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FISHING BAITS AND LURES 101

Artificial fishing lures are an excellent bait choice when pursuing that next big bite, and you avoid the hassle and mess of fishing with live bait. Choosing the right fishing bait and lure is as important as having the right fishing rod or reel. That's why we have you covered with a wide variety of fishing baits and lures to cover any water and weather conditions for any species.

FAQS ABOUT FISHING BAITS & LURES

If you're working your way up to becoming a seasoned angler, you may have a question or two about baits and lures. Some of our more commonly asked questions. If you don't see the information you're looking for, please contact us. We're always happy to help.

What are baits & lures made of?

There are plenty of different kinds of fishing lures for sale that are made of various materials. Over the years, fishing baits and lures have gotten a lot more advanced. Balsa, metal, rubber and hard and soft plastics are all common lure materials, and all have their certain advantages.

How does a Fish lure work?

Fishing baits and lures are all designed to stimulate a fish’s predator instinct, but they all do it in a unique way. Some use bright colors to bring out a fish’s aggression, while others use sound, vibration or even scent.

Are there different kinds of lures for different fish?

Generally, you want to choose smaller grubs and jigs when fishing for bluegill, crappie, sunfish, perch and other panfish. Choose bigger lures like crankbaits and spinnerbaits if you're fishing for bass, walleye, pike and other larger fish.

What are the benefits of fishing with lures vs. live bait?

There is no doubt live bait catches fish, but fishing baits and lures pose many advantages over live bait. Here are a few of the advantages you’ll gain from using artificial lures:

  • Lures aren't perishable and can be used multiple times.
  • Some lures are weighted for excellent casting distance.
  • Lures are fun to collect and use.
  • Lures are sometimes able to provoke larger fish to bite.
  • If you practice catch-and-release, there's less harm to the fish.
  • Fishing with lures tends to be significantly less messy than fishing with live bait.

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FishUSA Has All the Fishing Baits and Lures You Need

Whatever type of angling is your passion, you can count on FishUSA to carry the best fishing baits and lures to. Catch whatever species you’re chasing whenever you’re chasing it. FishUSA offers a generous selection of artificial lures and bait of all kinds. For a successful fishing trip, stop by FishUSA for fishing baits and fishing lures for sale.