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Heddon Zara Spook Puppy

   

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Bone

Bone

3"

1/4 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
6

Model:
X9225BON
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Bullfrog

Bullfrog

3"

1/4 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
6

Model:
X9225BF
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  • SKU: 252850

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Flitter Shad

Flitter Shad

3"

1/4 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
6

Model:
X9225SS
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  • SKU: 252851

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Blue Shore Minnow

Blue Shore Minnow

3"

1/4 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
6

Model:
X9225XBL
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Black Shiner

Black Shiner

3"

1/4 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
6

Model:
X9225NBL
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  • SKU: 252853

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Black Shiner Glitter

Black Shiner Glitter

3"

1/4 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
6

Model:
X9225NBLG
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  • SKU: 998624

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Fluorescent Green Crawdad

Fluorescent Green Crawdad

3"

1/4 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
6

Model:
X9225GRA
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Baby Bass

Baby Bass

3"

1/4 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
6

Model:
X9225BB
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  • SKU: 252855

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G-Finish Shad

G-Finish Shad

3"

1/4 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
6

Model:
X9225GBSD
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  • SKU: 252856

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G-Finish Blue Shad

G-Finish Blue Shad

3"

1/4 oz.

1

Buoyancy:
Floating

Hook Size:
6

Model:
X9225GBLSD
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  • SKU: 252857

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The Zara® Spook Puppy is a 3-inch version of Heddon's original Zara Spook - a bait that's been written about more than any other fishing lure due to its legendary ''walk-the-dog'' action. To fish the Zara Spook Puppy, use a rhythmic, slack-line retrieve that makes the Zara walk from left to right, back and forth. Hooks: two #6.

Heddon Zara Spook Puppy 4.8 5 56 56
Best pourchase ever After years of Rapala F-11 work I must say that the puppy has won me over after just three trips. This lure so convinced me because the bass in the pond by my house NEVER hit top water. I tried this plug put the night before the picture was taken in my local pond and caught a 2 pounder on the 5th cast. My Uncles always produced fish with this lure and now I will too. The bass in the pic weighed 5.6 pds and was the last fish of the afternoon I landed in a lake using my Kayak. He initialy hit the lure to stun it and after a waiting game of about 2 minutes and subtle twitches he nailed it again, this time to eat it. All these years and I never walked the dog, man am I feeling stupid. Buy this lure now if you want to draw shy fish from cover, Buy this lure and learn to WTD- you won't regret it. Beware though, watch the screws that hold the hooks, larger fish will loosen them after a good fight. BTW, I caught mine on the G-Finish Pearl/ Red Head...Not sure why BPS doesn't carry this color. Peace everyone, and keep your lines tight. June 26, 2011
Great lures These lures are great to match hatch and is very good for smaller lakes and farm ponds that do not have bigger bait fish it catches nice fish too. I like the bullfrog color. April 12, 2010
Excitement This is the best top water bass bait I've ever used. You can walk it to the spot you want. Inch it closer and closer to the hole and you won't be sorry. Bass tear it up. February 9, 2008
Great bait I use this bait on the Delaware river in the fall for 5 and 6 pound stripers. Nothing more fun than catching them on topwater!!! April 13, 2012
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and when should i fish it?
what time of year?
what time of day?
where?
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I've been doing well with a walk-the-dog presentation this Spring, especially in the afternoon toward the warmer parts of the day.
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You need to use a "walk the dog" technique. If you dont know what this is, just look it up on youtube. It takes a little bit to get used to but once you figure it out, it'll definitely work in your favor. When i use this, its usually in the morning, and anytime of the year works fine preferably on a warm day tho. And I've used mine in almost every situation, open water, over weeds and other cover.
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Anytime is really good. The question is speed. Depending on the time of day, time of year, and water clarity. For baits like this, I recommend trying various cadences. Sometimes a turn and burn version is great, other times, a reel/reel/pause (varying times on pause) will work. As for where, well, anywhere that bass is lurking. Main thing I hone in on in the spring is when shad hit the top of the water. When they are doing that, there is a predator below. Throw it beyond that spot and bring it over them. I've caught countless bass with this technique. Hope this helps.
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Fish it towards dusk and into the night. Summer is the best along the shore line.
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My zara puppy has a small whole in the front nose, do they all come like this or is it a defect?
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The hole in the front of the lure is in fact supposed to be there. It helps with the action and noise.
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My puppy has it too.
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Yes. They all seem to have these holes. Actually if you look closely, you will see that it is fille with a metalic substance. Its probably where the tiny metal rod is inservted while on the factory machine getting paitned and rotated. Don't worry, its not a defect.
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Does it still have the ring to tie your line onto? Sounds like that is missing. Either way, this bait is made to float, and sound like it is a defect.
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Some come this way and some don't. It's not a defect and water doesn't come in from it.
If it really bothers you then put a small drop of super glue to cover up the hole.

Tip, add a feathered treble to the back and work it erratically, and vary they cadence with pauses. BOOM! BASS!
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i get a lot of follows but not many strikes.
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Let it sit for a few seconds. A sublte twitch afterwards gets a lot of inquisitive fish to strike!
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Sometimes bass are in just watch mode. If you are getting it everytime in the same place on different days then you nered to look closer around to see what the bass' food source is there. It may just be that they have plentiful baitfish swiiming around (switch to spinner or swim bait) or perhaps its a heavily fished area and they have all seen topwater a thousand times. Try switching to a Yamamato senko worm or a flashy jerkbait, Whateever the case, I have fished many ponds and lakes where bass just aren't topwater feeders in those locations- It can be very frustrating try to figure it out though. Good luck.
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Some fish are just timid like that and just want to check it out. Thats just how it is, unfortunately. The best thing you can do in a situation like that is give the bait small twitches (so you're not scaring them) and be extremely patient, work it very slowly.
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try pausing every few feet for 5 or 10 seconds
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try to fish it as slow as you can. if that doesnt work try switching to a worm or a jig
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It's not that easy of a question but most of the time, varying your pause retrieve and speed will help. It may not be slower but faster. Let the other fish that strike tell you. Pay attention to how your cadence is. If it's a specific speed, try duplicating that speed. Maybe it's the time between pauses. Bass can't stand when a lure stops for longer than 10 seconds. As soon as you move the lure again, you get the strike. Situations calls for different things. It could also be the lure color. Sometimes, the bass wants it but the color isn't what it likes. A simply change of lure color & you may get strikes from everywhere. Bass can be fickle sometimes. The lure itself just may not be right. Change the lure too. Keep trying until you get that strike, then follow up with that with similar colors etc...
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Either fish i slower, or us a stop and go what works for me is doing 2 or 3 sweeps pausing for 3 or 4 seconds, and doing 2 or 3 more.
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