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Bait-Walker Bottom Sinker Rig, Deep water rig, Walleye Trolling Weight, Snagless Bottom Weight


 
Bait-Walker
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Bait-Walker Sinker

The Bait-Walker Sinker was created to walk rocky bottom structure without snagging up. It was designed in 1975 by Dan Gapen, Sr. to work both live bait and lures, such as crankbaits, spoons, trolling flies and stick plugs. Research proved the Bait-Walker to be 85 to 90% snag-free on natural rock bottom in both lake and river. The Bait-Walker walks across bottom with little resistance, because less than 5% of the sinker touches bottom. Built with a patented flat back, the angler feels less than 50% of the sinker's actual weight. Example: a 2 oz. Bait-Walker pulls but 1 oz. or less, at rod tip. When engaged in a rock crevice, the user only has to back over the snag, pull hard, and feel the sinker pivot back on itself and out of the snag. When touching rough rock bottom, because the point of pull is up and above the sinker weight, this rig will help lift up off the bottom then settle back to bottom inches later.

Besides all these features, the Bait-Walker also acts as a keel sinker, providing line twist while trolling. Nothing will get live bait or your favorite stick plug down where fish hold--better than a Bait-Walker sinker. Rig up a Gapen Bait-Walker and bait walk your offerings across structure to catch more fish. Walleye rigs, lake trout trolling, catfish weight and salmon rigging couldn't be easier than with the Gapen Bait-Walker. Bottom-bounce your way to hungry bottom-hugging fish with a Gapen Bait-Walker today.

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5 of 5 November 1, 2019
Reviewer: Brian Tabor from Bay Saint Louis, MS United States  
They did a great job correcting the shipment.  This is my second order, they are exactly what I was looking for to troll mirror lures on the bottom for speckle trout without hanging up.

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3 of 5 October 5, 2019
Reviewer: Jimmy Scott from burkesville, KY United States  


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5 of 5 Baits and Weights January 11, 2019
Reviewer: Richard Crann from Monroe, CT United States  
Very good baits and quality weights! When I use these they are my good luck charms!

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5 of 5 Best June 27, 2018
Reviewer: Bruce Webster from Oak forest, IL United States  
These are the best river weights made. Hands down

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5 of 5 Last bait walker June 16, 2018
Reviewer: MARTIN REAY from PORTLAND, MI United States  
30 years ago l purchased my last group of bait walkers. Over the next 20 years I gave some to buddies, caught many fish using them as bottom bouncers and eventually left all but one or two on the bottom of many lakes. After looking in old hardware stores,  mail order and national sporting stores I finally found  gapen.com and now I am back to fishing with my tried and true system. Thanks

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