Randall Tharp Shares His Favorite Saltwater Lures for Conditioned Bass

Endless innovation and experimentation is a fun part of fishing. Elite Series pro Randall Tharp has done a lot of lure experimenting with his saltwater baits in freshwater for bass. Here’s his favorite “crossover” lures.

Discovering the next big thing in fishing is always just a cast away. Musky anglers love toying with big saltwater lures, walleye fisherman borrowing ideas from bass fishing, bass fisherman adopting lures from musky. Fish are fish, so chances are you can think up some lures that a bass would eat, but aren’t necessary designed for the bass marketplace. 

Randall Tharp knows that this type of “crossover” lure experimentation - saltwater lures in freshwater and vice versa show fish something they’re not conditioned too. He reveals his favorite go-to crossover lures from his inshore saltwater box in this simple sit-down video. 

Featured Lures (from Rapala Coastal Collection):


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