Has anyone ever tried the Izumi Live Bait lures?

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SquidHC
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Here's the video that caught my attention to these baits.



I have fished with quite a lot of hard baits for large and smallmouth bass, and these would be killer. Any thought of using them here? Anyone know of any distributors?
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Downtown
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They look mean. Loving that swimming action :y:
dedant
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Yep they look cool. Quite a range of actions and sizes too. :y: Amazon or ebay maybe?
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Search bass lures and almost every store in the states will have something similar on offer.
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kayak chris
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I have a few of them I picked up in Aus about 2 years ago.
They weren't expensive, and I'm pretty sure I got them out of the specials bin...
To be honest I dont recall ever catching anything on them, but that is probably because I tend to have my "go to" lures, and havent given them enough time.
Great action though :y:
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Hmm, I'm in Melbourne in a couple of weeks. I should try stop into a store.

Anyone have a recommendation?
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