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hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by Spot King » Tue Aug 28, 2007 5:56 am

Hi all,

The lakes I fish have a lot of bluegill in them and I have been thinkin of trying some type of bluegill swimbait. These same lakes also have toothy critters. I've noticed that many of the larger swimbaits are three pieces, and I wondered if there is a three piece hard bluegill bait available?

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by Lucas » Tue Aug 28, 2007 6:52 am

Do a search here for Shell Cracker by Black Dog. It might be exactly what you're looking for.

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by Cal » Tue Aug 28, 2007 7:20 am

Lucas wrote:Do a search here for Shell Cracker by Black Dog. It might be exactly what you're looking for.
Actual review is still in the works, but here are some initial shots and info on their baits:

http://www.tackletour.com/reviewblackdoginside07.html

note the Shellcracker is only a two section bait though
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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by Sully » Tue Aug 28, 2007 9:18 am

Lucas wrote:Do a search here for Shell Cracker by Black Dog. It might be exactly what you're looking for.
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Cal wrote:Actual review is still in the works, but here are some initial shots and info on their baits:

http://www.tackletour.com/reviewblackdoginside07.html

note the Shellcracker is only a two section bait though
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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by raul » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:01 am

Also take a look at K´S Labo Kawami Gill, there´s a guy that has an e-bay store and has them in stock, it´s also a two section swimbait.

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by bpm2000 » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:33 am

i bought some of those ks labo gills, they are pretty nice! My current rod is too light for em so I havnt really been able to test the swimming action yet.

also the Jackall girons. (ALSO 2-SEC)

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by T Mike » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:46 am

Guys, For a 3 piece bream bait

There is only one!! :). This one is made by Reaction Strike.

Coming VERY SOON to a http://www.Tacklewarehouse.com/?from=tactour near you :)

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by austin » Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:43 pm

Black Dog Shellcracker!!!!
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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by raul » Tue Aug 28, 2007 4:07 pm

T Mike wrote:Guys, For a 3 piece bream bait

There is only one!! :). This one is made by Reaction Strike.

Coming VERY SOON to a http://www.Tacklewarehouse.com near you :)

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by xxlbass » Tue Aug 28, 2007 5:23 pm

that's a knock-off bait. Support small business or the quality of our baits will not be around much longer and all we will be left with is crap
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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by T Mike » Tue Aug 28, 2007 6:31 pm

xxlbass?? knockoff of what??

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by xxlbass » Tue Aug 28, 2007 6:39 pm

Shellcracker knockoff. They just made a few changes

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by Spot King » Tue Aug 28, 2007 11:51 pm

WOW! Thanks to all that replied. I didn't expect to get so many replies right away.

I don't get what you guys mean by "knockoffs". I looked at all the baits mentioned and they look different to me. I mean both the shellcracker and the Reaction Strike bait look completely different. The only thing I could see that looks the same are the eyes. One is single jointed and the other is double jointed. They're even shaped different and one has a soft tail. How is that a knockoff?

Either way, I really appreciate the replies. That's exactly what I was looking for. That bait that TMike posted looks perfect. What's the size and how much are they? Are they plastic or what?

Thanks again everyone,

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by T Mike » Wed Aug 29, 2007 1:06 am

xxlbass, Let me talk about the "few" changes aka differences that you stated in your last post.

1. Bull Bream is 2 joints Cracker is one
2. Bull bream is significantly thinner than the Cracker'
3. Bull bream has a spring to retain the tail cracker has lexan
4. Bull bream has a soft tail cracker has lexan
5. Bull Bream weighs alot less than the cracker
6. Bull bream comes in different colors.
7. Bull Bream is priced in the upper 20's Cracker is upper 50's
8. Bull bream action is significantly different than the Shell Cracker
9. Bull bream was designed by ME thats how I know these things.

I don't own an Shell Cracker but I know for a fact it's a GREAT bait. I am going to be buying one soon for myself as these baits are very different

Now the bull bream is made by the same company as the Shell Cracker. That is why you see some similarities in the facial carvings and similiar painting styles.

Here are the colors that they are coming out with.

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by mhood » Wed Aug 29, 2007 5:37 am

Mike, what are the weights of the Bull Bream and the Shellcracker?
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