Bigger freshwater bass swimbaits in bay/saltwater

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  1. kmooresd85

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    Has anyone ever fished some of the bigger swimbaits designed for freshwater bass in the bay for something like halibut? I’m more specifically asking about the larger hardbaits. Just as an example, has anyone threw out a Deps slide swimmer? That’s probably way bigger than I’m thinking but just as an example most people know of. If so, what were the result?
     
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    No but I’ve wanted to try big 7” keitechs...when they come in...

    Go out and try!
     
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    Anything’s possible in our bays
     
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    Definitely gonna try it. Just wondering if anyone else has and what happened when they did.
     
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    But the big top water baits work well for Corvina and needlefish
     
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    I'd throw a big ol bass swimbait. Idk how many times I've fished over at Embarcadero and reeled in a dinky sbb and see a massive halibut cruising behind it before I bring em up. Twice ive had one take them, both times break me clean off.
     
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    Kevin Mattson has fished the slide swimmer 175 in the bays and has caught sbb, halibut, and vinas. Also saw a post where a guy caught a legal on the 250 in wild carp.
     
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    Kelly Gleghorn is probably the guy I know who started fishing the bigger fresh stuff into the salt, dude knows his stuff. He had that bbz dialed in like no tomorrow, the LC real Californian, 175 deps as well.
     
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