hard bluegill swimbait?

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by splash » Sat Sep 01, 2007 3:35 pm

I in no way was trying to stir the pot for any company, just trying to get some facts. Sorry for posting.
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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by Mattlures » Sat Sep 01, 2007 10:41 pm

All of my current soft plastic baits are made in my shop rigfht here in the USA. Now my Woody was a little side project that was manufactured for me by another company. Reaction Strike did not manufacture the baits. However they were manufactured in the same factory that is used by some of the other brands. Note that is why I sold them at a discounted price. If I make them they cost more. I am working on some hard baits now. Non wood to assure consistancy. They will be impresiveand they will be made by me and my employees!
As for all the knock offs.
Well, If i fish Senkos, I buy Senkos!! I refuse to use a copy.
(I realy dont use them very often though)

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by splash » Sun Sep 02, 2007 9:39 am

Deleted my post!
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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by Cal » Sun Sep 02, 2007 9:46 am

Reaction Strike has their baits built in the same factory as Black Dog Baits and, as Matt mentioned above, Mattlure's first run Woody Lures. Reaction Strike is not an OEM but simply shares the OEM factory.
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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by splash » Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:58 am

I deleted my post!
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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by Rob » Sun Sep 02, 2007 10:59 am

What about something custom made?
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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by Mattlures » Sun Sep 02, 2007 11:08 am

those jointed baits dont look to bad
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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by splash » Sun Sep 02, 2007 11:22 am

I deleted my post!

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by T Mike » Mon Sep 03, 2007 12:41 am

Cal wrote:Reaction Strike has their baits built in the same factory as Black Dog Baits and, as Matt mentioned above, Mattlure's first run Woody Lures. Reaction Strike is not an OEM but simply shares the OEM factory.
Cal, It's not quite that simple..

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by xxlbass » Mon Sep 03, 2007 7:52 pm

I pretty much known ahead of time I was going to open a can o worms with this one. I tell it like it is from a consumer perspective. I use Black dog baits and love them and they work effectively for me and when I see something similar I'm going to knock it, but I do honestly believe that the small business is always on the losing end when other companies replicate baits and sell them for cheaper even if they are manufactured by the same facility.

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by Kalicos » Wed Sep 05, 2007 1:12 pm

when will those bull bream be ready for the market? priced in the high 20s? wow. does anyone noe where i can get my hands on some?

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Re: hard bluegill swimbait?

Post by T Mike » Wed Sep 05, 2007 5:33 pm

CALL tacklewarehouse. They have them just not on the site "yet"

Number is 800-300-4916

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