Best finesse popper?

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby poisonokie » Tue May 02, 2017 1:36 am

The Yo-Zuri 3DS is a sweet little popper. They cast well and make a lot of commotion for their size. Excellent hooks, too. And they aren't stupid expensive. I like the prism clown color for stained water.
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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby smalljaw » Tue May 02, 2017 2:03 am

I use several different ones but the 3 best are the 1/4oz Yellow Magic, Splash-it and old Xcalibur Zell Pop. Those all make the same spitting type sound.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby Randingo » Tue May 02, 2017 9:52 am

smalljaw wrote:I use several different ones but the 3 best are the 1/4oz Yellow Magic, Splash-it and old Xcalibur Zell Pop. Those all make the same spitting type sound.

I seem to recall that the Splash-It began when Iovino got blems of Ricos and refinished them. Might be an urban myth, but it's certainly a widely repeated one.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby Rodster14 » Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:05 am

Megabass Pop x. I have caught far more with with one than any other popper. Sexy French Pearl is my favorite color.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby lmbass » Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:28 pm

Try the Viva Bug I Popper if you can find one. Great spitting action!

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby BRONZEBACK32 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:06 pm

Don Lavino's Splash-it is my favorite

Black gold it my go to color....

I like it way more then the Megabass pop x, I need to try a Yellow Magic.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby earthworm77 » Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:44 pm

Yamamoto made a really small popper a while back, maybe a Sugoi mini Splash? It is a 1/8oz bait and it is killer. I saw a couple going for 200.00 on ebay a while back and was shocked, so I looked through my baits and noticed I had a few. Anyway, I bought a bunch of bodies on ebay that are the exact same style for really cheap and they seem to be the same bait. I might be able to post a photo later on.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby earthworm77 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 10:43 am

The popper on the bottom left is a Sugoi Mini. All the other are Mega Bass PopX ko's in 2" 1/8oz size that I painted myself and added Decoy and Cultiva hardware to.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby freelancer27 » Wed Aug 23, 2017 3:48 pm

Rodster14 wrote:Megabass Pop x. I have caught far more with with one than any other popper. Sexy French Pearl is my favorite color.


Second that statement!

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby Fishingelbow » Mon Sep 11, 2017 5:41 pm

Daiwa's T.D.Popper ZERO has been my favorite for years. Good thing I got a bunch way back when it was produced, since you can't find them anymore. Translucent smelt does the job!
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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby Hogsticker2 » Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:46 pm

I haven't been using my poppers much since discovering Grand Sigletts. Very addictive little bait.

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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby slipperybob » Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:31 am

Sugio mini splash, one of the best. If I only knew then...casts very well for it's size.

On the cheap side, Rebel hopper popper and the Teeny Pop-R . These have always produce.

Owner Gobo Popper. smaller cup, sits lower on water. Even panfish hits this lure.

The smallest Hula popper...big mouth cup, big pop.
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Re: Best finesse popper?

Postby Giqqo » Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:08 am

really like the small megabass poppers


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