Evinrude E-NATION, for those dedicated to water, power, fishing and fun
Reply
Highlighted
Mate
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎06-24-2020

Are my lures too big/small?

Total newbie who started getting into fishing a couple of months ago during quarantine. Since all the stores were closed, I ordered most of my tackle online.

Wasn't really sure what to get but knew Rapala was a highly regarded brand.

I ended up ordering floating minnows in sizes F13, F11 and F05.

The bigger ones seem like total overkill for the average sized Bass I see people catching in my nearby lake and the smaller ones I can barely cast because they're too light. Did I mess up?

Can I throw split shot on with the smaller ones to help cast them farther or will that screw up the action? Do I really need a whole other ultra light rod to be able to cast them?

I have a medium 6'6" ugly stick rod/reel combo with 8lb test line currently on it.