STICKBAIT SHOW­CASE

(note: prices rounded to near­est dol­lar)

Sport Fishing - - STICKBAIT SECRETS -

SLIDOG 150

HALCO TACKLE Perth, Aus­tralia / hal­co­tackle.com MA­TE­RIAL/CON­STRUC­TION: ABS Plas­tic

SINK RATE: Medium

HOOKS: Mus­tad 7/0 in-line sin­gles

LENGTHS AND WEIGHTS: 6 inches, 2¾ ounces

COL­ORS: Nine pat­terns

COM­MENTS: New this fall; heavy-duty side-wall con­struc­tion of­fers “ul­ti­mate strength” and dura­bil­ity

PRICE: $20

MADSCAD

NO­MAD DE­SIGN TACKLE Cairns, Aus­tralia; Lewes, Delaware / no­mad­de­sign­tackle.com MA­TE­RIAL/CON­STRUC­TION: HD ABS plas­tic, foam-filled body/through-wired

SINK RATE: Medium and fast mod­els

HOOKS: BKK in-line sin­gles

LENGTHS AND WEIGHTS: 3¾ to 7½ inches; ¾ to 7½ ounces COL­ORS: 14 pat­terns

COM­MENTS: Flat­tened head, scal­loped sides and small tail wings add ac­tion

PRICE: $14 to $35

HANTA 160

HANTA RODS AND LURES Zim­babwe, Africa / han­tar­o­d­sand­lures.com MA­TE­RIAL/CON­STRUC­TION: Kiln-dried ma­hogany/through-wired SINK RATE: Fast (re­mains hor­i­zon­tal)

HOOKS: Not pro­vided

LENGTHS AND WEIGHTS: 8 inches, 5.6 ounces

COL­ORS: Three stan­dard pat­terns; in­fi­nite hand-painted op­tions for cus­tom or­ders

COM­MENTS: In­cludes tin in­sert for bal­ance and ac­tion; uses seven lay­ers of epoxy

PRICE: $45 ($75 cus­tom)

RIP­TIDE

NO­MAD DE­SIGN TACKLE Cairns, Aus­tralia; Lewes, Delaware / no­mad­de­sign­tackle.com MA­TE­RIAL/CON­STRUC­TION: HD ABS plas­tic, foam-filled body/through-wired

SINK RATE: Slow and medium mod­els

HOOKS: BKK tre­bles

LENGTHS AND WEIGHTS: 4¾ to 8 inches (sink­ing); 1¼ to 3¾ ounces COL­ORS: 12 pat­terns

COM­MENTS: Weighted strate­gi­cally to turn nearly

180 de­grees when twitched upon re­trieve

PRICE: $13 to $37

X-RAP SALT­WA­TER SUBWALK

RAPALA Min­netonka, Min­nesota / rapala.com MA­TE­RIAL/CON­STRUC­TION: Ther­mo­plas­tic poly­mer

SINK RATE: Slow

HOOKS: 1x VMC Coastal Black in-line sin­gles

LENGTHS AND WEIGHTS: 2¾ and 3½ inches, 7 /16 and ¾ ounces COL­ORS: 17 pat­terns

COM­MENTS: Slow sink works well for a glide-and-drop tech­nique PRICE: $10

MACK STICK

SAV­AGE GEAR Mi­ami, Florida / sav­agegear-usa.com MA­TE­RIAL/CON­STRUC­TION: ABS re­in­forced/through-wired SINK RATE: Slow

HOOKS: Owner ST66 tre­bles; in­cluded with lure are in-line sin­gles LENGTHS AND WEIGHTS: 130 mm/5.1 inches, 170 mm/6.7 inches, 210 mm/8.3 inches; 1.8, 3.1 and 7.4 ounces, re­spec­tively

COL­ORS: Five pat­terns

COM­MENTS: Pat­tern based on ac­tual scan of real mack­erel PRICE: $18 to $22

X-RAP LONG CAST SHAL­LOW

RAPALA Min­netonka, Min­nesota / rapala.com MA­TE­RIAL/CON­STRUC­TION: Ther­mo­plas­tic poly­mer SINK RATE: Medium

HOOKS: 4x VMC in-line sin­gles

LENGTHS AND WEIGHTS: 4¾ and 5½ inches, 1 and 1¼ ounces COL­ORS: 18 pat­terns

COM­MENTS: Flut­ters hor­i­zon­tally on the fall

PRICE: $14 to $15.50

COLTSNIPER SINK­ING STICKBAIT

SHI­MANO Irvine, Cal­i­for­nia / fish.shi­mano.com MA­TE­RIAL/CON­STRUC­TION: ABS plas­tic

SINK RATE: Slow

HOOKS: Tre­bles

LENGTHS AND WEIGHTS: 4¾ and 5½ inches, 1.1 and 1.9 ounces COL­ORS: Eight pat­terns

COM­MENTS: Propul­sion Weight Trans­fer Sys­tem lets in­ter­nal weight slide back dur­ing cast for greater dis­tance

PRICE: $14 and $15

ORCA SINK­ING PEN­CIL

SHI­MANO Irvine, Cal­i­for­nia / fish.shi­mano.com MA­TE­RIAL/CON­STRUC­TION: ABS plas­tic SINK RATE: Medium

HOOKS: Tre­bles

LENGTHS AND WEIGHTS: 5½ inches, 2 ounces COL­ORS: Eight pat­terns

COM­MENTS: See Coltsniper Sink­ing Stickbait PRICE: $26

DEEP SEDUCTRESS

SIREN LURES Bos­ton, Mas­sachusetts / face­book.com/siren­lures MA­TE­RIAL/CON­STRUC­TION: Two-part high-im­pact urethane resin with one-piece laser-cut ma­rine-grade stain­less-steel-plate frame/through-wired

SINK RATE: Ex­tremely fast

HOOKS: Not pro­vided (rec­om­mends BKK Di­ablo in-line sin­gles) LENGTHS AND WEIGHTS: 4.9 to 8.9 inches, 1.6 to

7.4 ounces (five sizes in to­tal)

COL­ORS: 20-plus (con­stantly chang­ing; fin­ish in­cludes mul­ti­ple coats of epoxy)

COM­MENTS: While straight, hard crank-back is ef­fec­tive, pri­mar­ily de­signed to sink deep, then slowly worked up with twitches PRICE: $76 to $90

BOLT 160

SIREN LURES Bos­ton, Mas­sachusetts / face­book.com/siren­lures MA­TE­RIAL/CON­STRUC­TION: Two-part high-im­pact urethane resin/through-wired

SINK RATE: Fast

HOOKS: Not pro­vided (rec­om­mends BKK Di­ablo in-line sin­gle) LENGTHS AND WEIGHTS: 6.3 inches, 3.4 ounces

COL­ORS: 20-plus (con­stantly chang­ing; fin­ish in­cludes mul­ti­ple coats of epoxy)

COM­MENTS: Com­pact, heavy lure casts far and sinks quickly, but re­tains glide-and-wob­ble ac­tion; lacks belly-hook hanger PRICE: $83

CRUISER

STRATE­GIC AN­GLER Char­lotte, North Carolina / strate­gi­can­gler.com MA­TE­RIAL/CON­STRUC­TION: Solid-core, high-im­pact in­jec­tion-molded plas­tic/through-wired

SINK RATE: Slow to fast (de­pend­ing on hooks used) HOOKS: Not pro­vided

LENGTHS AND WEIGHTS: 10 inches, 6.5 to 7 ounces COL­ORS: Un­lim­ited (hand-painted) COM­MENTS: De­signed to im­i­tate At­lantic mack­erel PRICE: $100

SUB­SUR­FACE PRO

WIL­LIAMSON Min­netonka, Min­nesota / rapala.com/wil­liamson MA­TE­RIAL/CON­STRUC­TION: Plas­tic/through-wired SINK RATE: Medium-fast

HOOKS: Heavy-duty VMC in-line sin­gles

LENGTHS AND WEIGHTS: 5.1 inches, 2 ounces COL­ORS: 10 pat­terns

COM­MENTS: Flut­ters hor­i­zon­tally on the fall PRICE: $13.40

DIV­ING SLIDER

YO-ZURI Port St. Lu­cie, Florida / yo-zuri.com MA­TE­RIAL/CON­STRUC­TION: Pro­pri­etary

“Power Body” Plas­tic/through-wired

SINK RATE: Slow

HOOKS: 3x tre­bles

LENGTHS AND WEIGHTS: 5½ inches, 2½ ounces COL­ORS: 10 pat­terns

COM­MENTS: Uses Yo-Zuri’s patented Color Change Tech­nol­ogy PRICE: $20

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