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fowlmouth

Yum Money Minnow??
« on: December 13, 2008, 11:39:17 PM »

Anyone use the 3.5" ? Just talked with a friend in the keys and it's the hot bait down there right now. I used a few different swimbaits this summer, all longer than this. If anyone is using the shorter swimbaits, what size hook?
I picked up a couple packs of the 3.5" size and after rigging one my hook ends up in the tail, right in front of the paddle. I tried a 5/0 Owner EWG and still a little long. The 4/0 doesn't seem to have enough throat for good hooksets, I'm a little puzzled. Anybody here use these?
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Re: Yum Money Minnow??
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2008, 11:03:55 AM »

I used them all summer.  I caught my biggest bass of the year on the 3.5 with a 4/0 Owner.  I tried them because a friend of mine bought me a pack and I busted a couple of 5 lbers in the first couple of outings and I was sold.  I also used them all summer on a dropshot rig nosehooked.  Awesome baits.  I wish they were a little cheaper though.
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Re: Yum Money Minnow??
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2008, 10:53:50 PM »

What colors do you guys like?
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Re: Yum Money Minnow??
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2008, 03:45:36 PM »

Bill Dance was using the Money Minnow today on his show.  it looks like the Berkley Hallow body.  he was wacking them of course.  i think he was using a 5 inch with a 6.0 weighted hook.  i looked at BPS and as Rev said they are costly. 
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