Skip to main content

Savage Gear's Armor Tube Worm

Savage Gear's Armor Tube Worm

imagesSavage Gear introduced its Armor Tube Worm to the angling world at the 2014 International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades show in Orlando, Florida, on July 14.

Its name is a tad misleading, because it is neither a soft-plastic tube nor a soft-plastic worm. It is, however, a stickbait or Senko-style bait, and it is being hailed as the new generation of stickbaits.

One of the problems that anglers encounter when they wacky rig a traditional Senko-style bait revolves around its fragility, and because they are so fragile they are quickly jettisoned off the hook or torn asunder during a short donnybrook with a feisty largemouth, smallmouth or spotted bass. Savage Gear rectifies this problem by installing what they call armor, which is a nylon mesh that is located within the center of the Armor Tube Worm. According to Savage Gear, this construction process will allow anglers to tangle with scores of feisty black bass before the Armor Tube Worm becomes too tattered to use.

For more information about this nylon-mesh phenomenon, please see our Sept. 12 gear-guide column that featured Savage Gear's TPE Panic Popping Shrimp and the Sept. 25 gear-guide that featured their 3D Armor Crawler. Both of these baits are endowed with nylon mesh.


The Armor Tube Worm is 5 1/2-inches long. It is enhance with a precise mixture of salt and iodine.


Anglers will not be able to purchase it until December, and then one online tackle purveyor will sell a package of eight for $5.19. And it will be available in the following colors: Black N Blue, Green Pumpkin, Purple Haze, Smoke N Pepper, and Watermelon Red.

Footnote:

The 5 1/2-inch Armor Tube Worm is too long for most Midwest finesse applications, but if and when Savage Gear manufactures a three-incher, we will write about it straightaway. At this point, Savage Gear has no plans to manufacture a three-inch model, but they are hoping to manufacture the 5 1/2-incher in several more colors.

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Drop-Shotting For Smallies

Drop-Shotting For Smallies

The In-Fisherman crew head to Lake Erie to catch smallmouth bass.

Hobie MirageDrive 360 Kayak Propulsion: Amazing Control and Power

Hobie MirageDrive 360 Kayak Propulsion: Amazing Control and Power

The Hobie MirageDrive 360 pedal propulsion system is the pinnacle of kayak control with more efficient fin designs, glide technology and allows the boat to be moved in any direction.

Channel Cats on Ice

Channel Cats on Ice

The In-Fisherman staff reveals some of the hottest action of the winter season, as they show how to ice 20-pound channel catfish.

The True Story of the Bass Boat Hero Who Broke the Internet

The True Story of the Bass Boat Hero Who Broke the Internet

“If that engine starts without my kill switch on, I ain't the one driving it,” Blake Broussard says after ejection video goes viral.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

Triggering big fish is all about putting something down there that moves like animals walleyes eat.Walleye Lures: A Shade Beyond Convention Walleye

Walleye Lures: A Shade Beyond Convention

Cory Schmidt - September 18, 2019

Triggering big fish is all about putting something down there that moves like animals walleyes...

Little is known about the effects of softbait ingestion on bass.Effects of Softbait Ingestion on Bass Bass

Effects of Softbait Ingestion on Bass

Gabe Gries - August 11, 2020

Little is known about the effects of softbait ingestion on bass.

Serve these walleye fish cakes with homemade blue cheese aioli or blue cheese salad dressing.Walleye Fish Cakes with Blue Cheese Aioli Recipe Fish Recipes

Walleye Fish Cakes with Blue Cheese Aioli Recipe

Chefs Jerry Swanson and Tommy Nuesse

Serve these walleye fish cakes with homemade blue cheese aioli or blue cheese salad dressing.

Familiar to veteran In-­Fisherman readers and anglers versed in fish sensory abilities.The Book on Bass Accessories

The Book on Bass

Steve Quinn - October 14, 2020

Familiar to veteran In-­Fisherman readers and anglers versed in fish sensory abilities.

See More Trending Articles

More Midwest Finesse

Its soft-plastic body and tail are phthalate-free.Storm Lures' 360GT Searchbait Midwest Finesse

Storm Lures' 360GT Searchbait

Ned Kehde - August 31, 2020

Its soft-plastic body and tail are phthalate-free.

It is available in three hues; Bluegill Tiger, Dark Green Pumpkin, and Green Pumpkin.Keitech's Tungsten Mono Spin Jig Midwest Finesse

Keitech's Tungsten Mono Spin Jig

Ned Kehde - August 17, 2020

It is available in three hues; Bluegill Tiger, Dark Green Pumpkin, and Green Pumpkin.

Ned Kehde breaks down the finer points of the Rabid Baits GobyRabid Baits Goby Midwest Finesse

Rabid Baits Goby

Ned Kehde - October 09, 2020

Ned Kehde breaks down the finer points of the Rabid Baits Goby

It is buoyant and enhanced with garlic and salt.Venture Lure's Finesse Worm Midwest Finesse

Venture Lure's Finesse Worm

Ned Kehde - August 25, 2020

It is buoyant and enhanced with garlic and salt.

See More Midwest Finesse

Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE Arrow

Buy Digital Single Issues

Don't miss an issue.
Buy single digital issue for your phone or tablet.

Buy Single Digital Issue on the In-Fisherman App

Other Magazines

Special Interest Magazines

See All Special Interest Magazines

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Phone Icon

Get Digital Access.

All In-Fisherman subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now