Fishing with Bucktail Spinners

bucktail spinnersBucktail spinners are in-line spinnerbaits, or spinners, that have their back treble hook dressed up with some hair.  When most people hear of bucktail spinners, they think of northern pike and muskie.  Bucktail spinners are great baits for these ferocious fish, but don’t forget about the smaller bucktails for trout, bass, walleye and many types of salt water fish.

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Best Bucktail Spinners

line-3How to Fish Bucktail Spinners

Bucktail Spinners are great search baits for a variety of fish such as bass, northern pike, muskie and others.  Whether you cast them or troll them, you can cover a lot of water with these baits.  Depending on the size of the lure you’re using and the fish you’re targeting will dictate whether you use lighter line and tackle or heavier tackle.

Popular Techniques for Fishing with Bucktail Spinners

  • Casting
  • Trolling

Bucktail Spinners for a Variety of Fish Species

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