Developed in the l950's by Howard Worden, the Rooster Tail is one of the most productive lures ever invented. The action of the spinning blade in combination with the colorful, pulsating hackle tail makes the Rooster Tail irresistible to any gamefish. Rooster Tail is a lure that consistently catches fish. Fishermen across North America and abroad are using Rooster Tails successfully for trout, bass, perch, crappie stripers, pike, steelhead, salmon and other gamefish.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Simo14 Alright
These work really well for both Bass and Trout! Put a couple of samon eggs on the hooks and bass gobble them up! They create great flash and look like bugs swimming through the water!
May 8, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by WalleyeSmallie Wordens roostertail
Beat inlines on the market. Best in color choices and design
April 27, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Kybassfisher26 All around bait
This thing does it all. And i mean it. I have caught crappie,bass,sunfish,and trout all on this guy. Its one of my go to baits. And for 3$ u get your moneys worth. Buy this lure and i almost can personally gurantee u fish. Spectacular.
February 21, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by troutman217 Great lure!
This lure works great, I have at least 5 of them. It has great action and catches fish. I got an 8 pound steelhead on a crawfish color. It does require lighter gear to cast such a light lure. so if you're fishing in a steelhead river then I highly reccomend it.
January 24, 2012
if your using joe's flies and you should be. we've used the brass color spinner with any of the white or colored lures the green was a good color. you really have to have one of each color and keep trying different lures till you find one they like.
Bass generally can feed by sight as most predatory game fish do. As such, its very important that you "match-the-hatch". That means matching the colors and patterns to the predominat prey of the fish in the body of water that you are targeting. Also, keep in mind that more neutral colors (whites, browns, blacks, and drab greens) tend to do well in clearer water while bright colors such as reds, yellows, oranges, and chartruse, do well in stained and murky waters.
Really any way you want, you want to keep the spinner blade moving though.
Cast it out and: -Reel it in slow-fast. -Let it sink for a second up to a minute and reel it in. The faster you go the quicker it will come up to the surface, the slower the slower it will come up. -Reel and give your rod a jerk every now and then. -Troll it behind the boat.
Florida fresh water use I would just cast and retrieve like any other spinner bait but use your fish sense and reel slow or fast and sometimes let it sink then reel in. I also have jigged in deep water. Large silver Rooster Tails I actually used in salt water at my cousins place near St James City and caught a few!
I'm prejudiced and use the Salmon Fly Rooster Tail the most but depending on what time of year and the hatch that is out you can gauge the color by that. I used to have very good luck with the Rainbow Rooster but it has not been the same for a long time now but your area may be different. Dark Green with a hatch design and gold highlights has been a winner for me too. I don't know the proper names.
it depends mainly on water clarity - natural colors, like white & silver, are better in clear water, bright gaudy colors, like chartreuse, are better in dingy water. Gold is best in tea-colored water(called 'tannin stained' water).
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