Hand carved and shaped from fully reclaimed timber and painted with no less than 10 different finishing coats, Budd’s Baits are at the pinnacle of the hand made lure market. Manufactured in Zimbabwe by Greg Budd – an international contract lure designer for some of the worlds largest lure brands, Greg has now perfected his own premium lure designs and finishes that only available through us.
Tested in the game oceans of South Africa on monster Yellowfin Tuna, Monster GT’s and eve Tigerfish in the Zambeszi River, these lures can hack severe punishment. The stainless wire is a full through wire design and drop load tested to 200kg. The action is designed with single hooks in mind but you can use oversize split rings without killing the action.
An innovative hybrid vibe / stick bait with an action irresistible to all large predatory fish. Cast or troll SlikFin© using the attachment loop on the nose for casting or the back loop to cast or trolling. This is one of the tightest actions on the market and can handle high speed trolling with ease. More so this offers trolling fisho’s less hassle than bibbed lures that tend to skip out of line if you don’t tune them to run true.
When casting you ca rip retrieve or slow sink retrieve, fast or slow, with or without a sweep, this is a true hybrid lure and one of a kind at that!
The trolling depth depends on the size/weight of the lure selected an features a head down bobble
Length: 100mm, 125mm, 145mm, 165mm
Weight: 60 grams, 80 grams, 110 grams & 160 grams respectively
Sink Rate: Medium nose down
Hooks: 1 or 2 x 3/0 singles (125 mm), 1 or 2 x 4/0 or 5/0 singles (145 mm), 1 or 2 x 5/0 or 6/0 singles (165 mm)
Species: Tuna, Kingfish, Wahoo, Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, GT
Retrieve Type: Slow Wind, Side Sweep, Rapid Wind or troll 1-4 boat lengths back up to 8kts speed.