What size spinnerbait should I use?
SPINNERBAIT WEIGHT Most anglers favor 1/4-, 3/8-, and 1/2-ounce baits. Sometimes one-ounce baits are called for. For fishing shallow, 1/4- to 3/8-ounce baits are best.
What are the sizes of spinner blades?
Size #4, #4-1/2 and #5 are the sizes you see on over 90% of all bass spinnerbaits that have willow blades. Actually, #4 and #5 are by far most common. Size #4 tends to be used more often on 1/4, 3/8 and some 1/2 ounce spinnerbaits. Sizes #4-1/2 and #5 tend to be used most often on 1/2 to 1 ounce spinnerbaits.
What is an Indiana blade spinnerbait?
One of the favorite blade combinations of spinnerbait fishermen. Colorado/Indiana combinations produce a unique flash and vibration that have fooled bass for years. Equipped with a 55-strand Bio-Flex silicone skirt and a Ultra Point hook.
What color spinner should I use?
A good rule of thumb is to use nickel or chrome spinners on bright days, gold during overcast weather and hot paint colors when the water is murky. Orange and chartreuse are the most common choices when color is desired. Inline spinners present a slim profile that resembles a single baitfish.
What color spinnerbait should I use?
A black and blue soft plastic is ideal; a white and chartreuse Glow Blade spinnerbait will also produce. For hard baits, bright chartreuse, green, or dark, solid-colored lures will perform well.
What is an Indiana blade?
The Indiana blade is the favourite blade of many walleye anglers. It’s easy to see why… they spin more quickly than Colorado blades and thus create more flash but slightly less lift. Indiana blades are the perfect choice for harnesses, spinnerbaits, in-line spinners and many other lures.
What is a Colorado blade?
Colorado Spinner Blades are a metal fishing lure that mimic a spinner lure but with a much larger Colorado blade. The large blade has a wide teardrop shape which displaces a bunch of water when it rotates. Additionally, the wide blade produces a lot of vibration and thump when it rotates.
Do spinnerbaits work in clear water?
You can’t beat a spinnerbait in those conditions. In clear water, bass can be caught on almost any color, but in my experience, you’ll catch more and bigger fish with natural colors in the skirt and head, and metallic or painted blades.
Are spinnerbaits good in clear water?
Clear: The most effective clear water spinnerbaits will be those that produce a ton of flash. Willow blades produce the most flash, so try double willows or tandem blades in shad patterns, whites, or silvers.
What is a spinnerbait?
These spinnerbaits have a unique blade pair that is remindful to the human eye of a fish body (Willow blade) with a fish tail (Chopper blade). On a spinnerbait wire arm, the two blades look to be on different planes on the wire arm.
What size blades do you sell for fishing spinner baits?
Whether you’re building your own spinner baits, buzz baits, inline baits or spoons, odds are, we have the blades you need. Most of our blades are available in a wide range of sizes, including blades down to size 00 and up to size 12.
Can I make my own Spinnerbaits with sizesize 4 willow?
Size #4 Willow blade can also be productive as a front blade ahead of another blade type (Indiana, Colorado, Oklahoma, etc.). I doubt you’ll find many spinnerbaits configured that way in a store or catalog, but you can make them yourself with these blades. See if it doesn’t work for you.
Which front spinnerbaits flash the most?
The two spinnerbaits above both sport a little larger than normal front Colorado blade. Sage fishing writers and wily pundits often endlessly recite to us the “fact” that Willow blades flash the most and Colorado blades flash the least. Have you heard that? I’m sure you have.