DieZel MinnowZ Review: How To Rig Them, Where To Use Them & More


Want to catch big fish?

Then use a big lure!

Bigger redfish, snook, and tarpon around inlets and passes aren’t looking for a small meal, so it’s best to use big baits in these areas.

In this review, I’m breaking down the Z-Man DieZel MinnowZ.

In particular, I’m sharing my thoughts on the 7″ model.

You’ll see:

  • how to rig them to catch more fish
  • when and where to use them
  • some awesome underwater footage so you can see what it looks like in action
  • and much more

If you’re looking to catch big fish this summer, check out the video below.

DieZel MinnowZ Review [VIDEO]

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When & Where To Use The DieZel MinnowZ

Since big baits catch big fish, it’s best to use these lures around where big fish hang out.

That’s typically near inlets and passes.

You can also use them if you see a school of bull reds cruising down a flat.

As far as when to use them, baitfish are at their biggest during the late summer and fall, so these are the best times to use them.

How To Rig The DieZel MinnowZ

If you’re using them around deep inlets, passes, and docks, you’ll most likely want to use a jig head to get them to the bottom quicker.

Z-Man and TT Lures made the HeadlockZ, which is perfect for the DieZel MinnowZ.

See my review of the HeadlockZ jig head here.

If you’re fishing shallow docks, mangroves, or flats, you might want to go with a weighted swimbait hook.

In this case, I recommend the ChinlockZ hook.

You can see my review of the ChinlockZ here.

And no matter what hook you use to rig these lures, just make sure that the bait is rigged straight and even on the lure.

If it’s crooked, you’re much less likely to catch fish.

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Want to catch a new personal best redfish or snook?

You might want to try out the DieZel MinnowZ.

It’s great for fishing passes and inlets in late summer and fall when baitfish are biggest.

Plus, it’s durable and stays on the hooks that are made for it very well.

Have any questions about these lures?

Have you used them before?

Let me know in the comments below.

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Scott Doscher
2 years ago

Tony, do you know when the ChinlockZ hook will be added to the insider shop?

Robert Peck
2 years ago

Nicely done ✅ guys .. I’m probably your best rep in N E and I feel like Houdini at times . DAM ..LOL you are impossible to contact. It took forever to log in properly. You told me that PAY PAL is an acceptable method of payment and yet I don’t see the icon along with the others . HHHHELP ?? TU

Adam Bailey
2 years ago

That big, honkin’ paddletail makes your hands look small haha! That would probably be a good snook and tarpon bait at night.


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