Hardbait - Lipless Cranks


Wednesday, August 21st 2019.

 

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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Booyah Cotton Cordell Super Spot Lipless Crankbaits - Blue
"The original Cotton Cordell Super Spot Lipless Crankbait with the signature shad body shape, lifelike finish with realistic eyes and super-tight wiggling action bass, pike and walleye cant refuse. These Super Spot Lipless Cranks pump out big-time, fish-a

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Cabela's Mean Eye Rip-N-Shad - Orange
"Engineered to rip through structure with a tight wobble and fish-attracting rattle to draw fish in. The Mean Eye Rip-N-Shad features our innovative High-Definition Series (HDS) technology to deliver unsurpassed realism. A special printing process transfe

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Cotton Cordell Super Spot - Black
"The tight wobble in this crankbait brings out instinctive strikes from all species of bass. Rip it through shallow timber or work it slowly off deep-water reefs, it can be fished practically anywhere. Per each. Sizes: 2-1/2, 1/4 oz. 3, 1/2 oz. Colors:

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Lucky Craft Screw Pointer - Chartreuse
"Built with two whirling prop blades, the Lucky Craft Screw Pointer delivers a heavy churning action that alerts predator fish to its presence. An exciting mixture of flash, vibration and lifelike appearance will have fish lining up to strike. Internal we

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Lucky Craft Square Bill 2.5 Crankbait - Chartreuse
"As the first of its kind, the all-plastic Lucky Craft Square Bill Crankbait replaces traditional balsa wood models to give you a durable, highly responsive bait that can handle tough conditions. It floats high and fast, stimulating the feeding urges of a

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Lucky Craft Square Bill Crankbait - Chartreuse
"As the first of its kind, the all-plastic Lucky Craft Square Bill Crankbait replaces traditional balsa wood models to give you a durable, highly responsive bait that can handle tough conditions. It floats high and fast, stimulating the feeding urges of a

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Lucky Craft Gunfish - pearl
"With the Lucky Craft Gunfish, its all about body shape. This graceful, next-generation topwater lure has a slim, tapered body that is easy to cast for distance and exhibits a smooth gliding action that large bass find irresistible. Walking the dog has ne

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Lucky Craft Screw Pointer - Multi
"The Lucky Craft Screw Pointer approaches bass with a subtle, rhythmic action similar to the Spy Bait technique made popular by the Japanese. A 3/8-oz. weight and compact body allows the lure to be cast extra-long distances. A slow sinking action, props a

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Lucky Craft Lightning Pointer XR - pearl
"With its built-in weight-transfer system and extra-quick dive, the Lucky Craft Lightning Pointer XR gives you a deadly suspending bait that casts well and, within three or four reel cranks, gets into the strike zone and stays there throughout the retriev

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Lucky Craft Screw Pointer - Ghost Minnow
"Lucky Crafts Screw Pointer approaches bass with a subtle, rhythmic action similar to the spy-bait technique made popular by the Japanese. A 7/16 oz. weight and compact body allows the lure to be cast extra-long distances. A slow sinking action, props, an

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