Salas vs. Tady

Discussion in 'Tackle 101' started by rmedina0811, Jan 3, 2007.

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Jig Preferences

  1. Salas

    41.1%
  2. Tady

    64.3%
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  1. rmedina0811

    rmedina0811 Well-Known Member

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    How do salas lures compare to similarly sized tady lures? Everytime I hear about large yellowtail being caught in San Diego it's on a salas 6x jr...never on a tady. What does everyone here use when yo-yoing? I only own 2 salar jrs in sardine and dorado colors and I've never fished with them since I bought them. I have a couple of sumo jigs that look identical to the jrs and a whole slew of tadys: AA's, A2's, 4/0, and 9s. I'd like to see which jigs are most popular among members here.
     
  2. Joey805

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    Never fished the salas, only the tady and have done well on it.
     
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    creekster Well-Known Member

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    Tady 45's have been good to me...the 6x jr I've used with a little sucess on Calicos, many years ago....
    Creekster
     
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    I sold all my tady's and went to salas 6Xjr's and their surface irons. Salas surface irons seems to kick better (IMO) both at high and low speeds and are a bit heavier for better casting distance. However I do regret selling all my tady 45's as they do present a smaller profile. Just in case the fish are targeting smaller baits. One other thing I've noticed is that the tady's are a hit or miss scenario for finding one that swims well where as the most of the salas swim well right off the rack.
     
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    derfsondeck Well-Known Member

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    I fish Tady 45's for my surface iron and yo-yo with 6X JR'S.Probably gonna buy and try some different surface irons this year if I make it to Cedros or Benitos.I need to get some 7X's.
     
  6. grantar2

    grantar2 Well-Known Member

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    Thresher "One other thing I've noticed is that the tady's are a hit or miss scenario for finding one that swims well where as the most of the tady's swim well right off the rack."

    Huh????
     
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    Thresher Well-Known Member

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    swim=action of the lure. I typically look for jigs with a wide kicking action during the retrieve. I've been told to look for the jigs with the most offset "hips" as they provide the most action. Hope this clears it up.
     
  8. rmedina0811

    rmedina0811 Well-Known Member

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    ...you mean salas swim better right off the rack You mentioned tady twice...I think that's what grantar was confused about.
     
  9. Stringer

    Stringer Well-Known Member

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    My .02,
    I've seen both Tady and Salas as well as other brands (Sumo, Ironman, UFO, etc...)swim well and seen them swim poorly too. Best advice - keep the ones that swim well and get bit, give the others to your buddys :D
     
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    Thresher Well-Known Member

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    Oops, my bad!
     
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    Batman Well-Known Member

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    Im with thresher. I like teh asals jigs but i still have some tady 45's and tady c-jigs
    Batty
     
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    Salas 6X Jr. in Blue and White for surface and deep, yellows love it, and the seals don't!

    Great article by the master of La Jolla YT yo yo ing:

    Fishing with Iron
     
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    Surf Hunter Well-Known Member

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    I like em both, just make sure to tie a loop knot on the the jig directly to your main line and don't use a snap or anything, it kills the action.
    But yes, some swim good, others are turds. Like Stringer said, the turds are the ones you loan out :)
     
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    Corr Well-Known Member

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    I fish with Irons and plugs every day but can't really compare the two types. We make our own.

    Joe sent me a Salas 6 blue and white and I had a follow the first day I tried it and caught on the second day. http://www.getbentsportfishing.com/...1140-late-christmas-present-2.html#post276327

    My friends thought it was a good "raising tool" to attract the fish so they could see and catch from me. :rofl: Because of the wild wiggle the fish came to look at it but did not hit is as well as a surface plug.
     
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    i use both tady's and salsa. i must say that i usually grab the salsa first...
     
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    They both work well for me!
     
  17. KaiMan

    KaiMan Well-Known Member

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    I have fished both various jigs by the two manufactures. Personally, I like fishing Salas Jigs over Tady just cause I have caught two yellowtail. One came on a Salas 6x Scrambled Egg, and the other was on a Bird Turd Swirl Paint Surface 7X Iron.

    Jigs that are superior, but I don't see much more anymore unfortunately are the Killer Jigs.

    Give me your jigs that don't swim!
     
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    ironman Well-Known Member

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    well i own more tadys 42 to be exact and 30 salas but ive cought more and bigger fish on the salas 7xheavy and the two biggest yellows of my life were cought on salas jackpotjig kicker also make good irons
     
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    I'm so confused,i can't make up mind bbbuuuuurrrrrrrpp:beerbang:
     
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    i like both but the tady brand would be my favortie
     

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