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Would You Fish This Starfish Bait?

Far be it from me to doubt the bait of any bait-designer, let alone the folks at Reins,  but…would you fish this?

Or maybe a better question is, would any of you be confident this bait would get in the mouth of any bass that wasn’t an absolute giant?

Here’s the bait again:

Reminds me of:

8 Comments

8 Comments

  1. Bass Pundit

    March 9, 2012 at 6:53 pm

    I think another company made the same thing but I don’t remember the name.

  2. Chad Keogh

    March 9, 2012 at 7:25 pm

    I’d fish the “Patrick”, but I would likely just glue two of my existing stickbaits together to make one.

  3. SmokeyJ

    March 9, 2012 at 9:21 pm

    I’d definitely fish it. It’s intended to be fished on a wacky jig, hooked right through the middle. A number of guys will put two worms on their wacky jigs, rigged at different angles to bulk it up and get a different look, this just combines them into one soft plastic.

  4. paul zuest

    March 10, 2012 at 12:30 am

    a-rig with one arm on each hook maybe. reminds me of the one shaped like a y. we all have caught tiny bass on large plastics so i think a keeper could eat it without trouble. have to experiment with rigging. PZ

  5. jim kelley

    March 10, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    You folks are missing out!!! I first picked these up about 3 years ago, think whacky style, as in a flick shake, you hook it right in the middle, and yeah they eat the heck out of it, bedding bass cannot stand it, they eat it every time. I’ve even seen guys double up on senkos to get the same effect, but these are easier, and way more effective. never had a problem hooking a fish either, haven’t you guys ever seen underwater footage of a bass inhaling a lure? a super soft piece of plastic isn’t going to stop a bass from slurping it in.

  6. Clark Reehm

    March 11, 2012 at 10:53 pm

    Ask Seiji Kato if crossing two worms like that works…

  7. Tumblebug

    March 13, 2012 at 1:44 pm

    Bass Pro Shimmy X2, similar, but legs at a slightly different angle.

  8. Dan Roberts

    March 17, 2012 at 10:17 am

    I would use it! I believe one of the lure designers at Jackall won an elite series back-of-boat tournament using two flick shake worms.

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