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Rainman

New Cotton Cordell lures

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Anyone see the latest lure by cotton cordell on the shelves yet. I forgot the name but it is sopposed to be a sweet lure. Like a shad rap but twice as heavy for great casting ability and dives to 20+ feet of water and runs true to 10 miles an hour, Not that I would troll that fast anyway. I heard the field testers were very amazed buy the fish it brings in as well!

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Rainman-

The lure you're talking about is called the "Grappler Shad", and was tested on Mille Lacs by a buddy of mine. From what I've heard, they do an amazing job.
Fleet Farm in Oakdale is carrying them, and I picked up a few over the weekend to try on Pool 2. The cast a mile, run true, and caught fish for me ripping them on the faces of wingdams. Thumbs up from this guy!

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Thanks Fish,
I have got to get me some of these. What did you have to fork out for them? If you don't mind me asking. Also is your buddies name Steve Dezurik? Just curious! I have read alot of his posts! I want to go fishing with him sometime on pool 2, I fished that pool for the first time this last year and caught quite a few fish. Now I want to learn more about this pool!

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I picked some up at gander in fridley. $4 a piece. The 25% off sale they had last week put them at about $3. What a deal

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The CD15 GRAPPLER SHAD is a nifty lure, a real digger.

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They come in 24 color paters too.

The CD12 C.C. Shad is a favorate of mine too. Caught a mess of fish on them!

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One of my favorates for shallow water walleye is the CS85 Suspending Ripplin’ Red Fin. The original and the suspending model has hung many a hog in the fall for me.

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The CW79 Wally Demon is a big producer too. I like the way they trip over snags and hang-up less. A good river diver where trash is a worry.

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Last but not least the CS7 & CS8 Wally Minnow. They run well and deep at ultra-slow speeds, great cold water walleye diggers.

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Those are my top picks for Cotton Cordell on divers.

For shallow runners I find Bomber 15A's or Smithwicks, both hard to beat.
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Rainman-

I paid the same price as Gander has them... 3.99. But, like Mike mentioned with 25% off deal... you can't go wrong there! Plus, you could pick up a couple of Ed's recommendations as well. I have used a couple he is talking about, and have had great luck with the ones I have used.

Yes, DeeZee is a buddy of mine. I'd HIGHLY recommend booking him for a day, as you will learn alot about fishing Pool 2. I know I did! I think he will be back down here in September for the fall. I'd suggest taking a trip with him sometime before the fall bite really kicks in, as he will show you how to effectively fish wingdams with plastics for BIG fall walleyes. Once the bite starts, it's unbelievable at times.

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the fleet farm in oakdale was out of them when i was there yesterday... and when i asked the guy who worked the fishing section he just gave me a puzzled look and said it would be in the crankbait aisle but alas nothing

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