Summer Swimbait Fishing - Everything You Need To Know!

Tactical Bassin’ is known all over the world as some of the top swimbait fisherman. Now they are sharing all their knowledge with you. Learn which swimbaits will get bit this summer and up your swimbait game no matter the season with this in depth guide to all things swimbaits.

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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