Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Colors of Spring

It’s time for the ocean to change again.

It is not a surprise that in a fluid world nothing really ever stands still. The constant pull of the moon, the big summer hurricanes in the Northern Hemisphere are equally matched by the massive cyclones of the Southern Hemisphere, and then there are the greatest ocean-movers of all, tide and temperature.

Tide and temperature move more water than all other forces combined.  Temperature is subtle, and it can go unnoticed when the top 300 feet of an entire ocean slowly cools and begins to fall.  This endless shift of surface water to the depths and deep water upwelling is a timeless tune that all ocean life must dance to.

Knowing this dance is a secret that separates the casual fisherman from the serious sportsman. This dance becomes the calendar for the commercial fisherman, and the bible for all those that make their living from the sea.

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BFD Lures Weights & Lengths

NOTE:  In ‘additional information’ segment of some products, you may see a weight or dimension that doesn’t match this chart or just plain doesn’t make sense.  That’s an internal notation to make shipping calculation work properly, not the actual data.

 

Size Style Lure Head Weight (Ounces) Head Length (Inches) BFD Skirts to Use Skirted Trimmed Length (Inches)
7″ Bullet Spitfire 2 2.25 7″- 9″ 8.5
7″ Plunger Siren 2.5 1.5 7″- 9″ 8.5
8″ Bullet Fury 3.75 3 7″- 9″ 10
9″ Bullet Harpy 4.1 3 7″- 9″ 10.25
9″ Jetted Bullet Jezebel 4.2 3 7″- 9″ 10.25
9″ Plunger Vixen 3.75 1.75 7″- 9″ 10
9″ Jetted Plunger Hellcat 3.1 1.75 7″- 9″ 10
12″ Plunger Diva 4.2 2.5 12″ 12.5
12″ Heavy Plunger Rockstar 6.5 2.5 12″ 12.5

Take Marlin Off the Menu

Take Marlin Off the Menu is a joint campaign of Wild Oceans and the IGFA. For more information, go to www.takemarlinoffthemenu.org.

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