The Rapala Shad Rap is a shad shaped crankbait designed to mimic the action and appearance of baitfish. The Rapala Glass Shad Rap is a favorite of bass fisherman all over the country and really shines in the early pre-spawn period when fish are lethargic and unwilling to strike most lures. The Glass Shad Rap closely resembles baitfish found the world over and with the detailed finishes every angler is sure to find the perfect forage imitator. The appeal of the glass shad rap is largely due to the high pitch rattle sound it emits and the chameleon-like flash caused by the internal foil insert. The lure reflects the color of its surroundings through the baits flashy outer finish creating an iridescent glow. Much like natural shad, the baits colors are a direct result of the conditions - how much more realistic could this crankbait get? Uses of the Glass Shad Rap are numerous, it is equally effective cast or trolled, performing from ultra-slow presentations to super fast without fail. Its precise action, detailed finish and proven fish-catching patterns make this a “must-have” bait for all anglers. Most anglers employ a jerkbait cadence using slight twitches of the rod's tip followed by pauses as they fish this bait. Alternatives are numerous - just about any retrieve will have its time and place - some anglers even simply drag the bait like a jig or carolina rig in order to gain the desired slow swimming action. The Rapala Glass Shad Rap is outfitted with two #3 VMC black nickel hooks and is pre-tuned to run perfect right out of the package. We offer the Rapala Glass Shad Rap in the SR7 size - which measures 2 3/4" and weighs 7/16oz with a diving depth between 7 and 15 feet.