Stock your tackle box with a variety of hard baits. Designed to trigger the hunting instinct in predatory species, hard baits mimic the looks of smaller fish. Cast your lure and slowly reel it in to create a realistic swimming motion.
There are literally hundreds of options for hard baits, most designed with attracting a certain species of fish. Buy hard baits specifically for the type of fish you’re after. Options include blade baits, buzz baits, crank baits, divers, dodgers, flashers lipless baits, pike baits, salmon baits, steelhead baits, stick baits, topwater baits, trolling lures, and many more.
Select your hard baits based on the type of fish and location you’ll be fishing. Vibrant designs are a must in murky water while more subdued colors are essential in crystal-clear water. Stock up on a variety of hard baits so you’re prepared for whatever conditions you come up against.