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June 29, 2005
Does anyone have any experience with the Tackle Booty Domanatrix bucktails as compared to the Cowgirls. The price is about 1/2, but I am wondering if you get what you pay for?
Also they seem a bit heavy at 3.5 oz. Aren't the Cowgirls lighter?
If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got.
April 29, 2007
I have not tried the Tackle Booty Domanatrix bucktails, and have no intention of trying them. Cowgirls are the only double 10's I use, they catch fish I have a lot of confidense in them. I have had no problems with the cowgirls, however I have had problems with hookup %. I have heard that downsizing from 7/0 to 6/0 hooks increases the hookup %, so that may be somthing to try this year.
Regarding Super D's (rubber swimbaits), I think there were some quality issues with older Tackle Booty lures, but James has worked hard to correct the problems. I will be trying out the new Super D's this year and have heard good things about them, they have to be better quality than bulldawgs. I'll let you all know how they hold up to muskies after trying out the new ones this year.
I completly disagree with you on this one. I have about 12 Super D's and love them. They are great lures and have produced plenty of fish. Not that there is anything wrong with a bulldawg, but the Super D has a slight diferent action that I really like. They are quality lures as I have caught over 3 fish on one lure and it still worked perfect!..
Also James from Tacklebooty has helped up in the past with auctions and raffles so I have nothing bad to say about him or his company.. I would recommend his products to anyone and his customer service is great.
I can't speak for all his lures but the ones I have used I have no problem with. and I think Tim said it well, he had some issues in the first generations, but he worked hard to fix them, just as any good lures company would. He listens to his customer, good or bad.
Seb, as I said some of you like the super D and I realize that. The double cowgirl imitations I got earlier in 2008 and they all did not run at all. I understand that you like his bulldawg imitations but I was commenting on the cowgirls which I think are substandard to the DC10's.
I did not know that the owner of tacklebooty donated stuff for our club but that still wouldn't make me endorse a product that I did not like. It's nice that he does that and I am not trying to dissuade him from doing so in the future but I did not like a few of his products. I hope that I am allowed to say that I don't like a lure regardless of whether the maker or supplier is a contributor to MI50. I don't think that has anything to do with the lures and I think the maker would agree that fact. He's gonna make some good stuff that I may like and others that I don't. I guess I should have sent them back but they were already fished.
March 22, 2004
The only thing I'll say about the Dominatrix 10's is that I raised three real nice fish on one, in one day, last year. It was that pink bladed/gawdy skirted thing I won at one of the club's raffles. When the blades are spinning, and the skirt is pulsing, its a pretty impressive lure. I went ahead and bought a white/silver and am waiting to get it out. Occasionally the blades cup one another but, again, when they're both spinning it attracts attention.
March 5, 2007
I haven't tried the Dominatrix 10's myself either. So I can't really give an opinion on them. I'm gonna stick with cowgirls, because they work for me. What would be important to me is the minute that bait hits the water those blades are turning & there turning all the way to the boat. I wouldn't be happy if my blades were stalling out anywhere during the retrieve & especially at the boat. ;D Of course some big blade baits can be very angle sensitive.
If price is a consideration, another option would be to check out Spanky Baits. They make some high quality baits & are priced in between the Dominatrix & the Cowgirl.
"The Wrecking Crew"
January 19, 2009