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what is a "SENKO"?

Discussion in 'Tackle Talk' started by dip, Jun 5, 2004.

  1. dip

    dip dip

    caint find 'em in bass pro cat-alog.
  2. catking

    catking Banned

    They are like a stick bait made of plastic. Bass Pro shop calls them "sticko's" not quite like a senco, but basically the same thing. They are just a straight piece of plastic. CATKING......... Stick to cattin............ :p

  3. DaleM

    DaleM Original OGF Staff Member

    Senko is the brand name. Not sure where to find them.
  4. Procraftboats21

    Procraftboats21 Original OGF Member

    a "senko" is a heavy soft plastic stickbait made by Gary Yamamoto, you can find them at Dicks and Gander Mountain for about 6 bucks a pack.
  5. dip

    dip dip

    not fittin to take up bass fishin.... just trying to expand my fishin knowledge.... heaven knows hangin around with DA KINK hasn't done me a bit of good! :mad:
  6. bill_gfish

    bill_gfish Well, Gee Whiz!

    And I thought it was coffee :confused: :confused: :confused:

  7. flathunter

    flathunter Mellons mentor

    Snaka, Bill :eek: ..Hey, I have heard no reports coming from you and dip, you still fishin?
  8. i was bassin hoover today and was throwin a purple gulp sinking minnow. which is a scented kind of senko made by a different company. when all the sudden i get hit by a huge downword pull and when i land it i find a 3 pound catfish. i have heard of people using them under a bobber for they stink. :D
  9. Basskisser1

    Basskisser1 And A Kiss For Good Luck!

    Hi, Bass Pro doesn't sell the senko. Cabela's has them in their catalog. Gander mountain also sell's them. I have found that the new finesse worm works just as well as the senko. I caught ten bass with the same finesse worm on Saturday.
  10. D**k's has a huge selection of the Yamamoto original senkos. Plus this week they have the Yum version (Dingers) on sale 3 get 1 free. They had a pretty good selection of those as well.
  11. Lundy

    Lundy Staff Member

    Tried "senko's" for the first time this spring on a Texas fishing trip at my son's suggestion. I am a true believer in their effectiveness at catching bass. They really out performed all of my traditional soft baits that I had with me.

    They actually wern't "senko's" they were "Kanami's", very heavily salted, tear easily. I was able to find some at a local wal-mart. We went through $50 worth in 4 days of fishing.

  12. I don't know about the online store but the Bass Pro here in Cincinnati does sell them. I just bought a few.

    they are on an endcap in the middle of the fishing area.
  13. esoxhunter

    esoxhunter Livin' the moontime

    Kinami Flash is a real Senko. Just marketed under a different name with less in a package...thus costing less. Look closely at the package. It says "Yamamoto Enterprises".
  14. crappielooker

    crappielooker The Corn Chucker

    i believe that kinami is own by the son of gary yamamoto, Derek.. same on the silhouette theory.. :)
  15. Procraftboats21

    Procraftboats21 Original OGF Member

    yeah your right crappielooker its made by his son
  16. Flipp

    Flipp Bass Chaser

    I love senkos I use them all the time but I love the tube more.