A Ghost Professional Blue three-inch Rockvibe Shad.




Within the eyes of a Midwest Finesse angler, Reins Fishing’s three-inch Rockvibe Shad seems to be a soft-plastic stick-style bait that swims.

We exchanged a number of emails with the oldsters at Reins Fishing and Optimum Bait Firm in Temecula, California. And Matt Paino, who’s the chief government officer of Optimum Bait Firm, despatched us some Rockvibe Shads for us to work with, study, and totally describe.

Here’s what we found about it.

It’s 2 7/8 inches lengthy.

Its head and anterior part of its torso possess the form of an ellipse, which is a flattened circle.

Its head is three-eighths of an inch extensive and a couple of quarter of an inch excessive. The middle of its head has an indentation that’s three-sixteenths of an inch extensive and one-eighth of an inch excessive. This indentation is the place Midwest finesse anglers will insert the hook and collar or hook-keeper of a mushroom-style jig.

The anterior has three important segments. The primary one is three-eighths of an inch lengthy and five-sixteenths of an inch extensive at its widest spot with a circumference of 1 1/16 inches. The second phase is three-quarters of an inch lengthy and three-eighths of an inch extensive at its widest spot with a circumference of 1 1/8 inches. The third one is three-quarters of an inch lengthy, and three-eighths of an inch extensive at its widest spot with a circumference that’s barely lower than 1 1/16 inches. Because the third phase approaches the junction with the posterior part, its width and circumference diminishes. On the junction of the anterior and posterior sections, the scale of the third phase diminishes to a width of three-sixteenths of an inch and a circumference of three-quarters of an inch.

Aside from the indentation of the top, the dermis of the top and anterior part is clean.

The anterior’s dorsal and ventral sections are an identical. They’re barely convex and flatter than its two sides. In different phrases, the dorsal and ventral sections are the flattened parts of the anterior’s ellipitical form.




The posterior part is three-quarters of an inch lengthy.

It additionally possesses the form of an ellipse. However its sides, not its dorsal and ventral, are the flattened parts of the ellipse. Its dorsal and ventral are convex.

It’s encircled with eight important ribs.The primary rib is three-sixteenths of an inch extensive and a couple of quarter of an inch excessive with a circumference of about thirteen-sixteenths of an inch. The eighth rib is about one-eighth of an inch extensive and barely lower than 1 / 4 of an inch excessive with a circumference of barely lower than three-quarters of an inch.

On the eighth rib, the posterior part joins the tail. The tail possesses a flange and a characteristic that replicates a paddle or a boot. Adjoining to the eighth rib, the flange’s dorsal has a width of one-sixteenth of an inch. The flange has a width of three-sixteenths of an inch close to its junction with the paddle or boot portion of the tail.

The paddle or boot has a peak of five-eighths of an inch, a width of three-eighths of an inch, and a thickness of one-sixteenth of an inch.

The three-inch Rockvibe Shad is obtainable within the following hues: Aji King Silver, Baitfish SP, Black, Blue Gill, Clear Pearl, Ghost Professional Blue, Inexperienced Pumpkin, Inexperienced Pumpkin Allstars, Inexperienced Pumpkin Blue, Moebi, Pearl White, and Watermelon Seed.

It’s impregnated with a shrimp scent. It’s not buoyant.

A bundle of 15 three-inch Rockvibe Shads prices $4.75.

Within the fingers of most anglers, the three-inch Rockvibe Shad might be a swimbait. Midwest Finesse anglers will affix this stick-style bait with a paddle tail to a small mushroom-style jig, and at occasions, they may swim it, which is likely one of the six customary Midwest finesse shows. However they may also current it to their black bass quarries by using the opposite 5 customary Midwest Finesse retrieves or slight variations of these retrieves. Midwest finesse anglers will uncover that its anterior’s comparatively flat ventral space will intensify its potential to glide after they make use of the swim-glide-and-shake presentation.

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