Lures are a great way to catch fish. Lure fishing is an active form of fishing that requires the angler to be fully immersed in what they are doing.
It’s gripping, it’s fun and it’s a great way to enjoy some sport or get a fish for the table.
There are a wide variety of sports fish you can target with lures including largemouth and smallmouth bass, pike, musky, crappie, walleye and many more.
Fishing Lures By Species
We’ve got a range of recommendations for these fish species:
- Our best trout lures
- Rooster tail spinners for trout
- Lures for Steelhead Fishing Success Every Time
- The Best Spinners for Targeting Steelhead in Rivers
- Best bass lures of all different types
- Best smallmouth bass lures
- Our Favourite Lures for Hunting Peacock Bass
Other fishing lure content
- Making lures the easy way
- Learning all the key bass rigs
- How to cast light lures
- Painting your own fishing lures: Our Expert’s Guide
- The best paints to use on your fishing lures
- Tungsten vs lead fishing weights
Types of Lures
- Best chatterbaits: Super ‘noisy’ jig choices
- Best jig trailers: Add some plastic to your presentations
- Best spinnerbait trailers: increase your strike rate
- Segmented Fishing Lures: Realistic jointed swimbaits can be deadly
- The Best Frog Lures for Epic Topwater Bass Action
- Best Lipless Crankbaits: Some of our Top Picks
How to use various lure types
We have written a lot of information not just about types of lures but how to use them: how to cast, retrieve and twitch various lure types to increase your chances of a hook up.