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Reef Runner's Cicadas

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I have been doing some reading up on ice fishing walleyes and other fish, and I had a couple articles talk about using Reef Runner's Cicadas during the hard water season. It sounds like they give off good vibrations and flash when jigged. Anyone ever give these a try on hard water?

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I have caught bass and perch with them. I don't see why walleyes wouldn't eat them. The vibration is awesome. Just be careful while jigging, lower the lure and line at the same pace. It will tangle in the hooks other wise.

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I've used them as an attractor for panfish. The have a very hard vibration and call fish in. I get bites on them, but usually catch my fish when I drop a jig down after.

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I use the same type of lure called a Zip. I take the hooks right off it. Just use it as an attractor. When things get slow I drop it down and rip the { bad word) out of it ! It sure does seem to call fish in of all kinds. Does not mean they will bite but they sure come to see what the commotion is.I had a big one (about 5 inches) that I lost and have been looking for another for a few years now.

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Try Red Rock. They used to have a wide size variety of them. I seem to remember seeing some huge ones, too.

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