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Buzzbait Trailers
« on: July 27, 2020, 03:35:05 PM »
So I have been experimenting with buzzbaits a bit more this year. I like the style of bait, and it really compliments my style of fishing. I make my own buzzbaits, and my question is, Do you guys throw a soft plastic trailer on your buzzbaits? I have come to always having a plastic trailer on a spinnerbait, but I am undecided in what I like on the Buzz. I have been using a straight twin tail grub and a regular twin curly tail grub, and also a single curly tail. What do you guys use? Im not much of a fan of trailer hooks these days. I tend to catch more grass with the trailer hook then fish I feel. Thanks!
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Re: Buzzbait Trailers
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2020, 07:09:54 AM »
None, just straight bait with a trailer hook.
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Re: Buzzbait Trailers
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2020, 10:29:28 AM »
No trailer for me!  Some Pro's use a horny toad in place of the skirt but i don't see a reason too!

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Re: Buzzbait Trailers
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2020, 12:31:53 PM »
I have seen the Horny toad without a skirt too. I guess its a more weedless option. The tactical bassin guys on Youtube talk about skipping docks with the thing too. I'm not sure about that, I can barely skip a skipping jig under a dock with a casting reel.

I just need to experiment a bit more I guess to see what I like. I do lean a bit towards just throwing the bait with no trailer. Some days I like it some days I don't.

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Re: Buzzbait Trailers
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2020, 04:42:32 PM »
Just a trailer hook for me, killing them this morning on it. Nothing larger than 2.8 though.
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Re: Buzzbait Trailers
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2020, 09:49:40 AM »
No trailer. No trailer hook. Keep it simple  :nod:

I've tried different trailers. And I've tried no skirt with a frog bait. Didn't like it much.
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