Product Review: Muskie Metal Lures Flexible Bucktail

Product Review: Muskie Metal Lures Flexible Bucktail
Date: 7/20/2016
Product type: Flexible inline spinner
Manufacturer: Muskie Metal Lures
Reviewer: Exist To Fish

 

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Introduction:

Muskie metal lures are a very unique product tin a saturated buck tail market. This is a bucktail that flexes! Built around stainless steel wire instead of a solid heavy gauge wire.

 

 

(Flexible Double 10) Specifications
Type Flexible inline spinner
Length 10.5 “
Weight 3.1 oz
Material Stainless steel flexible wire
Hooks 7/0 brass treble
Colors Many combinations available
Origin USA
MSRP 24.99 USD

 

 

Quality/Construction:

This is a product that will stand up year after year. double #10 Colorado blades, Double Magnum Flashabou skirts that have been cemented onto the body and triple cable tied with military grade ties, brass weights and solid metal beads, Wolverine triple split rings and a single Mustad 7/0 treble hook.  All lures are built using a stainless steel flexible wire to make this one of the most durable bucktails on the market today.

Quality Ratings for (Flexible Double 10)
Finish(1-5) Level of Detail(1-5) Hardware(1-5) Craftsmanship(1-5) Total Possible Rating (10 being highest )
4 4 5 4 17 20 8.5

 

 

Performance:

The blades pop instantly! No stall in the figure 8 and the bait never requires retuning. It simply returns to its original shape fish after fish.

Performance Ratings (Flexible Double 10)
Castability(1-5) Ease of Use(1-5) Quality of Action (1-5) Position at Rest (1-5) Durability (1-5) Total Possible Rating (10 being highest )
5 5 5 5 5 25 25 10

 

Features/Design:

Flexible allows for fewer tangles during casts. No concerns about the bait bending after a fish is caught. The flexible wire allows the blades to pop instantly during the retrieve and figure 8 boat side maneuvers. All Brass weights, no lead is used in the construction of these baits! A very nice Green feature.

Feature /Design   Ratings (Flexible Double 10)
  Consistency(1-5) Weight(1-5) Realism (1-5) Range of sizes (1-3) Total Possible Rating (10 being highest )
5 5 5 3 18 18 10

 

 

Application: 

This bait is designed with the intent to catch Muskies and Pike.

(Flexible Double 10) Collective Final Rating
Construction/Quality   8.5
Performance   10
8.5Price   10
Fe10atures   8.5
Design (Ergonomics)   10
Application   10
Total Score 9
Ratings Key: 1 = terrible : 2 = poor : 3 = lacking : 4 = sub par : 5 = mediocre : 6 = fair : 7 = good : 8 = great : 9 = excellent : 10 = MUST HAVE  

 

Conclusion:

This is definitely a standout bait for any Muskie or pike angler. The action and consistency is fantastic. And the fish like it too!

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