Megabass X-80 TD Trick Darter Jerkbaits

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Megabass X-80 TD Trick Darter Jerkbaits

Postby antoniolopez944 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:58 pm

Anyone have any experience with these. I primarily use the 110,110 junior and the pop max. Im looking to expand my megabass collection, I feel like these will be deadly on river small mouth.

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Re: Megabass X-80 TD Trick Darter Jerkbaits

Postby jerkbait22 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:18 am

I go to the trick darter when it's not as strong of a reaction bite and/or they won't hit the 110. I've had some days with calm clear water where they won't commit to the 110 but I was able to get bites on the trick darter.

One thing to be aware of is that most of them have a slow sink versus the 110 which has a slow rise.

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Re: Megabass X-80 TD Trick Darter Jerkbaits

Postby goldrod » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:03 am

I only use the ones with the prop on it.
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Re: Megabass X-80 TD Trick Darter Jerkbaits

Postby zalan » Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:23 am

jerkbait22 wrote:One thing to be aware of is that most of them have a slow sink versus the 110 which has a slow rise.


Mine was sinking as well even though it was supposed to be suspending. I got rid of it, never liked it.

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Re: Megabass X-80 TD Trick Darter Jerkbaits

Postby Drew03cmc » Mon May 21, 2018 9:01 pm

The X-80 has accounted for my biggest river spot to date. 17".
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Re: Megabass X-80 TD Trick Darter Jerkbaits

Postby Cal » Mon May 21, 2018 10:01 pm

Under rated and under appreciated bait:

http://www.tackletour.com/reviewmbtrickdarter.html
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Re: Megabass X-80 TD Trick Darter Jerkbaits

Postby Cristo » Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:47 pm

I love it but mirror my like in 110 +1s I fish the trick darter plus one, but I don't think they make those anymore and I only have 3 left :-k
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Re: Megabass X-80 TD Trick Darter Jerkbaits

Postby JWY » Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:53 am

The SW version is a solid performer for me and accounted for many good fish.

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Re: Megabass X-80 TD Trick Darter Jerkbaits

Postby Hogsticker2 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:44 pm

zalan wrote:
jerkbait22 wrote:One thing to be aware of is that most of them have a slow sink versus the 110 which has a slow rise.


Mine was sinking as well even though it was supposed to be suspending. I got rid of it, never liked it.

Same. Sank too fast, much more so than "slow sink"

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Re: Megabass X-80 TD Trick Darter Jerkbaits

Postby Aquaftm45 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:20 pm

Biggest "thing" I caught on my recent FL vacation was about a 10lb Softshell Turtle, on my only X-80 Jr. SW in Night illusion. Line snapped at the bank and I watch my beloved little lure disapear in to the murky water along with the turtle. Sad.

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Re: Megabass X-80 TD Trick Darter Jerkbaits

Postby NJ Jigman » Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:09 pm

As you predicted, they are deadly on river smallies. However you can't beat the 110 for lakes.


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