Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
GlomDawg

Gulp vs. Gulp Alive?

6 posts in this topic

I'm going to be up fishing out of Morson over the 4th and was going to bring up some Gulp minnows to fish with. Have you seen any difference between those big tubs of Gulp Alive baits vs. the standard Gulp minnows you buy in the bags? I was going to bring up some 2-1/2" or 3" minnows but thought it would be much easier to pack the bags vs. the tub.

Also is it better to use these to "tip" a jig with, or thread them on the a bare head and make it the jig.

Thanks! Tim

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have used the ones in the bag in place of a fathead on a jighead. Worked well for the river walleyes last fall

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm going to be up fishing out of Morson over the 4th and was going to bring up some Gulp minnows to fish with. Have you seen any difference between those big tubs of Gulp Alive baits vs. the standard Gulp minnows you buy in the bags? I was going to bring up some 2-1/2" or 3" minnows but thought it would be much easier to pack the bags vs. the tub.

Also is it better to use these to "tip" a jig with, or thread them on the a bare head and make it the jig.

Thanks! Tim

We use Gulp minnows in place of live minnows. We use the 4" Shad black/silver and the chartruese. We put the hook through the mouth and out the head. Doesn't matter on the tub or pack - whatever is easier.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I would go with the bags. I was up in ontario last week and I had the gulp alive tub. If it ever went on its side it would leak all over. If you go with the tubs find a better way to store it... Another guy I was with used just plain gulp and it worked just as good. If you go with the plain gulp you can try it in dif colors. The black and white ones worked well sometimes and other time the chart. would produce more fish.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Berkley had a problem with the original packing and it did leak after you broke the seal. I transfered mine to a regular canning jar with a sealed lid and it was just fine. I believe they have fixed the problem.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for the replys! I bought some bags and will bring those. They have a new watermelon pearl color that looks pretty deadly. I got some of those and the black and white smelt ones.

Tim

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    •   I would definitely get the one with the Pheasant plowing attachment! Beats walking the fields!
    • Never getting rid of my Suburban. Just looking for a new toy for hunting etc. that I can drive down narrow dirt roads up north. Another reason why I would rather buy a slightly used one so I can use it without worrying about putting a few scratches on it. Those side by sides look like fun but you have to haul them around and cant drive them everywhere. And they just aren't built to take what a Jeep can. Always kind of liked the looks of Jeeps and being able to remove the top in the summer is nice to. Would definitely want a hard top to as the soft tops aren't to good for MN winters. I'm sure the newer ones have better heaters than the older ones as I remember back in the day guys were dressed like they were snowmobiling while driving their Jeep. And scraping frost off of the window to see.
    • I went through the same thing. I had ATV's at first then bought an RZR. It was fun but honestly the quality for the price is pretty bad. You can go up to a Can Am but then the price is even worse. So a few years after I sold the RZR I got the itch again but then started looking at the Wranglers and ended up doing that. I bought a 2006 with the 4.0 and after that and buying a used 6.6' plow I was into it for less than 13.5k and can drive it everywhere.   I have the hardtop on mine. I just take it off in the summer and drive it when it's nice. IMHO it's the way to go but you need to watch out for ones that are rusted out. I take the doors off, the top off and drive around sniping gophers, head to the lake or just cruise around. I like the 32" BFG KO tires.     
    •   What's a big guy like you going to do with a little SUV?  Your still keeping the truck to pull that new trailer right?
    • Good luck, have fun and stay topside this time of year.
    • Did you have to sand in between coats of lacquer? I was going to use a pre catalyzed lacquer for a little more durability, but it seems like it would take forever to get in all of the grooves. 
    • Some of the older ones had a 4 cylinder. Think the new ones only have a 6 now.
    • White pine needs bud caps to survive.     DNR had this publication you might find interesting managing_woodland_deer.pdf   Here is another link.... from extension   http://www.myminnesotawoods.umn.edu/2007/04/minnesota-woodlands-and-wildlife-strategies-and-species/   Balsam fir and spruce are good if we ever have another bad winter....
  • Our Sponsors