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I saw a crappie lure in action at the end of the ice season. I would like to pick it up for early water crappies. It is called a shrimpo. Does anybody know where I can find them. Fleet Farm - not. Local bait stores - not. Guys were catch crappies with shrimpos when nothing else was working.

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I know you can order them here at fishing MN. Check out the sponser list. Did you check gander Mountain? I know they had a bunch of them a few weeks ago. Butg I haven't checked lately. Also check out the Ratsos if you find them. They are very much like the shrimpos(same bodies) but a horizontal presentation. They have been my hot crappie lure for ice and open water fishing.

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I had great success with the shrimpo and the ratso this year. I am up in Bemidji and picked them up at Gander, and my dad got some at Gander in St.Cloud. One thing to make sure and have is extra tails. If you get into a hot day of fishing, the tails can be ripped off, and many times this year the tail made the difference between fish and no fish. I know they sell just the tails to, in packs of 10 or so. They aren't to expensive. Hope you find some, they are great lures.

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I picked a bunch up at Scheel's in St Cloud. Don't know if they still have them. You can also order from
Custom Jigs and Spins


That;s right Sceels has them in in a bin where you can pick and choose individually. I'm not sure if they have extra tails though.

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I use Shrimpo's alot and I usually get mine at a Gander Mountain. Shrimpo's are also good during the spring because the fish are spawning and the Shrimpo work really well when the crappies are on the beds.

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