Top 5 rapala fall bass lures

Fall bass fishing is an excellent opportunity to catch some major bass. They are known to go into active feeding mode during the fall in order prep for the upcoming winter season. They start to move in from the depths of the water onto wind blown points, flats and other shallow areas. 

There are some specific lures that will work better than others. Here are 5 fall bass lures from Rapala that will get you going.

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Rippin' Rap

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Rapala Rippin' Rap 05; 2"; Variable; Helsinki Shad

The Rippin Rap is a lipless crankbait with a few specific characteristics. This bass lure is has a thinner profile than most other crankbaits. It also has a deep belly that holds a couple of noise making BBs. The thin profile offers up an attractive flutter on the way down after the cast. Afterwards you can retrieve as you would any crank or use it per its namesake by ripping it through rocks and grass to provoke that strike. This is one lure you want to make sure you are trying this fall.

DT® (Dives-To) Series Custom Ink Colors By Mike Iaconelli

Rapala DT� (Dives-To) Series Custom Ink Colors by Mike Iaconelli 06; 2
Rapala DT (Dives-To) Series Custom Ink Colors by Mike Iaconelli 06; 2"; 6'; Mule

The "Dives-To" series from Rapala is a requirement in any bass fishing lure arsenal. Tuned to dive to specific depths so you  can precisely target those feeding bass, this crankbait excels as a fall bass lure to entice the feeding bass. Add to the fact that these lures have custom elements, like toned down paint schemes, and pearl coating as used by the one and only Mike Iaconelli, its just a lure that you have to try.

WildEye® Swim Shad

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Storm WildEye Swim Shad 3"; 1/4 oz.; 3 per pk; Natural Shad

Not all fall bass lures have to be crankbaits. The Rapala swim shad is a break from the cranks that Rapala is known for but this bass lure is just as deadly with its life like swimming action. The paddle tail adds to the action and movement of water for a super realistic and attractive lure. This swimbait is one that you'll want to use when you've found the bass feeding and are ready to target the big boys in the area.

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BX® Swimmer

Rapala BX-?� Swimmer 12; 4-3/4
Rapala BX-Swimmer 12; 4-3/4"; 4'-6'; Gold Shiner

The BX swimmer is jointed hard swimbait. THis is a slow sinking lure perfect for those mid-range depths. Swim it back to you or use it as a jerkbait depending on what the bass tell you. These swimbaits are not only meant to deliver a life like swim action but to also look just like the forage that you would find in your favorite lake.

Scatter Rap® Crank

Rapala Scatter Rap� Crank 05; 2

The Scatter Rap takes the idea behind the crankbait and supercharges it. Not only do you get that crankbait wobble that bass love so much but with this fall bass fishing lure you get a side to side move that gives a more realistic action. This is a game changer for a body of water that is full of bass that have seen it all and are looking to hit something different. Simply a must have in the tackle box. Check it out below.

Rapala Scatter Rap Crank 05; 2"; 6'-8'; Old School

In the end, let's not make this fishing thing complicated. Choose a couple of fall bass lures that you want to try and get casting. Confidence in what you are throwing goes a long way so get you these 5, learn how they work and start catching you some fall bass!

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