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Only allowed one lure, what would it be?

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If you wanted to fish walleyes, bass, northerns...or any large game fish (all at once) and were allowed only ONE lure...what would it be??

I would bring a classic Rapala Minnow or a Heddon River Runt as these lures seem to catch all kinds of fish.

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3 inch Sassy Shad on a 1/4 oz jig.

Most versitle lure in my bag.

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berkley frenzy nbr 7 for me..

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Husky Jerk

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The one and only orginal floating Rapala.

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A worm.

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Mepps Marabou #3 white...come to think of it, I hardly even use this one... My most often used lure would still be a floating rap blue minnow #7 - 10 years old and still taking fish...

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#5 Shallow Shad Rap in Perch. I have caught more fish on this than anything and it has the tooth marks to prove it grin.gif

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I would pick a blue/crome rattle trap. Casts a country mile and can be fished fast or slow.

mr

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I'd take up golf with that kind of limitation, but I'll say a 3" white Mr. Twister and a 1/8 ounce jig.

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1/8 ounce pink jighead with a 3" white powerbait grub.

"When in doubt, grub it out!"

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Very hard, very hard. For those species I'd have to say a hook with a rainbow on it. Call me old fashion but it still catches fish. laugh.gif

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Original Floatin Rapala.

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I'd go with a Beetle Spin with a white twister tail - preferably Exude.

You've got your spinner and your jig - can be fished fast or slow, and can be worked at a variety of depths.

I've caught walleyes, bass, northerns, trout (both lake and stream), crappies and even whitefish on Beetle Spins.

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An M-80 with a treble hook attached! Nah, I'd take a regular ballhead feather jig in the 1/4 ounce size...as it stands, I catch most of my fish on a 1/32 feather jig, everything from sunnies to pike.

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For the species listed, a Shad Rap. Color pattern would depend on water color. Expand that to all species and it would be lead head jigs.

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Rapala Taildancer TD07 Golden Shiner.

Seems to work amazingly well for me for nearly everything.

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Quote:

A worm.


That's not a lure. That is bait.

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Quote:

For the species listed, a Shad Rap. Color pattern would depend on water color. Expand that to all species and it would be lead head jigs.


Same to you, smart guy!

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I'd have to go with a countdown rapala. If it was going to be my only lure I'd certainly not use a plastic bait because after a few fish the bait would wear out and the tail might come off or get bit off. Nope, good old hard baits for me! Ole Matty, I got your Frenzy #7 from the walleye that bit you off and the lips are still attached to the front treble hook. Good bait but Ilike the versatility of the countdown. My .02.

Tunrevir~ cool.gif

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Pink Leadhead Jigs for me. With some berkely gulp.

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1/4 jig with neon green twister tail...never misses! grin.gif

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origanal lindy rig

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lifetime bags of yakomoto plastic worms and hooks.

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1/8th oz unpainted jig and a 3" white Mr.Twister tail...

But aint no way in h e double hockey sticks I will be caught with only one lure in my boat.. LOL

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