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What is a good shallow slow Rising Rip Bait/Jerkbait?

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I am looking to add a few new lures to my collection, and I am looking for some options for a shallow diving, Slow Rising, or any jerkbait that can be fished in 0-3' of water. The more shallow the better.

I have been looking at the new Rapala Shadow Shad Slow Floater which is an option, and also been checking out the Damiki Slim Jack 110, but I am not sure that if either is worth the money, I am sure the Rapala is good but I kind of want a few different lures then what other's will be throwing. 

I have a box full of Rapala's, Bombers, Rebel, Bagley, Yo-Zuri, Xcalibur Ghost Minnows, BPS floaters, Sebile,Rogues, but I am not familiar with all the Japanese lures or if I am missing a sleeper from Cabela's etc. I know I can use suspend dots and strips, but I am looking for something similar to a floating Flash Minnow or Megabass Slow Riser which I love, but I lost my  $25 purchase the first time I used it when my line broke after it became frayed from hanging on the side of an aluminum boat....Talk about getting upset, and it never floated back up, I had it hung up a few feet down and just can't afford lures that expensive.

I know some suspenders actually float, or you can change hooks etc. but does anyone have a bait under $15, or under $10 that you fish over weeds that can be worked in 1-2'? Any suggestions appreciated. I am not a brand guy, If Matzuo makes a good minnow bait, then I am down for trying it, I have done well with the Lews Speed Minnow or XPS minnow now for a few years and once you change the hooks it is a good lure. How about that Academy Floater? The Megabass shaped one they call a floater suspends at least the 5 that I have suspend. Not sure why they call them floaters, but the other one is interesting.

Jackall, Duo, Evergreen, Norman, Cabela's, LC, SK, I know I am missing out on some good lures and I need to buy some new shiny stuff. I have $33 to spend to get free shipping right now on TW, but would order from any company to get a good slow floater since that seems to be the way to go right now for me.

Thanks. Sorry if I rambled, I just type out loud.

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Ima flit floater jerk bait. The bills are a different color than clear to help distinguish them from the regular suspending flit. Rapala F13 floaters also stay shallow. Both baits will run from one to three feet.

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Rapala F11 or F13, shadow rap shad , X rap 8 all float using mono line

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Thanks for the suggestions, I am already a huge Rapala guy and love the F-7 to F-18 Orignal floater, and I plan on buying 2 of the new Slow floating Shadow Shad Raps as I love the colors, and they seem to be a more durable and heavier version that the Flat Rap which is light and tough to cast, but does float up slowly. I also like the price.

The Ima Flit is no doubt on my list as well. I did not know they make a floater, I will check out the website as I have heard the IMA Flit has a great reputation and I like the pricing on the IMA baits as well. It seems they have lowered pricing which is great, $10 is fair for a top quality lure and I am sure the hooks will be good to go as is. 

I can't find one positive review on the Damiki Slim Jack, for some reason I wanted to try that lure but I think it is discontinued for a reason. I have enough Eye candy in my collection that never get's used. Almost all Rapala lures seem to work out well for me with the exception of the Scatter rap.

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I wasn't at all impressed with the Slim Jack. Very little movement / action. Check out the Yo Zuri 3DB series minnow. It's a floater somewhere between a slow and fast rise. You could probably tweak it to your liking. Well constructed bait that I've had good results with. 

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bomber long-a, 14a

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