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Offline Nightmarehollow

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sweet beaver
« on: 05/17/19 10:27 UTC »
looking for a good sweet beaver mold , or one comparable to it that fishes well . Also wondering what plastisol are you guys using for your creature baits ? I believe the sweet beaver is loaded with salt are you guys using salt ?

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Re: sweet beaver
« Reply #1 on: 05/17/19 16:40 UTC »
Best beaver bait I know of https://store.do-itmolds.com/Essential-Series_c_414.html?itemid=1143&lt_c=1&quickcart=1 I also like the Do-it Icraw.  I just use the Do-it ES plastisol. It's the best I have Found https://store.do-itmolds.com/Craw-Molds_c_286-2.html
« Last Edit: 05/17/19 16:43 UTC by Lamar »

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Re: sweet beaver
« Reply #2 on: 05/17/19 16:58 UTC »
X2 what Lamar has mentioned. If you load with salt you'll likely have to play with softener some. Do-It has the HD Sinking additive and in using it with the Essential plastic you get the weight desired but also a much softer but more resilient bait.

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Re: sweet beaver
« Reply #3 on: 05/17/19 18:43 UTC »
I completely agree with both Gentlemen. The Essential Series bug is my go to (although I'm also a very big fan of the Berry Bug). Essential Series plastic and the HD additive if you want to add weight to the bait.

I am NOT a fan of salt! It's a pain to work with and I just don't buy that bass hang on to a salty bait (do minnows or craws taste salty??)

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Re: sweet beaver
« Reply #4 on: 05/20/19 12:08 UTC »
thanks for the advice . Do you guys add HD to your beaver style baits

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Re: sweet beaver
« Reply #5 on: 05/21/19 06:05 UTC »
thanks for the advice . Do you guys add HD to your beaver style baits

 As a rule no. The reason being is I normally Texas rig them with a weight. So adding weight to the bait would make it lay flat on the bottom instead of upright. I guess you could add weight to them and then fish them weightless. That would give it a different look. That's the great part of making your own baits, you can make them however you want to fish them.