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#1 cobia_slayer

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Posted May 12 2009 - 3:26 PM

To those who saw this posted in the "hardest cranking conventional" I'm sorry, I can't think of why I did it, and I'll try not to let it happen again



Anyway.....

I have a few "stingsilvers" that are custom made by locals here on the obx and come in a numerous amount of shapes, sizes, and at least 20 colors that are not available to anyone that lives anywhere else since their made locally.



I also have some made by strike king (I think) and they all come in the same shape. They have different sizes and maybe 6 different colors.



I don't think either are true "stingsilvers" so what is it? A specific type of metal/lead jig?


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#2 speckhunter80

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Posted May 12 2009 - 3:31 PM

Essentially the same thing as a diamond jig only hammered. Don't sweat it.


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#3 Sudsratt

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Posted May 12 2009 - 3:49 PM

I believe Haw River makes the original Stingsilver


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Posted May 12 2009 - 3:52 PM

I believe Haw River makes the original Stingsilver



Thanks for pic.

Now I know what they are.


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#5 bluefish1928thing

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Posted May 12 2009 - 8:09 PM

Essentially the same thing as a diamond jig only hammered. Don't sweat it.

actually i would say the two were similar in desgin but totally different concepts. diamond jigs are usually dropped and wobble nicely to the bottom. sting silver can do this but they are originally casting jigs, designed to be burned through mid column or even topwater and have a tight wiggle on retrieve.


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#6 staktup

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Posted May 12 2009 - 8:54 PM

I caught a nice red drum with one, amidst a huge pod of medium bunker 2 years ago. MAde a believer out of me, but the hooks need to be upgraded for bigger fish...


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#7 Terry Mac

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Posted May 12 2009 - 9:00 PM

I caught a nice red drum with one, amidst a huge pod of medium bunker 2 years ago. MAde a believer out of me, but the hooks need to be upgraded for bigger fish...



Yup, me too
Caught some nice reds on the 6oz stings fished med slow off the bottom in heavy surf


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Posted May 12 2009 - 9:13 PM

Previous post is right-Haw River Tackle makes the one and only
http://www.hrtackle....erOriginal.html

Been around forever because they work.


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Posted May 13 2009 - 4:10 PM

Previous post is right-Haw River Tackle makes the one and only
http://www.hrtackle....erOriginal.html

Been around forever because they work.

i think glass minnows are a fancied version of sting silvers. they both work


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Posted May 13 2009 - 6:49 PM

I thought they were Carolina's version of an albie lure....


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