Rapala Jointed Shad Rap
Best Rapala I've ever fished
Early April last year I went fishing at my cottage on Keuka Lake. It was the first trip of the year and the first thing I casted was this Rapala. On my very first cast I caught an 8 lb largemouth! One of the biggest bass I've seen out of that lake in a long time! A few casts later and a 7 lb largemouth swallows the whole lure! Later a 6 lb small mouth and another 5 lb small mouth bit this thing. My friend and I have dubbed this lure "old faithful" because it will always catch the big fish no matter where you are. Since then this lure has caught numerous other bass, pike, pickerel and very large perch. A must have. I have since expanded my collection of this lure to various colors and sizes. Try some out now, you will not be disappointed.
January 25, 2010
Okay let me just say I fish from the west coast to the east coast. I have caught everything from a 12lb 4oz bass to a 17 inch rainbow catfish crappie. I fished one day at a local lake early spring from the bank on a huge rock pile. I caught fish almost every cast for at least a hour unbelievable. Guys in boats were sneaking in closer and closer to see what I was using and guess what now you know! That's right a shad rap. Thank you Rapala! with out you I would not have as many fish under my belt....... also thanks for the 12lb 4oz bass biggest of my life!!!
May 21, 2014
So far I am stuck !!!
They are one of the best lures I have ever owned
April 6, 2014
They crush it
I had the good fortune of fishing a two pond in my apartment complex that had ZERO pressure. I was one of two people fishing.
I had great luck with spinner baits landing all sizes of large mouths, crappies and perch.
But when I tied this lure on things changed. Only heavy hitters would hit it. I mean they would crush this thing. Especially at night the pigs would come out and just hammer this lure.
Bring it back to you with stop/go random run retrieve. Anything but a slow steady return and it will produce.
February 9, 2014