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4 Great Lures for Rip-Jigging Walleyes

These minnow jigs are hot among walleye pros.

4 Great Lures for Rip-Jigging Walleyes

Try these great minnow jigs for walleye fishing. (Photo by Ron Sinfelt)

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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RAPALA Flat Jig

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RAPALA Flat Jig

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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FREEDOM TACKLE Turn Back Shad

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FREEDOM TACKLE Turn Back Shad

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

MOONSHINE LURES Shiver Minnow

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MOONSHINE LURES Shiver Minnow

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


ACME TACKLE Hyper Rattle

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ACME TACKLE Hyper Rattle

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

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