Bandit Sizes and Depths

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  1. Moldman

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    How do I know if a Bandit lure is a 100,200 or 300 and what depths do they go while trolling? Any help is deeply appreciated. Thanks
     
  2. ready2fish

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    You should get the Precision Trolling app on your phone and buy what baits your using, very helpful
     

  3. Fishndude

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    Not sure how to tell. But I was able to go trolling around Brest Bay, and Lake Erie last spring/early summer, and just dragged Bandits. I caught limits of Walleyes every time, in a couple hours. Once my wife and I limited in 2:15. No electronics, no idea how deep we were, or how fast we were going. Couldn't see any marks. Crushed em.
    https://www.cabelas.com/shop/en/bandit-lures-walleye-deep-crankbait

    Gotta have Fruit Dots, and Chrome/Blue Back. I'd get 3 of each of those, and run at least 2 of each, all the time.
     
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  4. Solera189

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    Just discovered precision trolling app. I purchased a few for the lites I just purchased
    But looking like I’m better off purchasing the entire package. One question I have with this app is.For example If I’m using bandit deep diver but need to add weight to go a little deeper. Does it show you the weight needed for situations like this? I don’t see it anywhere on the app. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks
     
  5. Lund Explorer

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    Here's the snap weight chart to give you an idea of the added depth.

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  6. Solera189

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    Thank you. So for example if I’m running a deep diver bandit at 22’ with 195’ of line out. I let out another 50’ add desired weight then let out another 50’?
     
  7. Lund Explorer

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    The chart calls for running 50' from rod tip to weight, and then 50' from the weight to the lure. Look at the dive chart for the lure @ 50'. Then add the appropriate weight and speed to get you to the desired depth. You should save yourself 95 feet of line.
     
  8. Solera189

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    Thanks for the help. Really appreciate the advice.