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Model1
01-07-2014, 06:53 PM
What color if you had to choose just one,would be your go to color? Im getting ready to order some and was wondering what was some of everybody's favorites. Hair or rubber or both?

"G"
01-07-2014, 06:55 PM
rubber.....electric chicken

Oldyankee
01-07-2014, 07:48 PM
Hair, anything chartreuse and a minnow on it

Tracker123
01-07-2014, 07:55 PM
Definitely with a minner on it.

Rees Guide
01-07-2014, 08:58 PM
Hair or rudder don't matter to me, like blue/char and or/char combo in the scoring and a crawfish in the fall.

KDAVID1
01-07-2014, 09:04 PM
Tell Donnie to do whatever colors he wants--you will not be disappointed
but these are my go to's
yellow and red
yellow and orange
orange and red
yellow and pink
yellow and black
red and green
yellow and purple
orange and black

Model1
01-08-2014, 09:38 AM
Thanks, thats pretty much what i had in mind. Just wanted some others opinions.

eagle 1
01-09-2014, 06:32 PM
147388 these are a goog start ! RED/CHARTRUCE EARLY , SOLID WHITE IN SUMMER OR CLEAR WATER .

KnightShadow10
01-15-2014, 11:27 AM
I let Donnie pick mine, and am very pleased

Brian Stucker
01-16-2014, 10:32 AM
What are the weight of these gnats.

"G"
01-16-2014, 10:48 AM
Not much because there is no lead head on them. Fish them with a double rig and tip with a minnow hooked thru the eyes

Brian Stucker
01-16-2014, 03:10 PM
Not much because there is no lead head on them. Fish them with a double rig and tip with a minnow hooked thru the eyes
Sounds good might have to give them a try.

CrappiePappy
01-17-2014, 01:30 AM
Not much because there is no lead head on them. Fish them with a double rig and tip with a minnow hooked thru the eyes

Why would you suggest hooking the minnow thru the eyes, as opposed to hooking them from under the chin & out between the nostrils (like you would on a jig) ?? They are, in essence, a jig hook minus the lead head ... so I'd think they'd still be inclined to ride with the hook point "up", which would make the minnow swim sideways if hooked thru the eyes. And you'd want the hook to be pointing upwards, so that it hooks the fish in the roof of the mouth and not in the lip membrane.

... cp :kewl

bird down
01-17-2014, 08:35 AM
[QUOTE=CrappiePappy;2547723]Why would you suggest hooking the minnow thru the eyes

Because it works

"G"
01-17-2014, 08:38 AM
Two reasons......its harder for the minnow to get knocked off......and with the minnow sideways they flutter trying to get straight and this movement attracts the fish.

ibcamn
01-17-2014, 10:34 AM
Great info...I didn't know that.

Brian Stucker
01-17-2014, 11:49 AM
Two reasons......its harder for the minnow to get knocked off......and with the minnow sideways they flutter trying to get straight and this movement attracts the fish.

I have been hooking them both ways here lately just trying different ways. I have definitely noticed if you hook em through the lip. The crappie can steal them off of your hook a lot easier.

Model1
01-21-2014, 11:08 AM
148475 Now to try them out.

yikess
01-21-2014, 02:04 PM
Looks like you got a good start. Now you need some fast snaps so you can change colors easily. I prefer the mediums or large.

TowboatTroller
01-21-2014, 02:09 PM
How do you go about using these gnats??? Cast and reel or spider rig ??

yikess
01-22-2014, 09:16 PM
Slow troll just like you would a minnow on a bare hook.

BigKyd
01-24-2014, 12:14 PM
I've fished them with a minnow under a bobber with some split shot, works well too. I just use them like a minnow hook, any situation where you would use a minnow hook, the gnats will work.