Matt Broke His PB with a MONSTER!

GIANT BASS on BIG SWIMBAITS! Does it get any better??? Come along for a first person look as Matt and Shawn chase down GIANT Striped bass with glide baits!

Breaking a personal best is a rare opportunity, to do it back-to-back, incredible! Its hard to convey just how hard these fish hit, how much power they have, and how tenacious they are with their fight. If you've never had the opportunity to fish for giant striper you need to try it!

Thank you for coming along for this special moment! The two striper weighed 31.6 lbs and 38.0 lbs respectively and both fell for the same glide bait. The key to success with fish of this caliber is having quality equipment. If you come after them with standard bass tackle, sub-par knots, and stock hooks you're going to lose every time. If you take the time to upgrade hardware, tie clean connection knots, and replace worn line, you stand a great chance of being successful when the fish of a lifetime hits!

Matt's Gear...

Lure- Baitsanity Explorer Glide:
Rod- G Loomis 966 Swimbait:
Reel- Tranx 300 HG:
Line- 80 lb Power Pro MaxCuatro:
Leader- 30 lb Maxima Ultragreen:

Split Rings- Owner Hyperwire #7:
Treble Hooks- Owner STX-58 - 2/0:

Camera- GoPro Hero 6:

Other top baits for BIG Striper...

S-Waver 200:
California Swim Jig:
Cotton Cordell Pencil Popper:
River2Sea Rover:
Keitech 6.8 Swimbait:

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Two Bites, Two Fish, 55 lbs!!!

CRAZIEST FIGHT EVER! Two Stripers weighing a combined 55 lbs both smashed glide baits at the same time! The amount of power these fish had was incredible! Come along for the ride!

Even guys that don't like fishing for Striped Bass know how hard they can pull. There is no denying the torque these fish can put on your equipment! Add in some current and you better hold on tight! These two monsters bit back to back on glide baits and went ballistic!

 Here is the equipment the guy's used to tame the fish...

Matt's Setup...

Swimbait- Baitsanity Explorer Glide Trout:

Rod- G Loomis 966 SWBR:
Reel- Tranx 300 7:1 Ratio:
Main Line- 80 lb Power Pro MaxCuatro:
Leader- 30 lb Maxima Ultragreen:

Shawn's Setup...

Swimbait- S-Waver 200 Rainbow Trout:

Rod- Okuma Guide Select 7'11" XXH:
Reel- Komodo SS 6:1 Ratio:
Line- 80 lb Sufix 832:
Leader- Big Game Clear (50 lb):

Upgraded Hardware on both baits...
Split Rings- Owner Hyperwire Size 7:
Front Hooks- ST-66 Treble Size 1/0:
Rear Hooks- Owner ST-56 Treble Size 1/0:

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Explorer Glide Bait by Baitsanity - Swimbait Review

If you're a swimbait fisherman this video is for you! Its not very often we pick up a bait and start catching big bass right away. The Explorer Glide is one of those baits we "connected" with and we felt compelled to do this review and share our experiences with you.

 Matt caught a 31 lb Striped Bass on his 3rd cast with this swimbait and that was only the beginning! Its a true swimbait at 9.5" in length and 5 ounces in total weight. It is offered in two colors (Trout and Carp) and we've been told there will be a variety of tail options available in the future.

You'll need a dedicated rod designed for this style of fishing to throw the bait effectively but if you're into throwing big baits, this is a bait you need to check out! 

Baitsanity Explorer Glide bait:
Direct Hook Replacement- Owner ST-36 Hooks:
(1/0 replaces stock hook, 2/0 will also work for increased hookup)
Upgraded Hook Replacement- Owner ST-56 Hooks:
Upgraded Split Rings- Hyperwire Silver Size 5:

Matt's Favorite Setup for this bait...
Rod- G Loomis IMX Pro 966:
Reel- Shimano Tranx 300 AHG (Power Handle):
Line- 80 lb Power Pro MaxCuatro:
Leader- 30 lb Maxima Ultragreen:

Other rods we've used that will work for this application (from least to most expensive)...

Dobyns Fury 806H:
Okuma Guide Silent 7'11" XH:
Dobyns Champion 867:
Megabass Destroyer Onager:

Other Glide Baits we have confidence in (from least to most expensive)...

S-Waver 200:
Smith Baits Hitch X:
Gan Craft 230:

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Catching GIANT STRIPER on the CA Delta!

We went out searching for the truly GIANT BITE and we found it! One after another the monsters just kept coming! This was one of the best bites we've ever experienced and we could hardly wait to share it with you. Come along on an EPIC striper bite! 

The Baits...

S-Waver 200 Glide Bait:
S-Waver 168 Glide Bait:
Colors: Bone, Bluegill, Powder
Replacement Hook/Split Ring Sizes: 200 replace with size 1/0 or 2/0, 168 replace with size 2. Split Rings are size 5 for the 200 and size 4 for the 168. 

Keitech 6.8 Swimbait:
Owner 12/0 BEAST Hook:

Smash Tech Head Hunter Swimbait:
Owner St-36 2/0 Treble Hook:

Bubble Walker Topwater:
Pencil Popper Topwater:
River2Sea Rover (190 size has been discontinued):

Dip N Dye Chartreuse:

Upgraded Hardware...

Owner Hypewire SILVER Split Rings:
Gamakatsu 4X Treble Hooks:
Owner 3x Treble Hooks:
Split Ring Pliers:

Treble Hook Swimbait Setup...
Rod- Dobyns 806H:
Alternate Rod- G Loomis 966:
Reel- Tranx 300:
Line- 80 lb Power Pro Moss Green:
Leader- 30 lb Maxima Ultragreen:

Giant Topwater Setup...
Rod- Dobyns 867 Swimbait:
Reel- Shimano Tranx 300:
Line- Power Pro MaxCuatro 80 lb:

Small Topwater Setup...
Rod- Shimano Zodias 7'2" Med/Hvy:
Reel- Curado 70:
Line- 65 lb Sufix 832 Braid:

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