Off Shore Tackle Tadpole Diving Weight

$8.99 - $15.99
Item No.: F10979

Product Details

Product Details

Off Shore Tackle Tadpole Diving Weights offer the trolling angler a simple and easy alternative to using traditional downriggers and divers to get lures down to mid level depths. The design of the in-line Tadpole features a flat faced trolling weight with two coast lock snaps. When you set your lure out, the face of the Tadpole points downward, and the coast lock stays at the top of the arm in the clipped position. When a fish strikes, the coast lock slides down the arm into the tripped position, so you easily fight the fish and not the resistance of the diving weight itself. These diving weights are 99% lead free and feature a durable black powder coated finish.

Off Shore Tackle Tadpole Diving Weights are highly effected by speed. Slight fluctuations in speed can dramatically impact the running depth. Going slower will cause these Off Shore Tackle Tadpole Diving Weights to run deep whereas going faster will cause them to rise and run shallower. This also applies to turns, the inside rods will run a little deeper and the outside rods will run a little shallower.

Each package contains one Tadpole Diving Weight and two coast lock snaps.

ModelWeight (oz.)Length (in.)Speed (mph)Test (lb.)Depth (ft.)Feet Back (Approx.)(ft.)
OR36 112 7/82.510 (mono) / 40 (braid)22122
OR36 112 7/81.510 (mono) / 40 (braid)28150
OR36 112 7/81.010 (mono) / 40 (braid)46150
OR36 21 3/103 1/82.510 (mono) / 40 (braid)26134
OR36 21 3/103 1/81.510 (mono) / 40 (braid)32144
OR36 21 3/103 1/81.010 (mono) / 40 (braid)50172
OR36 334 1/23.020 (mono)20148
OR36 334 1/22.020 (mono)30145
OR36 334 1/22.020 (mono)30145
OR36 334 1/22.010 (mono)32130
OR36 Magnum4 1/252.520 (mono)38151
OR36 Magnum4 1/252.020 (mono)48145
OR36 Magnum4 1/252.540 (braid)46145
OR36 Magnum4 1/252.040 (braid)60150

Ratings & Reviews

16 Reviews

works great !!!

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My favorite diver for walleye

Nice Device

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Works as advertised

Great tool for getting you bait down

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Tried the 1.3oz model last weekend and loved it. It gets your lure down fast, catches those annoying floating weeds and the release works well when the fish hit so you can fight them better. All around does everything it is supposed to.

Works great

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Used on Lake Erie for walleye. Was able to troll with these without as much line out and thus not worrying about snagging the bottom on inside turns.

Great Product

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My son and I tried all 4 tadpole sizes out this past Friday on Calaveras Lake in San Antonio. The biggest thing you have to do is know how to calculate all the variables such as the test line you are using in mono or braid (15 lbs Moss Green PowerPro Braided Spectra Fiber), length of leader tied to the tadpole and how far back behind the boat you are running the tadpole and lure. You will need to know all of this in order to accurately know what speed is required to effectively hold the lure at a certain depth. My son used his iPhone while we were on the water and went to offshore tackle website then clicked on Dive Charts. I also went to Precision Trolling to get a full understanding of identifying the key variables. Here we were able to accurately chart the number of feet we need to have the lure deployed behind the boat and the speed we need to be going to achieve the depth we needed to be at in order to present the lures in the fish strike zones we were seeing on my Lowrance® Elite-5 HDI Fishfinder/Chartplotter Combo. He also used GPS on the fishfinder/chartplotter to know our true trolling speed.