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What's with this new stuff called "Sweet Beaver". Anyone ever have any experience with Sweet Beaver? I decided to get some today, and some "Smallie Beaver" just in case the Sweet Beaver is too big. They also have a Double Wide Beaver for those who prefer the larger size.

Apparently this is the hottest craze on tour. Let me know if it's worth the money.

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These are lures from Reaction Innovations. Touring pro Andre Moore owns this compnay. There have been many good reviews about this lure called the "sweet beaver" and a smaller version called the "smallie beaver". They say its been the hot lure on the tour and very popular in tournaments down south. If i can find some in the stores I'm going to get some, so I would say, sure go ahead and try them, you never know they might be your next favorite lure.

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I saw the story on Basscenter about the Sweet Beaver. Made me want to get some. grin.gif According to their HSOforum, there are only 2 dealers in the area, one was up in Blaine. I went there and they only had 2 Sweet Beavers left, but a few Smallie Beavers and Double Wide Beavers. I suppose whenever a big show like Basscenter runs a story about a product where they say 90% of the pros are using it, there tends to be a sellout real fast.

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Leave it to Beaver,

This bait could be the next senko. I know, them are tall words, I said could. I fished a private Lake last week that fishes like 'Tonka (same kink of grass) and I used 2 different colors (natural, brn/grn and watermelon/junebug) weightless like a senko. I caught 20 fish in 4 hours. The trick is using a 5/0 super wide gap hook. I did not use the smallie beaver, just the mid-size original Beev. I am sure that you can order on-line. If you run into snags I could get you a few tackle shops here in California that have all the colors. You would have to get permission on the forum 1st, I think.

Dan

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EBass, your thinking in the right direction, every product they market is based on that "lingo", Andre Moore said in his interview, that every product on the market that we buy today is based on 5ex, because that is what sells, it's working for him, he said they are selling $200.000.00 worth of product a month, not a bad income for some plastic baits!

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i just went to their HSOforum to check out the product. it looks like a real nice bait. i may have to try some.

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Gotta echo Wormburner's sentiment....some things never change. 30 years ago my buddy told me "Sex sells, and more sex sells more".

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Just saw a segment on this lure on OLN, think the show was called "fishing university" and it had the founder on it. They were using the smallie beaver on a drop shot rig or traditional on a big jig head and were really doing well with it. Looks like a tube with a trough, which makes hooking it better apparently, also looks like the skirt has more detail and bigger "tails" on it. The rings around the bait are also supposed to help keep the fish on better, but I'm not sure of that. I'm definitely willing to try it, any excuse to buy more tackle is a good one!

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I saw that same clip on OLN. Could someone send me a HSOforum address to where I can get my hand on some of these sweet beavers where they are not backordered? My email address is [email protected] Thanks!!!

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It looks like the Manufacturer is out of stock in most colors. frown.gif

But I heard they were making a new lure that was a combination of a hair jig and a sweet beaver. I wonder what it will be called?

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I am not sure about that model, but the new one I heard about was a combination sweet beaver and quick strike rig which I would not doubt is gonna be marketed under the name "Snappin' Beaver".

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Hey,

I saw a post on another board that has SB knock off's ...

Add three w's before whiteysplastics and .com after. Then go to their catalog and look at the sweet lilly's. It might be that they're not out of stock. I have not tried these but some people on another board recommended them.

FlipR70

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Question on those Beavers. I have noticed that in the images sometimes the back paddle is closed and sometimes it is split open. Which way do you fish 'em??

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HawgTide, I think its to be called the Sweet Hairy Beaver... cool.gif

As to the original post, I have plenty of experience with the sweetest of Beavs... If you need tips let me know!! grin.gif

I know of some men who do prefer the bouble wide beaver, but its not for me...

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Man, I just checked out Reaction Innovation's HSOforum, and pretty much all of their products have certain "connotations." Funny, but kind of pathetic using sex to sell fishing lures.

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After that note.... They look like an interesting lure, but I think I'll wait until this rush cools off. If you order them now, you won't get them till late may at best, and they don't have most of the colors.

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No kidding. With all the hype... everyone is going to want a sweet beaver dangling at the end of their rod this summer!

At the very least, the Reaction Innovations webpage has got to be taking a lot of hits.

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I ordered some in the original beaver in "Hematoma" color from Tacklewarehouse.com Theyre on backorder. Seems like a hot bait though. Some people prefer to split the tail for a better action. I think I remember them having a color called "dirty sanchez". Now THATS funny. smile.gif

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Yep, they did have a Dirty Sanchez color. I forgot the names of the colors I bought.

I'm gonna give them a shot tomorrow. Hope they work miracles!

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