The Fine Art of Swimbaits

These lifelike lures trigger strikes and put more fish in your livewell.

Swimbaits were developed in the '80's in an attempt to mimic rainbow trout. As more anglers and bait developers began to experiment with mimicking smaller baitfish, lures like the Berkley Hollow Belly were born.

These lifelike lures will trigger strikes in open water or deep cover, as former North American Fisherman host Steve Pennaz explains. He runs down proper rigging procedures and techniques for putting more fish in your livewell with swimbaits.

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