Black Dog Baits Shimmy Shad
The Shimmy Shad is an ultra-realistic, soft plastic jerkbait designed to mimic shad and other forage fish predatory species feed upon. Black Dog Baits, one of the real innovators in the swimbait market, designed the Shimmy Shad with anatomically correct profile that looks just like the real thing - go figure? Although it seems logical to do so, no other soft plastic company has yet to really capture the essence or appearance of the shad their baits attempt to mimic. Constructed from a durable, soft plastic, the Shimmy Shad is intended to be fished as a soft jerkbait when targeting bass or other shad eating species. The bait features a double hook slot that enables easy rigging and unhindered hook penetration. As illustrated in the video below, Black Dog Baits recommends a belly shank weighted offset EWG hook in the 6/0 size - we suggest trying the Gamakatsu Monster EWG Hook. They also encourage using a 12-30lb monofilament or 30lb braided line in order to get the most out of the bait. Some anglers may remember this bait as the Fake Fish, this is simply the same bait renamed. The Black Dog Baits Shimmy Shad measures 5.5" in length and comes 3 per pack.
The Shimmy Shad is the new name of the original Fake Fish