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CALVINIST

doctoring up soft plastics...

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CALVINIST    0
CALVINIST

Does anybody have any suggestions on doctoring up unscented/unsalted soft plastics? Actually more like marinading them in a baggie before use that won't at all degrade the plastics quality over time. Thanks!

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Questor    0
Questor

I haven't had to doctor them. I just put them in a little zip loc bag and they last a long time. I've had some that I don't think I've even tried to fish in 3 years and they're still fine.

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Northlander    72
Northlander

I use "Spike It" plastics markers. All sorts of colors and I think 3 different scents. I use the garlic for trout and the walleyes dont seem to mind it.

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french_lake_kid    0
french_lake_kid

Defineatly, spike-it garlic markers are great! Bass love garlic so you really cant loose... unless you dont want bass. smirk.gif

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BillP    0
BillP

A friend always uses "Kickin Bass" (smells like garlic and something rotton)and he catches a LOT of bass.

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blueroof    0
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Quote:

I use the garlic for trout and the walleyes dont seem to mind it.


Garlic huh? Pretty interesting, I grow about an acre of hardneck garlic each year, 20 different varieties. Never imagined it could be used in conjunction with bait. When you mention walleye don't mind, does it help in some situations?? I imagine your talking about Lake Trout too.

LB

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Northlander    72
Northlander

I use Garlic scent for Kamloop Rainbow Trout (Loopers) on the North Shore of Lake Superior as well as on my plastics for Lake Trout. It seems to help on some days and on others I dont think it hurts.

As far as for walleyes I dont think its a big difference maker. I have had just as good of luck with plastics with no garlic. At times DR. Juice or a Power Bait added to a jig really helps though.

I think more than anything you have to have confidence in it.

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DougSpringBay    0
DougSpringBay

I am a huge believer in garlic. For soft plastics, I try to buy all of mine at the end of the season, then get some "BANG" garlic spray and open the bag, soak the plasics and let them "Fester" all winter. I really believe it makes a differnce.

Doug

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