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Orders over $150 are shipped FREE!* Orders less than $150 are billed for shipping. Upon placing your order you'll receive an immediate confirmation via email. You are not billed at that time, the confirming email may not reflect oversize or overweight charges or other issues requiring direct contact. We process orders manually, preferring to have a human actually check things over and contact you should there be questions. Within 24 hours of placing your order you will receive a follow-up email confirmation and final  invoice (pdf doc) reflecting your total charges (Monday-Friday). You are not billed until we actually send you your final invoice.  Orders shipped to CA addresses will have California Sales Taxes applied, out of state orders are tax free. During the ordering process you can select expedited shipping if required. The Free Shipping offer applies to ONE standard size/weight box going to ONE address. Orders requiring more than one box will have additional shipping fees for the second box. (Within the USA we usually ship via Federal Express ground. International, and oversize/weight items will be billed for shipping and you will be sent an emailed invoice reflecting total charges prior to actual billing. We will not ship without you having had a chance to review the invoice). Hawaii and Alaska shipping will be accomplished using USPS Priority service, and our standard shipping cost policy will apply unless the item ordered does not fit in their standard size boxes. If additional shipping fees are required we will contact you.)

 

Before we get into the full run down, Bahama Lures just came out with a new pattern we need to headline for our clients. This is an exciting introduction, now available:

Bahama Lures - NEW!

Bahama Lures makes some great big game lures, wonderful quality, handmade, and excellent skirts and polished heads that know no equal. Given the increase in production from Bahama, their priceing has also become nothing less than amazing for this level of workmanship. When they made their new pattern shown here, they really out did themselves. Their new Humboldt Squid pattern is nothing short of stunning. The new color pattern is available in all styles of lures, and we have them in our stock now. It's been a while coming, but well worth the wait. The head is beautiful, with a mother of pearl insert, big big eyes (a Bahama trademark) and excellent finish. These are unique and they will absolutely be effective. They are a great addition to any spread, and will be a must have for folks fishing Mexican waters, or anywhere else the big squirts are plentiful.

Please click here to see the full line of Bahama Lures.

Buy Description Price
Bahama Lure Humboldt Squid - Phoebe
TYPE: Short Plunger  LENGTH: 12"  WEIGHT: 4 oz  SPEED: 6-10 KTS
ACTION: With a little wobble and a lot of pop here's a great small marlin and gamefish lure. Everything has been caught on this one from striped marlin in Cabo to an 88# wahoo in the Bahamas .
TARGETS: All Gamefish
SEA STATE: All
$49.95
Bahama Lure Humboldt Squid - Bianca
TYPE: Door-nob Chugger LENGTH: 12"  WEIGHT: 4.5 oz  SPEED: 4-8 Kts
ACTION: Bianca runs straight but pops and bubbles easily, what really turns the fish on is the gargantuan eye. This lure was actually designed around the eye itself, we wanted to see how big an eye we could fit in a lure. Dolphin will pass up any other lure to eat this one!
TARGETS: All Gamefish
SEA STATE: Calm to Medium
$49.95
Bahama Lure Humboldt Squid - Ganymede
Type: HALF TAPERED SWIMMER
Length: 12”
Weight: 6 oz
Speed: 6-9 kts
GANYMEDE pops every 5-7 seconds and pulls a lovely bubble trail, but what makes this lure great are the little jinks side to side, giving the lure and evasive action. Just how a pursued bait fish would swim…..
SEA STATE: calm to medium
$49.95
Bahama Lure Humboldt Squid - Saturn
TYPE: Plunger  LENGTH: 15"  WEIGHT: 12 oz  SPEED: 6-12 kts
ACTION: Great Marlin Lure or a teaser this lure is heavy enough to stay in the water up to 12 knots. At about 7 knots it will begin to pop and works best at about 8-9 knots. TARGETS: Marlin
SEA STATE: Medium to heavy
$64.95
Bahama Lure Humboldt Squid - Jupiter
TYPE: Flat Faced Teaser  LENGTH: 18"  WEIGHT: 20 oz  SPEED: 6-12 kts
ACTION: Giant Marlin Lure or a teaser this lure is heavy enough to stay in the water up to 12 knots. At about 7 knots it will begin to pop and works best at about 8-9 knots.
TARGETS: Marlin
SEA STATE: Medium to heavy
$99.95

The bullet head lures are 8 and 9 inches in length, with a head diameter of 3/4" and 1" . They will run from 6-20 knots! Now, if you're are targeting wahoo at high speed I'll suggest running an inline weight to get the lure down a bit in depth - on cable of course. If you do that, good luck keeping the 'hoo off the lure. Alternatively, for folks targeting schoolie tuna, clip off an inch or two - shortening the skirt, 7/0-8/0 hooks are very appropriate. The lures do wonderfully on tuna, and if you're going after the larger variety, leave the skirt as she is. The Calisto pulls well, can be run at high speeds and is a dandy lure to run when you're prospecting a bite or moving to a new area to fish since they run well over quite a spread in speed. They'll get you some opportunistic hits you would have overlooked and missed had the lure not been out running.

Bahama Lure Humboldt Squid - Calisto - 8" bullet head $33.99
Bahama Lure Humboldt Squid - Calisto - 9" bullet head $44.99
Order Optional Rigging Price
Basic Rigging - standard single hook rig with 9 foot leader $10.00
Upgrade Rigging Options - stainless steel single hook rig with 9 foot Fluorocarbon leader $14.00
Premium Rigging - tandem QuickRig hook rig and 9' mono leader $20.00
Premium Rigging - tandem QuickRig hook rig and 9' fluorocarbon leader $28.00
Premium Rigging - tandem QuickRig stainless steel hook rig and 9' fluorocarbon leader $36.00
Premium Rigging - ZM5, 5.5, 7 and 7.5 - Area Rule Lip Patch tandem hook rig and 12' fluorocarbon leader $24.00
275# Cable rigging - wahoo and shark, 49 strand cable, tandem hook $18.00

During the on-line ordering process you can adjust the quantity of lures you would like us to rig.


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Made in America, and very proud of it!

 

BahamaLure

Quality, Hand Made Quality, Balanced, Polished, Refined, Effective, Proven

Certain places in the world offer a haven for anglers. Destinations where there are always adventures to be had, fish to be caught. Places like these allow custom lure makers the opportunity to develop their trade, experiment, innovate and prove their design's effectiveness. CharkBait is proud to introduce our clients to BahamaLure! From Nassau Bahamas comes some of the nicest trolling lures you will ever find. BahamaLure makes uniquely wonderful hand-made trolling lures in a range of styles consistent with the needs of tournament anglers, guides and discriminating anglers. There's no big hype or personality cult following supporting this lure firm. They have recently built a very solid reputation among those who know best big game sportfishing by simply being effective. BahamaLure offers a straight forward, hand made, custom quality, trolling lure that has proven effective not only in the billfish rich waters of their manufacture and design. They have gained a faithful following from Baja, the Pacific Islands and Oceana. If you are looking to add a few high quality lures to target billfish and other exotic species of gamefish, I think you'll appreciate these lures for years to come. They are very well made, offer the right head shapes, right color patterns, to make your time on the water productive.

We stock only the LGC (Low Center of Gravity) series of lures from BahamaLure. These are their most effective lures. They use a "keel" weight system running below the leader hole so that they'll remain upright at all times. Because the lures are guaranteed to swim true, this give three advantages over other lures.
1. The eyes are always oriented correctly (a live baitfish will not be dragging along on it's side...)
2. The hook set will remain oriented correctly as desired (there is a hook lock in the back of BahamaLure heads)
3. Swimming action will always be at it's best because the lure swims true

 

In the picture above right you can see the soft hook lock feature all LGC Series BahamaLure's offer. It makes rigging the lure, orienting your hook rig much easier and more predictable in use. It also provides a cushion between metal and resin, thus reducing chipping and abrasion on your leader.

Another thing we liked a lot about these lures are their eyes. The large shimmering eyes are unique and an added proven tool for getting a fish's attention on the troll. The unique appearance has proven to drive game fish crazy. I've seen times when the "blind" lures go unnoticed while those with eyes get hit. These lures take that observation into play and really provide a startled and scarred quality to the lure once in the water. That makes a predator even more likely to target this lure.

Custom lures such as these can easily run in the neighborhood of $100 or more for standard size lures, some up to $200. Some of these are well worth the investment. BahamaLure offers all the quality you'd expect in such refined and effective hand-made lures, they also offer a good value to the user in terms of pricing, and that made them stand out as something we wanted to secure for our clients. We think you'll like these lures a lot.

Note, in 2009 full production began on these lures in America! As a result of increased efficiency and lower transportation costs our prices have been reduced!

 

    Buy Description Price

TYPE: Short Plunger  LENGTH: 12"  WEIGHT: 4 oz  SPEED: 6-10 KTS

ACTION: With a little wobble and a lot of pop here's a great small marlin and gamefish lure. Everything has been caught on this one from striped marlin in Cabo to an 88# wahoo in the Bahamas .

TARGETS: All Gamefish

SEA STATE: All

BahamaLure Phoebe #1
Zucchini Lime Head
$69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Phoebe #2 Petrolero
Bronze Head
$69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Phoebe #3 Sablefish
Purple Head
$69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Phoebe #4 Lollipop
Sapphire Head
$69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Phoebe #5 Mean Joe Green
Dark Green Head
$69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Phoebe #6 Rainbow
Yellow Head
$69.00

$49.95


TYPE: Door-nob LENGTH: 12"  WEIGHT: 4.5 oz  SPEED: 4-8 Kts

ACTION: Bianca runs straight but pops and bubbles easily, what really turns the fish on is the gargantuan eye. This lure was actually designed around the eye itself, we wanted to see how big an eye we could fit in a lure. Dolphin will pass up any other lure to eat this one!

TARGETS: All Gamefish

SEA STATE: Calm to Medium

BahamaLure Bianca #1 Zucchini $69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Bianca #2 Petrolero $69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Bianca #3 Sablefish $69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Bianca #4 Lollipop $69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Bianca #5 Mean Joe Green $69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Bianca #6 Rainbow $69.00

$49.95


Type: HALF TAPERED SWIMMER
Length: 12”
Weight: 6 oz
Speed: 6-9 kts

GANYMEDE pops every 5-7 seconds and pulls a lovely bubble trail, but what makes this lure great are the little jinks side to side, giving the lure and evasive action. Just how a pursued bait fish would swim…..

SEA STATE: calm to medium

BahamaLure Ganymede #1 Zucchini $69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Ganymede #2 Petrolero $69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Ganymede #3 Sablefish $69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Ganymede #4 Lollipop $69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Ganymede #5 Mean Joe Green $69.00

$49.95

BahamaLure Ganymede #6 Rainbow $69.00

$49.95


TYPE: Plunger  LENGTH: 15"  WEIGHT: 12 oz  SPEED: 6-12 kts

ACTION: Great Marlin Lure or a teaser this lure is heavy enough to stay in the water up to 12 knots. At about 7 knots it will begin to pop and works best at about 8-9 knots.

TARGETS: Marlin

SEA STATE: Medium to heavy

BahamaLure Saturn #1 Zucchini $89.00

$64.95

BahamaLure Saturn #2 Petrolero $89.00

$64.95

BahamaLure Saturn #3 Sablefish $89.00

$64.95

BahamaLure Saturn #4 Lollipop $89.00

$64.95

BahamaLure Saturn #5 Mean Joe Green $89.00

$64.95

BahamaLure Saturn #6 Rainbow $89.00

$64.95


TYPE: Flat Faced Teaser  LENGTH: 18"  WEIGHT: 20 oz  SPEED: 6-12 kts

ACTION: Giant Marlin Lure or a teaser this lure is heavy enough to stay in the water up to 12 knots. At about 7 knots it will begin to pop and works best at about 8-9 knots.

TARGETS: Marlin

SEA STATE: Medium to heavy

BahamaLure Jupiter #2 Petrolero $119.00

$99.95

Jupiter #3 Sablefish $119.00

$99.95

BahamaLure Jupiter #4 Lollipop $119.00

$99.95

Jupiter #5 Mean Joe Green $119.00

$99.95

BahamaLure Jupiter #6 Rainbow $119.00

$99.95

Order Optional Rigging Price
Basic Rigging - standard single hook rig with 9 foot leader $10.00
Upgrade Rigging Options - stainless steel single hook rig with 9 foot Fluorocarbon leader $14.00
Premium Rigging - tandem QuickRig hook rig and 9' mono leader $20.00
Premium Rigging - tandem QuickRig hook rig and 9' fluorocarbon leader $28.00
Premium Rigging - tandem QuickRig stainless steel hook rig and 9' fluorocarbon leader $36.00
Premium Rigging - ZM5, 5.5, 7 and 7.5 - Area Rule Lip Patch tandem hook rig and 12' fluorocarbon leader $24.00
275# Cable rigging - wahoo and shark, 49 strand cable, tandem hook $18.00

Please make all of your selections from this page before "hitting" the Add to Cart button.  Also, during the on-line ordering process you can adjust the quantity of lures you would like us to rig.

 

Bahama Lure Callisto

We've been high on Bahama Lures for some time, excellent quality in a handmande lure, and now with even better pricing since the firm moved production to America from the Bahamas. We have added another style of lure from this innovative firm that might be something well worth dragging behind your boat, the Callisto High Speed lure in two different head sizes - one aimed towards tuna and the other wahoo and larger grade tuna (marlin will eat 'em too).

The bullet head lures are 8 and 9 inches in length, with a head diameter of 3/4" and 1" . They will run from 6-20 knots! Now, if you're are targeting wahoo at high speed I'll suggest running an inline weight to get the lure down a bit in depth. If you do that, good luck keeping the 'hoo off the lure.

 

 

Bahama Lure Callisto High Speed Lures
Buy Description Price
Bahama Lures Callisto 8 inch Zucchini $49.99
$33.99
Bahama Lures Callisto 9 inch Zucchini $59.99
$44.99
Bahama Lures Callisto 8 inch Petrolero $49.99
$33.99
Bahama Lures Callisto 9 inch Petrolero $59.99
$44.99
Bahama Lures Callisto 8 inch Sablefish $49.99
$33.99
Bahama Lures Callisto 9 inch Sablefish $59.99
$44.99
Bahama Lures Callisto 8 inch Lollipop $49.99
$33.99
Bahama Lures Callisto 9 inch Lollipop $59.99
$44.99
Bahama Lures Callisto 8 inch Mean Joe Green $49.99
$33.99
Bahama Lures Callisto 9 inch Mean Joe Green $59.99
$44.99
Bahama Lures Callisto 8 inch Rainbow $49.99
$33.99
Bahama Lures Callisto 9 inch Rainbow $59.99
$44.99

 

Order Optional Rigging Price
Basic Rigging - standard single hook rig with 9 foot leader $10.00
Upgrade Rigging Options - stainless steel single hook rig with 9 foot Fluorocarbon leader $18.00
Premium Rigging - tandem QuickRig hook rig and 9' mono leader $20.00
Premium Rigging - tandem QuickRig hook rig and 9' fluorocarbon leader $28.00
Premium Rigging - tandem QuickRig stainless steel hook rig and 9' fluorocarbon leader $36.00
Premium Rigging - ZM5, 5.5, 7 and 7.5 - Area Rule Lip Patch tandem hook rig and 12' fluorocarbon leader $24.00
275# Cable rigging - wahoo and shark, 49 strand cable, tandem hook $18.00

Please make all of your selections from this page before "hitting" the Add to Cart button.  Also, during the on-line ordering process you can adjust the quantity of lures you would like us to rig.

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