Besides the hook, the spinners themselves make or break the spinnerbait. These lures that we have all thrown at bass most of our lives are a bit more complex than they might appear at first glance.
However, when it comes to what exactly makes up these amazing lures I went straight to the Midwest expert on this topic.
Rob Park is the owner of Raptor Premium Spinnerbaits. Park makes all of his spinnerbaits by hand and is a stickler for both quality and detail.
I began by asking him what makes up a great spinnerbait.
“A spinnerbait starts with a straight shank, wide gap hook,” he said. “The wire form either has an R-head or a loop leading down to the molded lead jig head.