Best Shrimp Lures To Fish Under A Popping Cork [Brand Comparison]
By: Tony Acevedo on September 12, 2019
It’s artificial shrimp time!!!
What’s your go-to artificial shrimp when fishing it under a popping cork?
Do you just buy whatever is available at the store?
Or whatever the fishing magazines tell you to get?
Depending on which lure you choose, you could be making a big mistake.
If you’re fishing artificial shrimp under a cork, two of the main things that will help it catch fish are:
- The action of the shrimp as it darts through the water
- How the shrimp settles when the cork is still
So we took seven of the most popular brands of artificial shrimp and tested these two factors.
Here’s the lineup of soft plastic shrimp baits that we tested in this video below.
ChaseBaits USA Flick Prawn Shrimp
Savage Gear Shrimp
Z-Man EZ ShrimpZ
Z-Man Scented ShrimpZ
Berkley Gulp Shrimp
Want to see how they stacked up against each other?
Check out the video below.
P.S. – We’re not affiliated with any of these lure companies, we just created this video to show you the difference between them.
Enjoy and let us know what you think by leaving a comment below.
Shrimp Under A Popping Cork Test [VIDEO]
Are you surprised?
Which of these lures are you going to use?
If you’re fishing shrimp under a popping cork, a big factor that determines how well it will catch fish is the way it moves through the water and settles when the cork is still (especially in clear water).
Three of the lures that had the best action and settled in the water horizontally (which is natural for a shrimp) were these pre-rigged, segmented shrimp:
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