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Monster Reel'N'Shad a huge fish-catcher

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Make no mistake about it, the Monster Reel’N’Shad is a monstrous swim bait — one Mann’s Bait Co. proudly introduced to the market in January.

The latest in the artificial lure manufacturer’s Reel’N’Shad series provides just more than 9 inches of pulsating, swimming action from a durable soft plastic that doesn’t have a paddletail or extra hardware to make it swim realistically.

Its patent-pending design is unique and triggers bites from bass, redfish, stripers, lemonfish and even tarpon.

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April 22 at 9:00 am
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Storm Wiggle Warts

The importance of realistic, crawfish patterns is well known to Bassmaster Elite pro, and Brandon Palaniuk proved it on his way to finishing second in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic on Grand Lake in Oklahoma.

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March 22 at 9:00 am
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The Egret Wedgetail Eel

When Cowboy Outdoors decided to make a big, wedge-tailed soft-plastic artificial lure strictly a saltwater bait, speckled trout fishermen along the country’s coast benefitted big time.

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February 22 at 9:00 am
954 Views

Mister Twister BUZZ Bug

Mister Twister’s BUZZ Bug, which the Louisiana company plans to introduce at the beginning of 2016, was in the right place at the right time to make a name for itself before it ever hit the market.

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January 22 at 9:00 am
644 Views

The DeepJerk Minnow

Saltwater fishermen who love to fish coastal and inshore waters for speckled trout and redfish soon will have a new weapon: the DeepJerk Minnow from Mann’s Bait Company in Eufala, Ala.

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December 22, 2015 at 9:00 am
639 Views

YUM Bad Mamma

If you’ve seen one soft plastic creature bait and you’ve seen them all. Right?

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November 22, 2015 at 9:00 am
640 Views

Stanley’s Ribbit Runt

Ann Thomasson Wilson knows a good artificial lure when she sees one.

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October 22, 2015 at 9:00 am
592 Views

BKB Swim Jigs

A Kansas bass angler is doing more than holding his own on the Bassmaster Elite Series circuit.

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September 24, 2015 at 9:00 am
788 Views

Live Target Rigged Shrimp

When Live Target Lures decided it was time for fishermen and fish to fall in love with a soft-plastic shrimp imitation, it turned to R&D dream team leader Victor Cook.

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August 24, 2015 at 9:00 am
863 Views

Trout trailers

Success, as usual in the artificial lure manufacturing business — or anything else, for that matter —  begats success.

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July 23, 2015 at 9:00 am
720 Views

YUM’s Kill Shot, Warning Shot and Sharp Shooter

Take it from a Bassmaster Elite pro bass fisherman who is serious about his drop-shot and finesse worm fishing: three soft plastics introduced by YUM Baits at the 2014 ICast are going to be deadly tantalizing to bass from California to his home state of Florida.

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June 22, 2015 at 9:00 am
1330 Views

Rapala Shadow Rap

Rapala last introduced a jerkbait around 2000.

The Finland artificial lure manufacturer got back in the swim of things in a resounding way, although it was a well-kept secret, during the 2015 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell near Greenville, S.C.

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May 21, 2015 at 9:00 am
851 Views

Hildebrandt Drum Roller

Want a unique and improved spinnerbait on your side when you go redfish fishing for pleasure or for money?

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April 23, 2015 at 9:00 am
809 Views

Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits’ YamaFrog

Christmas came early for one of the most-accomplished professional bass anglers in his era.

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March 26, 2015 at 9:00 am
919 Views

Bomber Saltwater Grade Mullet

Give Theophile Bourgeois a new artificial lure with so much upside to it and he’s as happy as speckled trout and redfish chasing tasty mullet.

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February 20, 2015 at 9:00 am
1318 Views

The 7¾-inch Kut Tail Worm

Alabama pro bass angler Randy Howell got what he wanted and more in 2014.

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January 01, 2015 at 7:00 am
1279 Views
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