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ryanmitchell

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Does anyone add scent to any of their baits? I just read an article my brother sent me. Game Fish oil a guy saturates hi bucks with and adds to jerk baits and crankbaits. Does anyone use scent on their musky lures, and if so which brand is suggested? Dr. Juice and Pro cure were a couple other brands.

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IMO don't waste your time and money.

Does a lion run up to a zebra and then decide to eat?

I don't even think it's possible to mask the scent of deer hair, marabou, or paint and epoxy. You'll just get your hands greasy and boat messy.

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IMO don't waste your time and money.

Does a lion run up to a zebra and then decide to eat?

I don't even think it's possible to mask the scent of deer hair, marabou, or paint and epoxy. You'll just get your hands greasy and boat messy.

I agree... don't waste your time.

Happy fishin'

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IMO don't waste your time and money.

Does a lion run up to a zebra and then decide to eat?

Does a musky run up to a bait and follow it slowly to your boat without eating it? Maybe because it looks like something to eat and doesn't smell like something to eat...must be confusing.

Honestly I'm just stirring the pot, though. Greasy, oily, nasty stuff. I used to put Dr. Juice pike formula on big spinner baits for pike, but I caught more bass than pike everytime I tried that stuff.

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I have had success with some Dr. Juice product. Took time and experimentation to try and narrow it down. Only one type works IMO, and its not the "flavor" you'd think. I absolutely believe it can make the difference on slow moving topwaters in particular but they have to be wood and be roughed up enough to hold it a little bit. Anything synthetic and don't bother, but it can lay a nice "please come bite me trail" to a predators senses when used with wood. This has proven to be a no brainer for me when going back to an earlier "follower" and getting it to bite, and really many times you don't even have to come back, put the right bait on, give it a few pumps of the juice, let it rip. Explosion nearly sure to follow.

It does work, but every product is not created equally and many guys give it up without really giving it a chance. Why are the "scented" soft plastics and stuff like Gulp and Powerbait still being talked about, why are more walleyes and panfish and pike and bass than ever being caught on stuff like that? Because if done properly it can really pay off. No different for muskies.

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