When your casting lures from the beach you need to be able to cast far to cover as much water as possible from your shore bound location. These lures have the weight and the aerodynamic qualities that will allow you to cast long distances to reach those large fish behind those breaking waves.
The explosive Sea Dog from Tattoo gives you intense top-water action and is constructed to handle the sea’s strongest and toughest fish. The Sea Dog is a cigar-shaped, top-water plug aerodynamically designed to handle rough, strong current and heavier sea conditions. Tattoo’s Sea Dog is the perfect lure for “walking the dog” along the surface to lure Cubera Snapper, Giant Trevally, Striped Bass and other aggressive, feeding game fish. It’s constructed with heavy-duty split rings, thru-wiring, and 4X VMC hooks to handle the toughest battles.
The Gibbs Pencil Popper is a Gibbs original surface lure that’s been popular and successful all over the world. The aerodynamic design and weighted tail end of the Pencil Popper makes it easy to cast long distances, even in the wind. It’s sleek and tapered design along with its side to side "walk the dog" action will arouse the interest of a variety of predator fish.
Roberts’ Bounder is the premier favorite of surfcasting anglers up and down the west and east coast. The Bounder is a popular variation of the Ranger and is designed for lighter surfcasting, but it’s versatile enough to handle heavier outfits, too. A lighter and flatter lure than the Ranger, the construction of the Bounder takes advantage a slow retrieve for its slip and slide top-water action. The Bounder still gets great action on rapid retrieves if they’re necessary. This 4 ¼ in. long lure (length does not include rigged Mustad hook) is great for blues and stripers.
The Ranger from Roberts is one of the most popular surf fishing lures available for up and down the west and east coasts and the rest of the world. Because of its distinct surface movement, the Ranger has proven itself successful for landing a variety of gamefish species – from Stripers to Giant Trevally. If you’re using the Ranger along the west coast, Roberts recommends the white/blue stripe. If you’re working the east coast, the white/red stripe is recommended. Some anglers have found success utilizing the Ranger to launch a dropper, like a streamer fly, behind the Ranger.
Small in stature, huge on performance, the Darter from Tattoo is one of the most successful casting lures. Because of the way the Darter mimics smaller baitfish – snapper bluefish, mullet, peanut bunker, etc., many anglers have made it their top choice. The Darter does great in heavy seas and powerful rips. Durability, design, and the fact that it catches fish, have made the Darter from Tattoo a mainstay in surf bags all along the coast.
The Gibbs Stubby Needlefish will get everything from “Schoolies” to “Cows” and is a great imitator of sand eels – something that even 50lb. bass feed on. The Stubby Needlefish is the killer lure for imitating bunker or mullet, generating a surface wake with their slight, side-to-side wiggle. Fish will attack the Stubby Needlefish in both rough water and during mirror-calm nights.
Gibbs’ Needlefish is effective up and down the coast. A slow and steady retrieve gives the Needlefish a very attractive V-wake. With excellent casting capabilities for a floating lure, the Gibbs’ Needlefish is one of the most popular lures out there.
Cotton Cordell Pencil Poppers deliver ultra-long casts and have long been the standard for coastal fishermen looking to land monster striped bass. The tail section of each Cotton Cordell Pencil Popper houses added weight for a tail-down, bobbing target. Designed for heavy line and equipped with heavy-duty, rust-resistant hooks, this Pencil Popper is for the serious angler looking to land monster striped bass.
The Cotton Cordell Red Fin fishing lure puts action on the surface like no other minnow lure out there. Work and twitch the hollow head to produce the classic “V” wake and beckon the big trophy game fish right to the top of the water. Perfect for bass fishing or striped bass, the Cotton Cordell Red Fin lure is a tournament-caliber addition to your arsenal.
Born in 1956, the Striper Swiper has caught millions of fish since its conception over 45 years ago. Don’t let its’ name fool you. It is deadly on all species of fish; redfish, tarpon, bluefish, tuna, roosterfish and all types of jacks have fallen prey to this lure.
The Swingin’ Striper from Atom gives you the same awesome action as the Atom Striper Swiper, but with a single hook instead of a two treble setup. Back in the 40’s, Bob Pond proved that real striper action is on the surface with plugs, and ever since then, Atom has been a standard in every tackle box up and down the east coast. Atom’s Swingin’ Striper, available in blue/silver only, is the perfect weapon for the catch and release angler.
The Wind-cheater from Rebel gives anglers a minnow bait with superb accuracy and incredible distance. Ultra-durable hardware makes the Wind-cheater an incredibly strong lure ready to take on extreme punishment. With Rebel’s Wind-cheater you can count on its stability and long-life through freshwater and saltwater fishing excursions.
The Jumpin’ Minnow from Rebel glides along the surface with a side-to-side motion mimicking a fleeing baitfish that predators can’t resist. The Jumpin’ Minnow goes old school with a lead rattle noise that triggers fish to seek it out with it’s unavoidable call that can be heard from great distances. Fire this lure like a rocket and bring it back and work it with ease on every retrieve. Sound the dinner bell for all the fish you’re after with Rebel’s Jumpin’ Minnow.
The T-Man Super Swimmer Hard Lures are a true Striper killer with its wide bodied twin hinged double jointed body which looks and swims like a real fish. The big lip at the mouth allows the water to be pushed aside, when fished slowly these lures swim nicely on the top, but when cranked or trolled faster they have the ability to dive 3 to 4 feet. Even the smartest fish is fooled by T-Man realistic custom colors.
Bomber Suspending Pro Long A Lures are perfect for stripers, redfish, bass and walleyes. These lures are built with the typical Bomber high quality standards. Bomber has created these lures to have their own trademark wiggle and rolling action that make them so incredibly realistic that fish can’t seem to resist striking at them. There is no need to adjust the weight on these lures. They are weighted to suspend horizontally right out of the package. A pause on the retrieve will cause these baits to suspend right in front of a following fishes nose, enticing the fish to strike. If you enjoy fishing for stripers or other types of inshore species as well as fresh water fish, these lures are a must for your tackle box.
If your looking for a fast action popping lure look no further than the Tsunami Bottle Style Popper lure. These lures have perfect buoyancy with a triple epoxy finish, and are assembled using a stainless steel through-wire construction. Casts like a rocket and throws a ton of water to attract gamefish from far away.
The Pencil Popper Lures from Tsunami are handmade from basswood, through-wire construction and stainless steel split rings. Adding to the durability of this lure, a standard triple coat epoxy finish is applied. Imitating fleeing baitfish, this lure can be worked quickly on the surface or used in a slow "walk the dog" style retrieve. Irresistible to gamefish, the VMC 4X perma steel hooks will seal the deal in your quest for the big ones!
The Tsunami Needlefish topwater lure is designed to mimic the favorite food of the striped bass, the American eel. Constructed from solid wood and stainless steel components, these lures are engineered for longer and steadier casts. Adorned with VMC 4X Perma Steel hooks and a heavy duty triple-epoxy coat finish, the Tsunami Needlefish can withstand repeated strikes from large predators.
Daiwa has designed the Saltiga Minnow Lures for inshore reef and surf fishing. In order to achieve maximum casting distance and optimum lure action, Daiwa has designed these lures with their sliding long cast system. A great addition for anyone’s tackle box.
The Yo-Zuri Hydro Pencil Lures are high tech lures to catch those huge surface feeding game fish. Equipped with an internal sound chamber these lures create quite a noise causing the fish to locate them and strike with force. Because of its wide, sliding, darting design these lures are absolutely perfect for everything from sea trout and redfish to bluefish and striped bass. Comes with heavy-duty saltwater hooks for a quick, solid hook set.
When you need to get down to where the fish are it's time to turn to the Tattoo Tackle Diving Swimmer lure. By working this bait slowly on the retrieve, the Diving Swimmer will dig down deep to where the big fish lay. The flattened head of this plug allows water to pass over the body, causing the lure to swim deep. The diving depth can actually be adjusted by bending the eye of the lure allowing the angler to cover the entire water column. These lures are built to the same high standards as all of the Tattoo Tackle product line, using stainless steel thru-wire construction and VMC hooks.
Make no mistake, Tattoo’s Swimmer Lures will attract more fish than you’d ever expect. The slow paced action of these Swimmers creates a wake on the waters surface that even the most pressured fish can’t ignore. These lures are in high-demand by all serious anglers in search of trophy fish. Equipped with VMC treble hooks and stainless steel thru-wiring these, lures will draw twenty-plus-pound striped bass again and again. Also perfect for any other aggressive predator species.
Gibbs’ Danny Surface Swimmers pivot from a fulcrum at the center of their bodies, creating a unique swimming action that really attracts big bass. This long casting, floating plug springs into action when you begin a slow, steady retrieve that causes the tail end to shimmy and leave a V-wake across the surface of the water. Sub-surface retrieves can be achieved as well by slightly bending the line tie upward, causing the lure to dig deeper on the retrieve. The use of a Duolock snap or similar heavy duty snap will create a more natural and less rigid swimming action.
The Tsunami Flat Nosed Swimmer Lures imitate a wounded and fleeing baitfish and are tempting to any gamefish. With a slow, steady retrieve these lures swim across the surface of the water with a wagging tail action that leaves a 'V' wake in its trail. 4X VMC Permasteel hooks come standard as well as a triple epoxy-coated finish to ensure and enhance durability and longevity of the lure. The Tsunami Flat Nosed Swimmer Lures are hand-made of basswood, stainless steel through-wiring and heavy duty split rings.
Tattoo Tackle has added the Everlasting Eel Swimming Lure to their latest line of dependable lures. These lures have managed to fool every predator that it encounters and they live up to the Tattoo Tackle reputation of creating dependable and well built products. These handcrafted lures have a meticulous design and with the Eel under the endangered species watch, these lures are the best alternative to the real thing.
The Daiwa Chugger Minnow is a lure that works right below the surface. After a small splash it will dive like a frightened bait fish fleeing from predatory fish. With a standard weight transfer system your casts will be longer and easier. Like all Daiwa lures, the DC minnow comes with a realistic scale pattern and 3-D eyes.
From the boat or the beach, the super heavy-duty T-Man Casting Tubes are super versatile and offer distinct action in any angling style. Rip the T-Man Casting Tube along the surface with a steady quick retrieve and the tube spins just below the surface, breaking enough to give a nice wake. Cast and let the tube sink a little to give it a great darting action when you twitch the tip of your rod or snap the line. A slow retrieve with your favorite bait will create the classic tube and worm movement, perfect for blind casting. The T-Man Casting Tubes are offered in colors proven to attract stripers – scarlet, ebony, or sea green.