Great Lakes Angler Blog

When X-Rap Prop And Pops Roil, Bass Boil

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

MINNETONKA, MN – Bass can be choosy when it comes to blowing up on topwater baits. At any given moment, it might be one action or shape that triggers a strike, or instigates sudden disinterest. Sometimes it’s the spatter of a wide-bodied, water-pushing popper that’s preferred. Other times it’s the slender shape and whirling props that whip the surface, and bass, into a lather. In either case, the sound created by the lure should reverberate through lateral lines from afar, but without excessive splash and celebration. All the while, a lure must look realistic and run true. A lot to ask for, but doable. Because of the aforementioned truths, Rapala devised two new irresistible topwaters to roil the surface – the X-Rap Pop and the X-Rap Prop. Each bares a shape and action that bass can’t help but boil on.   Read Full Story




Recent Posts



Tags

Macho Minnow Lights weather MULL BLOG Shelter Ranger Matt Straw Spencer Yachts Simrad Power Walleyes Alaskan Michigan City, Indiana Todd Sokolow Pop-Up LED Bowlights FLW USSA Milennia MIL-iDock Beckson Marine Stowaway Bag Plates and Kits STRATTEC Radial NMEA Bait head Future Fisherman Foundation Coleman Footwear South Haven, Michigan Minn Kota tree stand injury Scott Martin toilet Owners tournament Niagara Falls ABT Steve Wood iPad Ryan Wilson ice fishing, Bro Show, Traditions Media Lead YUM Dinger Global Spectrum Mr. Twister USCGA iPhone Gary Giudice Deep Sea Diver Acme Brite Wash Video Wake Fishing Tyee Games Side Imaging Lowrance jigs Tools Boat maintenance Lighting EZ BoatPort Fort Wayne, Indiana Dunkirk, NY Mike Seymour Whale Pumps Gull Lake Marine Marcum Electronics Reese Strike King Fiberglass tiller Spreads Andrew Dordek Vick Accon Marine Keep Kool Side Thruster Muscle Squared 65 Sportsman's rights JVD DuraSafe Soul5 Tackle Labs Fish Hawk XD4 OHIO Lake Erie Knives Camera mount Beckson Marine Stowaway Bag Plate Turning Point Props Glacier Glove Gary Dollahon EZ Dock Kayak Records Berkley Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Soft Jigwobbler Catch & Cook GPS for Lightning Connector Lake trout Green Bay, Wisconsin Smartfind S20 Personal AIS Beacon Swanson-Russell Slender Spoon Marine General Mack's Lures Gear Insect repellent Great Lakes Troller Odd'ball Fin Spin Wedding Ring Gunnison, CO Traditions inReach Dave Genz Husky Jerk Oakley Sunglasses Mark Zona Michigan Faria Ranger Boats Lake Ontario MATE USA Tight Lines Jewelry Airmar Lock Pharmaceuticals HELLA Venice, Louisiana LineSnubber Ultracoat Mercury Marine Jeff Wenzel Mosquito repellent News Tom Neustrom Torpedo Divers Autotether Boat names Boat Covers Flat Slider 75 Beckson Marine Kindle book Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs Fishing Contaminants mudsnail 1675 Pro Guide Matt Serbenski Fishing Clubs DuraSafe Electronics Lock Rescue Size limits Glorvigen Bro Brosdahl LOTSA WeatherStation Rods Dan Egan Monel Metal Northwest Indiana Steelheaders Boats Free Fishing Weekend Shock Wave Lake Assault Tracker Marine Marine Radio Chatterbait Fuel La Mar YUMphibian Accessories Plano Scholarship Multi-species Chicago barrier Radio TRAC Ecological News/Social GPS Speedometer Asian carp Clay Dyer Gene Larew EZ Splice Fasteners Grab Rail Andrew Semprevivo Streams Cannon iPilot Bait Holder Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo Jerky cruzin Orca Fin System Technology Aqua-Vu theft clubs Home Port Marine Marketing Extended Warranty McMurdo Aquatic AV PFDs Weather Buoy Big Bear Products Bass Pro Shops Gift Card Personal Flotation Devices Olcott, NY RedHead Evinrude Kayaks Sun protection Angler 175T PulseTech Cliff Pace Tournaments ATV Manistee Legend Extreme hardbaits Costa Sunglasses Shipping Smart Guide to Freshwater Fishing Salmon Yamaha Muskie Lure Port of Indiana Tip-Up River Fishing AKOYA National Guard Walleye tournament redfish marlin Holland Sunstream Boat Lifts Aqualuma Endura Wounded Warriors Navigation Plano Synergy 580P lenses YUM Headgear splice Knife sharpening Brad's Safe boating JBL Brandon Newby Hevi-Beads Invasive species New York Hamlin DSC Goby Jeff Gustafson 360 Ranger VS1780 Youth Yamaha ATV MWC Reef Runner Mack's Lure Snow-Shoe Tip-Up Kevin Van Dam Topwater Boating Homeport Marine Marketing St. Croix Rods Whistler Spoon Ice Fishing Clam boat rental Salmon Unlimited of Illinois Silver Horde On board spreader light Ranger Aluminum Deep V Series Triton Boats Marine NewsWire Sphaera Lake of the Woods Personal Flotation Device BASSMASTER Full Throttle Serious Shine Lund Boats Innovative Outdoors Synergy Outdoors Bass Pro Shops Rough Weather Bristol Bay Shoes Moisture Muncher Ned Rig Boat US Bug repellent Aluminum Deep V Series sunglass METS Ravenswood Media Downriggers Marsh Madness Storage Legend Gold Shurhold New Zealand Magnum Flow-Troll Lakemaster Princecraft Jack Links Lake Huron Traditions Media Audio Bait Rigs Earth Day Swim bait Louie Stout Uncle Norm's CLASSIC Seakeeper gyro jeffstackleshop.com B.A.S.S. ONIX Patrick Hurst Honda RAT FINKEE Rippin' Lips ODNR Delorme Beckson Marine Deck Plate www.bigweeniebrand.com Sunglasses St. Croix TRAC IGFA Chaco PRADCO LakeMaster Western States Version Chronglobal tackle storage Practical Sailor John E. Phillips Grady-White Larson Electronics Dave Mull Bass fishing Rapala MUSHING Walleye WileyX Humminbird Frigibar CMP Global Black Earth Creek dock lines Onyx Tackle Bag eZSplice Sheldon's Mag Light Volvo Penta Izaak Walton League Rubrail Kevin VanDam U.S.S.A. Absolute Outdoor, Inc. Lund Betsy VMC Shoremaster treestand injury Beckson EVOLVE FISHING CO Rain suit Contest Grunden's BoatUS Angler Jeff's Tackle Shop Skarlis Tournament High school bass fishing trailer tongue Costa Del Mar Boat lifts Bad Elf Bob Schmidt Bethel University LCWCC Rippin Lips Air show bimini top BoatUS Z-Man Bass LineGrabber New Lures exotic invader Kill switch spinning rod Lake Michigan Marine Lighting The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls Kurt Mazurek Sharpeners Ditty bag great lakes blue marlin Conservation Marathon Nautical Optima fitness Batteries Apps F-Series Storm Gear Alabama Rig Boating safety award Safety Plano Tackle Boxes Mustad Bass Pro Shops Four-Person Dome Tent with Screen Porch Skamania Mania Gravity Mazurek Mark Chmura BOLT Padlock Prosepec Electronics Minnesota BASSMASTER CLASSIC Brian "Bro" Brosdahl Church Tackle Hobie Pro Angler Fiberglass boat USCG Tides SeaLife Cameras Brown trout Traxstech Army Corp of Engineers Angler Green Bay Dollohan Water Buddies radar Jonathon VanDam Blue Heron Communications Normark Bheestie Bag Blue Collar Outdoors Dogs Pro Polish Grand Rapids Ultimate Outdoors Show spoon AmVets Balog Davis Instruments Bibs Ultimate Flannel Shirts Tournament Grade Circle Hooks Oculus Coleman cooler Swedish FireKnife ShowSpan Hobie KVD Slide Moor Fish America Foundation Stabenow Insurance PLB Fishouflage Tommy Skarlis Boga Rovermax LR 100 Thermacell Hunting Gill NA KVD Speedbag thieves trailer tongue Corey Schmidt Launch ramp Ice Features Mary Snyder Dave Mull Blog Custom Jigs & Spins Coast Guard USO Evolve Ryan Kleckner Team Aqua-Vu InvisaSnap Raritan Conservation ChartSelect Titan Chain Brian Brosdahl Indiana DNR Wildlife Forever Trade Shows ABT X-2 Countdown Ditch Catfish SeaEra QC Sport Shows KVD Speedbag Wormfile Trout Unlimited Telescoping JIggler Long Rod SOG Wild River series Rig'N Tails Lip-Stix Extreme Baitcast Reel Bass lure Bug bite relief Bass Pro South Haven Mystery Tackle Box Quantum Rain gear Foul weather gear Aqua Vu Dollahon The Harry Lure Deck Plate Forage Minnow Baitcast Fishing Pole BBQ Lighter Whale Costa Micro-Mobile Pro Viewing Case Rugged Shark Promise Keeper CUSTOM JIGS 'N' SPINS Swim Whizz Wisconsin Iaconelli Okuma Barry Brown Marine Alaska Frabill Oshkosh Speakers Lures ASA Martin-Flory Ascend Smart Guide Publications One-Handle-Does-It-All System Crankbait Net Ethanol Rushton Gregory Tim Popfinger Lake Superior Wind Power Line Recycle Bin thieves binoculars Michigan DNR Masters Walleye Circuit Buff WFN Black Velvet Northland Marine Speakers Cabela's Soo Locks Line exotic species University of Buffalo NAIFC Championship Scott Glorvigen Chargers Multitools Interlux yachtpaint.com Up Stream Hydration Back Pack FRIDAY FUNNIES Bristol Bay Salmon iPilot Link

Archive