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Striper lures

Dorado

Escalante-Class Member
I've had good luck with the cabelas walleye diver as well, but the hooks are garbage. I change them out before use as I have had a number break.

I do the same, VMC saltwater 4X strong hooks go on all my Lake Powell lures. They will also start running funny after catching like a 50 fish, but I have had days where they out fish everything in the box. They are frequently on sale for dirt cheap....I have a lot of them ;) I need to learn how to tune lures to run straight one of these days.......
 
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SDPJ

Active Member
I just thought I’d add to the lures list with a couple top shelf spoon/jigs in the packaging as well as out. Beauties 5B92671F-6A7F-4A8A-A50A-6BF18911C47F.jpegF859654E-CE15-4FA8-A155-3290AC2E7CDF.jpeg
 

Duckeye

Active Member
I see some mention of bucktail jigs being used for stripers. Just wonder if large bucktails(3/4 oz) or larger are used in trolling are just jigging? Larger weights should get to the desired depth while trolling.
 

Ken Lee

Member
Don't forget Wake Baits and swim baits. I had a huge SM almost put my arm out of joint on a Castaic Shad. I have probably caught more of all Powell species (Including some smaller than the lure.) on a clear Super Spook than any other lure in my tackle box! I always replace the factory split rings and hooks with good quality hardware.
 

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Jeff450

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Thanks Wayne! Went again last weekend. Didn't have to go far to find stripers. Let me just say that my range is limited with my little 17' Grumman bass boat. I caught fish from Halls to Hansen and back. I'm out there trying to catch walleye (which I did) but alot more stripers. Again with the Bomber Fat Free Shad. Believe it or not, I also caught stripers on a bottom bouncing worm tipped spinner rig. The fight these fish give you is insane. Caught a few on Model A's as well.
Which colors are you having the best luck for walleye on? Thanks
 
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