Monday, June 18, 2007

Hula Poppers

Sounds like a sexual lure...or maybe some kind of Hawaiian dance...or maybe a drug...

Truly? A hula popper is a surface water lure that drives bass, in particular, crazy.

Some hula poppers are comprised of two pieces - this makes the lure appear "broken" or "injured" to the fish. Yum.

Other hula poppers have multi-colored skirts that almost "dance" in the water.

My take is that the term "hula popper" serves to tantalize the fish. Using material that resembles a grass-skirt and a fluid popping motion (set in motion by the fisher-person), how can a big bass resist?

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