exciting new "Radiation" shrimp lures
October 12th 2006 11:06pm
is an up and coming tackle manufacturer based in Singapore. Similar to the ultra
custom lure manufacturers PR-Lab’s solutions all bear a handmade look and feel.
PR-LABS was established in November 2001. They focus on R&D and technology and
over the last few years has been studying how predators utilize their senses to
detect prey and researching on how they can replicate the displayed prey-like
characteristics with artificial lures. Their R&D efforts have resulted in
enhanced realism in their lures, some of which bear patent-pending InterFlow
The company has three main lures offerings at the current time,
the Shrimp Crank, the Psychobass popper, and the Evolution big game popper.
Perhaps most interesting are the company’s unique shrimp lures.
Why Shrimp? PR-Labs states “Shrimps,
form the most widely consumed and important protein supplement for many types of
fish. The shrimp with its universal appeal, feeds almost every kind of fish and
sea creature. Hence, a lure in the shape of a shrimp would be a natural in any
These lures make use of the InterFlow which is engineered based
on aqua-dynamics, where water compression creates the essential energy for us to
recreate the prey-like characteristics. Upon retrieval, water is forced through
the larger front intake manifolds and forced out via the smaller exits in the
lure. PR-Labs believes this generated energy enhances the realism of their
We have been testing the original version, and while we like the
shape of the lure we felt the finish left a little something to be desired. New
for 2007 are a range of new colors and patterns. The new Radiation series
features a finish that reminds me of the premium Japanese lures, only the entire
lure glows in the dark. These lures are striking.
At this time we do not yet have availability or pricing but the
will be reporting on this shortly. The best way to find out more about these
exciting new lures is to visit the company's