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Question on 'BOU

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I really dig the way the baits with BOU on them look out of the water but other than here and there haven't used them much. Do they catch a lot of air when casting - also, is there a brand or style that holds up the best?

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'bou is my bucktail material of choice. doesn't catch air when it's water soaked, prolly less air resistance than tinsel, i like the way it gives body and depth and good solid color to a bait.

mepps marabou is a fine bait (after you upsize the back hook), flashers, supergirls, all of them seem to be tied well.

aside from some fading over time and use, it's a pretty durable material. watch out for dye bleeding on your boat carpet the first few times and don't put it away while it's soaking wet.

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They actually cast pretty well since the marabou all lays flat when you pull it out of the water. I use quite a few Shumway spinnerbaits. I really liked his 3oz funky chicken in bou, but sadly it has been discontinued. He makes a quality product, that's for sure.

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Not too particular fond of Marabou bucktails... but do have few tho... Flashabous for me...

If I can remember, when I started out fishing for muskies... some one advised me to get the marabou bucktails wet first before casting... and nowdays I find myself wetting all lures before casting them out... force of habit I guess... Regular, Marabous, and Flashabous all work beautifully, just that each has their own time and place...

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AWH    0

Marabou bucktails will cast better than any other bucktail material due to the amount of water it holds. So if you find yourself casting into a stronger wind, this is a great option if for no other reason than the casting ability of these baits.

Aaron

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