Hardbait - Lipless Cranks


Thursday, June 29th 2017.

 

Hardbait has a number of different terms to describe them like traps, rattles or lipless crank baits. No matter the name, these are very versatile hardbaits and will find fish at many different depths of water. some of the most versatile hardbaits out there when it comes to targeting fish at varying depths.

There is one brand that stood above the pack called the "Rat-L-Trap" designed by Bill Lewis. This was a premier lure and had much of the market. Sice then, there has been a resurgeance of brands that have come to the table with their rendition's of their own lipless hardbait like Yozuri and Lucky Craft.

Depending on your experience and wallet your choice of lipless baits will vary from detailed, expensive and extensive, to cheap, few and basic until you gain confidence in your tactics to buy more advanced tackle. Here are some of the best out there:
 

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"Cabela's RealImage HDS Rip-N-Shad - Natural, Fishing Baits & Lures"
"Engineered to rip through structure with a tight wobble and fish-attracting rattle to draw fish in. These lures feature

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"Cabela's Mean Eye Rip-N-Shad - Natural, Fishing Baits & Lures"
"Engineered to rip through structure with a tight wobble and fish-attracting rattle to draw fish in. The Mean Eye Rip-N-

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Lucky Craft LV RTO 150 Lipless Crankbait - Chartreuse
"Lucky Crafts LV RTO 150 lipless crankbait is built with a shimmy fall so when it falls it produces a shimmy action irre

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$11.99
$11.99

Lucky Craft Screw Pointer - Chartreuse
"Built with two whirling prop blades, the Lucky Craft Screw Pointer delivers a heavy churning action that alerts predato

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"Lucky Craft Flat CB DR - Chartreuse, Fishing Baits & Lures"
"Lucky Craft developed the Flat CB DR for a technique that sounds contradictory to itself finesse cranking. However, thi

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Lucky Craft Pointer 125 3-Joint Swimbait - Chartreuse
"Lucky Crafts Pointer 125 3-Joint Swimbait has the action of a swimbait with a lip that allows more presentation options

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Lucky Craft Saltwater Gunfish 135 - Yellow
"The Lucky Craft Saltwater Gunfish 135 is the largest member of the Gunfish series. The new body design and unique cuppe

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$14.99

Lucky Craft Flat CB - Chartreuse
"Catch fish like you never have before when you tie on the Flat CB crankbait from Lucky Craft. Lucky Craft developed the

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