Why Using Gold-Bladed Spinnerbaits is Best

Hank Parker's Fishing Tips

Why does Hank Parker prefer gold blades on his spinnerbaits?  Find out directly from him!

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Glenn: Hey folks, Glenn May here with BassResource.com, and welcome to another addition of Hank Parker's Fishin' Tips. This week's question, it comes from Kevin from Boise, Idaho, and he says, "Hank, I noticed you use a lot of willow-bladed spinner baits with gold blades. Why gold?"

Hank: Well I like gold. Sometimes they're a little bit more flashy than nickel. I use nickel a lot in real clear water, but if that water is off-colored, I'm kinda matching the water a little bit, I like those gold blades.

So I use Indiana blades, I use Colorado blades, and I use willow leafs as well. And I always, you know, Indiana blade is kind of a compromise that I found to be really favorable for me. So I probably throw more Indiana blades than I do anything else. It's kind of a cross between a willow and a Colorado. Puts off good vibration, good flair, and I think that gold just adds to that flash in that off-colored water, and I like it. It's been very effective for me.

Glenn: Great, thank you so much, Hank. And Kevin, thank you for that question. For more tips and tricks, head over to hankparker.com. Lots of tips and tricks and articles and videos on there for you to check out. And if you wanna get notified of the next time we post some of Hank's tips, just subscribe to our channel. Thanks a lot and have a great day.