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Imakatsu Waddle Bats

Imakatsu Waddle Bats
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Price: $22.99
- Imakatsu Waddle Bats
- Length: 2.2" (56mm)
- Weight: 3/8oz (10.5p)
- Diving depth: 1 - 2ft

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Imakatsu Waddle Bats

The Imakatsu Waddle Bats is a shallow running crankbait featuring a unique "rudder" that creates an unpredictable action as it is retrieved through the water. As most fishermen are aware, crankbaits are often most effective when the lure does something unexpected - a deflection, ripping free from grass or just a general directional change. The key is that a uniform action isn't realistic, real life creatures deviate from their paths. Predictable is far less natural. Imakatsu engineered a solution to break up the routine and give their Waddle Bats a non-uniform action that drives fish wild. The rudder, as we referred to it as, is actually called the "Rotary Flap" which steers the bait in different direction as it moves along.

Complimenting the unique action displayed by the Imakatsu Waddle Bats is the wide variety of detailed colors that offer anglers everything from a fire red matte color to super shiny "hiviz" patterns. Imakatsu, like many Japanese tackle companies, delivers color combinations and patterns that are extremely intricate and often different than what we can find here in the states. When retrieved steadily, anglers can expect the crankbait to diver roughly 1 - 2 feet deep and move with wide hunting action that is completely random.

The Imakatsu Waddle Bats measures 2.2" (56mm) and weighs 3/8oz (10.5g) with a diving depth of 1 - 2 feet.

Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 4 Click here to write a review

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Awesome biat January 3, 2018
Reviewer: Terry from Oklahoma  
Waddle Bats were recommended by a friend.  I have several of the older models.  I love them.  The erratic swim patterns have produced fish on those tough fishing days.  I'm looking forward to trying the new paint schemes.

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Imakatsu Waddle Bats August 1, 2017
Reviewer: Big E from Santa Barbara, CA United States  
run shallow and erratic. I like it.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Great little bait December 23, 2015
Reviewer: Matt from Washington State  
I've caught some decent smallies on this.  It has a great wobbling and searching action even at slow speeds.  It's definitely different than any others out there.  I wish more colors were available.  It's a little spendy, but put together well.

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  0 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
looks great September 10, 2015
Reviewer: Glenn Schramm from Jackson, MI United States  
hope to get it wet this week end

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