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With all the anticipation of the Mn. opener building up, I've been mentally going through my box thinking about what to tie-on first for the season. I'm gonna probably go with a trusty marabou spinnerbait that bulges nicely when burned or a topraider to find some aggressive fish. What about you?

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Creeper

Topraider

Double 13's, possibly double 20's if i make one in time.

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I won't get any lures wet this weekend. However, next Fri when I get out I'll probably start with a glide bait or a twitch bait- not sure which yet. I have to wait to get there to know for sure...

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Probably a DB#10 or #13 but only because I want to see how the new Saltist will handle these babies. Then if I can get thew DB#10 out of my hands I would much prefer throwing a glider like a phantom or a hellhound. From reading other boards that is where the majority of the success is coming in this goofy spring. Plus the weather should be a real treat, hopefully the full moon can make up for that.

Good Luck this weekend boys and girls, cheers and Muskies for all....

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Creeper

Topraider

Double 13's, possibly double 20's if i make one in time.

#20's, holy man that's some serious tackle there!!! What do you crank 'em in with?

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Originally Posted By: JRedig
Creeper

Topraider

Double 13's, possibly double 20's if i make one in time.

#20's, holy man that's some serious tackle there!!! What do you crank 'em in with?

Merc 175 EFI Black Box w/4 blade stainless, 1:87 gear ratio! Not sure what line pickup is, but i'm pretty sure at WOT it's a couple spools per minute! grincool

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Black/Orange/Nickel Avenger X that I picked up at the expo. Also a custom Assassin bait with purple/white/blue/nickel/silver in it. Can't wait to get out!

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same with riverkid on the new expo baits.

going to throw that double bladed safety-pin spinner and see how it feels for a while.

then probably on to a weighted squirrely burt.

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anybody have any experience throwing these? and any success?

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Dress warm. Down to 40 at night with a little wind.

Not sure what I'll throw. Probably throw some sort of a bucktail.

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I'll start with the same as last year - Mepps single blk with silver blade. 2 fish c & r last opener both on Mepps. Most the the follows were on smaller Dawgs.

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Dbl 10's, Bulldog (pike color), and probably burning a few smaller bucktails. I may throw a suick in there just to mix it up.

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JRedig, I thought you weren't going to spend more than $300 for a new reel? smile

10,000 - did you become a convert? What happened to the small bucktail addiction?

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Black and orange creeper then a glider/twitch after the sun comes up probably a nice gaudy color

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JRedig, I thought you weren't going to spend more than $300 for a new reel? smile

Don't worry, I didn't! Gave the 20's a test run tonight, not bad with a reel actually. It's work but you can only go so fast because of the amount of material being moved so it's kinda weird.

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Check these things out: 10's, 20's, 13's.

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Painted them up last night, looks crazy.

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Wow, I'm still amazed at the size of those blades, I thought 10's were hard to reel in!!! Those 20's must move a crazy amount of water!!!

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