Outside the weeds, rip jigging with minnow jigs is taking the walleye world by storm.
Tommy Skarlis won the last two Masters Walleye Series Championships rip-jigging Rapala Flat Jigs, Moonshine Lures Shiver Minnows and Jigging Rapalas.
It can work for you, too.
Here’s a look at four great lures for this style of walleye fishing.
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About 80 percent heavier than similar sized Jigging Rap, this now allows it to perform well in deeper water and in current — great for river anglers. Flatter design produces an attractive gliding action, no matter the conditions. $8
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This lure offers erratic, unpredictable movement due to its design, which features a full metal body swinging freely on its metal line tie shaft. Available in several sizes and colors. $7
This vertical jig offers a fish-enticing darting action when it’s jerked. But one of its best characteristics is how it rolls over on the fall. It’s available in a wide assortment of colors, finishes and sizes. $7
The Hyper Rattle has a lifelike swimming presentation, as well as a sonic rattle chamber to attract attention from distant fish. Available in a variety of colors and three sizes. $10