Speckled trout fishing has it all – aggressive bites, non-stop action and the prospect of many great meals – and we have all you need to load up your cooler with a mess of trout.
Yet we've all been out on the water on those days that, although you know there are a lot of specks around, the bites are few and far between. Time of day? Tide? Or do you just need to find the right lure?
Our experience has been that nothing beats the new generation of minnow crankbaits for stirring up bites. We're talking lures like the Yo-Zuri Crystal 3D Minnow and 3DS Minnow, the Excalibur Eeratic Shad and the Rapala Max Rap, to name a few. We have a wide selection of crankbaits in the store and you can find even more in our catalog here online.
The lures mentioned fall under the category of what are known as rip baits, jerk baits and, simply, reaction baits. That's why they are so effective at attracting bites when the fish seem reluctant to cooperate. Here's how to rip your way into some great speckled trout action: