2007 ICAST Lures Coverage
ICAST Coverage Day 4 (Lures) - Swimbaits Reign Supreme
Dog Bait Company:
There was a lot of excitement surrounding the Black Dog Baits booth and
rightfully so. Grant Olguin and Jeremy Andersen had a video displayed showing
the success two individuals were having on Lake Castaic with their Lunker Punker
bait. It was something you just had to see to believe.
Black Dog is
the up and coming rockstar of swimbaits
The Black Dog Bait Lunker Punker
is an odd looking bait to say the least, but stores are already having a hard
time keeping this bait in stock.
The BD Glider is a new sinking swimbait similar in classification to the
Evergreen International EsDrive, a product we reviewed earlier this year. The
Black Dog Bait company version is 7 1/2” in length and weighs in the
neighborhood of 4 ounces. As with all their baits, the paint schemes and realism
look really good.
Here is the
Black Dog Baits soft plastic Weedless Minnow
Another new product from this company is their soft plastic Weedless Minnow.
This 6-inch bait will be available in four colors and will retail for $18.99 per
2 pack of baits. Rigging of this bait is accomplished by running the line
through its nose and out through a slot in its belly. Then, tie on your favorite
EWG hook and hide it back inside the bait.
Weedless Minnow features a slot through the belly to conceal the hook
Black Dog Bait
Company had on display a 2-joint prototype they’re working on. They plan to
offer this bait in both 10 1/2 and 6 inch sizes. Availability is still pending
Their popular shell cracker bait will be available in a new color, crappie, this
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