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Bait and Tackle in Stillwater


AuggieDawg11

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Has anyone been to this place off of HWY 5 across from the High School?

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Yup, I was just in there yesterday and got some crappie minnows. I know they have crappie minnows and fatheads didnt really pay attention to see what else they had. The bait is in the archery building, and right next door is kruger farms where they have the big rapala selection. Seemed like good guys.

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I have been there and bought crappie minnows. They were nice and lively and worked well. The most impressive thing was the Archery range and gear. If I were a bowhunter I would be hanging out there. The only down side was you probably aren't going to find a wide array of tackle there right now. Next door, Kruger Farms has to have dang near every Rapala there is. I couldn't check it out though as it was closed on a Saturday afternoon. Good Luck.

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Yeah, I went in there today. Good guys and the rapala selection was ridiculous. Needless to say that I spent some money.

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I didn't know there was bait in there... I'll have to check it out. Even though Gander is closer, it's always hard as heck to track down anyone to assist you with bait. wink

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Great shop and they carry Limit Creek Rods. I got my Croix limit Tuesday using the 8'3" medium light pulling three ways and bait. You get a tap, the rod slowly loads and they don't even know they are on. Then set the hook moderately and reel. 10" dropper. 40" leader to plain hook. bell sinker 1/2 to 3/4 ounce works well. In all honesty this rod does make the difference though. You need constant boat speed with this technique.

Good luck.

Turk

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I've used that technique with those rods and it works well Turk. They are very nice rods to have in your rig.

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First time fishing today with my new limit creek 8'3" and smoothie. Both are sweet rods and I like them much better than the St Croix's they replaced. Now I need a good recommendation on what reels to put on both rods, primarily for walleye fishing. Current I have Daiwa Exceller 2500 reels on both rods. The Daiwa's seem to perform OK but I'm sure there must be something as good or better in the less than $100 range. Problem is that it is really hard to judge how a reel will perform just by looking at them in a store.

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Funfish you will love the 8'3" limit creek rod, I have several of those along with smoothies and a couple 6'6" bait casters, I caught a sturgeon last weekend on the 8'3" and it had what it takes to land a heavy fish plus I love the way it looks all bent over, later that day I was fishing slabs with one, great bobber rod also! I like the cabelas ss tournament there around 70, same reel as the expensive daiwa, same gears and drag but has cabelas on it and daiwa name in small letters, great tough reel cool

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Fishing While Awesome,

Who said anything about a kicker. Don't you have a bow mount? this is three way with bait not cranks...

Turk

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Fishing While Awesome,

Who said anything about a kicker. Don't you have a bow mount? this is three way with bait not cranks...

Turk

I suck at using that thing... wink And my brother did a switcheroo on me and swapped one of the batteries out so no go on the trolling motor over the weekend. I don't think that bow mount could have done much with all that wind over the weekend.

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