Subject: Replacement dropper chains?

Posted on: February 06 2011 @ 04:21 PM
By: stitch

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Does anyone know where to get replacement dropper chains for ice jigs/spoons? A big crappie broke the hook off of one of my Pilkies this weekend, and I'd like to fix it. When I rig droppers up for walleye fishing I use stinger hooks, but in this case I'd rather have the same thing that came on it. I've looked around before and can't find them.



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Re: Replacement dropper chains?

Posted on: February 06 2011 @ 04:23 PM
By: fishhead50

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Scheels in wdsm had them in January. Might try there.


Re: Replacement dropper chains?

Posted on: February 06 2011 @ 04:26 PM
By: fishrman

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http://cgi.ebay.com/Pilkie-type-jigging-minnow-replacement-chain-gold-sz-6-/300515610568
above is size 6
below is size 8
http://www.sportslinkup.com/shop/0-Pilkie-fishing-1-LOWEST.html


Re: Replacement dropper chains?

Posted on: February 06 2011 @ 04:27 PM
By: rich_fisher69

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shuckslures.com


Re: Replacement dropper chains?

Posted on: February 06 2011 @ 04:30 PM
By: dbugzapper1975

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Shucks Lures- panfish, walleyes, and bass can't get enough of em'. I use them quite frequently. I've also used a stinger hook on mine before when I am in a pinch, but the chain adds some noise and racket to the spoon, haha. Here's the link- http://www.shuckslures.com/


Re: Replacement dropper chains?

Posted on: February 06 2011 @ 04:35 PM
By: stitch

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I'll order from shucks, a jigger is the same as a pilkie right?


Re: Replacement dropper chains?

Posted on: February 06 2011 @ 04:38 PM
By: rich_fisher69

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Yep. a jigger is a pilkie. they also deal in some other products as well


Re: Replacement dropper chains?

Posted on: February 06 2011 @ 04:42 PM
By: stitch

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Quote by: rich_fisher69

Yep. a jigger is a pilkie. they also deal in some other products as well



I thought they had some other baits, but they're not on the website?


Re: Replacement dropper chains?

Posted on: February 06 2011 @ 04:43 PM
By: Setter

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Stitch-you probably have a Shucks jigger-not a Pilkie. The real Rapala Pilkies have not been made in years.
They come with gold or red hooks in a couple different sizes. If you can wait a couple weeks I will pick some up for you and send them your way.

Ryan Hale


Re: Replacement dropper chains?

Posted on: February 06 2011 @ 05:42 PM
By: dbugzapper1975

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In the Waterloo/CF area they can be purchased at Hank's Bait and Tackle. My only wish is that they had a slightly larger hook on the smaller versions.


Re: Replacement dropper chains?

Posted on: February 06 2011 @ 06:04 PM
By: littlealfet

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One time I got my wife to give me an old cheap necklace and I cut it down into short pieces and bought some small hooks and made my own. Had to use my shop lighted magnafine glass to see what I was doing. Alot heavier and bigger hooks than the factory ones. They last for ever.


Re: Replacement dropper chains?

Posted on: February 06 2011 @ 06:18 PM
By: crappie-attitude

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Very timely post. I lost a small spoon with a Hali brand dropper chain. Set up a new rig using a Shucks dropper chain. Seem to me that the minnow was able to knot the Shucks brand dropper. Would have to periodically un-kink the dropper. That didn't happen with the Hali dropper chain. Was wonder if anyone else had this problem with the Shucks droppers?


Re: Replacement dropper chains?

Posted on: February 06 2011 @ 06:27 PM
By: Mr.+Pike

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Got Hali replacement chains at Fleet Farm in Mason City Come with quick snaps on both ends or a small teardrop.


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