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2" Power Minnow Color????

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okay, I'm convinced that plastics are an essential item to bring up....what are the best colors???

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All of them. laugh.gif

I have the best luck with white, reds, black and anything pink.

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For me it's been the glow color. But like Jon said all colors will have their moments.

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Borsch, any good place to get hem in St. Cloud...

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Sportsmans warehouse and Scheels have them in the 12 bulk packs without the jig heads. Otherwise Fleet has the 10 pk with a couple jigheads.

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You want to look for them with the Mico size stuff. I couldn't find them at Gander because I was looking in the regular plastics area.

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i bought some of it yesterdayt was wonderin what kind of jigshead wld u recommend for using it?? thanks will coming up on tues to thurs... hopefully to see some of u escpially famous johnny n kelly p! grin.gif

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I've been using primarily a #6 Little Atom Optic jig. But I have also used a 1/32 & 1/16 collarless jighead as well. There are a few other ice jigs with a long #6 hook shanks that will work as well.

Good Luck!

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How do you fish these in open water for crappies? We do a fair amount of early season fishing in shallow water. Do you use a bobber or simply cast and jig?

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How do you fish these in open water for crappies? We do a fair amount of early season fishing in shallow water. Do you use a bobber or simply cast and jig?


They work very well for open water, which what they were originally designed for. They will work well rigged either way. Under a bobber with a little wave action they will excel.

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Sorry for all the questions but I'm a plastics rookie. If you use a bobber, how do you hook the plastic to the jig? Like a live minnow behind the dorsal fin?

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No, you just run the hook from the head of the plastic as far as you can back. This way the hook is closer to the back of the bait and will help you hook more fish! With a lot of the plastics that I use it is vital that the bait is horizontal in the water!

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