Hardbait - Lipless Cranks


Tuesday, December 18th 2018.

 

Hardbait has a number of different terms to describe them like traps, rattles or lipless crank baits. No matter the name, these are very versatile hardbaits and will find fish at many different depths of water. some of the most versatile hardbaits out there when it comes to targeting fish at varying depths.

There is one brand that stood above the pack called the "Rat-L-Trap" designed by Bill Lewis. This was a premier lure and had much of the market. Sice then, there has been a resurgeance of brands that have come to the table with their rendition's of their own lipless hardbait like Yozuri and Lucky Craft.

Depending on your experience and wallet your choice of lipless baits will vary from detailed, expensive and extensive, to cheap, few and basic until you gain confidence in your tactics to buy more advanced tackle. Here are some of the best out there:
 

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Cabela's Mean Eye Rip-N-Shad - Natural
"Engineered to rip through structure with a tight wobble and fish-attracting rattle to draw fish in. The Mean Eye Rip-N-

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$4.29
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Cotton Cordell Super Spot - Timber
"The tight wobble in this crankbait brings out instinctive strikes from all species of bass. Rip it through shallow timb

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Lucky Craft Screw Pointer - Chartreuse
"Built with two whirling prop blades, the Lucky Craft Screw Pointer delivers a heavy churning action that alerts predato

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Lucky Craft Square Bill 2.5 Crankbait - Chartreuse
"As the first of its kind, the all-plastic Lucky Craft Square Bill Crankbait replaces traditional balsa wood models to g

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Lucky Craft Square Bill Crankbait - Chartreuse
"As the first of its kind, the all-plastic Lucky Craft Square Bill Crankbait replaces traditional balsa wood models to g

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Lucky Craft Gunfish
"With the Lucky Craft Gunfish, its all about body shape. This graceful, next-generation topwater lure has a slim, tapere

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Lucky Craft Screw Pointer
"The Lucky Craft Screw Pointer approaches bass with a subtle, rhythmic action similar to the Spy Bait technique made pop

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Lucky Craft Lightning Pointer XR
"With its built-in weight-transfer system and extra-quick dive, the Lucky Craft Lightning Pointer XR gives you a deadly

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