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We have made the Capt Ken's Designer Bass FROG™ : Clone Series available to customers to order retail from this website. The Capt Ken's Clone Series FROGs are available to ship immediately any time. Often they can be shipped the same day they are ordered, and sometimes even within a few hours. You can also order Skitter Leg/Stinger Hook Kits, 3-Packs of FROG Hooks, or 100 Packs of Latex Weedguards. They are always available. We have made some changes to the product that all users should appreciate. We now have many more weedguards, including the stronger latex style and the "Weedguard Attachment Tool in each package of Clone Series FROGs ordered here. The tool makes it extremely easy to attach the weedguards.
The custom Originals & Replicant Series FROGs , however, are made for each customer one at a time. So, you still must place an order for those, giving explanation for what you would like and how you would like it made by phone or email. The Work Schedule can vary on completion times required depending on current demand.
Rich Torgun was fishing off the beach on a rock jetty in Cape May, New Jersey and caught this beautiful 8 lb Weakfish on the Capt Ken's Designer Bass Shiner™. He was using Kit #2 with the Big Sinking Head and the Big Skinny Wild Shiner. Rich also caught two 4 lb Weakfish that same day. The Designer Bass Shiners™ are not just for bass. They will catch all types of predator fish "wherever big fish eat little fish! " The Designer Shiners™ are the best fishing lures I know for big Seatrout, Tarpon & Snook. When I get a chance, I will post a video of a monster channel catfish I caught while fishing Kit #1 with the Big Floating Head and the Big Skinny Shiner. The big catfish slammed it shallow and on topwater too, and then towed me out onto the open lake and up the St. John's River. It is a killer trophy bass lure.
Billy Wilson bought his first Clone Series FROG back in July of this summer. In the photo above, he shows off his first bass caught on a Designer Bass FROG™ Clone Series FROG #4. Since that first FROG & bass, he has bought many more Clone Series FROGs, and even an Original Series: Pine Barrens Tree FROG. He has been catching many more bigger bass all summer and into the fall. With the temperatures suddenly dropping and taking the water temperatures from 73 degrees down to 59 degrees, he has been surprised to discover that the FROG bite is still "on" He recently caught 20 bass on the topwater FROGs under the much colder conditions. He sent the photo below, showing one of the recent bass with a Clone Series FROG that he customized with extra spots & markings with a permanent marking pen. Billy says these FROGs are now his favorite way to catch bass. But, he recently had had one of the new DragonFlies taken away from him by a very big bass on the second cast. So, he has ordered two more of those.
Billy is definitely stretching the limits of the topwater FROG fishing season in Illinois, but he may be dreaming about jumping Bass and DragonFlies all winter this year.
Darrell Hollifield is one of the founding members of the Tidewater Kayak Anglers Association, he was also one of my earliest customers for the Designer Bass FROGs™. As you can see, his Original Series Bronze Spotted Leopard is still catching bass for him after all these years. This Virgina Monster was almost 6 lbs. In the photo, below you can see the heavy pad cover Darrell had to pull this bass out of to get him into the kayak. Excellent is the only word to describe this kayak fishing photo.
Check out this 23 inch Virginia State Citation Bass just caught on a Designer Bass FROG™: Clone Series FROG #4 - the Dark Brown Bull FROG. It was caught by Chuck Wrenn who is a FROG Fishing fanatic and who publishes his own FROG Fishing Blog--- http://froggin4bass.blogspot.com Check out his Blog to keep up to date on FROG Fishing in his state. If that wasn't enough of a great day, he also got the whole thing on video, and it will be posted on YouTube, his Blog site and on this page very soon. Kayak FROG Fishing for monster bass ! It doesn't get any better than that !!
Okay, here it is ! The best video submitted by a user of the Designer Bass FROGs™ that I have seen to date. Chuck wrestled a monster bass out of some of the worst lily pads that anyone would want to attempt and did it from his kayak. He received a Virginia State Citation for his bass caught on a Designer Bass FROG™ Clone Series : FROG #4 - Dark Brown Spotted Bull FROG. Now, that's what I call Kayak Fishing FROG fishing for Monster Bass in Virginia --- or anywhere else ! You should really check out his FROG Fishing BLOG that he says was inspired by his love for the Designer Bass FROGs™. Just click the Logo below.
At this time, I am announcing the availability of a new series of lures that, to me, are the most deadly lures I have ever used --- not just for Monster Bass, but also for all Bass of any size. For Bass, there is nothing more desirable than a Golden Shiner. We now have 6 distinctly different Kits available for $29.95
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