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Re: The art of trolling Rapalas
« Reply #20 on: July 26, 2018, 10:48:24 am »
Tomorrow we are going to run a tangle free 9 lure Rapala Spread. This will be a first for me

Shot Gun - X Rap Xtreme
Outside Riggers - X Rap Xtremes x2
Inside Riggers - X Rap Xtremes x2
On Scotty's straight out the side - X-Rap 30s x2
Gunnels - X-Rap 40s x2
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Re: The art of trolling Rapalas
« Reply #21 on: July 27, 2018, 05:19:47 pm »
9 Rapala's trolled perfectly with 5 off the riggers, sea was big and close and still no problem, no tangles. No Tuna but we hooked 8 Sarda Sarda of the Xtremes run in the clear water off the riggers and shotgun and 4 Bonnies off the X Rap 30s and 40s run off the gunnels.
Tried different speeds, got hook ups on the Xtremes at 10knots, 8knots, 6knots and 3Knots, all positions produced a fish.

Had an interesting thing happen, one Sarda took one lure and then when being fought it hit another lure that it passed clean out the water and got hooked in mid air and so ended up hooked with 2 lures. Only had Dorado do stuff like this before.
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Re: The art of trolling Rapalas
« Reply #22 on: July 27, 2018, 05:27:24 pm »
I have been told that the Xtremes will be available at tackle shops from end September early October. I do not know pricing.
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Re: The art of trolling Rapalas
« Reply #23 on: August 19, 2018, 03:47:27 pm »
Xtremes starting to produce
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