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#3712666 - 07/17/14 12:23 PM Re: Who would spend $17 on a fishing lure? [Re: catman529]
KENBOB10
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Registered: 06/22/06
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Loc: Benton tn. Polk Co.

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Simple, if it catches fish, I will have two of them.
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#3715581 - 07/22/14 07:21 AM Re: Who would spend $17 on a fishing lure? [Re: KENBOB10]
Crosshairy
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Registered: 08/22/06
Posts: 2686
Loc: Bartlett, TN

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The giant spoon is 17 bucks because of metal prices. If you made one yourself, it would cost you $10 for the metal, and the take you 3 hours to put together by hand if you knew what you were doing. Your hourly rate would be worse than working at Walmart.

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#3715658 - 07/22/14 09:41 AM Re: Who would spend $17 on a fishing lure? [Re: Crosshairy]
Nyper
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Registered: 11/29/00
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Loc: Lebanon

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http://www.bassmaster.com/news/bethels-poker-face

They work in the right conditions.... Randall (the guy from Bethel mentioned in the article) was telling me about it a couple of weeks ago.

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#3715894 - 07/22/14 01:30 PM Re: Who would spend $17 on a fishing lure? [Re: Nyper]
JimFromTN
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Registered: 07/14/08
Posts: 1453
Loc: Nashville, TN

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I was just in academy sports. They have a johnson sprite copy that is 3 inches and 3/4 oz for $2.29. If this were to actually take off, I could easily see copy cats come out by next season for less than half of what they are asking.
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#3716931 - 07/23/14 10:35 PM Re: Who would spend $17 on a fishing lure? [Re: JimFromTN]
JMcB
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Registered: 08/19/04
Posts: 425
Loc: E.TN

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Anything made by luck craft is worth the money. Out swims any other
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#3718396 - 07/25/14 06:08 PM Re: Who would spend $17 on a fishing lure? [Re: catman529]
LA man
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Registered: 05/31/03
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Loc: spencer, tn/houma, la.

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I have several top water baits that i spent 26 bicks a piece for , that was 20+\- years ago
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#3718459 - 07/25/14 08:22 PM Re: Who would spend $17 on a fishing lure? [Re: LA man]
tophat
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Registered: 06/27/01
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Loc: Springville tennessee

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Let's just say I have a few of the Spoon's in my boat lol. I have spent the same for XD10'S and the live target baits. So yes I have spent a few buck's on lure's Do they work? I can't complain so far with them.
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#3742573 - 08/24/14 05:51 AM Re: Who would spend $17 on a fishing lure? [Re: tophat]
bassinbrian
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Registered: 10/03/11
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If I can get bit on it im buying it!!!
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#3743176 - 08/24/14 07:33 PM Re: Who would spend $17 on a fishing lure? [Re: bassinbrian]
Sako
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Keep in mind it also depends on what you are fishing for.... Go look at the price on some of the big Musky baits.... or striper baits....
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#3743603 - 08/25/14 09:06 AM Re: Who would spend $17 on a fishing lure? [Re: Sako]
Winchester
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Registered: 12/05/03
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17$ isn't really high in todays prices. I also own some high dollar baits but I wont buy them until Im sure they are the real deal!
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