Old school Hula-Popper!
     
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    howard s. Elite Refuge Member

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    Cut bait:tu
     
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    2WIDGN Senior Refuge Member

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    Weightless black power lizard! I've made some cash on that bait!!!!!
     
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    Squaller Elite Refuge Member

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    I did a fair amount of conventional fishing before I began fly fishing (and with a couple kids in tow, I am back to do some conventional fishing again)...

    I always thought, and still think that color is way over-rated... Those different colors catch a lot more fisherman than they do fish... In dark or stained water I like darker baits, and in clear water, I like lighter colored baits... And fly or conventional, I have always preferred more natural colors.

    I do believe in fishing with what you have confidence in though... If you know you are going to catch fish, you probably will... When you are doubtful or hesitant about a bait, you probably will not catch fish (or at least not as many). If you think/know that orange with purple spots is the best color, it probably is for you that day.:yes... My feeling is, you tend to fish better and with more patience when you are confident.

    I caught an awful lot of black bass, as well as peacock bass on that black & silver Banjo Minnow in fresh water... I also caught land-locked tarpon and snook... I fished that thing slow, and rolled it over logs and stumps, and I fished it fast as a reaction bait...
     
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    sacbob Elite Refuge Member

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    I gave up my Banjo Minnows when I discovered Senkos.
    Your point on color is probably right although I have about 60 of the various colors Senkos come in, just in case.
    I believe size is a more important variable than color.
    Confidence is all important.
     

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