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Blackbird Split Shot is great light split shot for fly and center pin fishing. This shot comes in a convenient dispenser with two sizes of shot per package, one size on each end, and a split soft rubber top to easily dispense the shot from either end.

We carry Blackbird Split Shot in two sizes. BB-1 & BB-3 contains shot in sizes BB-1 (which weighs 0.35 grams) and BB-3 (which weighs 0.15 grams). BB-2 & BB-4 contains shot in sizes BB-2 (which weighs 0.27 grams) and BB-4 (which weighs 0.13 grams).

This shot is made in Canada by Redwing Tackle, and is preferred by steelhead anglers!

Please note that due to restrictions FishUSA cannot ship these sinkers to Maine, New Hampshire, New York or Vermont.

Review Summary
4.6
( 25 Reviews )
of customers would recommend this product.
88%
Reviewer Profile:   Avid Fisher (18), Casual/ Recreational (2), Casual Fisher (2)
Pros
Easy To Store (20)
Easy To Handle (17)
Good For Variety Of Fish (7)
Strong (2)
Doesn't fall off (2)
Cons
Limited Use (2)
A little tough to remove (2)
Tough to reuse (2)
Best Uses
Fresh Water (18)
Deep Water (4)
float fishing (2)
Shore Casting (2)
Fly fishing (2)

Great Product
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Canada

About Me:
Superb split shot without any fuss and slide resistant.

Pros: Easy To Store, Easy To Handle, Doesn't fall off, dark color

Cons: A little tough to remove

Best Uses:

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Not the best split shot
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Northern NJ

About Me:
none

Split shot is smaller that I anticipated and the slits for your line are very small.  I would recommend the Thill or Water Gremlin and not the Blackbird.


Pros: dark color

Cons: small, Tough to reuse, Slit for line is small, "hard" lead

Best Uses: none

Would you recommend this product?  No

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A simple solution to a classic problem
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Boulder, CO

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Its a simple solution to an age-old problem of handling split shot on the river. The dispenser doles out one or two split shot at a time, as you need it. No more taking out three to use two because I'm going to drop some.

Pros: Easy To Handle, Easy To Store

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water, Nymphing

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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"Handy Dispenser"
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Verified
Buyer
East Liverpool, OH

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Great light split shot,convenient dispenser with two sizes one size on each end.

Pros: Easy To Store, Easy To Handle

Cons: none

Best Uses: none

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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perfect for small streams
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Verified
Buyer
frederick, md

About Me:
Avid Fisher
great for fishing small tribs can be a little hard to handle in cold weather when your fingers get numb.

Pros: none

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Good split shot
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
PA

About Me:
Casual/ Recreational
Great for Steelhead, trout fishing,

Pros: Good For Variety Of Fish, Dull looking

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Good Split shot
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
PA

About Me:
Casual/ Recreational
Great for stream fishing, and river fishing. It doesn't shine.

Pros: Easy To Handle, Good For Variety Of Fish, Easy To Store

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water, Shore Casting

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Best way to handle your split shot
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Duluth, MN

About Me:
Avid Fisher
The dispenser works great. You can easily pinch out 1 shot at a time without worrying about dumping the rest.

Pros: Fast, Re-usable dispenser, Easy To Store, Easy To Handle, Organized

Cons: none

Best Uses: Steelhead, Pin fishing, Drift fishing, Fly fishing

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Handy and Practical
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
PA

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Definitely something applicable for wide variety of uses.

Pros: Easy To Handle, Good For Variety Of Fish, Easy To Store, Strong

Cons: none

Best Uses: Ice Fishing, Deep Water, Fresh Water, Jigging

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Does not slide
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Wilkes-Barre, Pa

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Finally a shot that will not slide down my line, stays in place.

Pros: Easy To Store

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Recommend this product
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Macungie, PA

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Product used in center pinning for steelhead in NY, good quality product that is easy to use and hold tight to line.

Pros: Easy To Handle, Strong, Easy To Store

Cons: None

Best Uses: Deep Water, Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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great shot
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
jamestown

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Great shot hold to the line well without slipping. I have used alot of other brands and this one has become my favorite.

Pros: Easy To Handle, Easy To Store

Cons: none

Best Uses: float fishing

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Perfect split shot
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Pittsburgh, PA

About Me:
Avid Fisher
This is a very easy way to add weight to your bait without spooking the fish.

Pros: Easy To Store, Good For Variety Of Fish

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Good for vest storage
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Northeastern PA

About Me:
Professional
Nice size container allows you to easily fit this product in your vest and with two different sizes you have options on use based on water levels, flows and conditions.

Pros: Easy To Store, Good For Variety Of Fish

Cons: Difficult to Handle

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Easy to use
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Upstate NY

About Me:
Casual Fisher
These sinkers are easy to put on the line but hard to remove if you pinch them hard enough so they do not slip. I suggest that you put them on just above a knot so they can't slip down the leader, then pinch them just hard enough so that they will not fall off. This way they can be removed without too much difficulty.

Pros: Easy To Store

Cons: Limited Use

Best Uses: Deep Water, Fresh Water, Salt Water, Trolling, Shore Casting



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Blackbird shot
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
PA

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Very good shot. Much heavier and smaller than other types. Stays put very well, but it is a little tough to quickly remove.

Pros: Easy To Handle, Good For Variety Of Fish, Doesn't fall off, Easy To Store

Cons: A little tough to remove

Best Uses: Fly fishing



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I will buy this product again
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Pulaski, NY

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Product performs very well

Pros: Easy To Handle, Easy To Store

Cons: none

Best Uses: Centerpin fishing

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Simply the best product on the market
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Almond, New York

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Just load 6 or 7 split shot above a leadr below a float. It doesnt get any easier than this lol

Pros: Easy To Store, Easy To Handle

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Great shot!
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Ohio

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Great shot with an easy to use and store container!

Pros: Easy To Handle, Easy To Store, Good For Variety Of Fish

Cons: none

Best Uses: Deep Water, Fresh Water, float fishing

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Good product with an easy use container.
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Clarksburg, WV

About Me:
Avid Fisher
This is dark colored splitshot. The container is small and compact. It provides quick access to the product. The only issue I have with them is not being able to easily re-use them.

Pros: Easy To Store, Easy To Handle, Quick access container

Cons: Limited Use, Tough to reuse

Best Uses: Fresh Water, Jigging

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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PERFECT FOR THE FISHING I DO
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
pa

About Me:
Avid Fisher
i USE THESE WEIGHTS FOR STEELHEAD FISHING AND THEY DO THE TRICK

Pros: Easy To Store, Easy To Handle

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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great shot
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
WA State

About Me:
Casual Fisher
soft enough to remove without fraying your line.

Pros: Easy To Handle, Easy To Store

Cons: none

Best Uses: Shot spacing under float, Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Great round Split Shot
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Verified
Buyer
Parma Ohio

About Me:
Avid Fisher
This shot is great for shot lines. Heavy shot on top and lighter shot working your way down the shot line. When troting your float it keeps your fly bait or jig ahead of your float. Giving it a natural drift for Steelhead. Also it does not twist line due to its roundness. GREAT PRODUCT.

Pros: Easy To Store, Easy To Handle

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Excellent product
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
New Jersey

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Great shot for pin fishing

Pros: Lead is better than tin

Cons: Little size is difficult

Best Uses: Pinning, Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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Good for float fishing
Reviewed:


Verified
Buyer
Fair Oaks CA

About Me:
Avid Fisher
Good shot for float and center pin angelers.

Pros: Easy To Handle

Cons: none

Best Uses: Fresh Water

Would you recommend this product?  Yes

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