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Fishing Gear: Rapala Original Floater

Fishing Gear: Rapala Original Floater

Rapala Original Floater

Description and Application: The lure that started it all is still the number one "go-to" lure for anglers across North America. The bait can be twitched on top as a surface bait, retrieved as a shallow runner, weighted with a split shot for medium depth or bottom walked off a three-way swivel or bottom bouncer, the wounded-minnow action continues to be irresistible to fish everywhere. Premium black nickel VMC hooks. Hand tuned and tank-tested—just like always—to ensure that world renowned action straight from the box.

Staff Perspective: An oldie, but a goodie. Even after all these years, the OG Original Floater still has a place in every angler’s tackle collection. I grew up making an annual trip to Canada to catch pike and walleyes, and we’d backtroll the Original Floater along weed edges, sharp breaks and we caught all sorts of fish. It’s available in seven sizes and currently 19 awesome colors. This is a collection worth expanding—and you can still count on it.

Cost:$4.80-$7.73

Rapala Original Floater

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