Black minnow 12g 85mm Combo Rhubarb and Custard

Black minnow 12g 85mm Combo Rhubarb and Custard


60 in stock

Black minnow 12g 85mm weedless lure, perfect for spinning or bumping. This particular one is in the colour Rhubarb and Custard, but we have many other colours available here for you to purchase from. Each purchase comes with one jig head, two body’s and a hook.
Spinning / jig lure, perfect for mackerel, pollock and bass the list is endless.

Other sizes and colours are available here

The Black Minnow lure is a specific type of fishing lure that is designed to mimic the behaviour and appearance of injured or struggling baitfish. It’s particularly popular for targeting predatory fish like bass, pollock and pike.
Here’s a detailed overview of the Black Minnow lure:

Design and Features:

  1. Body Shape: The Black Minnow lure typically features a slender, elongated body shape resembling a baitfish. This streamlined design allows for smooth and realistic swimming action when retrieved through the water.
  2. Weight Distribution: The lure is usually weighted to achieve a balanced swimming motion and to facilitate casting distance. This helps mimic the natural movement of a wounded fish.
  3. Colour and Finish: Black Minnow lures are available in a variety of colours and finishes, including realistic fish patterns and vibrant hues to attract fish in different water conditions.
  4. Hooks and Hardware: Quality Black Minnow lures come equipped with sharp and durable hook that are appropriately sized for the lure. The hardware is designed to withstand the stress of aggressive strikes and fights with large fish.

Fishing Techniques:

  1. Retrieving: The Black Minnow lure is typically retrieved with a steady and consistent motion. This can simulate a wounded fish struggling to swim, which triggers predatory instincts in fish.
  2. Jigging: Alternately, you can use a jigging technique by imparting a series of twitches and pauses during the retrieve. This can entice hesitant fish and provoke strikes.
  3. Variations in Speed: Experiment with different retrieval speeds to determine what triggers themost strikes. Sometimes a faster or slower retrieve can make a significant difference in attracting fish.

Where to Use:

  • Shallow Water: Black Minnow lures are effective in shallow water areas where predatory fish hunt for baitfish.
  • Weedy Areas: They can be worked effectively around weed beds and submerged vegetation where fish often hide and ambush prey.
  • Rocky Structures: Targeting rocky points, drop-offs, and other underwater structures can yield good results with Sidewinder lures.

Tips for Success:

  • Match the Hatch: Choose a lure color and size that closely matches the prevalent baitfish species in the area.
  • Use Fluorocarbon Leader: A fluorocarbon leader can make your presentation more stealthy and less visible to fish.
  • Experiment with Depths: Vary your retrieval depth to locate where the fish are holding on a given day.

In summary, the Black Minnow lure is a versatile and effective option for anglers targeting a range of freshwater and saltwater predatory species. By understanding its design, fishing techniques, when and where to use it, you can increase your chances of success on the water.


Type: Black minnow 12g 85mm
Colour: Rhubarb and Custard
Weight: 12g
Length: 85mm
Hook type: weedless


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Delivery is via Royal Mail 48 tracked, but larger orders will be sent via DPD Local next day delivery.

60 in stock

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