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Polar Pop
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Bass Tackle Organization?

Just started fishing heavily this year, hoping to re-group for next year and hit it even harder.

I didnt start out with much tackle, but have acquired a little, and I am afraid half of it I will never use.

Before I jump into all that, I would like a way to individually organize my tackle (keep in mind this will be in a milk crate)

I am thinking of using the smaller Plano boxes (1 for spinnerbaits/buzzbaits) (1 for terminal tackle) (1 for crankbaits) (1 for topwater pop-r/frogs) (1 for jigs) (Binder for soft plastics)

After I figure this out, I need to be learned on sizes/weights of baits: I feel like my spinnerbaits are fricking obnoxiously sized.
This post was edited on 8/21 at 7:14 pm



SenseiBuddy
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I use this system and I love it.



Polar Pop
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Damn thats pretty slick. Might have to look at that soon.

I really want to cut out the stuff Im never going to use, and make room for new. What is a common buzzbait/spinnerbait weight? 1/8, 1/4?? I have a few, but they feel like im casting bricks.


SenseiBuddy
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1/4 3/8 and 1/2 oz

What r u using to throw this baits? That might be the reason it feels like bricks.


QuietTiger
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quote:

I really want to cut out the stuff Im never going to use,


For ANY fishing, salt or fresh, ain't gonna happen.


Polar Pop
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Ive got. 6'6 MH and a 7'3 H, I just have a few spinnerbaits that are massive. I actually caught a decent fish on one a few weekends ago...


SenseiBuddy
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Reel and line?


Clyde Tipton
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I just use the clear Plano boxes to organize baits by type, then I throw all of those in a parachute bag I picked up at the military surplus store for $25.


laangler21
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quote:

clear Plano boxes to organize baits by typ


is the correct answer.


Polar Pop
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BPS Rick Clunn baitcaster with P line Floroclear.



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Polar Pop
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quote:

the correct answer.


Ive got 3 big ones now, thinking that if I went with the smaller ones I could group baits better.

I am probably wayyyy overthinking this, I have just become consumed by bass fishing since I got a kayak.


Clyde Tipton
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I use the big/deep ones for worm packs. I got one for flukes, one for senkos, and one for creature baits like lizards and craws.

I put ratltraps, top water, and crank sits in the thin boxes.


Polar Pop
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Im about to take some pictures and throw them up so yall can see what Im working with (or not working with)


laangler21
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I have about 10-12, and a soft bag with the zipper pouches for plastics...

I'm probably not the best guy to take advice from on downsizing come to think of it... Good luck though.


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Polar Pop
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First Up - Worm Binder

Yamamoto Senko - Watermelon/Red

Strike King senko copy - smoky shad (white and black w/ silver/blue flk)

Berkley 4 in thin power worm - Green Pumpkin/Blue Flk

Stanley Ribbit Toad - watermelon/red w/ chart. feet

Culprit 10" fire and ice worm

Zoom Lizard - cotton candy/chart.

Some Swimbaits (not sure brand)- white/clear black and silver flk

Zoom Lizard - black w/ blue flk and some Dark Green w/ black flk

Next - Crankbaits, a couple poppers/spooks, frog

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Palo Gaucho
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I prefer Tupperware boxes for my plastics over binders. I keep them in bag they came in and organize by type, size, and color in the Tupperware boxes


Polar Pop
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Damn I like that Palo.

As I post these pictures, if anyone can help me weed out the stuff that I will probably never use, that would be great

Only 2 buzzbaits I have. Black one is a dollar cheapo, white one is a 3 blade strike king.



Larger spinnerbaits (1/2 oz maybe )



Smaller spinnerbaits



3 jigs (1 hand tied bucktail)



1/4 oz spoons



Terminal hooks and weights




LSURoss
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I fish out of a Walmart sack.


Polar Pop
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I could probably do that and be just fine...I still havent learned to take the easy route.


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