What are fishing spoons good for?

Fishing spoons have a simple design, an oblong shape, concave on one side that catches water producing a wobble and light reflection flash imitating a fleeing or crippled bait fish. Spoons work best for larger fish species such as northern pike, largemouth bass, muskies, walleye, salmon and trout.

Do you use a swivel with a Kastmaster spoon?

Kastmaster, you’ll want a swivel or it will twist your line.

How do you use kastmaster for bass?

How to work the Kastmaster: When fishing vertical simply open bail dropping Kastmaster to bottom. Watch your line for any sudden jumps or if you notice line stops before making its way to the lake floor. As you Kastmaster flutters down, it’s not uncommon for a Bass to intercept before it hits bottom.

How do you attach a Kastmaster lure?

Tie a Kastmaster 1/8-ounce CHNB lure to your fishing line using an improved clinch knot. To tie this know, thread the end of your line through the lure tie hook. Wrap the end of the line at least five times around the line that goes back to your reel. Take the end of the line through the loop that forms.

How do you fish slab spoons?

Hold your rod high at the end of the cast and reel very fast as the slab spoon lure hits the water. As the slab spoon skips on the surface, fish will strike the lure. Don’t set the hook until you feel the fish. If a fish misses your slab spoon, stop and let the lure sink 2-3 feet!

What size kastmaster should I use?

A 1/8oz. Kastmaster is a very popular lure for trout, and can attract a wide range of other fish. If you need a bit more distance, 1/4oz. will give you a bit more weight. Unless you’re going after very large trout, that’s about as big as you’ll want to go.

What color is kastmaster?

The gold Kastmaster is the go to color kastmater of choice. If you are working a new stretch of river or a small lake that you do not know then the gold is the first one you should try. It can work well on both over cast and bright days.

What can kastmaster catch?

The Acme Kastmaster is one of the best lures for catching trout. It works in almost any type of water, and can catch anything from tiny brookies to massive steelhead. There are a variety of ways that you can fish for trout with a Kastmaster, and a lot of different types to choose from.

Can a kastmaster spoon be used to catch a trout?

Fishing a Kastmaster spoon for trout near the surface on a small river can force trout into striking a little bit more. As you retrieve the Kastmaster you can try it get it to swim just under the surface of the water.

What’s the best way to use a kastmaster?

Over the years I have spent a lot of time fishing the Kastmaster and it has quickly become of my favorite lures that consistently produces high numbers of Bass. The Action of the Kastmaster can be manipulated and changed simply by changing speed of your retrieve. A quick retrieve will result in a tighter wiggle much like a fleeing shad or baitfish.

What kind of fish can kastmaster lures be used for?

The lures feature a swivel hook to help prevent caught fish from twisting off the lure and can be used with or without bait. Kastmaster lures are available for trout, smallmouth bass, salmon, striper and several other types of fish.

What kind of test ball does kastmaster use?

Last, I attach the Kastmaster to a 12 -20lb test ball bearing snap swivel which helps further prevent any line twist and allow for best action. There are several reasons I choose this set up over a Baitcasting Rod and Reel.