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#2269061 - 05/13/10 08:59 PM
Crankbait Dive Depth Lookup
Scott M Offline
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Registered: 05/31/04
Posts: 8234
Loc: Little Bohemia
Anyone know a convenient table online to look up dive depth for cranks? I know I can buy Precision Trolling, but I'd like to find something online. I'm reorganizing my tackle and I have a bunch of boxless baits, lots of them from when I was a kid.
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#2269128 - 05/13/10 10:54 PM
Re: Crankbait Dive Depth Lookup [Re: Scott M]
PerchJerker Offline
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Registered: 01/06/04
Posts: 6170
Loc: Minnetrista and Itasca County
I don't know of anything on line ......

I have an older version of Precision Trolling in my boat (in addition to my current version). If you can find me on the lake on Saturday you can have it, I put it in the boat today not really knowing why I keep hauling it around as I never look at it anymore ......

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#2274753 - 05/21/10 03:12 PM
Re: Crankbait Dive Depth Lookup [Re: PerchJerker]
CrappieAttitude Offline
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Registered: 03/01/06
Posts: 1103
Loc: Merrifield, MN
For that reason alone, I wish that Rapala stamped the bottem of the lure with that info. Wouldn't that make the fishing world a better place?

I know at one time there was a little guide located near the rapalas here in brainerd that had a picture of all the different baits and what depth they run. Of course I lost mine, so now I am in the same situation.

I did find this info online tho. It kinda helps at least for some ballpark figures. Line dia would obviously change the numbers some, but a good starting point nonetheless.

CA



Lure size / Line dia / depth of lure

Original Floating

F5 4-6Lb 4'-5'
F7 6-8Lb 4'6"-5'6"
F9 6-8Lb 4'6"-6'
F11 6-8Lb 5'6"-6'6"
F13 8-10Lb 6'-7'6"

Husky
H13 8-12Lb 8'10'

Sinking Countdown
CD3 4-6Lb 2'-3'
CD5 4-6Lb 3'-5'
CD7 6-8Lb 4'-6'
CD9 6-8Lb 5'-7'
CD11 6-10Lb 6'-8'

Floating Jointed

J7 6-8Lb 4'-5'6"
J9 6-8Lb 6'6"-8'
J11 8-10Lb 7'9'
J13 8-12Lb 10'-13'

Shad Rap

SR5 6-8Lb 6'-8'
SR7 6-8Lb 8'-10'
SR8 8-10Lb 10'-12'
SR9 8-12Lb 12'-14'
SSR14 8-20Lb 8'-10'

Shallow Shad Rap

SSR5 6-8Lb 2'-4'
SSR7 6-8Lb 4'-6'
SSR8 9-12Lb 6'-8'
SSR9 8-12Lb 8'-10'

Fat Rap Deep Running

FR5 6-8Lb 12'6"-14'6"
FR7 8-12Lb 15'-17'

Fat Rap Shallow Running

SFR5 6-8Lb 3'-5'
SFR7 8-12Lb 5'-7'

Fat Rap Mini

MFR3 4-6Lb 4'-5'

Down Deep Rattlin' Fat Rap

DRFR7 6-15Lb 15'-20'

Minnow Spoon

RMS-7 6-15Lb Variable

Magnum

CD7MAG 8Lb 9'-11'
CD9MAG 8-10Lb 12'-14'
11MAG 10-15Lb 9'-11'
CD11MAG 10-15Lb 13'-15'
14MAG 12-20Lb 12'-14'
CD14MAG 12-20Lb 13'-16'
CD18MAG 15-25Lb 18'-21'
26MAG 25Lb + 18'-25'

Sliver

SL13 8-10Lb 10'12'
SL20 10-15Lb 12'-14'



Edited by CrappieAttitude (05/21/10 03:22 PM)

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#2275885 - 05/23/10 08:10 PM
Re: Crankbait Dive Depth Lookup [Re: CrappieAttitude]
Swimbait2009 Offline
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Registered: 07/03/09
Posts: 521
Loc: Lakeville, MN
How much line would you let out to get the lures to the given depths?
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#2275945 - 05/23/10 09:27 PM
Re: Crankbait Dive Depth Lookup [Re: Swimbait2009]
Hoffer Offline
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Registered: 02/05/04
Posts: 1330
Loc: Maple Grove, MN
arent those stats usually done with 100 feet of line?

I tried going by those stats but found out that depending on my speed and line diameter - they werent always that close.

I just do it the old fashioned way.

I tie on my lure...let out my 100 feet and then start in 30 feet of water and slowly troll in till I hit bottom and then look at the depth on the finder.

Works pretty close...at least to a foot or so.

Just one last cast...
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