Swimbaits that changed fishing

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  1. Kellen

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    I was thinking about doing a list of swimbaits that changed the way anglers approached swimbait fishing. Looking for those iconic baits that made a big impact on the big bass swimbait world, and don't want to miss any.

    Your suggestions?
     
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    Muskie baits turned bass baits! Slammer types!
     
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    Specifics hmmm....

    Huddleston (swimbaits)
    in general all of his baits are quite iconic.
    including but not pertaining to
    12 inch (no longer in production)
    8 inch
    6 inch
    68

    Original Castaic Wood Trout

    Deps
    250 Slideswimmer
    175 slideswimmer

    Hinkle trout

    Roman made
    Mother
    Negotiator

    22nd century
    Triple trouts
    13"
    12"
    11"
    10"
    ha all of the sizes
    22nd century rats


    There are hundreds of companys but those a pretty iconic in a way.
     
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    Z-plugs, MS Slammers, A.C. Minnows, and Huddlestons.

    The OG swimbaits that paved the way
     
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    Worm King is really the king for socal saltwater.


    He nailed it for freshwater baits
     
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    Rago baits. Love the old rats.
     
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    OG Castaics shad, bluegill. Started it for me.
     
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    AC Plug, back in the day was the go to bait if you knew about it. Most trolled them on lead core line.

    But back in the mid to late 90's the Osprey and 22 Century baits took off along with Jerry Rago and Castaic's

    Little known fact is that the Swimbait actually came out in the early 1900, I remember reading it somewhere many years ago. If I remember some guy in Ohio made on and had a patent on it.
     
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