The Berkley Powerbait Jerk Shad is a soft plastic jerkbait that possesses the appearance of a baitfish which appeal to many species of game fish. The Jerk Shad is designed to glide back and forth through the water in a manner than mimics a wide variety of forage fish in both freshwater and saltwater. In addition to the realistic action and appearance, Berkley's Jerk Shad offers the added benefit of Powerbait scent attractant. With the flavor impregnated into the bait, when fish strike they are much more likely to hang on longer allowing for a better hook set. Anglers can choose to fish the jerk shad in a number of ways. Of course, the traditional use would be fishing it with lightly shank weighted hook imparting quick rips of the rods tip to get the bait jumping around and darting side to side. Other techniques include the drop shot, topwater or used with a fish head spin. No matter how you choose to rig your Jerk Shad, you'll find the bait to be effective for freshwater or saltwater fishing. The Berkley Powerbait Jerk Shad measures 5" and comes 6 per pack.