2019’s best new lures
The latest jerkbaits, spinners, soft-plastics, swimbaits, topwaters, jigs and more for Canadian anglers
Want to check out more great new fishing tackle? Also see the year’s best new rods and reels, accessories, electronics and fly-fishing gear. And for the complete round-up, see our epic omnibus story: 2019’s Top New Tackle.
CRYSTAL MINNOW FRESHWATER
One of my pet tackle complaints is that too many lures are short, squat and designed to imitate shad—a key forage in U.S. reservoirs. This Japanese-made lure, however, resembles the long, slender ciscoes and smelt found in Canadian waters. Internally balanced, and with a short, rounded bill, it darts erratically and floats to the surface on the pause. It’s available in 3½-, 4 3/8- and 5¼-inch sizes and five holographic baitfish patterns.
Learn more: Yo-Zuri America, (772) 336-2280; www.yo-zuri.com
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