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Bill Lewis Rat-L-Trap® Series is the number 1 selling hardbait in the world for over 25 years, and there's a very good reason for the Rat-L-Trap's overwhelming popularity. The Rat-L-Trap just flat-out catches fish! Whether your quarry is active or neutral doesn't matter; in addition to the flashing, shimmering shad-like profile and super-tight wiggle, every Rat-L-Trap is calibrated to emit Liv-N-Sound—producing lifelike vibrations that replicate those of distressed baitfish... and predator fish just can't resist. They've had more than a quarter-century to catch up, but no other hardbait can boast the fish-catching success of the Rat-L-Trap. Built right, with premium split rings and a tough Durashell™ finish. Every tackle box should be heavily stocked with Rat-L-Traps.
Flat-out catches fish
Flashing, shimmering shad-like profile
Calibrated to emit Liv-N-Sound
Bleeding Shad colors all have bright red treble hooks.
the best rattle traps money can buy..
Love it ! I can buy on-line and get it in 3 days right to my front door , no driving no waiting in lines it great for fisherman saving time and money ...Means more time fishing.
July 16, 2012
Cant go wrong
This bait is excellent all around. I have 3 favorite lipless ratltraps when i go fishing. Strike King Redeye shad, bass pro shops XPS rattle shad and this. All three of them just catch fish. My favorite colors are chrome blue, electric silver, chartreuse belly craw, chrome black, and bleeding chrome blue. my favorite retreives are a slow retreive or start and stop or let it sink to the bottom and rip it along the bottom. I have been using this bait ever since i started fishing and will never stop using it. i always keep at least 10 in my tackle box and a variety of colors. the paint will chip pretty easily but its a lipless crank and all of them chip at somepoint. give one a try and see what all the hype is about. Good Luck!
March 27, 2012
If it aint broke dont fix it
Cant Go Wrong With Proven performance. This Trap caught me my first maryland double digit largemouth, in december. Minus the 10 pounder.It always seems to perform if U put in the work. Chrome And Chartreuse They Cant help themselves
February 8, 2012
Great bait if used right
The only way I fish with these successfully is just ripping it up and down and reeling up the slack, a lot of the bass bite it on the fall due to the excitement of the random jerks. The hooks are sharp but for some reason, the position of the hooks make you lose alot of fish. They throw the bait very easily, replace the hooks with rotated hooks.
January 4, 2012
They now use "Set-Lok" hooks manufactured by Eagle Claw. The older hooks were pretty good quality too and I thought that they were Eagle Claw as well. The hook sizes vary depending on lure size but the front hook is usually one size larger than the rear hook. An example is the 1/2 ounce size that has a #4 front hook and #6 rear hook.
Well yes but Bill Lewis does make saltwater versions of this bait with better hooks suited for saltwater and better colors for saltwater. If you buy this bait in the saltwater version I recommend red head or chrome w/ pink.