Zoom® Soft Plastic Baits - Salty Fat Albert
Best Purchase Ever
I am not using basspro.com's suggested title because I'm not creative, it's because it perfectly applies to this lure. Fat Albert grubs are Zoom's best lures apart from the fluke. they're just as versatile, because they can be rigged on a 2/0 gamakatsu hooks and swam near the surface, or hopped through nests on a shaky head. zoom advertises these grubs as good spawning grubs. they're right. i have had this lure right in a nest, and i didn't think that the bass had seen it, but lo and behold she went over and gulped that thing. i didn't set the hook on her because i didn't want to her eggs to be eaten, but these grubs are great. i have swam them through pads near the surface and pike have devastated this thing with explosive strikes. these are also nice in saltwater, when swam near the surface for some reason.
anyway, i recommend watermelon seed. these grubs are cheap, so they already have an advantage over competitors.
the durability of the tails is also good, depending on the fish. pike tend to tear the grubs right off the hook, so if you fish with these for members of that family of fish be prepared to lose some. as i said, they're cheap.
buy these, you won't regret it!
April 22, 2012
I used senkos for a long time until I found these. These grubs outfish senkos hands down. I texas rig them and put a bullet weight on and it works perfect. These last long too. You can get over 10 fish on one until its useless which is very good for a soft plastic. Best colors for me have been cotton candy and pumpkin.
August 11, 2012
some of the better ones out there. They cautch fish.
May 31, 2012
Awesome Bait To Pitch
I bought these baits because they looked like a good replacement for my Berkley Havoc Deuce that I have sadly ran out of (which BPS should really stick in their Katy, TX store). I stuck it as a trailer on a Strike King Bitsy Bug Jig and was hanging on. Anywhere I pitched this bait, and anyway I twitched or retrieved, I would have explosive reaction strikes. Surprisingly, this bait fished like a buzz bait can also get some nice topwater strikes. I would have to say that it doesn't have the best durability, there tails tend to just get ripped to shreds, but they are cheap (actually same price as the Deuce) and make a really good bait to keep in your tacklebox. I'll keep posted cause I just bought the twin tail.
May 7, 2012