Need source for War Eagle SBs...

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Need source for War Eagle SBs...

Post by dragon1 » Sun Sep 09, 2007 9:22 pm

I am looking specifically for the color called Dante's Clown or Dantes's Inferno? This skirt combo is clear/white and chartreuse with a few strands of red on the belly. Anyone know where to get this bait (if they still make it?) and whether I can get it in the Screamin' Eagle line-up?

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Re: Need source for War Eagle SBs...

Post by Rip » Sun Sep 09, 2007 10:19 pm

Call Brannans Bass Shop at 800-725-3422. I was there today and they have hundreds of War Eagle spinnerbaits. Or check them out on the web.
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Re: Need source for War Eagle SBs...

Post by dragon1 » Sun Sep 09, 2007 10:52 pm

Thanx for the reply Rip.

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Re: Need source for War Eagle SBs...

Post by GAMEOVER » Mon Sep 10, 2007 12:04 am

Those are excellent SBs not many know about them. Mad vibration..

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Re: Need source for War Eagle SBs...

Post by Aristotle » Mon Sep 10, 2007 11:08 am

I believe they are manufactured out of Springdale, AR.

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Post by Nitroman77 » Mon Sep 10, 2007 11:23 am

Hey shoot them a call and they might have some in stock for you..
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Re: Need source for War Eagle SBs...

Post by tj1004 » Mon Sep 10, 2007 11:34 am

GAMEOVER wrote:Those are excellent SBs not many know about them. Mad vibration..
I'd say a lot of people know about them, at least around here

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Re: Need source for War Eagle SBs...

Post by GAMEOVER » Mon Sep 10, 2007 1:29 pm

In MI I havent seen one person use them or buy them. There was an older guy at my Detroit area BPS with some huge War Eagle buzzbaits promoteing them to Musky anglers who were coming in last time I was there. Dont know if he sold any.

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Re: Need source for War Eagle SBs...

Post by dragon1 » Mon Sep 10, 2007 11:49 pm

Been using these baits for about 5 years now and they are, IMO, as good as made for non-custom. Only thing I change is the back blade to a Hildebrandt (which I do on nearly all of my blades) as the standard blades are sub-par for quality/flash/polish/durability.

BTW, I see that Dante's Clown is no longer made...wonder if I can get them to custom make some for me in this discontinued color?

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Re: Need source for War Eagle SBs...

Post by GAMEOVER » Tue Sep 11, 2007 3:50 pm

I dont even change the blades because I catch a lot of fish with them the way they are. I dont think they can be beat for the price. I really do not care for Terminator spinnerbaits those heavy wires are not a favored feature for me. The lighter wire the better if they break so be it.

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Re: Need source for War Eagle SBs...

Post by dragon1 » Tue Sep 11, 2007 9:35 pm

True,

The factory spec blades will catch fish, however in the DW 3/8 & 1/2 oz size, War Eagle's standard blade is slightly too large for how I fish the bait.

If they have a down fall, it is that they will use an oversized rear blade to attract more buyers as it is more magnetic in its package (men are always looking for the biggest things in their packages aren't we?) due to the size of the blade.

I not only change the blade to a higher quality Hildebrandt, but will downsize .5, otherwise change the 4.5-5.0 size that they use on the 3/8-1/2oz to a 4.0. This way, there is less lift, the bait fishes deeper and will track more true.

The 1/4oz sizes however, I don't take the time to do this on since the rear blade size is IMO correct and I also don't fish 1/4oz as much.

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