Swimbait Box Tour | Which Swimbaits Really Catch Fish?

Want to see inside our SWIMBAIT boxes? Wondering what baits we're really throwing? Take a tour of Matt's soft swimbaits and even a few glide baits in this tour. If you enjoy this video we'll do another soon!

The trouble with the internet is everyone has an opinion. Some anglers are highly educated, others just talk a good game. From behind a screen its very difficult to tell who is who, leading to a great deal of confusion. In this video we show the baits that have been devoured by bass over the years so you know you're getting real information that you can trust as you begin building confidence in swimbaits. 

What are your favorite swimbaits? This is just the tip of the iceberg so let us know if you enjoyed this video and we'll take a look inside more of the swimbait, glidebait, and wakebait boxes in the future. 

The Baits...

JSJ 6" Hitch: http://bit.ly/2amLhMc

Huddleston 6": http://bit.ly/2xKklSh
Huddleston 68 Special: http://bit.ly/2dj5apG
Huddleston 8": http://bit.ly/2azFTon
Huddleston 10": http://bit.ly/2nztmdj

8" Trash Fish: http://bit.ly/2hmXtg1
6" Trash Fish: http://bit.ly/2ixaEw2

6.8" and 7.8" Keitech Fat: http://bit.ly/2ab7s8v

Rago BV3D Top Hook: http://bit.ly/2funZ8O
Rago BV3D Line Through: http://bit.ly/2dqhXbx

Imakatsu Stealth Swimmer: http://bit.ly/2xGR2hG

Smash Tech HeadHunter: http://bit.ly/2pc3ROF

Megabass 10" Magdraft: http://bit.ly/2mc8bfK

Mattlures Ultimate Bluegill: http://bit.ly/2aAuAz5
Mattlures 6" Tournament Series Swimbaits: http://bit.ly/2de1x2n

Osprey Tournament Talon: http://bit.ly/2bqsLS0

7" Basstrix Paddletail: http://bit.ly/2aiy7SR

Bull Shad Hardbait: http://bit.ly/2eJ8gWM
Bull 4x4 Wakebait: http://bit.ly/2yceVRt

Gan Craft Jointed Claw 178: http://bit.ly/2d5l48K

S-Waver 168 and 200: http://bit.ly/2aiu8Sh 

Smith Baits Swim and Jig: http://bit.ly/2bfxaKV

Swimbait Hooks...
Matt Allen Swimbait Head: http://bit.ly/29RrTYN
Owner Beast Hook: http://bit.ly/2ancP66
Owner ST-56 Trebles: http://bit.ly/2cVg7xW

Chartreuse Dip'n Dye: http://bit.ly/2lJQAI4

Swimbait Storage Options...
Bass Mafia Deep Box: http://bit.ly/2gGGxpa
Plano Deep Box: http://bit.ly/2xjccls
Eye Surrender Bait Wrap: http://bit.ly/2idps7n

Videos...
Everything You Need To Know About Swimbaits: https://youtu.be/e0oXnvSosHE
How To Locate The Biggest Bass In The Lake: https://youtu.be/oLYxPdz7HLE
How To Rig Swimbaits: https://youtu.be/91EnJ0dGRXg
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Tour Matt's Bass Boat 2017

Per your request, here is the complete tour of Matt's boat boat. This is the boat you see in many of our videos and its also the boat Matt uses for all of his guiding. From the equipment, to the tackle, to some important tips on what gear you need to carry to keep your boat running when you're out on the water, you don't want to miss this video!

We put off doing this video because we didn't see the initial value but we included some tips on storage, boat layout, and most importantly on essential equipment that should really help you with your own boat. 

Matt's Equipment...
Minn Kota Ultrex 112 w/ 52" Shaft: http://bit.ly/2vFQypW
Humminbird Solix 15 Electronics: http://bit.ly/2pAkXr2
Minn Kota 12' Dual Talons: http://bit.ly/2hx19RD
Talon Wireless Switch: http://bit.ly/2w3LfDC
Minn Kota Precision Charger: http://bit.ly/2vcrbjA

Mercury ProXS 250 Outboard: Source at your local Mercury Dealer

Matt's Essential Tackle and Gear...
Rod Gloves (Sleeves): http://bit.ly/2vnwYip
Plano Waterproof 3700 Deep Boxes: http://bit.ly/2xjccls
Bass Mafia Deep Boxes: http://bit.ly/2w4i4QJ
Mustang Life Jacket: http://bit.ly/2odXXIP
Line Storage Boxes: http://bit.ly/2wMPd4t

Essential Tools...
Prop Wrench: http://bit.ly/2gcaTk5
Side Cutters: http://bit.ly/2soB34k
Split RIng Pliers: http://bit.ly/2fT4Qw0
Needle Nose Pliers: http://bit.ly/2tfxFvw
Spare Boat Plug: http://bit.ly/2wN7O0b

Additional Tools and supplies you need to find...
-Spare Hub Kit
-Zip Ties
-Duct Tape
-First Aid Kit
-Socket Set
-Wrench Set
-Allen Wrenches
-Phillips Head Screw Driver
-Flat Head Screw Driver
-Jumper Cables
-50' Rope
-Spare Connectors
-Spare Nuts/Bolts/Screws
-Fix-A-Flat

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Behind the Scenes of River2Sea

If you've ever had an explosive bite on a Whopper Plopper or a giant bass track down an S-Waver Swimbait, you've thrown a bait that passed through these doors. Most anglers don't realize River2Sea is a local company, located in Richmond, California. A few weeks ago we had the opportunity to spend an afternoon at the River2Sea offices and thought we'd bring you along.

Angelo Alorro, the National Sales Manager, gave us a brief tour. We learned they've been around for 16 years and have developed a handful of bass fishing lures that have shaped the market and changed the way we view bass behavior. Simon Chan is the primary lure designer and his breakthroughs can be seen throughout his own products as well as across the industry. 

Tim and I never realized just how many River2Sea products we use. There are those we talk about regularly but there are a bunch that we fish without ever saying a word. Below is a list of the baits we use that you should take a look at...

-Whopper Plopper
-S-Waver Swimbait (168 and 200)
-Biggie Squarebill Crankbait
-Rover Walking Topwater
-Bubble Walker (Both Sizes)
-Bully Wa 2 Frog
-Spittin Wa Frog
-Bling Spinnerbait