The Best Ways To Rig The F.R.E.D. Paddletail Lure


Do you want to fool redfish every day?

It’s true, the new F.R.E.D. paddletail lure (Fooling Redfish Every Day) is a redfish slayer.

But you can also catch speckled trout, snook, and flounder with F.R.E.D.

All you need to know are the best ways to rig up this pink paddletail!

In this new video, you’ll learn our best rigging tips to get more strikes.

Check it out below!

Best Ways To Rig F.R.E.D. [VIDEO]

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If you’re an Insider, you have exclusive access to these new lures so you’ll want to know the best ways to rig them.

There are different ways to rig paddletails depending on where you’re fishing and the conditions you’re fishing in.

When fishing on the flats in 4ft of water or less, my go-to is the Owner Weighted Twistlock Hook.

Aside from the hook, I like to use a loop knot for more play in the lure.

This will help for a more erratic movement in the water as it allows the lure to move freely.

For fishing in 4 ft of water or more, I like to use a jig head.

The weight in the head of this style of hook is great for fishing in deeper water or heavy current.

My go-to jig head for F.R.E.D. is the Trout Eye Jig Head.

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F.R.E.D. Paddletail

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Have any questions about rigging F.R.E.D.?

Let me know down in the comments!

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Steven Steve
1 year ago

Good info… Thanks for the upside down tip.. Just getting started with all this and you guys are the best.. Thanks

Rob S
2 years ago

That pack of F.R.E.D. held up at the end must be a bonus bag with 20 or more paddle tails in it. I thought SS might be packaging a large bag like the 2.0 Slam Shady but didn’t find it on the webpage. Perhaps you’re consolidating several bags into one.

Craig Berns
1 year ago
Reply to  Tony Acevedo

Thanks Tony I don’t know why I didn’t think of that good idea

Uncle Shane
2 years ago

Great to see you covered the topic of turning the bait upside down and placing the hook point inside the slit on the belly. This has proven to be highly effective for me in the past.

Jerry Dexter
2 years ago

Thanks Tony, Great Info!

Mark Noel
2 years ago

PA smallmouth like them too!

2 years ago

Nice video Tony – hook up ratio with belly up vs skin hooked? In your experience which one have you had better success with?


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