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by slipperybob
Fri Jan 24, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: St. Croix stagnating?
Replies: 22
Views: 762

Re: St. Croix stagnating?

They have also been focusing in the ice fishing market. They have just put out their Custom Ice Series...year two or so. Really great blanks. Just that they're following the market in using plain cork handles and no reel seat except on their Apex Predator rod. That's like the best rod and far lighte...
by slipperybob
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: Yo-Zuri Rattlin' Vibe Mini
Replies: 6
Views: 374

Re: Yo-Zuri Rattlin' Vibe Mini

Yeah, I'm gonna use them for ice fishing.

Although I really wished they would've made a Mini 3DB or 3DR version. I find those vibe with less effort.
by slipperybob
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Limp Braid that doesn't absorb water
Replies: 11
Views: 430

Re: Limp Braid that doesn't absorb water

When braid absorbs water, it floats? :-k
by slipperybob
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Switching Combos
Replies: 7
Views: 369

Re: Switching Combos

Yes, cuz when it's all together, it may actually feel better a certain way. And lines too...
by slipperybob
Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: Curado 70 discontinued?
Replies: 24
Views: 3517

Re: Curado 70 discontinued?

I don't think there are new ice fishing products. If that was the case we would have released them by now for the ice fishing season. Well the clearance CU70 is about the best ice fishing bait casting reel in application for the price. I understand there's no target market for it, except for me. :b...
by slipperybob
Mon Dec 09, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Righty Spinning AND Lefty Casting?
Replies: 12
Views: 2765

Re: Righty Spinning AND Lefty Casting?

Which hand do you use to grab the net? That answers for me.
by slipperybob
Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Shimano Product Support
Topic: Curado 70 discontinued?
Replies: 24
Views: 3517

Re: Curado 70 discontinued?

Bantam1 wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:49 am
There are some cool products coming next year...I think some people will be happy.
Even ice fishing stuff? :big grin:
by slipperybob
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Line Conditioner
Replies: 6
Views: 1046

Re: Line Conditioner

Depends...which line which line conditioner/destroyer :big grin:
by slipperybob
Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....
Replies: 45
Views: 6024

Re: Any 2020 Shimano reel leaks.....

And they just need to create the best ice fishing bait casting reel... :big grin: without costing $400 some...more like in the $50-$100 range.
by slipperybob
Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: JDM Ice rods
Replies: 21
Views: 1426

Re: JDM Ice rods

It will be fine...I use 1000 Stradics and Sustains for ice fishing. It's just a preference.
by slipperybob
Sun Nov 24, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Braided line bad for your rods and reels?
Replies: 17
Views: 1026

Re: Braided line bad for your rods and reels?

When that green spray of a mess comes off...and dye's the cork...yes it's pretty bad for your rod and reels. :mrgreen:
by slipperybob
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Foregrip or no foregrip?
Replies: 16
Views: 1665

Re: Foregrip or no foregrip?

I need that fire grip :big grin:
by slipperybob
Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: Feathered trebles on Sammy, Spook, etc. tails?
Replies: 10
Views: 1759

Re: Feathered trebles on Sammy, Spook, etc. tails?

Gym membership where they'll let you use the pool when no one is swimming. LOL. :big grin:
by slipperybob
Sun Nov 17, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Ultralight Fishing
Topic: Ice Fishing
Replies: 8
Views: 853

Re: Ice Fishing

As usual when the fish are biting, it almost don't matter what you're jigging. The basics of a simple round jig head in weights of 1/8 th oz or less usually gets the job done with any simple plastics. As usual sometimes live bait is the only way, so either typical minnows or waxies of the type. You'...
by slipperybob
Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Ultralight Fishing
Topic: 1-3g hard baits
Replies: 39
Views: 11373

Re: 1-3g hard baits

The new Micro Magic Man from 13 fishing. Wow these are detailed very well. The 30mm at about 1/14th oz. Makes my Z-Viber look bland somewhat.