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I bow to the BOW.

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I took a client, "The WALLDOCTOR", to Secret Lake yesterday.

Nope... it was not a "fish-in-the-barrel" day. In fact it was slow! The Sunfish were not on beds yet ans the Bass were deeper and slow to hit anything.
I was thinking we were in fo a BAD TRIP.
I had throw fairly all I had at these fish and caught only a few the first hour! Not a good sign on Secret Lake to go that long with hardly a couple of fish.
I opened a package of John Eggers Super Bow Spinners in "Purple Pride" which John had given me to test.

Man am I glad I did... a bit of LEECH Bio-Bait on the back did the trick for us.
We smeared the big brutes!!! Hardly any small fish hit these spinners and I had fish every or every other cast... too many times to count!

John, I bow to your BOW... it rules!!!

We were two very happy campers!
See John Eggers Bow Series Spinners at www.catch-n.com

Dave Hoggard

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Nice bulls!! BTW, I recognize the lake.
Your "secret" is safe with me!! I have done very well in the past there as well. There are some lunker bass to be had along the weedlines. I will have to give those
BOW spinners a try.

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I agree, those Bow spinners rock! I've caught trout, bass, pike and even redhorse on those bad boys this year so far! You will like the action and flash these spinners give off, very nice!

Those are some nice gills!!!

Good Fishin,
Matt Johnson

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Nice gills! You know, when I was a kid I never went fishing without a few inline spinners and spoons. Usually the spinners were mepps, rooster tails, panther martins, besides a few others. The spoons almost always were the red and white daredevils or a green/yellow/black spotted pattern. The spoons always caught pike and a few other species. And the spinners?.....Well they caught everything! Why I don't use more spinners I don't know! The darn things work great!
Those "Bow" spinners look like a spinner I used to use for trout and panfish. I don't know the name or the maker, I only had a couple and never found them again. It had some metal beads and a blade. It looked pretty simple.....But man, did it CATCH FISH!! Maybe it's time to re-visit the good old "spinner days". wink.gif
PS: Did I say NICE FISH guys!


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rmh2o, yes I did. I'm still waiting for a confirmation from a friend. I might have an open seat the way it looks. Looking at 6/13 or 6/14 as an arrival date, hopefully I can push it up sooner. I understand you will arrive on 6/12. I will email you in the next couple of days, been loligagging around lately. smile.gif
To quickly answer your question you asked. Use a 12"-18" length of 17-20# test for your harness. Tie on a single #2baitgrabber hook (I think it's the largest one made. I use Eagle Claw), 4-5 beads, interchangable clevis, single bead, then tie on a barrel swivel. A short lead prevents memory coils and makes for easier storage. The heavier line keeps the bait running straight, besides the fact that we'll be reeling in behemoth walleyes! A single hook prevents twists. A large gap assures better hookups. And don't worry about using only one hook..The fish will inhale it! Interchangable clevis allows for a quick change if needed.

PS: Are you getting pumped? I know I am!! I watched my Erie videos last night to get the juices flowing! Bring on the eyes!!!

Talk to you soon, Mark

PS; Sorry for the "personal" type message folks.


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