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Color: Gold Yellow Perch
Color: Hot Perch
Color: Real Roach
Color: Red Tail Shiner
Color: Silver Red Orange

Salmo Chubby Darter

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$6.99

The Salmo Chubby Darter has become a must-have lure among ice anglers. The unique action of the Chubby Darter is primarily for vertical fishing where the bait quivers and darts as the angler pulls upward on the rod tip. Trout, perch, crappie, walleye, and pike all fall for the Chubby Darter.

6 Available Colors
Select a color to order.
Dace
Dace
3 cm
Weight
1/16 oz.
Recommended Line
2 lb.
Running Depth
Variable
Stock: 5+
$6.99
4 cm
Weight
3/16 oz.
Recommended Line
4 lb.
Running Depth
Variable
Stock: 5
$6.99
Gold Yellow Perch
Gold Yellow Perch
3 cm
Weight
1/16 oz.
Recommended Line
2 lb.
Running Depth
Variable
Stock: 5+
$6.99
4 cm
Weight
3/16 oz.
Recommended Line
4 lb.
Running Depth
Variable
Stock: 5+
$6.99
Hot Perch
Hot Perch
3 cm
Weight
1/16 oz.
Recommended Line
2 lb.
Running Depth
Variable
Stock: 5+
$6.99
4 cm
Weight
3/16 oz.
Recommended Line
4 lb.
Running Depth
Variable
Stock: 5+
$6.99
Real Roach
Real Roach
3 cm
Weight
1/16 oz.
Recommended Line
2 lb.
Running Depth
Variable
0
$6.99
4 cm
Weight
3/16 oz.
Recommended Line
4 lb.
Running Depth
Variable
Stock: 5
$6.99
Red Tail Shiner
Red Tail Shiner
3 cm
Weight
1/16 oz.
Recommended Line
2 lb.
Running Depth
Variable
Stock: 5+
$6.99
4 cm
Weight
3/16 oz.
Recommended Line
4 lb.
Running Depth
Variable
Stock: 5+
$6.99
Silver Red Orange
Silver Red Orange
3 cm
Weight
1/16 oz.
Recommended Line
2 lb.
Running Depth
Variable
Stock: 5+
$6.99
4 cm
Weight
3/16 oz.
Recommended Line
4 lb.
Running Depth
Variable
Stock: 5+
$6.99
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The Salmo Chubby Darter has become a must-have lure among ice anglers. The unique action of the this lure is primarily for vertical fishing where the bait quivers and darts as the angler pulls upward on the rod tip. Trout, perch, crappie, walleye, and pike all fall for the Chubby Darter. More and more, anglers are using Salmo Chubby Darters in open water as it can be used like any lipless crankbait, but it sinks at a much slower rate, so it can be fished above and around cover.

  • Salmo high-density space-aged foam body
  • Thru-wire construction welded at the ends
  • Black nickel VMC hooks
  • Qty. per Pack: 1
4.9
(20 Reviews)
of customers would recommend this product.95%
Pros
Walleye killer (2)
Beatiful color (2)
Awesome action (2)
fish attracting action (2)
(2)
Cons
(3)
Best Uses
(5)
Bass (3)
Vertical Jigging (3)

Customer Reviews
Walleyechad
Salmo Chubby Darter 
Pros: Slow falling action and no need to bait
Cons: Not enough colors
Best Uses: Walleye, Perch, Crappie, Pike, Bass, ice or open water jigging
Comments: I cant say enough about the Chubby Darter...on a last trip ice fishing it was a tough slow bite and when nothing else was working the Chubby Darter would put fish on the ice...no bait required with these the slow fall and darting action and flat fish profile produce all the action
Professional
 in 
Hudsonville, MI
SC Crappie
Salmo Chubby Darter 
Pros: Good lure for jigging & ripping
Cons: None yet
Best Uses: Jigging and Ripping
Comments: Haven't really had a good chance to use these lures as I would like . The weather and some health issues have kept me grounded some what . Have only thrown them from a dock on a small lake near my house .
Sumter, SC
jasonWWW
good lure 
Pros: good-looking action
Cons: expensive
Best Uses: Bass
Comments: catch basses, but haven't caught walleye other fish yet. good lure.
Chicago, IL
Reed
Catches fishermen well, but fish?
Pros: Beatiful color, great finishes, good-looking action, nice weight
Cons: Never gets bit
Best Uses: Looking good in a tackle box
Comments: Here in Minnesota everyone has chubby darters for ice fishing. After 2 ice seasons or giving them a LOT of ice time, I'd had one successful experience with a chubby darter... and that was a day when I was catching crappies one after another on swedish pimples. When I ran out of bait, I switched to the darter and the action slowed, but did not stop. Outside of that day, I've never caught a fish on one. I've asked many other fishermen and I keep hearing the same experience. But they look SO GOOD!!!! It seems they have to work. I've removed them from my ice box and moved the larger sizes to my saltwater travel box. So far, I've tried them twice in the ocean, and again, they look great when casted and retrieved with twitches. Again, nothing has bit them, but in fairness, I've only given them a couple hours cast-and-retrieve time, and nothing else was getting bit those days, so the jury is out.
Minnesota
zamrika
Fish On 
Pros: Fish On
Comments: Good jigging for any pond fish Crappie, pickerel, yellow perch
NY
Brandon
Great! Shimmies about in the water and gets the trout a bitting! 
Pros: Works, Quality build
Comments: Great! Shimmies about in the water and gets the trout a bitting!
Advanced
 in 
Ohio
Ericm1a2
Awesome Lure!!! 
Pros: Awesome action
Best Uses: Vertical Jigging
Comments: Great on eyes and perch
NY
Bazzbozz
Very versatile lure 
Pros: Very productive
Best Uses: Bass, walleye, pike
Comments: I used this lure for the first time this summer on Lake Erie (Buffalo), and it has been very productive in catching a variety of species including walleye, bass, northern Pike and carp. If you fish in the big lakes you can be sure that this lure will catch fish on any day at any time of day!
Buffalo, NY
Chow
Great lure 
Pros:
Cons:
Best Uses:
Comments: It has a great wobble on the drop that always seems to draw fish in to investigate.
Upstate NY
Slabdaddy
Catches fish 
Pros: Catches fish
Best Uses:
Comments: Walleye love this lure.
Western Pennsylvania
locobob
ice fishing magnet  
Pros: fish attracting action
Cons:
Best Uses:
Comments: have used the holo color darters on northern,walleyes and jumbo perch tipped with a minnow head or a small live minnow on either hook, you get a different action and gets fish aggressive.
Advanced
 in 
north central montana
whisker
perfect 
Pros:
Cons:
Best Uses:
Comments: bass love these
United States
smoltz
great action 
Pros: fish attracting action
Cons: price
Best Uses:
Comments: this is one of the best lures for aggressive walleye and perch. they get down fast and have a fantastic action. most bites are not light, the usually slam this bait. a stiffer action rod is required to use this bait effectively.
Advanced
 in 
pennsylvania
walleye bri
great bait 
Pros: Walleye killer
Best Uses: Vertical Jigging
Comments: one of the best tools for walleyes I have found
chetek wi
walleye bri
great bait 
Comments: fished walleyes on lake of the woods, it out fished livebait by far. i caught thirty two walleyes and countless saugar and all but one was caught on salmo glows. fish on.
chetek wi
Montana Icehound
Chubby Darter 
Pros: Easy to use, Beatiful color, Lifelike, Easy to store, Awesome action
Best Uses: Ice fishing, Shallow water, Deep water, Jigging
Comments: Great colors,awesome action
Seeley Lake,Mt.
rob
chubby darter is good 
Comments: i like how this lure "floats" around as you use it. i can do many different things with this. i fish shallow and watch the fish hit it. amazing lure, better than lindy diver. i wish salmo made one larger for huge walleye and northerns.
north minnesota
iM POUNDING R U
super ice fishing lures 
Pros: Pikemusky killer, Bass killer, Crappie perch killer, Walleye killer
Best Uses: Vertical Jigging
Comments: I field tested these last season with great success. Caught walleye at lakes where they are hard to catch. Worth every dollar .
South West PA
Optifish
I had to have more of these producers 
Pros: Unbeleivable action
Comments: They are just so lifelike.
New Carlisle, OH
Optifish
Had to have more 
Comments: can't wait to use new colors through the Ice. When it finally gets here.
Xenia, Ohio
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