Smithwick lures

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  1. Justin

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    I just bought a devils horse lure that is new in the box at a yard sale. Does anyone know anything about this lure?
     
  2. MEL

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    Should be a surface lure with a prop on front and back, kind of long and skinny. I have two but never seem to use them. When I did they didnt do to well, guess thats why I dont use them.
     

  3. Ranger Ray

    Ranger Ray Smells like, Victory! Premium Member

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    I have caught many bass on them. Change the factory trebles. ;)
     
  4. Justin

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    Those are some strange looking trebles for sure. I thought it might be a "saver" but it sounds like I might as well use it.
     
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    ESOX Staff Member Super Mod Mods

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    Smallies will crush them, especially in the fall. Pike love them in the early season.
     
  6. jigworm

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    Great bait. I have removed the front spinner on a few wich causes the front to sit up a little and it slaps the water when jerked. Just a different look. I have an old frog pattern with hardly any paint left that still catches fish.
     
  7. ficious

    ficious catch & digest Premium Member

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    Smithwick makes rapala type baits too, even suspenders. Caught a ton of eye's on the "Big O" style baits. Haven't seen those in 20 years though.

    Harry
     
  8. That is called a rattlin rouge........I don't think they make the big O......Mack
     
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    I think Cotton Cordell made the Big O. Smithwick still makes the rouge. It's popular down south and outsells the Rapala in places like Louisiana.
     
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    Thanks, I couldn't remember the name of the Smithwick and mentioned the Big O more as a type. AH yes, the old Rattlin Rouge. The small Big O in chrome is an awesome bait as well.

    Harry