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Top 5 Versatile Rod Blanks

Minimizing boat clutter and maximizing your fishing efficiency, these are the top 5 rod blanks to get any job done. Learn more about each blank’s versatile performance on episode 2 of Mud Hole After Hours.

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Selecting A Crankbait Rod For Your Application

Selecting A Crankbait Rod For Your Application

As we mentioned in our article, Top 10 Crankbait Design Elements For Tackle Makers, the crankbait has many characteristics that allow fisherman to use them in a wide variety of applications.

One of the more common questions we run into is why do fisherman need specific rods for specific types of fishing.  So let’s talk about it.

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Crankbait Design Elements For Tackle Makers

Top 10 Crankbait Design Elements For Tackle Makers

The crankbait has more design variations and considerations than most other types of fishing tackle. It’s action and effectiveness is drastically affected by everything from the shape of the body all the way down to the position of its hooks.

To create a truly effective crankbait, tackle makers must carefully consider all of the aspects that affect the lure and balance them into one successful design.

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3 Types Of Crankbaits That Catch Fish

3 Types Of Crankbaits That Catch Fish

Depending on where you live, the definition of the term “crankbait” will vary drastically.  For the purposes of this article, we will consider a crankbait to be any hard bodied lure that naturally produces action when retrieved.

Crankbaits can come with or without lips, just so long as they have that recognizable swimming wiggle when you’re pulling them through the water.

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