Fiiish Leurres produce incredibly popular lures, especially amongst bass fishermen. Their range of lures include the well known Black Minnow and Crazy Sand Eels and we are delighted to stock lures from both these ranges.
The lures are a paddletail system consisting of jig heads, bodies and hooks. The jig heads come in a variety of designs and weights and the bodies have varying lengths and many different colours. Therefore, by purchasing the components separately you can create your perfect lure!
The tables below show the different combinations of jig head and bodies that are available and also indicate which ones we currently have in stock.
- #1 - 70
- #2 - 90
- #3 - 120
- #4 - 140
- #5 - 160
- #6 - 200
- Start with the lure body in one hand, and the jig head in the other hand turned upside down
- Push the rigging system into the hole in the front of the body.
- Gently twist the jig head insude the lure body.
- One the jig head is sitting flush with the body, glue it.
- Before attaching the body it is a good idea to practise attaching the hook to the rigging system as it will make it easier to secure it through the body if you know what you are trying to achieve! Start with the hook upside down.
- Attach the body and then turn the hook upside down and put the eye of the hook over the wire of the rigging system.
- Check along the lure and ensure that the hook is in the correct position.
- Bring the point of the hook up through the pre-drilled hole opening up the hole and and put the point of the hook through.
Black Minnow Sea Fishing Tips
MAINTAIN CONTACT WITH THE LURE
It is important to strike hard when a fish hits the lure to ensure a good hook up!
KNOW YOUR FISHING DEPTH
Choose the correct size and weight of lure depending on the depth of water you are fishing to ensure you are reaching the seabed.
PROVOKE AN ATTACK!
For more curious species of fish, use a heavier head to enduce a take by creating disturbance on the sea bed.
WORK THE BLACK MINNOW SLOWLY TO GET THE BEST ACTION
Allow the lure to hit the bottom and then lift the rod to start working the lure. It is better to put a slow to medium sink and draw action on the lure rather than jerk it around too quickly
TIPS FOR USING CRAZY SAND EEL
On the Bottom, Mid Water or up on the Surface
Depending on where the fish are feeding, the Crazy Sand Eel can be fished throughout the water column, from the sea bed to just beneath the surface of the water.
Animation Speed can be Moderate, Fast or Very Fast
An active, fast moving energetic Sand eel is a key target for many predators. To escape, sand eels will often flee from the sand and swim fast into the open water towards the surface.
Better results in Rough Seas
When fish are hunting, they will chase their prey in open water and it is easier for them to identify fast moving baitfish giving off lots of vibration and movement. This intensely high water displacement and vibrating action will attract fish from all around in even the toughest conditions.
The reason the Sand Eel is Crazy!
The slender profile of the Crazy Sand Eel makes it sink to the bottom far quicker than the Black Minnow. It’s upturned paddle tail gives it an intense action that can be enjoyed using the lightest of tackle!
- Insert the point of the hook into the entrance hole located at the tip of the lure.
- Push the hook down through the lure body
- Bring out the point of the hook at the correct exit hole for the type of head you are using (see diagram on right)
- Make sure that the jig head is sitting flush with the body
- Glue it in place with Fiiish The Glue