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Offline ougot1

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lindy frostee spoon size ?
« on: Nov 26, 2021, 04:14 PM »
I want to get a few frostee spoons for yellw perch and crappie , these fish are medium size and some smaller fish mixed in , what size 1/16 or 1/8 should i get no stores around here carry them ? any help appreciated  !

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Re: lindy frostee spoon size ?
« Reply #1 on: Nov 26, 2021, 04:43 PM »
I've always used 1/16 oz for crappie and gills, even though I don't target perch, have caught a lot on that size. Plus, if the fish are finicky, a smaller size is usually suggested. Just my .02. I know they'll hit on 1/8, too.
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Re: lindy frostee spoon size ?
« Reply #2 on: Nov 26, 2021, 08:12 PM »
I've always used 1/16 oz for crappie and gills, even though I don't target perch, have caught a lot on that size. Plus, if the fish are finicky, a smaller size is usually suggested. Just my .02. I know they'll hit on 1/8, too.

Same here, if I知 fishing panfish, I almost always have a 1/16 frostee tied on to one of my rods. If I知 getting into some bigger, aggressive crappies or perch, I like the 1/8 size, but probably 90% of the time, I知 using the 1/16.
Don稚 know if price is any better, but customs jigs and spins demon spoon is almost identical profile/sizes.

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Re: lindy frostee spoon size ?
« Reply #3 on: Dec 01, 2021, 02:04 PM »
I'd go with the 1/16 oz version.  Bigger fish will eat that, but smaller fish may not eat the 1/8 oz version.

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Re: lindy frostee spoon size ?
« Reply #4 on: Dec 01, 2021, 02:12 PM »
I use 1/32 spoons for all panfish with a #18 treble. Northland Forage Spoons to be specific. Tip them with Wigglers if you're lucky enough to get them. Big gills and perch love em.
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Re: lindy frostee spoon size ?
« Reply #5 on: Dec 01, 2021, 02:25 PM »
I use same size as Iceassin but sometimes swap hook out with chain and small single hook.smallest slender spoon and chain is deadly with a minnow or  minnow head for specks too.

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Re: lindy frostee spoon size ?
« Reply #6 on: Dec 02, 2021, 07:28 AM »
Same here, if I知 fishing panfish, I almost always have a 1/16 frostee tied on to one of my rods. If I知 getting into some bigger, aggressive crappies or perch, I like the 1/8 size, but probably 90% of the time, I知 using the 1/16.
Don稚 know if price is any better, but customs jigs and spins demon spoon is almost identical profile/sizes.

The Demon spoon size 6 is 1/12 oz. and a nice general panfish size.

 



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