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Jackall releases Mega Pompadour!

Discussion in 'Tackle Talk' started by Rod Bender, Feb 9, 2018.

  1. Rod Bender

    Rod Bender Well-Known Member

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    Yep...it is finally here! Many fisherman who chase Murray cod with surface lures would be familiar with the Jackall Pompadour. Now it's bigger brother has arrived!
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    The lure body is 120 mm's and it weighs 57 grams. To me, this weight would put it above the casting ratings of a lot of baitcast rods but if you are not scared of pushing the limits then you may as well have a go.

    The link has a couple videos. The first video shows its construction...meh! The second video shows its action and also gives you an opportunity to learn a foreign language!
    http://www.jackall.com.au/?page_id=2539

    The local stores have them priced around the $50 - $55 mark. They are selling too and no, not to me although I am not sure how long I can restrain! As usual with surface lures, the darker ones seem to go first. The first shipment has been distributed and from what I can gather, there are no more in stock in Oz.
    Cheers
    Team Jack...ass!
     
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  2. creekboy

    creekboy Well-Known Member

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    Hi, Jim. That thing would scare the crap out of most fish. Cheers, creekboy.
     
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  3. AWL

    AWL Well-Known Member

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    Go on bender, buy one, you know you want to:)
    Wouldn't mind one myself even if it was just to look at:cool:and there is always the chance of knocking a fish out with one even if they're not biting. They at the in town or out of town shop.
     
  4. diesel

    diesel Well-Known Member

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    One of those would look cool as a bonnet mascot on the Troopy, or you could tie it up next to your camp to scare the buggery out of undesirables :D.

    Jeff :)
     
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  5. DeeBeeKay

    DeeBeeKay Well-Known Member

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    I will get a couple of them, I'll just have to give up yet another vice to afford them, :eek: cheers davo
     
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  6. Rod Bender

    Rod Bender Well-Known Member

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    I think the next 'in thing' with lure manufacturing will be depth charges! Both stores in Shepp have the big pomps.
    cheers
    Team Bender
    Shock and awe fisherman!
     
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  7. AWL

    AWL Well-Known Member

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    I don't have any more vices to give up:( dbk, so i'm in trouble if i want one.
    Thank's bender might go and have a look and see if they got one in a colour i like (copeton frog or purple snake)
    One thing i did pick up from the video was he tweaked one of the "wings" with a pair of pliers there at one stage,guess it was to make it run straight.
     
  8. taspyke

    taspyke Member

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    I'll shout you one, just because I can ;)
     
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  9. taspyke

    taspyke Member

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    Got a parcel today :D

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  10. DeeBeeKay

    DeeBeeKay Well-Known Member

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    Taspyke I have acquired a mega pomp and so far I'm not that rapt in it. I find it sounds way to mechanical and fear it may spook fish. I fished areas with it and no hits but fished over the same area with the smaller pomp and picked up fish, maybe I'm not holding my mouth right,;) cheers davo
     
  11. Rod Bender

    Rod Bender Well-Known Member

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    Fanfkntastic! :eek: I put 3 of them on layby yesterday to use up some credit I had with a store! They said they are not selling that fast. Anyway, in my case I will just be happy when I get out and use them.
    cheers
    Team Bender
    Believes the best lures come fitted with a 6 cylinder diesel Perkins for maximum vibration!:cool:
     
  12. taspyke

    taspyke Member

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    I don't really have a rod that is designed to cast such heavy lures, but I will give them a try every now and then when I get the chance. Which is likely to only be 2 or 3 times a year.
     
  13. Rod Bender

    Rod Bender Well-Known Member

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    I picked them up the other day.
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    Sales of them picked up as there are not that many left.
    cheers
    Team Bender
    Keeping the economy ticking over!
     
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