Bass Pro Shops XPS Balsa Shads
Great addition to tool box
I was eager to try this lure when it arrived from US. I thought it would be good on Barramundi and was proved correct. I took it to the Daintree River in North Queensland and was rewarded after a couple of cast to a likely snag. A small Barra lept out of the water as it struck at the lure but did not hook up. On the next cast a larger barra latched on. great result and I am sure this lure will produce many more fish for me.
July 18, 2011
This balsa bait gets bass excited!
This bait was the only bait to get hit all day. Once I tied it on, fish were tearing it up. The only thing is, the fish destroyed the bait fairly quickly.
April 14, 2006
This is probably the most economical balsa lure I have thrown to date. The finish on these lures is excellent, as is usual for BPS, and holds up well under use. Although the colors aren't the best in my opinion, the action is great, especially compared to the Rapala DT flat series lures. The coffin lip is narrow at the base but flares out wide at the end, so you can bounce it off just about anything and not worry about losing it.
April 8, 2008
Wow, I love this bait
6 pound smallmouth in Tennessee, 9 pound largemouth in South Carolina, even a 18 pound bowfin on these baits. Really works best when bouncing that big coffin lip off of the rocks. Lost my first one, the bowfin destroyed my second one, I now have 3 in my tacklebox.
March 4, 2008