Fieldandstream.com recently published the “New Classics: 30 Great Baits. This list is composed of lures that have become staples in anglers tackle boxes during the last few years. We are proud to say the Zoom Super Fluke and Zoom Brush Hog made their list.
What it comes down to is this: These lures catch boatloads of fish. They should, or soon will, be held in the same regard as the Zara Spook and Original Rapala. Here’s why, and how to fish them. –Joe Cermele, FieldAndStream.com
Zoom Super Fluke
The Fluke is one of the original finesse shads and remains one of the most popular. It’s a bit more durable and falls a little more slowly than others, earning bites from the most reluctant bass. It’s at its best when rigged weedless and worked in a twitch-fall pattern off the bottom, but it can be just as potent walked quickly across the surface.
I don’t know many serious bass hunters that hit the water without a pack of Zooms handy. Rigged on a jighead, they can also catch just about any inshore saltwater species that swims.
Zoom Brush Hog
Soft-plastic creature baits have generated a lot of buzz among bass anglers in the last few years, taking alien forms that often combine wings, claws, and legs. The Brush Hog is arguably the first creature bait ever made, and its reputation as a tournament winner is longstanding, thanks in part to a design that collects fewer weeds than others. It has an ideal length and girth for Texas rigging.
To see the full article on fieldandstream.com click here