Japan style trout spoons

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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby Pen3 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:04 pm

Any of the matte colors on the darker side would be perfect for trouts.

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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby adam lancia » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:19 am

JB in SC wrote:Adam I sent you a PM.

Finesse-Fishing.com has replacement single hooks (barbless) that should work for most any small lure.


Thanks for the link and PM!

Question about these little spoons: do you tie directly to them or use a snap? If tying directly, which knot do you prefer to use?

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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby JB in SC » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:36 am

The Lupin has a split ring to tie to, the Vega doesn't. I'd consider adding a split ring personally, the #2.5 and #3 Sunline is very small in diameter, .004" and .005" too small for me to see to tie with aging eyes unless I'm using magnification.

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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby JB in SC » Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:03 pm

The 1.8 g Lupins are proving to be an excellent choice in my case. I tried them out on my Daiwa Presso AGS 54 XUL-S with the 1025 Presso reel. With 3 lb Sunline Area Meister, I really have to pay attention to keep them out of trees across smallish streams. At the local lake they outcast everything else I've used, even the JH-85 Cultiva 1.7 g jig. Amazing, considering the rod is rated to 2.5 g. I thought they might overload it slightly but not at all.

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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby Hobie-Wan Kenobi » Sat Feb 24, 2018 5:51 pm

JB in SC wrote:Adam I sent you a PM.

Finesse-Fishing.com has replacement single hooks (barbless) that should work for most any small lure.


They are actually priced pretty dang good too.
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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby uljersey » Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:33 pm

I prefer tying very light line to the single diameter of a snap vs the double diameter of a split ring, just a confidence thing for me as I feel the knot is less prone to failure. Anyhow, these Decoy snaps are available in small enough sizes that would work well on those small spoons.

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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby BRONZEBACK32 » Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:00 am

Whats the best U.S. style spoons?

I'm gonna pick up some from Japan also but just wondering....

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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby JB in SC » Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:43 am

BRONZEBACK32 wrote:Whats the best U.S. style spoons?

I'm gonna pick up some from Japan also but just wondering....


The Little Cleo is available in 1/16 oz and Dardevil has a 1/32 and 1/16 Skeeter and Lil Devle. There may be others but I'm not familiar with them. Nothing in the US can match the colors, weights, and shapes of the JDM micro spoons. Also, many of the JDM spoons are already equipped with barbless hooks.

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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby BRONZEBACK32 » Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:02 pm

Has anyone tried the Forest Miu spoons from Japan?

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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby adam lancia » Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:29 am

BRONZEBACK32 wrote:Has anyone tried the Forest Miu spoons from Japan?


Nope, but I want to. Order some and let me know how they work :laugh1: :laugh1:

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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby BRONZEBACK32 » Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:22 pm

adam lancia wrote:
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:Has anyone tried the Forest Miu spoons from Japan?


Nope, but I want to. Order some and let me know how they work :laugh1: :laugh1:


I might just do that :big grin:

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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby adam lancia » Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:09 am

BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
adam lancia wrote:
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:Has anyone tried the Forest Miu spoons from Japan?


Nope, but I want to. Order some and let me know how they work :laugh1: :laugh1:


I might just do that :big grin:


If they work really well, save me some money and don't tell me lol

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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby JB in SC » Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:45 am

adam lancia wrote:
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:
adam lancia wrote:
BRONZEBACK32 wrote:Has anyone tried the Forest Miu spoons from Japan?


Nope, but I want to. Order some and let me know how they work :laugh1: :laugh1:


I might just do that :big grin:


If they work really well, save me some money and don't tell me lol


You can't take it with you ;)

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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby BRONZEBACK32 » Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:55 pm

I ordered about 6 of them last night....

So far they are excellent :big grin:

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Re: Japan style trout spoons

Postby adam lancia » Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:10 pm

JB in SC wrote:You can't take it with you ;)


Need to have it before worrying about trying to take it with me lol


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