Hard-bodied lures Part 1 – Surface lures
Despite what you might have seen and read, hard-bodied minnows are still an essential part of many anglers’ arsenals and should never be overlooked. As trolling tools for natives like bass, goldens, cod, barra and sharp-toothed species like mackerel, minnows are almost impossible to replace and remain cheaper to use (than plastics) in the long run. They are also great casting tools and should not be left sitting in the tackle box.
There is a lot of ground to cover for this topic so this will be the first part of a three part series. We’ll start by checking out the latest and greatest in surface lures.
COMING OUT ON TOP
Aussie anglers are finally starting to realise that surface lures are more than just a one trick pony. No longer is their use being confined to after dark or change of light sessions and what’s more, they are pulling some amazing fish as a result...