Musky wizard Jeremy Smith shares a simple and easy method for modifying bucktails.
Modifying Bucktails for Muskie Fishing Success
Bucktails are high-efficiency coverage, high-percentage hooking lures for muskies. But all bucktails are not equal, nor does any one model excel in all situations. Here’s a simple way to modify bucktails, adapting different combinations of blade type, number, size and color; clevis(es); body material and color; hook(s); plus beads, spacers and weights, to adapt or create lures whose size, speed and characteristics best match the prevailing conditions.