Favorite lure list

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In order from most thrown to least.
1. Spybait
2. Ned Rig/Wacky Rig
4. Square Bill
5. Deep diving crank (20ft)
6. Shakey head
7. Spoons
8. Buzzbait
9. Spinner bait

Number 1 to 5 probably 90% of the time. What's your thrown list?
 
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NCHillbilly

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For bass? Around here, we have mostly deep lakes with a mixture of largemouth, smallmouth, and spots.

Zoom trick worm, either weightless/floating or Carolina rigged.
4" Zoom lizard, Carolina rigged
3" curlytail grub on a 1/4 oz. jighead
Zoom fluke, weightless
Floating Rapala or Rattlin' Rogue or Yo-Zuri jerkbait
Shad Rap or Bandit or Norman crankbait
Cordell Spot or Rat-L-Trap
Hopkins Shorty spoon
 

Big7

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Zoom lizard. (pumpkin seed and watermelon)

Zoom or Culprit worms. (all colors)

In line heavy spinner. (Blue Fox, mostly)

Lip-less cranks. (Hot Spot or Rattle Trap, same thing)

Any Buzz Bait
(I like Strike King, yeah, you could spend more money but why)

Jitter Bug. Sputter Fuss. Anything Arbogast. (not cheap)

Rebel, most all of them. I love "Creek Hoppers".

I could go on and on. Have a bunch of just about everything.
Not short on fresh or saltwater tackle.

I use the "rule": "Dark bait, dark days". Light bait, light days.
 

NCHillbilly

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I couldn't fish without a jerkbait, a fluke, and a jig n pig.
You know, I've thrown jig and pigs until my arm about fell off over the years, and I have caught a grand total of one bass on one. And it was out of a farm pond. I have never caught a fish on a chatterbait, either.
 

fish hawk

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Trick worm,weightless or Texas rigged.
Swim jig.
Swim bait,plastic and hard body.
Shakey head
lunker punker
 
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Stick worms in spring and summer
Jig and jerkbaits in fall and winter
Crankbaits all year round. lol
This seems to work for me when the fish bite.
And I do have stuff that I enjoy more than others:
`RW Series V-Twin buzzbait
`5XD
 
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Browniez

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You know, I've thrown jig and pigs until my arm about fell off over the years, and I have caught a grand total of one bass on one. And it was out of a farm pond. I have never caught a fish on a chatterbait, either.

Man I am with You! I had a number of years of frustration with jigs. Funny story how I learned them.

I had some bad back issues for a couple months, and I really couldn't move or work a moving bait. So I started flipping jigs, and did really well once I slowed down about 1000%.

The only reason I slowed down was because I couldn't access much water. It blew my mind a bass would stare at a motionless jig for 30 seconds THEN eat it.

I pump my jigs and count to 10 to 15 before I even shake em. After I started doing that I started catching on jigs.
 
shakey head - year round, mostly with craws
Jig and craw - year round, late fall and early spring I fish them HARD
Jerkbait - late fall throughout winter and early spring
Big Texas rigged worm - summer and early fall
Frog or chug bug - summer and early fall
 
White Jerkbait
Shakey Head Finesse Worm
Small Shad Crankbait
Craw on Unskirted Jig (spring time especially)(I have never caught a fish on a skirted jig)
White fluke
 

CDW

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1. Texas rugged senko
2. Squarebill
3. Dropshot
4. Fluke
5. Spinnerbait
And I try jigs often but never had any luck but maybe one day...
5.
 
I agree with many of you. I've caught two bass on jigs. My second best 8lb 14oz in a pond and a 2lb spot on Logan Martin. I try to fish them frequently but it's hard having only caught TWO fish in my life on them. What's up with these things?
 
I agree with many of you. I've caught two bass on jigs. My second best 8lb 14oz in a pond and a 2lb spot on Logan Martin. I try to fish them frequently but it's hard having only caught TWO fish in my life on them. What's up with these things?
Not a numbers bait, that's why most people don't like to fish them. You might have a day when there's a hot numbers jig bite but it's not the norm. It takes a lot of focus dealing with maintaining contact with your jig as well as bite detection. They are more versatile than people give them credit for, there's no set rule on how to fish them. Deep, shallow, fast, slow, dragged, hopped, stroked, heavy cover, no cover, flipped, skipped, bomb casted. With a lot of confidence and patience they consistently catch big bass, more so than I can say for any other bait.
 
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