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Whats you favorite Crank bait.

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Mine has been the #5 and #7 original deep divers in White and blue as well as the silver shad color. I also love the original floating rap as well. Whats your fav's?

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the original floater #7 minnow (black/silver) will always be special to me, but my #1 is the #7 original floater perch!

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I have dozens of favorites depending on the water I'm fishing, moon phase,(if fishing at night) and the time of year.

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I have dozens of favorites depending on the water I'm fishing, moon phase,(if fishing at night) and the time of year.

I agree with Borch, my favorite is whichever is working at the moment, and it changes frequently. I don't any lures that I "always start with", it changes depending on where and when I'm fishing.

My favorite baits to catch fish on though are probably Reef Runners - love the action, love the colors, love the names.

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I pull more Deep 600 series Reef Runners these days than anything else. The Custom Color Silver Clown has been HOT no matter where I go.

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I pull more Deep 600 series Reef Runners these days than anything else.

Deep Little Rippers are my favorite RR.

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I fish Little Rippers a lot too, but the shallower running model. Fish have a thing for Pink Lemonade!

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For me, Like I said depend on the lake or time of year...

Rapala SSR, RSR, SR, RSR Jointed, #11 Floating Minnow, #13 Floating minow, #12 HJ, #10 Xrap.

Rattlin Rogue Shallow Floater, Super Rogue.

Thunderstick, Deep Thunderstick Junior

Salmo Hornet, Minnow

Bomber Long A

Reef Runner Little Ripper

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Are we talking crankbaits or jerkbaits?

Cranks would definitely be the good ol' shad raps

Jerkbaits, boy are there alot of 'em. Basically anything in chrome, yellow, firetiger, or white with a rattle in it.

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I fish Little Rippers a lot too, but the shallower running model. Fish have a thing for Pink Lemonade!

We won a lot of $ with Pink Lemonades this summer.

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as a shore fisherman, the only time i use cranks for walleye is during the spring and fall. my favorite are jerkbaits, xraps in size 8 and 10. Clown , Gold, Glass Ghost, Hot Steel, Silver, and olive green produce the most. but i have had luck with hot head, hot pink, and perch.

other than the x-rap... i would say lucky craft live pointer. expensive lure at over $20 each, but well worth the price. i cant even count how many fish i caught using them. largemouth, smallmouth, pike, and walleye go crazy over them

they suspend at a certain temperature, so they are great for spring fishing.

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Size depends on time of year etc but all-time best color beat all for me is Black and Gold Rapala Original Floaters. Day or night doesn't matter to me.

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I've got a boat, but there is something about fishing spring and fall walleyes from shore in waders that just rubs me the right way...

Rapala X-Raps, Rapala X-Rap Shad Shallows, Rapala Husky jerk-baits, Smithwick Mr. Walleye Rattlin' Rogues, Yo Zuri Pins Minnows, Yo Zuri Crystal Minnows, Matzuo Phantom Minnows, Matzuo Zander Shads..... In all colors and sizes which will be used dependent on depth, water clarity and moonlight.

When I'm on the boat. Reef Runners, Rapala Minnow Raps, Rapala Tail Dancers.... Again, in all colors and sizes.

1eR

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Anyone have any reviews / experiences with Salmo Executors, esp the shallow divers??

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Anyone have any reviews / experiences with Salmo Executors, esp the shallow divers??

I used them last year with not too good of results. Shallow shad raps were better for me.

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Thanks perch. That Real Roach color caught my eye. Had to have it, and then 3 other patterns that have produced in the Hornets, and both sizes, of course. Haven't unpackaged em yet. Might have to give one a fair shot. If nothing, bring rest back. Shallow Raps are always good to go, just looking for new patterns in a similar lure. Thanks for the reply.

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I'm running a few of the shallow jointed frisky's but not the executors. The Frisky's have caught fish for me.

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how deep do the shallow jointed frisky's run? they were a bit bigger than what i was hoping for in size. I just can't keep the small 6-14 inche walleyes off of my shallow shad raps.

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Smaller Frisky's are in the works and should be available when the kinks are worked out if they aren't already.

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how deep do the shallow jointed frisky's run? they were a bit bigger than what i was hoping for in size. I just can't keep the small 6-14 inche walleyes off of my shallow shad raps.

They run about 4-5 feet. They do really have a nice action to them. I like the size myself for walleyes. The small eyes will still hit them but so will the big ones.

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