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  • Rooster tails..

    Posted by jboy on September 12, 2017 at 1:05 am

    Ive never Heard Bryan or anyone on here talk about rooster tails.. I use the bigger rooster tails when I see the Stripe and White Bass Boiling on the water chaseing Bait Fish.. And I normally catch 5 to 15 at a time till they stop… just asking does anyone ever use rooster tails? I use the white ones for the white bass and stripe… Rarley ever catch a small or large mouth on them but the white bass seem to love the big white roostertails… I think I even caught a few crappie on rooster tails

    chris replied 6 years, 5 months ago 4 Members · 7 Replies
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  • Brian

    Administrator
    September 12, 2017 at 12:35 pm

    I should have some in my boat for whites and hybrid! I never throw them, but need to more in those schools

  • snowman

    Member
    September 14, 2017 at 8:39 am

    I use the small ones for crappie all the time

  • chris

    Member
    September 14, 2017 at 11:29 am

    Does it work Snowman?

  • snowman

    Member
    September 14, 2017 at 1:18 pm

    Works great! I use the smallest one in white usually. I walk the shoreline and fish rocky areas. Crappies,small bass, whites and yellow bellies love them

  • chris

    Member
    September 14, 2017 at 2:56 pm

    Thanks a lot!

  • jard

    Member
    September 15, 2017 at 4:16 am

    Growing up On Ky lake in the fall, thats all we used to use. We would go up near the dams and fish off the bank. 1/4 oz white rooster tails. Cast as far as you could and let sink all the way to the bottom and burn them back. Catch our limit in under 30 minutes. Real fun fishing. When I got a boat we would go out in front of Barkley dam in front of the canal. There would be boats all lined up and down the river channel just sitting there. The sirens would sound and the dam would start pulling water and everybody jumps up and start tossing. Limits every where and we were gone in an hour.

    HAven’t found them balled up like that on priest. I keep a white fluke tied on at all times during the fall in case I find them. A rooster tail would work just as well.

  • chris

    Member
    September 15, 2017 at 11:52 am

    That’s the very reason I asked Snowman.
    Back in 1970, when Preist backup
    We used rooster tails and caught a lot
    Of fish with them.
    They were poplar Back then.

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