Rapala Clackin' Rap

Rapala Clackin' Rap
Rapala Clackin' Rap

The Clackin' Rap is a lipless crankbait that features Rapala's Signature Clackin' Cadence Rattle. It also includes a lot of other enhancements over the classic Rattlin' Rapala.



Construction

This lure is built well and is very durable. It has an excellent VMC SureSet hook on the belly and a VMC Black Nickel tail hook.


Appearance

The Clackin' Rap is available in some great colors with lots of flash. They have a highly reflective finish with realistic scales and 3D holographic eyes. I would like to see some colors in a solid matte finish as well. The action looks awesome on a jigging retrieve, a roll and reel retrieve, stop and go and on a straight back retrieve.


Usage

On my first outing I had many hits from salmon at night, but unfortunately missed them all. However, this was not the lures fault. This is an amazing multi-species lure and is very versatile in the different ways you can use it. A lot of anglers like to jig them, but I find them very effective when keeping the lure just above a weedline with a constant retrieve.



Conclusion

This is an original bait that has a much more polished look than the classic Rattlin' Rapala. It also has a sound like no other lipless style bait on the market thanks to the Clackin' Cadence Rattle. It is definitely worth the price.

Product for review provided by manufacturer.

Product Specifications

Manufacturer Rapala
Model Clackin' Rap
Type Lipless Crankbait
Colors Tested Clown, Bone Chartreuse
Size Tested 3-1/8" - 7/8 oz
Hooks VMC SureSet Belly Hook, VMC Black Nickel Tail Hook
MSRP $14.99

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