Bass Gear & Accessories Largemouth Bass Lures Savage Gear’s 3D Armor Crawler Ned Kehde September 24th, 2014 | More From Ned Kehde Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+Savage Gear introduced the 3D Armor Crawler to the angling world on July 15 at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades show in Orlando, Florida. The Savage Gear’s designers used a three-dimensional scan of a live earthworm to create the molds for this rather unique polyvinyl-chloride worm that is enriched with iodine and a touch of salt. In essence, it replicates all of the external or epidermis features and proportions of an earthworm’s anatomy. To create what Savage Gear calls armor, the PVC is molded over a nylon mesh, and the mesh is encapsulated within the front portion of the worm, including its clitellum. This tactic creates an extremely durable PVC worm. The clitellum is the spot on most soft-plastic worms where most anglers affix a hook when they wacky rig a soft-plastic worm, and invariably a wacky-rigged worm is quickly torn asunder or jettisoned off the hook during a short donnybrook with a feisty largemouth bass. The addition of the nylon mesh prevents that from occurring. It is available in five colors: Black, Green Pumpkin, June Bug, Watermelon Red, and Oxblood with Micro Red Flake. At this moment, they are manufactured in two sizes: 6 1/2-inches and eight inches, which are too long for Midwest finesse applications. But Midwest finesse anglers will keep an eye upon the various goings on at Savage Gear in hopes that a four-inch 3D Armor Crawler will make a debut in the months to come. The suggested retail price for a package of eight 6 1/2-incher is $5.49. Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from In-Fisherman Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week Even More bass Show More Get the In-Fisherman Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. Best Fishing Times: Solunar CalendarRead Now! Advertisement ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services WAIT!DON'T MISS A SINGLE ISSUE! Get 8 issues for the low price of just $8! Subscribe!