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. Since then, there has been a resurgence 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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Bass Pro Shops Tourney Special Rattle Bait - Black
Now you can unlock the incredible fish-catching potential of the Bass Pro Shops Tourney Special Rattle Bait without making your wallet flinch. Delivering extreme value with extreme fish-catching appeal, the Tourney Special Rattle Bait produces the results
Bill Lewis Rat-L-Trap Original Crankbait - saltwater
The famous Bill Lewis Original Rat-L-Trap is the cornerstone of the #1 selling hardbait series in the world. Its been that way for over 25 years, and theres a good reason for this lipless crankbaits overwhelming popularity: it just flat-out catches fish!
Booyah One Knocker - Blue
The original single-rattle, One Knocker. Equipped with a solo tungsten rattle, Booyahs One Knocker produces a rhythmic knocking noise while moving through water. Add 3D eyes and an intricate scale pattern to that equation and you have an irresistible meal
Cabela's Mean Eye Blade Bait - Purple Shad
Trigger reaction strikes that no game fish can resist. Our Mean Eye Blade Bait has 3 line-tie positions, allowing you to change the baits action. Hard vibration replicates panicked baitfish and gets the attention of predatory fish even in deep water. Ca
Cabela's Mean Eye Rip-N-Shad - Blue
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 transfer
Cotton Cordell Super Spot Lipless Crankbaits - Chrome/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-at
Dick Nite Attractant - shrimp
Dick Nite Attractant is a gel scent thats hard for fish to resist. The thick gel adheres to both hard baits and soft baits, adding scent properties without affecting their action. Made of all-natural ingredients. Size: 2-oz. bottle. Available: Trout - Ma
Heddon Sonar Lure - Blue
Heddons only adjustable-action lure has unique line-tie holes that allow anglers to adjust the lures action to match fishing conditions. Whether cast, trolled or jigged through the ice, this lures vibrating action is tempting to most freshwater species. P
Johnson Thinfisher - Black
Blade baits are really catching on because theyre really catching fish, and the innovative ThinFisher takes these baits to the next level. It has a built-in sonic rattle that attracts all predator species. Change the lures action by hooking the included s
Livetarget Golden Shiner Rattlebait - Black
Go fishing with confidence with Golden Shiner Rattlebait from Livetarget. This rattlebait is great for any season and can even be jigged vertically through the ice. Delicately balanced construction allows this rattlebait to sit upright when resting on the