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Super Glue for crappie tubes


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By gillkillr - Posted on 20 May 2010

Here is a little tip I use very often. I put just a little dab of super glue on the shank where the barb is on the jig head before I slide the tube up.

greg powell's picture

grizzly jis said not to ues super glue. if they come off buy new ones. trying to help out louie

GWPOWELL

Ray's picture

Gill I use this little trick to when I can remember to keep the super glue in my tackle box. This trick no doubt doubles the life of a tube skirt and cuts down on the frustration of having to slide the tube back up on the jig head many times a day.
I have heard some ask if the smell would not prevent crappiei bites but I have not found this to be a problem.
My friend Joe Wilson and one of the better crappie fishermen I have had the opportunity to fish with says he thinks it does not hurt the bite a bit and he uses the glue also.

Ray

danny malone's picture

gill & ray, i go to wal-mart to the "women's" cloth abd do-dad section and ask one of the ladies to help me find super glue in the small bottle. I have keep one in my boat and used it over and over without it stopping-up.

Beau Butler's picture

You guys get way too many bites!

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