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Offline efishnc

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los quesos grandes
« on: 07/28/19 18:41 UTC »
(aka the big cheeses)

I went on a somewhat local (a couple hours from the house) mid-summer musky trip with a buddy because we both needed a little time away.  Aside from recharging, I had an ulterior objective: to test the biggest ripper against the meanest fish (and to a lesser extent, I was also testing a modified version of the swimbait head jig for weedlessness and tracking).  The 6 inch Ripper has fantastic action as a super slow moving swim bait (which I double hooked and coupled with a safety pin spinner), and it drew some exciting follows/strikes...  true running, check... big fish attraction, check... holding up against the slashing teeth, check... the combo was everything I wanted it to be. 

Even though I never boated a fish, I was so impressed with this rig that I dismantled all of my other swim-spin rigs (made of other components) to make room for this new & improved version. 



Offline WALLEYE WACKER

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Re: los quesos grandes
« Reply #1 on: 07/28/19 20:02 UTC »
Glad you got out for some fun /great bait’s aren’t they slow or fast with no problem.
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Re: los quesos grandes
« Reply #2 on: 07/29/19 07:15 UTC »
That 6" Ripper is one of the most requested sample baits for me. Muskie guys and Lake Trout jiggers seem to be all over it.
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Re: los quesos grandes
« Reply #3 on: 07/29/19 22:02 UTC »
As much as smaller rippers get talked up (and they are indeed good baits),  I think the big one is WAAAAY better... it has an undeniable presence big fish can't ignore.