Where, When, & How To Use Crab Lures [Z-Man Kicker CrabZ Lesson]
Crabs and crustaceans are a huge part of inshore saltwater fish diets but not many anglers know how to use crab lures!
Redfish, seatrout, snook, sheepshead, and more turn to a crustacean-based diet when finfish are a bit scarcer.
However, there are slight nuances and things you would do differently when fishing with a crab lure versus paddletails and swimbaits.
This lesson is all about where, when, and how to use the Z-Man Kicker CrabZ crab-imitation lure.
Take a look!!
Where, When, & How To Use Crab Lures [VIDEO]
- 1:19 – WHAT are Z-Man Kicker CrabZ?
- 2:57 – WHEN & WHERE you would want to use Z-Man Kicker CrabZ
- 4:45 – HOW to rig Z-Man Kicker CrabZ
- 12:03 – Pros & Cons of Crab Lures
Tackle & Gear:
- Z-Man Kicker CrabZ
- Z-Man Texas Eye Jigheads
- Hoss Weedless Football Jigheads
- Mustad Weighted Grip Pin Hooks
Z-Man Kicker CrabZ
The Z-Man Kicker CrabZ lures are crab imitation baits designed to mimic the arm of a crab.
There are small appendages all over the lure to mimic that of a crab.
Also, it is made using Z-Man’s ElaZtech plastic lure material.
These lures won best in their category at iCast 2022 and were considered the best introductory NEW soft plastic lure at the event.
These lures are especially effective when you need to work close to the bottom and maintain finesse properties.
Moreover, the ElaZtech material is very durable and stretchy enabling you to catch a bunch of fish on the same lure without it tearing.
A Z-Man Kicker CrabZ lure can be used anytime, anywhere.
Crabs are present year-round which makes this a year-round lure.
However, the way you work and retrieve the lure will depend on the time of year along with rigging techniques.
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