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gulp alive waxies?

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Has anybody use the new gulp alive waxies? Are they any more productive than the real thing?

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We use them alot for "gills" and crappies. One thing I really like about them is the fact that you can catch a number of fish on one maggot or waxie.

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they stay on the hook a lot better and a believe you catch just as many fish with less baiting.

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I agree with the two prior posts; they are just as effective and they stay on a long time. I've got 5 jars of the Gulp! waxies and maggots in different colors, so I should be good to go for the next ten years. Love the blood red!

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they work when the fish have seen too much of the real thing.. the smell isn't the best but they work!! I use them in the summer too

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I've also been on some lakes where the only way you'll catch a bigger bluegill is with the imitation!

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Natural, Green/Chart, Pink and Red. Having them all is best. You never know what hte fish want.

I have yet to take a tub of "live" bait out with me on the water yet this year.

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Red waxies are a favorite. Sometimes they want the t-bone cluster and other times it's just one threaded on a plain dropper hook.

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Handy little bait. Reds, white, and green are popular here. I partioned them into my contact lens jars and stuck them in a few tackle bags. Almost impossible to rig up the wrong way and they catch fish after fish without falling off.

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It sure doesn't hurt to have em with ya. I think they work just as good as the real thing, if not better sometimes!

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This product is awesome on the pannies. The only color I have had any luck on is white. They don't make blood red in waxies just pink, chartreuse and white.

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I've had good luck with them too, chart and red, but only when the gills are active. Sometimes the real deal is hard to beat. I've also had luck tipping a jigging spoon with one combined with a shiner head on a different treble hook; adds color and scent. I also dip the whole jigging spoon/shiner head/gulp rig into the gulp jar to get that nasty smell all over the jig. It sometimes has made the difference...

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I make sure I always have a jar of em with me. Pink and white are my favorite colors. They work just as good if not better than real ones!

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I haven't used the waxies, but the maggots have been magic for me all year. Best $6 I ever spent. It's like buying live bait fresh all the time, but you just keep it in your pocket and never have to think about it.

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I've used them and never had any luck with them.

~piker

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The gulp waxies and maggots work great...won't go fishing without 'em now

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I jsut bought the Gulp alive waxies in natural (white) and was looking for red but they didnt have them in red. I did find red in the regular gulp line, in a smaller container. What is the difference between plain gulp, and gulp Alive??

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NOPE -- DONT WORK AT ALL wink

WORD TO THE WISE -- KEEP THAT LID TIGHT -- ITS A GAWD AWFUL SMELL WHEN IT LEAKS madsick

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What is the difference between plain gulp, and gulp Alive??

Other than the price, I can't seem to find much difference in the two formulas.

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won't go fishing with out em.. when waxies slow down.. gulp is the hot bait!!

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I tried them up on Minnewaska and didnt catch a fish on them, but didnt catch many on real waxies either. the gulp alive jar seems to have alot more liquid than the regular gulp jar.

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I have Powerbait Waxies, and i havent gotten to use them and i would like to ask if they are the same or is there a big difference

thanks!

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I have used live wax worms on occasion. I checked out the Gulp and they look good. I mostly just use small minnows.

What kind and size of hook or jig do you use for these small baits? Do you get good hook sets on the smaller jigs/hooks?

Thanks.

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usually when the panfish are less aggressive i use smaller jigs, preferably a horizontal presentation with a sixe 12 or 14 jig with a heavy feel to it... if the fish are aggressive i'll usually go with even a jig size all the way up to a 6 for crappies, and for sunfish usually no bigger then a 10 size. or a tiny spoon with a size 12 or 14 trebble. good luck

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