Fishing Lures: Types, Sizes and How to Use


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.

We’ve got a range of recommendations for these fish species:

Other fishing lure content

tackle box filled with lures and other fishing gear and reels spinning

Two other key areas in which we’ve written a lot of articles are:

Check out these articles to find access to our full range of content on those topics.


  • Rick Wallace is a passionate angler and fly fisher whose work has appeared in fishing publications including FlyLife. He is a regular on fly fishing podcasts and appeared in the international fly fishing film Predator.

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