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LeRoy_Metz

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LeRoy_Metz

A buddy of mine told me he sprays WD40 on his lures when he ice fishes.He claims it attracts fish.Any body ever use WD40 for attracting fish?

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Harmonica Bear

People have been doing that for years, not so good for the lake though. Definitely not environmentally correct in our world today.

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ec30_06

I spray my abu garcia reels with it about once a month to keep em clean and lubed.

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MuskieJunkie

A lot of people do it, I think the old formula had fish oil in it, but the formula now days does not. There are so many other fish attractants/scents out there I don't really see the need to use it now.

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efgh

If you want a oil for attracking sunnies, use the oil out of a sardine can after you eat the sardines, just a few drops in a small wax worm box is all you need. sounds dumb but it works,you can put the oil and small sardine pieces in a small bottle and dip plastics in it too. wink.gif

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LeRoy_Metz

great tip i am going to try it out

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minneman

Forget the WD40, use ear wax!

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chickeywing

WD40 has banana oil.

Preporation H has shark oil.

Way back, my buddy and I were trolling identical lures. He was using WD40 on his and he outfished me 3-1. It works. Not so good for the lake.

TC

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Muddog

I bet it Displaces a lot of Water. Even though I would assume it's overwhelmed. grin.gif

You know, Water Displacer #40. confused.gif Never mind!

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