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Rapala Deep Tail Dancer - Flash Perch
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Color: Blue Flash
Color: Bleeding Hot Olive
Color: Bleeding Tiger
Color: Bleeding Pearl
Color: Clown Flash
Color: Flash Perch
Color: Flash Yellow Perch
Color: Green Tiger UV
Color: Orange Tiger UV
Color: Pink Tiger UV
Color: Purple Clown Flash
Color: Purpledescent
Color: Red Tiger
Color: Rainbow Trout Flash
Color: Silver Flash
Rapala Deep Tail Dancer - Flash Perch

Rapala Deep Tail Dancer

Description

The Rapala Deep Tail Dancer features an enlarged, extreme diving lip that plummets the lure as deep as 30 feet. The deep diving banana style body swims with a pronounced wide tail action, yet still maintains Rapala's signature "wounded minnow" attraction.

The Rapala Deep Tail Dancer features balsa wood construction, an internal rattle system and premium black nickel VMC treble hooks. The Rapala Deep Tail Dancer gets down deep where the big fish lurk in the summer and early fall months. These lures are hand tuned and tank tested, running true right out of the box like all Rapala lures.

Specifications for the Rapala Deep Tail Dancer can be seen in the Specifications tab above.

Specifications
Rapala Deep Tail Dancer
Specifications
ModelLength
(in.)
Depth
(ft.)
Weight
(oz.)
Treble Hooks
(Qty./No.)
TDD0723/4155/16Two No. 5
TDD0931/2207/16Two No. 3
TDD1143/8303/4Two No. 3
Reviews
Review Summary
4.8
( 14 Reviews )
of customers would recommend this product.100%
Reviewer Profile:  
Pros
No tuning required out of the box (2)
Great action (2)
Cons
none (4)
None (2)
Best Uses
deep water trolling (2)
Walleye (2)

great walleye lure
Verified
Buyer
southern ontario canada
About Me:
none
these are great body baits for trolling for lake erie walleye.
Pros: work right out of the box, No tuning required out of the box
Cons: None
Best Uses: Walleye
best lure on the market
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Buyer
erie
About Me:
none
Great lure for trolling. Good quaility hooks. Runs true right out of the box. Don't feel up with water like the competition
Pros: never needs to be tuned
Cons: none
Best Uses: deep trolling
Rapala Tail Dancer
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Buyer
Ontario
About Me:
none
I have used tail dancers for walleye with great success in Lake Erie
Pros: Lots of action at all speeds
Cons: none
Best Uses: Walleye
WOW ! for Walleye
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Buyer
Canada
About Me:
Not Specified
Perfect lure (deep tail dancer 30) for trolling walleye
Pros: Great action, Great vibration, Great quality
Cons: None Specified
Best Uses: None Specified
Best slow trolling lure I've ever used.
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Buyer
About Me:
Not Specified
I troll crankbaits from a kayak in Lake Erie. This past summer I logged about 100+ hours in the kayak and can say that this crankbait outfished everything else I tried by a factor of 5...and that's a low estimate. On one hot August day, the water temp was a preposterous and record setting 78 deg F. I was trolling a Rapala Taildancer and a Rapala Shad Rap on opposite sides of the kayak in 8-15 ft of water - both were of the 'bleeding tiger' color pattern. On a day I expected to catch nothing, I netted 5 freshwater drum, 3 smallmouth, 1 silver bass, 1 walleye, 1 yellow perch, and 1 rock bass in under 3 hours. ALL were caught on the TDD07 taildancer. Wish I had known about this lure before I filled my tacklebox with other crankbaits. I saw enough this summer to say this lure is my #1 go-to trolling lure and I doubt I'll use anything else for a long while. That thin tail sets something off in fish that normally wouldn't be biting.
Pros: Great at bumping bottom without hangups, Lots of wiggle at even the slowest speeds
Cons: None
Best Uses: None Specified
A must have fish for catching fish
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Buyer
Guam
About Me:
Not Specified
This is my go to lure for trolling in the reef. It definitely catches reef fish anywhere from Barracuda to emperor's and trevally. Only issue is that many times a larger fish will pull so hard that the lip is detached to the body. I have lost five trophy fish because I only came back with the pulled lip. Hopefully Rapala will increase the strength so we can bring in the trophy. The lip broke despite light drag.
Pros: Definitely catches the fish., Tracks straight out of the box
Cons: Lip breaks off from a strong pull., Cost
Best Uses: None Specified
Great trolling lure
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Buyer
About Me:
Not Specified
these lures run true all the time and are great for trolling for walleye in the waters of NY.
Pros: runs true
Cons: None Specified
Best Uses: None Specified
best lures for predators
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Buyer
Israel
About Me:
Not Specified
very efficient for pike-perch fishing in deep lakes
Pros: good for deep water
Cons: none
Best Uses: None Specified
Rapala deep tail dancer
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Buyer
victor , NY
About Me:
Not Specified
Works great. Within 5 min of trolling with it for the first time I caught a 24" pickerel.
Pros: None Specified
Cons: None Specified
Best Uses: deep water trolling
Crazy Action
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Buyer
upstate NY
About Me:
none

These stickbaits provide some excellent action at even the slowest speeds. I've got this producer in the water on every trip

Pros: Great action
Cons: none yet
Best Uses: trolling
Deep Diver Tail Dancers
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Buyer
Margaretville NY
About Me:
none

Working great on our Pepactin Resevoir Brown Trout, out of the box caught two nice trout weiging 3-4 lbs. each.

Pros: Achieve good depth when trolling for trout
Cons: none
Best Uses: Brown Trout
Taildancers
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Buyer
MN
About Me:
none

I have not used the new UV colors yet. I started using the Tail Dancers last year, they dive, run true and have caught fish looking faorward to running the UV's.

Pros: No tuning required out of the box
Cons: Better have a rod holder
Best Uses: deep water trolling
charter capt jessie recommended tdd11
ashtabula, ohio
About Me:
none
nice side to side wobble
Pros: Tuned right out of box
Cons: none
Best Uses: none
Bought one for a back up, GREAT RESULTS
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Buyer
buffalo,ny
About Me:
none
trolling lake erie
Pros: none
Cons: none
Best Uses: none
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