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by dhottle
Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: Favorite Rattle Traps
Replies: 12
Views: 432

Re: Favorite Rattle Traps

SK red eye shad 3/4 oz in sexy shad color with upgraded hooks & split rings. I caught my first DD largemouth on one.
by dhottle
Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: 19 Certate LT or JDM Exist
Replies: 10
Views: 1252

Re: 19 Certate LT or JDM Exist

Kurt L wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:07 pm
Caught a bunch more on the Certate today and it's still butter smooth :D

Kurt
Based on my experience with 5 certates your reel will stay butter smooth.
by dhottle
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Your favorite rod taper for Jerkbaits
Replies: 10
Views: 532

Re: Your favorite rod taper for Jerkbaits

I like a medium heavy moderate action high modulus rod for use with braid & a leader. I have an Otterrods built on a St Croix 7'2" legend extreme blank The better quality rods are more crisp handling when working the bait. When I'm using straight fluoro I like a medium heavy X fast LEXF-3MH-70 Z bon...
by dhottle
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!
Replies: 1453
Views: 297063

Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

Every once in a while I run into these wrecking balls by accident. Fishing up in 2-3’ of water throwing a jerkbait for trout and saw some small bait start skipping, so I cast a Flash Minnow right into the middle of them. Two twitches and the drag started screaming! Before I could even get to the re...
by dhottle
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: ICAST 2019
Replies: 181
Views: 13962

Re: ICAST 2019

How can I get into i-cast? I'm not in the fishing trade, per say, though I did sleep in a Holiday Inn Express... sorry couldn't resist. But seriously, I'd like to go. I do have a certification and side business as an archery instructor. Do you did I could get in claiming my interest is in bow-fishi...
by dhottle
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Good jerkbait that’s better than a 110 or pointer?
Replies: 20
Views: 1422

Re: Good jerkbait that’s better than a 110 or pointer?

I'll also add that if you can't catch them on a 110 or pointer, I don't think switching to another bait will yield the results your looking for. Both are top notch and produce fish all year long at every lake I fish. This makes a lot of sense. Maybe your problem is depth control rather than bait se...
by dhottle
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:42 am
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: Opinions on the Duo Realis 120SP?
Replies: 9
Views: 974

Re: Opinions on the Duo Realis 120SP?

[/quote] Awesome thanks man! And to be clear we’re talking about the Vision 110? I prefer that setup to a multiple rattle sound like a rattle trap, my most hated bait to throw lol. Sounds like you throw them both how does it hold up compared to the Vision 110 and is there a temp or situation, ie pos...
by dhottle
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Are we destroying our Gear Sets by pulling out snag?
Replies: 29
Views: 2072

Re: Are we destroying our Gear Sets by pulling out snag?

I carry a cutoff wooden dowel to wrap the braid around. Pulling snags loose from a locked down spool or thumbing the spool just cause braid dig ins & subsequent breakage.
by dhottle
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: Opinions on the Duo Realis 120SP?
Replies: 9
Views: 974

Re: Opinions on the Duo Realis 120SP?

The 110 has a loud rattle just like a duo 120sp. They both sound like a one knocker rather than multiple smaller beads. I do a lot of jerkbait fishing & the duo 120sp is a winner. Sharp hooks, good color selections and a fish catcher.
by dhottle
Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: Megabass 110 R, R+1, R+2?
Replies: 2
Views: 580

Re: Megabass 110 R, R+1, R+2?

The only difference I have found between them is the diving depth. The plus 1 dives three feet deeper or one meter more than a standard 110. The plus 2 dives 6 feet or 2 meters more deeper than the 110. The biggest problem with the 110+2 model has been availability. They seem to be on backorder ever...
by dhottle
Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Full arsenal
Replies: 22
Views: 1655

Re: Full arsenal

All I can say is don't give out your home address.
by dhottle
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: What makes braid "screech"?
Replies: 13
Views: 2083

Re: What makes braid "screech"?

Im gonna bump this. I was thinking about braid for punching. I have had sone experiences with braid digging in and have been experimenting for the past couple years. I am bumping this because: 1. I am still intrigued 2. I was thinking of running a 4-carrier instead of an 8-carrier braid for punchin...
by dhottle
Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!
Replies: 1453
Views: 297063

Re: Enough with the tackle. LETS SEE SOME FISH!

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/forum-bucket/monthly_2019_03/AEE5952A-FAB1-41FB-86DD-62E13245332E.thumb.jpeg.d355d78e7b055502a8b52c01418bd598.jpeg Fished all day on Lake Okeechobee without seeing any gators until this guy hit my Megabass 110 mag half way back to the boat. First gator on a jerkba...
by dhottle
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: You guys hear about a Vision 110+2 ?
Replies: 27
Views: 3650

Re: You guys hear about a Vision 110+2 ?

https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/forum-bucket/monthly_2019_02/071712DE-63D1-4351-AA35-370DAF1B566F.thumb.jpeg.54c1b2e879de79724c44de961eb84721.jpeg First fish on the new vision 110 +2. That... is a hell of a first fish. Well done. Other than its fish catching ability how was it to fish? I was fis...
by dhottle
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: You guys hear about a Vision 110+2 ?
Replies: 27
Views: 3650

Re: You guys hear about a Vision 110+2 ?

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First fish on the new vision 110 +2.