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Offline WVBoy

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Salmo Chubby Darter?
« on: Dec 29, 2003, 10:23 AM »
I have been trying to find this new lure that looked killer and I found it at a gander mountain back home over the holidays. Pricey lure too at 7 bucks a pop. Has anyone used this lure and had much success. What are good ways to fish it? wvboy
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Re:Salmo Chubby Darter?
« Reply #1 on: Dec 29, 2003, 06:31 PM »
I have great success using this lure.  I have even caught bluegill on the smaller ones.  I tend to fish them like Rapala/Nils Master jiggers, but I give them a forcefull upward tug.  Whenever I have had a fish hit one it has been a solid strike.

I got mine a year or so ago but $7.00 seems a bit steep.

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Re:Salmo Chubby Darter?
« Reply #2 on: Jan 02, 2004, 09:30 AM »
Can you tip the hook with a minnow head, or is it best to not put anything on it?

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Re:Salmo Chubby Darter?
« Reply #3 on: Jan 02, 2004, 10:51 AM »
do you think they are as productive as the jigging rap or not? if so i will go and purchase one. they do seem pricy tho

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Re:Salmo Chubby Darter?
« Reply #4 on: Jan 02, 2004, 04:30 PM »
You could tip them with a minnow head if you want, I never have.  They seem to work just as good as the jigging rap for me.

Hope this helps.

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Re:Salmo Chubby Darter?
« Reply #5 on: Jan 03, 2004, 07:24 AM »
once you find the jigging tempo that the fish in your lake want the will out produce the jigging raps or the nils master

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Re:Salmo Chubby Darter?
« Reply #6 on: Jan 03, 2004, 09:40 AM »
Salmo's web site suggest that you can fish the Cubby Darter as attractor/lure by removing the front treble and add a dropper. Havent tried that yet but I played with it a little of new years day and the action of that lure is AMAZING!!! Nothing quite like it. And the realistic almost photographic finish is sweet.I would eat it!
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Re:Salmo Chubby Darter?
« Reply #7 on: Jan 03, 2004, 08:45 PM »
Just a little side comment- I've found that bass love this lure more than any other fish through the ice. But I guess that's because it looks so good, and bass hunt by site more than any other fish that I know.
if anybody from michigan will help me out with the lakes and stuff up here I'd really appreciate it since I'm new to the area.

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Re:Salmo Chubby Darter?
« Reply #8 on: Jan 08, 2004, 05:42 PM »
have played with the dropper hook system walleye love this as an attractor

 



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