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bulletBig Hammer 'S Hand Poured Lures


There are no finer swimbaits made. Big Hammer designs the best
, and they've been the ones used by most of the guys who know what they're doing inshore and offshore, the guys that know how to fish and always seem to bet bit best use Big Hammer. Why? Could be that big square tail, could be the color patterns - simply the best and most varied on the market. That's why they've been the most imitated.

We didn't always carry Big Hammer, but we were pretty well "hammered" by our clients to bring 'em in...which we did many years ago. Based on demand, effectiveness and BH's ability to stay on top of product development they've been our number one swimbait line since we began carrying them.

 

 

Pattern Description Price
Per Lure
Buy Price Per 5 Pack Buy

#40 Invader/Sandbass Special
Sandbass Special 3 inch $0.69 $2.49
         
Sandbass Special 5 inch $1.19 $4.99

#4 Key Lime
Key Lime 3 inch $0.69 $2.49
Key Lime
4 inch
$0.89 $3.89
Key Lime
5 inch
$1.19 $4.99
Key Lime
6.5 inch
$1.59 $6.69

#15 Spottie Special
Spottie Special 3 inch $0.69 $2.49
Spottie Special 4 inch $0.89 $3.89

#63 Bay Smelt
Bay Smelt
3 inch
$0.69 $2.49
Bay Smelt
4 inch
$0.89 $3.89
Bay Smelt
5 inch
$1.19 $4.99

#109 Sexy Smelt
Sexy Smelt
3 inch
$0.69 $2.49
Sexy Smelt
4 inch
$0.89 $3.89
Sexy Smelt
5 inch
$1.19 $4.99
Sexy Smelt
6.5 inch
$1.59 $6.69

#7 Pacific 'Chovie
Pacific 'Chovie 3 inch $0.69 $2.49
Pacific 'Chovie  4 inch $0.89 $3.89
Pacific 'Chovie  5 inch $1.19 $4.99
Pacific 'Chovie  6.5 inch $1.59 $6.69

#38 Blue Shad
Pacific 'Chovie 3 inch $0.69 $2.49
Blue Shad
4 inch
$0.89 $3.89
Blue Shad 
5 inch
$1.19 $4.99
Blue Shad
6.5 inch
$1.59 $6.69

#100 Red Drum
Fongfish
3 inch
$0.69 $2.49
Red Drum
4 inch
$0.89 $3.89
Red Drum
5 inch
$1.19 $4.99
Red Drum
6.5 inch
$1.59 $6.69

#64 Senorita
Senorita
3 inch
$0.69 $2.49
Senorita
4 inch
$0.89 $3.89
Senorita
5 inch
$1.19 $4.99
Senorita
6.5 inch
$1.59 $6.69

#5 Halloween
Halloween
3 inch
$0.69 $2.49
Halloween
4 inch
$0.89 $3.89
Halloween
5 inch
$1.19 $4.99
Halloween
6.5 inch
$1.59 $6.69

#47 Christmas Tree
Christmas Tree 3 inch $0.69 $2.49
Christmas Tree 4 inch $0.89 $3.89
Christmas Tree 5 inch $1.19 $4.99
Christmas Tree 6.5 inch $1.59 $6.69
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#20 Toast
Toast
3 inch
$0.69 $2.49
Toast
4 inch
$0.89 $3.89
Toast 
5 inch
$1.19 $4.99
Toast
6.5 inch
$1.59 $6.69
#110 Silver Shad
(as below with metal flake)
Silver Shad
3 inch
$0.69 $2.49
Silver Shad
4 inch
$0.89 $3.89
 

Luminescent Glow
Lumo Glow
3 inch
$0.69 $2.49
Lumo Glow
4 inch
$0.89 $3.89

Pearl White
Pearl 4 inch $0.89 $3.89
Pearl 5 inch $1.19 $4.99
Pearl 6.5 inch $1.59 $6.69

Flat White - Stipers!
White
3 inch
(special order - delayed gratification)
$0.69 $2.49
White
4 inch
$0.89 $3.89

 

SLEDGE HAMMERS

Over the past couple years a new style of fishing plastics for BIG Calico Bass has emerged. There are some variations to the game, but usually guys are fishing BIG slugs on or very near the surface of the kelp paddies and stringers and swimming the slug over the top, dropping down in the holes, and sliding through the kelp to hook the big bass that lurk there as the apex predators. And, often folks are rewarded with a very nice white seabass. That's not uncommon at all. This past year we've seen folks doing a couple other interesting things to further refine this productive technique. For one, many anglers are rigging up "kelp-cutter" rigs. These are basically smaller reels loaded with Spectra, often 65#, topped off with a VERY SHORT leader at times 3 feet. The Spectra is used to help saw off the kelp as the lure becomes snagged, or once you've got a hookup to help slice through the kelp so the fish can be brought back in. (Some of the white seabass guys are doing the same, for exactly the same reason). A further refinement has come from applying freshwater bass style leadheads that are made weedless. With the weedless head fishing is a lot more enjoyable, productive, and effective. So, the hot bassers in saltwater are innovating techniques much like their freshwater brothers, and coming up with the same solutions. For our clients back in Texas who are reading this, yes, it's a lot like fish'n the timber. Structure is structure, fish orient to that structure for safety and as cover for predatory strikes on other unsuspecting critters as dinner.

Big Hammer's Sledge Hammer is a further refinement of the big slug style bait. They made this long bodied swimbait with a tail, however. The tail provides some kick to the lure, and there are times when that's more than a little helpful. But, I'd say 50% of the time folks are cutting off the tail and fishing it just like a slug.

From Big Hammer: "In 2010 Big Hammer released the "Sledge Hammer™".  Designed to fish shallow inshore structure where big, mean "boiler bass" call home.  The long skinny design of the 9 inch Sledge Hammer™ swimbait imitates the large bait fish such as smelt and mackerel that are frequently found in these "skinny water" areas.  Basically just an elongated version of Big Hammer's 5½ inch swimbait, the new Sledge Hammer has proven to be much more versatile than originally planned.  It swims very well on the sink or drop making it a good deeper water bait as well.  In addition to that it can be rigged weedless with a wide gap hook and used like a ripbait or "slashbait" (with the tail intact) or as a slug (with the tail removed)."

The bait is part of the equation, the leadhead another part of the program. There are a few leadheads out there that can work for this style of fishing. Also the new Eagle Claw Trokar KelpTrick and Swimbait hooks can be used for great success.

 

 

 

Buy

Description Price
Big Hammer Sledge Hammer Red Calico Hunter $2.29
Big Hammer Sledge Hammer Christmas Tree $2.29
Big Hammer Sledge Hammer Blue Shad $2.29
Big Hammer Sledge Hammer Bleeding Mackerel $2.29
Big Hammer Sledge Hammer Sexy Smelt $2.29
Big Hammer Sledge Hammer Silver Shad $2.29

 

 

 

Perch Grubs

For inshore surf fishing Big Hammer's Perch Grubs are a basic part of what we fish. Corbina, bass and surf perch will gobble 'em with gusto. Typically guys fish these small grubs on a leadhead or better yet a small #4 thin wire hook with sliding egg sinker. Grubs are packed 25 per bag, and they have a length of 1 3/4  inches  @$1.99.

Buy

Description Price
Big Hammer Perch Grub - Sunrize no65 $1.99
Big Hammer Perch Grub - Motor Oil green no92 $1.99
Big Hammer Perch Grub - Red Bluegill no238 $1.99
Big Hammer Perch Grub - Rootbeer Gold no96 $1.99
Big Hammer Perch Grub - Clear Red no16 $1.99
Big Hammer Perch Grub - Silver Shad no110 $1.99
Big Hammer Perch Grub - Blue Pearl no240 $1.99
Big Hammer Perch Grub - Pumpkinseed no95 $1.99

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