The Old PoP-R
First off- I like the older ones that have the textured feel(lines that stick out crossing each other)but the newer colors are really hot.
Nothing gets my heart racing like the sound of a big fat Florida Black exploding up from the bottom and nailing that pop-r the second it stops moving. The only problem with that is if you don't keep him/her under...you'll probably get your Pop-R back without a fish attached to it. I love the Pop-R and I catch alot of fish with it but I also replace the front hook with a Gama EWG Treble and I'm trying to find a dressed EWG or Sure-Set to go on the back. That dramatically changes how many fish stay on.
A good selection of Pop-R's will be in my tackle bag until I become worm food.
April 26, 2010
Best producing topwater lure!
I do a lot of pond and small lake fishing. I own over 30 different Top-water lures from different manufacturers. Top-water fishing being my favorite, I take turns trying different lures, hoping to be surprised. But none of them produce the way Pop-R produces, time after time. Here are some bass I got on Pop-R last month.
August 21, 2009
This lure is a fish catching machine. I have the Mag and the normal size in baby bass. After using the normal one on 2 trips I caught alot of bass including the one shown in the pic. This is a very finesse topwater and fish cant handle the dying baitfish look it makes. You can fish it fast also but I perfer a light pop pop pause. Other lures probally work just as well it is the action not the bait that drives fish nuts. Bent the hooks and chipped the paint after 2 uses so it is not the most durable bait. Changed the hook to a better one.
July 13, 2009
Great bait year after year
I have been using this bait for so many years and love to work this bait. I usually work it very slow and often catch fish when it is sitting still or when it first hits the water. Don't be afraid to use in the early part of the season when the water is still cold. I catch fish on this lure from late February to October. Many times I can catch big bass in 6 inches of water when it is sunny in early spring. It is great night bait as well.It is one of the best top water baits for me and I always have 1/2 dozen or more in my tackle box.
March 10, 2010