So, when does the fall Crankbait bite get rolling @ Erie?

Discussion in 'Detroit River and Lake Erie' started by Fishndude, Sep 11, 2020.

  1. gatorman841

    gatorman841 Premium Member

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    I think those new colors are going to be great this winter, cannot wait to get out and try them.
     
  2. the roofer

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    Put some money into Metallic bottoms..
     
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    Personally I like dark non flashy colors, don’t even use chrome to much.
     
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    For late fall/winter what metallic bottoms/combo colors on bandits/ddhjs do you like?
     
  5. Fishndude

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    Not sure about Fall/Winter (I'll know more in a couple months), but in Spring, these 3 Bandit colors put more fish on my line than anything else. In this order. 1) Fruit Dots, 2) Chrome/Blue Back, 3) Chrome Redeye. They were absolutely amazing in the murky (not mud) spring water. For whatever reason, Fruit Dots was THE color. I lent 4 Bandits to a buddy, and he and his kids caught 15 Walleyes with them. 10 were caught on 1 lure - Fruitdots.
    https://www.fishusa.com/Bandit-Walleye-Deep-Divers

    Frank's Great Outdoors had those on sale last weekend for $5.99.
     
  6. Cpt.Chaos

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    Crank bait bite on Erie starts on January 1st, ends December 31
     
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    Fruitdots is very close to wonderbread that produces in every lure out there. I’ve got a couple Reef Runner WB that are destroyed from catching so many.
     
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  8. the roofer

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    The all metallic Red eye is are favorite..we actually run 3 of them all on the same side with great results ..my 2nd choice would be the chrome and blue
     
  9. the roofer

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    Sure looks nice out there .I’m talking it over with the boys now. 12AF9A7D-4EA1-449A-BD3B-99190D67E06D.jpeg
     
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  10. Spartazoo

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    I paint my own lures. Having said that, Fruit Dots has probably put more fish in my boat than anything.


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    My most productive self painted lure. My buddies named it sexy b*tch. Lol[​IMG]


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  12. plumbdaworld

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    d 20191222_150643.jpg dey like dem stinky pinkys
     
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    That is a sexy b!tch!!!
     
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    I'm looking for a Bandits anonymous meeting, I've been addicted to them for for about 2 years.
    It started with just one I bought at Jeff's, and I quickly spiraled out of control, next thing you know I'm into the hard stuff, you know, the Generators, and custom painted things of beauty like that sexy B*tch.

    I keep my kids and wife away from them, and often find myself in the garage just staring at them, gently pricking my finger with those razor sharp hooks just enough to draw blood.
    I'm starting to feel like that Dave Chapelle crackhead character, I scratch my neck repeatedly when I'm in a store looking at them.

    Once I started catching huge pike { 6 in one day on wonder bread } my habit consumed me.
    The names alone are worth the price, electric zebra, coconut candy, doctor death.
    My wife said there pretty enough to decorate our Christmas tree with! doubt that will happen.
    There for sure going to be collectable at some time just like beany babies or hot wheels.
    Sorry, flicker minnows, DDHJs, Rogues, your yesterdays lures I have no place in my heart or my custom bandit tackle box for you anymore.
     
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    I think grassmaster might need an intervention. I can put a call in to Dr Phil. Admitting you have a problem is half the battle. I also gravitate towards the bandits when I’m in a bait store. It’s a horrible addiction. But, ohhh they are so pretty. Good luck to all this late season and be safe. I’ll be there
     
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