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Rebel® Crickhopper™ and Bighopper

   

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Summer Hopper

Summer Hopper

1-1/2"

3/32 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
14

Max Diving Depth:
3'

Model:
F73314
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  • SKU: 636650

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Firetiger

Firetiger

1-1/2"

3/32 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
14

Max Diving Depth:
3'

Model:
F7356
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  • SKU: 323141

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Black Cricket

Black Cricket

1-1/2"

3/32 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
14

Max Diving Depth:
3'

Model:
F7394
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  • SKU: 253446

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Yellow Grasshopper

Yellow Grasshopper

1-1/2"

3/32 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
14

Max Diving Depth:
3'

Model:
F7396
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Green Grasshopper

Green Grasshopper

1-1/2"

3/32 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
14

Max Diving Depth:
3'

Model:
F7397
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  • SKU: 253448

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Firetiger

Firetiger

1-3/4"

1/4 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
10

Max Diving Depth:
3'

Model:
F73M56
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  • SKU: 636679

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Twitch on top or run to depths of 3 feet.

Crickhopper - 1-1/2", size 14 hook
Big Hopper - 1-3/4", size 10 hook

Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 58 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by SUPER LURE FOR KIDS The crickhopper is probably the best pan fish lure on the market. I have caught a ton of pan fish using the crickhopper. I have caught many different species on the lure including smallmouth and largemouth bass. I have also caught a 41' MUSKY using this lure (it grabbed a small largemouth bass who took the lure and would not let go until it was landed). My grandsons love them. They are best with ultralight takle - I prefer 4lb Excel line. I currently have about 3 dozen in my tackle box in different colors. Highly recommend them. June 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great bait! I bought this lure on a whim based on the fact that most of the fish in my local fishing spots feed on bugs, and this definitely looks like something fish would eat. For me, at least, it seems to need a few casts to "warm up", I haven't ever caught anything on the first cast, but it sure gets fish curious and eventually you will start cranking them in. It seems like once a few of them commit to biting it turns into a feeding frenzy! I use this lure almost exclusively now when fishing for bluegill in local farm ponds, or just casting in at a new pond to see what it has in it. It is fun to use and it delivers. I catch a variety of fish on it, including bluegill, crappie and bass. Seems like anything in the pond will take a pass at it. I use the yellow color throughout the year, and the fish respond well. I would like to get a black version and see if the color has any effect on performance. I have had the best luck using a steady retrieve and keeping it about 1-2 feet deep. Once in a while they will hit it topwater when it is cast out, but that isn't the norm in my experience. The only drawbacks are that if it is dragged through weeds, the fluttering motion stops, and without the motion you can pretty much guarantee no bites. Also, with the front treble hook, sometimes it will snag the line when you cast it and stop the flutter of the lure until you untangle it. That said, most of the fish I catch are snagged on the front hook, so I wouldn't advise removing it. Neither of these are unique problems, just inherent drawbacks with using this type of lure. Overall, a great and productive lure for the money. June 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Favorite ultralight I have found that the black cricket color produces the most strikes for me. I have caught some nice 2-3 pound bass with this lure. I fish usually fish it on a 6 ft ultralight rod with 4lb mono. This draws in panfish like no other, gentle twitches on the surface produce huge strikes. Sometimes it will just be sucked under, but i have caught massive bluegill, around 1.5 lbs- 2.0 lbs. May 9, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good for Bluegill Bought this yesterday and took it to the local creek to try it out. Fished for 30 minutes, caught 2 nice sized bluegill on the green grasshopper color using a steady retrieve. January 15, 2014
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which color works best?

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I use the yellow color and have really had good results, but I can't speak on if it is any better than the others.
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I like the black color, or the browns
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Green Grasshopper
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This may seem clicher, but match the hatch! These will work best when it's hopper season! With one of each color, you should be able to catch whatever feeds on grass hoppers! Just look around the area your fishing and see if you can see some grass hoppers, the five colors are very close to the real thing, so you should not have any problems matching the hatch! Hope this helps!
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Brown, Black, Summer Hopper and Green. If I only hadd one, it would brobably be Brown
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A steady retrieve works best for me, and it takes some time to get the fish committed to biting it. I usually cast it out a good 5-10 minutes before getting any bites, but once they do, hang on.

I have pulled in bass on it, as well as crappie and bluegill.
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Small twitches on the surface, and occasionally dip it under. Any time the fish are biting, bass love it
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use a stop and go retive to make it look even more like a real cricket.
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I use a stop and go retrieve. I cast it out about 50-75 feet into 3-4 ft. deep water, let it sit there for a couple seconds, then start the wind and pause routine. This fish usually hit right on the pause or right on the start. It catches smallmouth by the handfull!
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I don't see a lot of crickets swimming under water. I wouuld work it on top and twitch it.. Dawn and dusk on top of the water. Twitch twitch pause. Bass will eat it.
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If you're wanting to catch bass, I would go with the bighopper. The crickhopper will also catch bass, but the bighopper will catch larger bass. The best time to fish them are the times when you see insects active. In my part of the country thats April through October sometimes November. Cloud cover is the best time, but I've had great days with sunny conditions also. Wind and no wind produce equally.

The most consistantly productive retrieve for me has been to cast out and let the lure rest for 7 seconds. After the 7 secs, lightly twitch the lure. Most bites will come then. If not, a triple twitch then pause retrieve works well. Very light twitches are all thats need. If that's not working, try swimming the lure for 2-3 quick cranks in between pauses. At the end of the swimming retrieve let the lure float up on a slack line. Waking the bait is also a great retrieve.
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My favorite way to fish it is as a topwater. This is especailly deadly for gaint bluegills and sunfish. What you do is during April-September, you cast it out as far as you can. It you see sunny beds, cast on top of them. Then, you retrieve it as slowly as possible. Just quick enough to make it wobble, but not too quick. It should be making a WAKE on the top of the surface. You will also get some small bass to bite.
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How good are these lures for stream fishing for brook trout? Which technique is the best,and also is there a better time of year for these lures?
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They are fine for trout and stream fishing, whenever there are insects that are being taken on the surface this will work well.
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Probably pretty good. Are they eating grass hoppers. Catch one and buy the color that closely matches the insect. Summer and Fall.
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I am using a medium action 6 foot rod. It is a spinning reel.
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I use a ultralight with 4lb mono, i would try a lighter action rod
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Light lures = light line, light action rods and reels. Your equipment is not set up to throw something so light. Get an ultralight rod and rell and use 6# test.
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Switch your line. Use six or four pound test of a high quality line like Trilene or Stren Original.
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add 1-2 small weights about 8-10 inches from lure(also helped with action for me)
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You might try using ultralight tackle and placing a small split shot up your line about 18 in. (if you want to use it as an underwater lure).
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try using ultralight gear.
it should help you increase your casting distance.
also put on lighter pound line.
that will also increase your casting distance.
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Add a small spit shot weight about 24-30 inches up your line above the lure. Keep the shot tiny.

Works great just trolling/floating slowly behind a float tube as well!
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try with a light or UL rod if u dont have one try putting a sinker on the line near six inches or so from the lure
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Depending on the thickness of your fishing line, and which lure you're using, you won't be able to cast too far.

The crickhopper is 1/10 oz. and the big hopper is 1/4 oz.

your medium action rod is probably 1/4 oz to 1 1/4 oz lure rated.

If you can't cast at least 10 yards with your spinning reel, your line may be too thick. I would reccommend 8lb. Seaguar red label fluorocarbon. catalog # 38-426-900-08.
That stuff is really thin.
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Yes, it doesn't cast far but you might be able to move up to a bigger one with slightly more weight. I used a light action 6 foot rod, spinning reel, 6 lb line and casted into the wind. It went about 20 feet. It did the job!
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I use a BPS tiny LIte combo and can get some decent distance on them. I have even 6lb or 4lb test line on it don't remember what i put on it.
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Yes, I've caught bluegill on this lure using a steady retrieve and occasionally twitching it on the top
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Yes. I would twitch it on the surface of the water at dawn and dusk. Also around any structure at any time.
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YES, YES, YES!!! I just got back from a very successful trip where I caught countless sunfish (bream) on this lure. Get a Crickethopper (the small kind) in Firetiger. Tie it to ten or less pound line and cast it on top of bream beds. Then, SLOWLY AND STEADILY crank it in. Make sure it stays wobbling just beneath the surface creating a wake. If bream are not beding then you can use a sightly faster approach by troll it or by cranking it down to full depth and reeling in.
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This bait is one of my top 10 bream catching lures. The most popular ways are to twitch this bait on top with pauses in between, and to swim this bait slowly and at a constant speed, barely under the water like a wake bait and a little faster to dive deeper. These retrieves work very well. One more that I would add is to swim this bait as fast as possible without making it roll over for 3,4 or 5 cranks at kill the retrieve and let it rise to the top. Once it rises, twitch a couple times and start the retrieve over again.

This is a great lure that will catch all sorts of panfish all types of ways.
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This is actually my number 1 bream bait. If you want to catch bream with these lures the best way to do that is to real it at a medium speed causing it to move underwater. Another way to catch bream is to twitch the lure at the top of the water.
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Usually all you have to do is let it sit on the surface on early mornings and twitch. You will often see fish surround the lure and inspect it. Then just twitch again and they will usually strike. Sometimes bass take this retrieve but they usually bite a yo-yo retrieve with this lure.
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yes and just ust pop it along the surface
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