Chatterbait trailer selection

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Re: Chatterbait trailer selection

Postby goldrod » Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:35 pm

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Re: Chatterbait trailer selection

Postby ChiGGz » Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:06 pm

Chatterbaits have more of an up and down wavy action. Wouldn't you want to get a trailer that has roughly the same action? Using a trailer with a twirling (grub tail) action instead of a wavy one would mess up the "rhythm" and cadence of the chatterbait IMHO.

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Re: Chatterbait trailer selection

Postby toddmc » Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:31 am

ChiGGz wrote:Chatterbaits have more of an up and down wavy action. Wouldn't you want to get a trailer that has roughly the same action? Using a trailer with a twirling (grub tail) action instead of a wavy one would mess up the "rhythm" and cadence of the chatterbait IMHO.

Don't overthink it. D & M even includes a grub with their bladed jigs. Experiment to find what works on your waters. You might find something that works amazing if you experiment.

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Re: Chatterbait trailer selection

Postby Ranger Ron 620 DVS » Fri Apr 21, 2017 8:05 am

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Re: Chatterbait trailer selection

Postby joekaz » Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:20 am

My new favorite trailer is a Strike King Rage Menace rigged vertically with the top flapper cut off.

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Re: Chatterbait trailer selection

Postby earthworm77 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:27 pm

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Re: Chatterbait trailer selection

Postby hungry_cow » Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:58 am

My go to trailer is the Skinny dipper with just a bit of the head cut off. If I want a little less action / profile I go to a Zako and if I want a bigger profile I use a full size Lake Fork Live Magic Shad. Really any minnow, grub, or craw type trailer will work. I don't think it usually makes a big difference as I have caught bass on every trailer I have tried and haven't really noticed much difference in success.


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