Berkley Gulp 9 inch Jerkshad Softbait
The Jerk Shad is a fantastic bait type for larger fish species.In New Zealand, this bait shape is one of the leading soft baits for snapper fishing. Actually, the Jerk Shad gets nailed by just about anything that swims and eats small bait fish: kingfish, trevally and all varieties of reef fish through to pelagic species have fallen victim to these.The Jerk Shad shape is classified as stick bait. When correctly actioned it will create a fluttering effect replicating a wounded bait fish inducing some massive strikes from fish.
This softbait matches many baitfish common in New Zealand waters. Once an angler masters the flicking, jerking retrieve that imitates a wounded baitfish the Jerk Shad is deadly on any predatory species including snapper and kahawai. Can be fished effectively throughout the water column from shallow finesse work through to working the bottom using the appropriate Nitro Saltwater Pro Series or Nitro Bream Pro jigheads. Add Gulp scent and flavour to this winning recipe and you have a definite must have for any soft plastic tackle kit. Gulp is 100% biodegradable and made of 100% natural ingredients.
Jighead hook size rigging recommendation for 9" Jerk Shad
- Nitro Jighead Saltwater Pro Series #5.0 and #7.0
- Elevator Rig # 5.0
- Gulp releases 400 times more scent than plastic baits.
- Gulp is available in a huge range of shapes and sizes.
- Gulp has been proven effective on just about every New Zealand species of fish.
- Quantity per pack: 4
- Colours available: Blue Pepper Neon, Pink Shine and Firetiger