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8" 4.75 oz. +- "The Beast" Darter
"Hey Mike, Got a fish that tipped that scales at just over 40 pounds after being dead in the cooler all night! Caught this fish back in June and have been very busy fishing hard. I like the darter and the finish has held up very well".
We have a limited supply of new birch 4.75 oz. darters. If your looking for a darter thats a little wider, a little heavier, and digs a little deeper, this plug will fit into your rotation nicely. Comes rigged with two 4/0 VMC Perma Steel belly trebles and a matching custom tail flag. Features a wide body and lip for more stability and dig. This plug floats at rest but a little twitch is all it takes to get it down into the strike zone (6-10') A very slow steady retrieve with an occasional twitch -- let the current work the plug. A great sub surface alternative that has been proven to be an effective tool in your plug arsenal. A "beast" of a plug! This plug is now made in a "Headbanger" version only in order to protect the wood lip and extend the plugs life.
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