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Buzzbait Recommendations

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I'm looking for any recommendations on in-line buzzbaits. I had one about 6" long with a bucktail skirt and single trebble hook I used last year but a large pike decided he wanted it more than I did (entirely his idea). Have not been able to find any at the usual places (Bass Pro or Cabellas). Gander Mountain, I discovered, does not have a catalog nor internet tackle sales!

I've searched the web but no joy yet.

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I've found them at Dick's sporting goods throughout the metro area. Try reeds sporting goods as well. And yes, gander discontinued their catalog, why????? I think its because more people shop online than by mail-order.

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I cannot think of any good brands of inline buzzbaits off the top of my head. I have alwasys used the regular buzzbaits.

To answer Vister. Gander is working on a new catalog. They ran out of warehouse space for the old catalog and are starting up a new warehouse. The catalog should be back up and running before walleye opener.

Sorry I couldn't be more help on the inline buzzbait question. I know I have had a hard time finding anything through our wholesalers at the store.

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I'd check a few muskie sites like Thorne Brothers, Paskika's, or Smokies.

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Thanks for the help. I can't remember where I got the original, but it may have been at Gander Mountain. I am planning a trip to MN in OCT so will stop by one somewhere along the way.

Have found a few we sites that may prove fruitful as well.

I used a single blade offset white buzzbait this year with excellent results. I tried the inline one and lost it to a huge Pike on the first cast! All this work to find another bait and I probably won't catch a fish on it! Will be fun trying though.

You folks in MN and Canada have some awsome fishing and we certainly enjoy it there.

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