Comments: i have these things in orange craw and sexy sunfish and they have worked very well for me when other lipless cranks have not put fish in my boat. And do yourself a favor. Stop it mid stream to create an awesome free fall! Nothing sucks more than losing a big fish due to hardware on the bait. Stock hooks are pretty decent as well! Have had the hooks bend out after a big fish. Designed by our National Pro-Staff, the Red Eyed Shad has incredible action and features some awesome paint jobs, premium hooks, 3D eyes and free floating rattles to give you the best action and sound of any lipless crankbait on the market. And of course TW has them all. Most of the lakes I fish in NJ are shallow and filled with junk grass, so the 1/4oz version is a little better for my area. “I was using red-eye shad from Strike King,” Frenette said. I have won thousands of dollars in the past year on the Strike King Red Eye Shad, plus already $1000 dollars this year switching up with the new Tungsten Two-Tap! get some of these and you will start catching fish. Strike King tweaked the cookie cutter, shad shaped body a little, added some contours for interest, and put together what seems to be a successful bait. It will make you better. Strike King not only replaced all 4 but sent me an additional 4 to cover the postage and the inconvenience of that poor lure design. Comments: Caught a ton of LM Bass with the crawdad color. Took this to my uncle's pond where he's having trouble catching them and wore them out. I've also caught my PB of a 6lb 12oz Smallie on a Chartreuse baitfish. Like the original Red Eye Shad, Strike King's Tungsten 2-Tap features the perfect shad-imitating body profile, with pro-designed paint jobs, large 3D red eyes, and premium VMC® Vanadium Cone Cut Hooks. Kevin VanDam used the Strike King Red Eye Shad to help him take home his 3rd Bassmaster Classic Title at the 2010 Bassmaster Classic on Lay Lake. By far the best lipless crank bait on the market. Comments: best lipless crankbait out there! It took awhile to find the right color but now I'm using the gold with black back. Actual sales may not have occurred at this price. It's new, but I've already caught lots of good bass on it, won a tournament with it and cashed several checks because of the fish that have hit it. I've caught my biggest trout on this in West Virginia, my biggest bass in Illinois, and my biggest walleye in Colorado all on this lure. but the gold sexy and the gold black are my go to colors. great bait, Comments: This is a great bait for all year. recently used the bluegill pattern during the spawn & man did I have some fun, caught around 12 bass largest being 4lbs. They have a great rattle to them that call the fish. Designed by the Strike King National Pro Staff, the Red Eye Shad has incredible action and features some awesome paint jobs, premium hooks, 3D eyes and free floating rattles to give you the best action and sound of any lipless crankbait on the market. The Strike King Red Eye Shad is one mean lipless crankbait. this is still a great bait and it catches fish, just not my favorite. The bait has great action on the fall. out of all my lures these will be the 1st to blow up in my boxes. The Strike King Red Eye Shad is one mean lipless crankbait. Comments: Such a great bait. No more. The Red Eye Shad by Strike King was designed by their national pro staff, and is a complete fish catching package at a price that is hard to beat. Designed by the Strike King National Pro-Staff, the Red Eyed Shad has incredible action and features some awesome paint jobs, premium hooks, 3D eyes and free floating rattles to give the best action and sound of any lipless crankbait on the market. © 2021 Strike King Lure Company. Comments: I found a chrome with blue back Red Eye Shad someone lost on a stump, the hooks were rusted off and the split rings were weaken from rust. The 1/2-ounce Red Eye Shadis 2 1/2 inches long and casts like a bullet. I swap out the hooks with triple grips. Comments: I exclusively use the red eye shad, chrome and black, when I desire a hard bait, for over 5yr now. Other than that GREAT bait! Every single Crankbait I've gotten especially my red eye Shad lipless. Comments: Favorite lipless crankbait! The Red eye shad is a half ounce bait and features free floating rattles to give you unmatched action and sound. $7.98 to $12.99. Comments: A flat out great lipless crank, perhaps the best on the market. Fishes great from fall throughout the pre spawn. I seem to do much better on the XCalibur XR50. P: +901.853.1455 I love these lipless cranks but if you are fishing waters with the potential to catch fish bigger than 2 pounds, replace your hooks. That my fishing friends is what I call customer service at its best. If I had to choose one color to stick with, your best bet would be Sexy Shad! Delivering the same tournament winning action of the original Red Eye, the Tungsten 2 Tap's unqie sound can make all the difference. 12 oz. I was casting into grass and ripping it out. Free shipping on many items ... Strike King Crankbait Red Eye Shad Lipless Rattle Trap Bait Any 1/2 3/4oz REYESD. Comments: I've used almost every lipless there is and the bottom line is that The Red Eye Shad is the best affordable trap available. If I was told I could only have one bait in my boat, this is what I pick. I would not recommend. Comments: Great bait here at Toledo Bend. it is designed to perfection and is my go to lure! All Strike King hard baits are made with the best components available. The rattles are perfect, not to loud not to soft. Strike King is offering this bait in their pro team paint scheme along with 3D red eyes and premium VMC vanadium cone cut treble hooks. Color: Bleeding Gizzard Shad, Chartreuse Sexy Shad, Chrome Black, Chrome Sexy Shad, Fire Tiger, Gizzard Shad, Green Gizzard Shad, Green Tomato, Natural Shad, Pearl, Royal Purple, Sexy Shad, Smokey Chrome Blue. The Strike King Pro Staff has also found great success while letting the Red Eye Shad free fall. I going to call Strike King tomorrow. but they blow up to easy in the sun. The Strike King Red Eye Shad Tungsten 2 Tap is a specially designed lipless crankbait with a speciall designed sound chamber that emits s unqiue double tap proven to trigger bites in presured situations. Comments: Killer bait, great on the free fall it doesn't flop on it's side, vertical presentation, you can yo-yo it or rip it, last year the sexy shad version was dynamite. Comments: Sexy sunfish color is a killer on bluegill forage lakes - love these lures - stock hooks on 3/4 oz are fine out of package - beefy for the hogs ! Here are five important things you need to know about the Red Eye Shad… The color choice's are amazing! Comments: great baits but i like the Xcalaber better. Designed by our National Pro-Staff, the Red Eye Shad has incredible action and features some awesome paint jobs, premium hooks, 3D eyes and free floating rattles to give you the best action and sound of any lipless crankbait on the market. Can't wait to get out there again & try some different colors. Change the hooks, Comments: I see no need for any other rattle bait. And even with half the bait being white and bare of paint it's still catching fish From: Justin: Ohio, Comments: Best lipless crank on the market. Comments: Sorry folks but this is not a good product. From: Tyler - Grand Junction, CO 11/19/17, Comments: really like this bait but I do wish that they made it in a rock bass color in it for small mouth. 3/4 size is my favorite......These baits are made for yo-yoing, deadly fall too. Also really good bait for a bad day, just tie it on and throw it out into the lake. Watch the Kevin Van Dam video on how to fish these. Don't waste your money on more expensive lip-less cranks. Comments: when you put your boat in a new lake that you have never been too, tie this thing on in a minnow pattern and 1/2 oz, position you boat 30 yards from shore and just start crankin. However, the hooks both bent and broke off after only a 3 pounder. I couldn't wait to get out on the water with this product. I don't know what it is that drive the bass crazy but they hate this lure. Comments: Man I love this lipless. Pick you some up, great buy for the money . Unfortunately the Chrome Black, of which I purchased 3 from tackle warehouse, each of them lost 2/3 to 3/4 of it's chrome in one outing. Very affordable as well. Gets hammered and inhaled! From: Robert: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Afirica, Comments: this bait is dynomite i never leave my house without it. If ever in need of a sure way to catch fish, get one if these, your almost guaranteed a fish. They are best when theres a little chop on the water in my opinion or early morning and late evening. My favorite replacement hooks are: 1/4 Rd Eye Shad: Mustad KVD 1xStrong 2xShort Size 6; 1/2 Rd Eye Shad: Mustad KVD 1xStrong 2xShort Size 4, Comments: I have used a countless amount of lipless crankbaits in my past and none have caught me as many fish as the red eye shad by strike king. The best thing about the Red Eye Shad is it's ability to catch fish! We catch all species consistently, speckled trout, reds, drum, white bass, large mouth, spanish mackerel, and even brown trout (ark). No reason the paint should be worn off. Not to mention they are highly pressured and most of the lakes have clear water, sometimes stained. Blue and Chrome is the only one I use but the bad to the bone, bluegill, and sexy shad are some other good ones too. I've caught fish from TN, AL, GA, FL, SC, NC, VA, KY, and LA on the Strike King Red Eye Shad and it hasn't let me down yet! Comments: Awesome bait! The Red Eyed Shad has become the standard bearer lipless crankbait on the pro tour. Designed by our National Pro-Staff, the Red Eye Shad has incredible action and features some awesome paint jobs, premium hooks, 3D eyes and free floating rattles to give you the best action and sound of any lipless crankbait on the market. This also happened to a buddy of mine today fishing the same cover. I have it in sexy sun fish and red bone shad and they work great in the 1/2 ounce size. 1, Fishing on Lake X with Mark Menendez Part 1, Cody Meyer's 2017 FLW Harris Chain of Lakes Recap, Cody Meyer's 2017 FLW Lake Guntersville Recap, New Strike King "Nude" & "Craw" Hardbait Colors -Cody Meyer, New SK Pro Model, XD, and RedEye Shad Colors - Cody Meyer. Comments: i used the pull and stop retreive to catch my first smallmouth of the year on it ( cant wait to use it on some largemouths!) Comments: This lure in Neon Bluegill catches tons of fish!! Best five would total about 13 pounds. The Red eye shad is a half ounce bait and features free floating rattles to give you unmatched action and sound. Comments: Really good bait. Be the first to review “Strike King Red Eye Shad Lipless” Cancel reply. Comments: These baits are amazing. The first one the line tie came out first cast. Flat-side Crankbaits for Coldwater. Comments: Has Good action but gets hung up on everything it gets even close to. All I caught were 4 and 5 pounders. The action when it free falls is awesome!! The quality of the Red Eye Shad is as amazing as the colors they come in. The 11.2 I caught bent the hooks straight out, luckily she had a couple hooks in her so I could land her without the hooks breaking. Whether I’m casting into the wind or with it, this lure doesn’t helicopter or spin while airborne—it flies straight, giving you incredible casting distance. Fished in open deep water, no hitting rocks or dragging the bottom. i catch fish all day long with these baits at the lake. Lost about 4 more at the shore but I think that is me not playing the fish right, going to beef up the hook size slightly anyways. The other guys in the group tied on cranks but didn't do as well as I did. If a lipless crankbait isn’t the ticket, I turn to a flat-side crankbait. Comments: Great bait, no doubt but has flaws- Paint chipping, weak hooks, etc. Great lure though, would recommend experimenting with different colors on your lakes because you will eventually find that color that they're keying in on. Comments: Love throwing this around rip rap. Adjusting to lower water levels, Mark works the Strike King Red Eye Shad Lipless Crankbait like a jig to tempt some fish into biting. Comments: I used to exclusively use strike king hardbaits. Comments: the baits are awsome!! My most recent trip (02/23) I caught 23 bass and 2 crappie on it. Comments: Awesome color selection and great action on the fall. The Silent Red Eye Shad is one mean lipless crankbait. Next I installed new split rings and Mustad Treble Hooks and a new oval line tie. Comments: I've had great success with a 1/2 oz chrome sexy shad. Three weeks ago I caught one 8 lbs on one. I have a 1/2 ounce chrome sexy shad that has me tons of fish. Republic, MO 65738, P: +901.853.1455 $7.98 to $8.92. Yo-yoing seems to get more bites but have also had luck burning them too. All Rights Reserved. 1 fish 100 casts later most of the paint is gone. Comments: Great lipless crank. I will definitely be getting more of these! Along with the "1" lure I sent my receipts from TW. They all do the same thing except this one has an exceptional fall. Casts like an absolute rock, and has a great action on any retrieve from a lift/drop, to chunk and wind, to burning like mad. Strike King Red Eye Shad Lipless Crankbait - The Red Eye Shad has incredible action and features some awesome paint, premium hooks, 3D eyes and free floating rattles to give you the best action and sound of any lipless crankbait on the market. Comments: I bought 2. buy the one knockers or pay the money and get the best in the Ima rock-n-vibe. Comments: This bait is going to work in my near future I just opened the box and it scrams fish catcher I have the bream color and love it. Catches fish year round & with all the color selections, you can't go wrong. Comments: I've tried quite a few colors in many situations with some mixed results. Designed by our National Pro Staff, the Red Eye Shad has incredible action and features some awesome paint jobs. largemouth bass. From: Robert - South Okanagan, BC< Canada 10/13/19, Comments: i love these lures!!! The hooks do need to be upgraded but that's the only negative I have. Have caught numerous big fish on them with my biggest being a 11.2 pounder on the Citrus Shad color! Comments: Awesome lipless crankbait. Only negative is the hooks. NEED TO CHANGE THEM OUT. Catches fish year round & with all the color selections, you can't go wrong. Plus it's available in tons of colors, Comments: I went the whole year with only this lure on my pole, every kind of fish bites this, the 3/4 ounce chrome sexy shad is awesome. In fact, look at the Strike King Lure Company catalog and you will see one of the color schemes for the KVD crankbait is the “Catouache Special,” which has a black back and chartreuse body. Strike King®'s slimmed-down 1/4 oz Red Eye Shad offers all the same tournament-proven characteristics as their 1/2 oz Red Eye Shad. Comments: I love this lure sexy gold shad is my favorite color caught small pike, walleye & bass all around awesome lure highly recommend it worth every penny and then some. From: Dave: South Africa 9/11/19. I contacted Strike King about the issue and was told to please send them back. And of course TW has them all. (good thing) It drives them insane. Reviews There are no reviews yet. … I originally purchased a total of 4 from TW and sent the only one I hadn't thrown away or lost back to Strike Kink. I've lost count of the big fish I've caught on these. The Red Eye Shad by Strike King was designed by their national pro staff, and is a complete fish catching package at a price that is hard to beat. From: Owen: Dallas, TX 11/18/19. Interestingly enough, not all color patterns for this shad feature a red eye. Pick you some up, great buy for the money ! change the hooks. The Red Eyed Shad has become the standard bearer lipless crankbait on the pro tour. Colors are great as well. The thing just catches fish. The Red Eyed Shad has become the standard bearer lipless crankbait on the pro tour. I cannot stress enough how effective this lure is all over the country. Strike King is offering this bait in their pro team paint scheme along with 3D red eyes and premium VMC vanadium cone cut treble hooks. Using Gold Sexy Shad, got 8 today in cold muddy water in a span of 15 minutes yo-yo-ing, they usually hit it at the apex of the rip or on the fall. It is also responsible for my two largest smallmouth so far. The next one broke three casts later when it hit a causway. Comments: By far the best lipless crank bait on the market. From: Paul: WI. 5, Jared Lintner and Cody Meyer at Clear Lake Pt. Comments: Great lure for all year round. Many people first laugh when I pull it out salt fishing, and prove them otherwise, time and time again. E: email@example.com. She caught the first one just pumping it up and down like I instructed and it was 7 lbs. Premium hooks, 3D eyes and free floating rattles give you the best action and sound of any lipless crankbait on the market. They flat out catch fish and has an awesome flutter action. Comments: I can't say enough about this lure. According to KVD's website his primary two colors during the 2010 Classic where the Gold Sexy Shad and Gold Black Back. It's safe to say that this lure catches fish anywhere in the US. They hit a Gold Black (me) and the Yellow Perch (wife) lipless crankbait. Designed by our National Pro-Staff, the Red Eye Shad has incredible action and features some awesome paint jobs, premium hooks, 3D eyes and free floating rattles to give you the best action and sound of any lipless crankbait on the market. In the late Fall and Winter, I like to pump them up and down off the bottom like a crippled shad. These work folks! The 3D eyes and free floating rattless give you a look and sound like no other. If you want the color and finish to last a little longer on these, buy some clear coat nail polish and apply a layer, you will be amazed how well this trick works. A few days later my partner and I returned to Logan Martin Lake and fished the same section of the river as before and I used the modfied Red Eye Shad and it out performed all other baits with over 30 bites in one day with only a few short fish. Lure cast great into wind, and I have turned on many avid anglers, and a few guides, to using this freshwater lure in the salt. Strike King delivered the Red Eye Shad. Don't leave the dock without one of these tied on. Comments: Just upgrade the hooks, best lipless C/B.The only one you need. Comments: These lipless cranks are a little pricey, but they are worth every bit of the money! I hated throwing lipless cranks until I started throwing this one.One some money on it over the weekend! Comments: one of the best rattle traps hooks are decent but could be changed...blue and green gizzard colors will catch em summer spring and fall! Pick up some & go catch ya some. Retail is closed on all major U.S. holidays. It helped me to catch my record 9 lbs. Had a 5lber shake me off 2 feet from the bank. 181 Suburban Road San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, © Tackle Warehouse LLC. Comments: When all else fails I know I can grab one of my red eyes and get a bite. I've fished them all. Been fishing a pond lately and they love this thing. Comments: I have caught my biggest bass the last three years with this lure. 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