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I had to test a boat install today...Soo, on my way out the door I grabbed a spinning rod, Texas rigged with a 4" motor oil tube.

Quickly caught three smallies but, lost my only tube. I found a thick, black, rubber band from the depth finder I'd just installed.

I Rigged the rubber band much like a tube (Lazer Sharp 2-0 keeper hook / 1/4 oz steel bullet) and caught four more smallies B4 mister sharp teeth bit me off.....

Shows to go ya....When they're hungry, they'll eat 'bout anything....lol

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EBass

There was no mention of the rubber band lure in your article tongue.gif

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Wiskers

See Kevin, I can catch Bass too.. shocked.gif

I have been switching to floating jigs tipped with a leach and a split shot up about a foot. Just before the jig I put on about 3 small beeds then a walleye blade. Has been working great as you can see. Got about 20-30 smallies in just a few hours. Man that was fun. grin.gif

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Mark Christianson

Nice try Rusty.

Its obvious thats the same 12 inch bass in all the pics.... grin.gif

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Kevin Turner

LOL....Smile dude, you look like a cop. KT

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Wiskers

See there were more.. I just took some pics. I had to draw a line in the sand so I could stand in the same spot and be in the frame.. Camera was on a tripod with remote in my hand.. Hense the same poses.. LOL... I got tired of taking pics, they were all the same.. LOL...

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Royce Aardahl

Looks like a lot of work just to catch bait. wink.gif

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Wiskers

I hear ya.

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      I bet a lot of people fishing the big tourney wish you would have posted this before the tournament haha. What size jerkbaits were you guys using 10s? Great video.
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