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Just curious on if you guys fish crappies with glow devils, i have heard the 1/16 size works very well. How do you fish with them? Minnow head just like all the spoons or something different, please let me know anything you know, thanks.

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I like to use both the 1/16oz and 1/8oz Glow Devils for crappies. Red glow has been a hot color. I tip my Glow Devils with maggots or Bio-Bait for crappies, a minnow head will work too. My biggest crappies this winter so far have come on jigging spoons.

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Matt Johnson

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I second Matts report on the glow devil. I had great success using the 1/8 tiger glow devel tipped with minnow head for crappie in the 8-11" class and walleye. I am going to invest in the 1/16 to target the crappie. I was actually not intending to get the crappie on the 1/8 oz but they really liked it...

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I did very well on the chain as well as other northern lakes with a green glow devil with the smallest minnow you can find hooked in its back also if you have a blue lazer light to charge them i found works wonders.

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Are you talking Waxworms on there? Do you just put them on one of the trebles and let them dangle down or what, Ive done minnow heads but only for 'eyes.

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But how do you put on the bait? and how do they work in open water, do you just have to vertical jig them, because i know a place where the water isnt more than 5 feet deep and im looking for something to cast besides a bobber for crappies? any ideas?

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One more thing, what color do you guys suggest, i stopped and picked a glow red, light blue and white, perch colored, or red and glow yellow... please let me know, think im going to head out to clearwater this weekend.

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There are many different ways you can tip a Glow Devil. You can add maggots, minnow heads, whole minnow, plastics, Bio-Bait, cutbait, just about anything.

If using a minnow, you can hook it through the lips, through the eyes, through the dorcil fin, through the tail, upside down, etc.

If using a minnow head, you can hook it through the lips, through the top of the head, through the eyes, pinched off leaving the entrails, etc.

Using maggots, you can thread them on covering the whole hook, barely tip them leaving the maggots to wiggle, you can use one..two..three..four...however many you want, etc.

When using plastics, you can tip a single hook with a trailor, you can add small pieces of finesse plastic or slivers, etc.

Using Bio-Bait, you can wrap it around the treble like a donut, you can tip each hook, you can put one large piece on, you can adjust the amount you put on to balance the spoon, you can mix and match flavors/scents, etc.

A lot of ways to tip your Glow Devils. You can use just about any sort of live bait. You don't have to vertical jig them, you can cast them in open water as well, they will drop fast, but you can get some nice action if you added a few pops and pulls, it can be fished like any other spoon when cast out.

Glow red is my top producer this winter. But all have their time and place. I also like blue and perch colors. Can't go wrong with the 1/8oz for most species, ranging from crappies and perch to pike, walleyes, and catfish. The 1/16oz are good for panfish and perch, not to mention those times you need to downsize for other species as well.

If you are fishing crappies this weekend then I would tip your Glow Devils with maggots, a minnow head, or Bio-Bait. Tip a single maggot on each treble hook, and then add one more maggot to just one of the three hooks. The added maggot to one hook will give the spoon's treble hook and unique kick when jigged and on the fall. If tipping with a minnow head, hook it through the eyes or solidly through the skull.

Good luck!

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Matt Johnson

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They Have been tough to locate locally they are a hot commodity. Ordering them through the site is your best deal.

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Never tried these...never seen these...

Boy the things I do not know would make a thick book smile.gif

We will give these a try this weekend.

Can you purchase tham locally?

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I haven't found that at any local bait shops in the Hinckley area. First time I saw them in a store was last weekend up at LOW at Lucky's Bait in Baudette, and there was a limited selection. I bought mine through the site.

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