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Stick it to 'em with swimbaits

Updated: January 11, 2008, 3:34 PM ET
By Ken Duke | Editor

Every decade seems to have its hot lure trend. In the 1950s, it was plastic worms. The '60s brought us the Rapala floating minnow. The '70s, '80s and '90s were all about alphabet crankbaits (the Big O), soft plastic jerkbaits (the Zoom Fluke) and stickworms (the Senko), respectively.

Without any doubt, the first decade of the new millennium is the time of the swimbait. They've been around for a while. In fact, you could argue that the old Mister Twister Sassy Shad, which debuted in the 1970s, ...

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