Largemouth Bass

Clint Reinhart

Location:Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Product:Double Blade Aglia
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Musky - Pickerel
Testimonial:Awesome lure! Has caught a variety of fish and always attracts the large fish!

Aidan Baumstark

Location:Califon, New Jersey
Product:Double Blade Aglia
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Bass, Striped - Pike, Northern - Trout, Brook - Trout, Brown - Trout, Lake - Trout, Rainbow - Walleye
Testimonial:This is possibly the greatest fishing lure ever devised, it can be fished deep, shallow, fast or, slow. I caught my personal best bass, my personal best pike, and my personal best trout on this lure. I have never had a better lure than this, the next time that I see this lure I will buy 10. Thank you, Mepps!

Robbie Burns

Location:Lake Fryer, Texas
Product:Black Fury
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Bluegill (Bream, Brim) - Crappie (Black) - Crappie (White) - Walleye - Barracuda
Testimonial:I bought the lure being a little skeptical seeing not very many reviews or product testing; even on YouTube there wasn't much. I bought the Black Fury in sizes 1,2 and 3. The number 2 & 3 are awesome! It's almost every other cast you'll get something on the Black Fury. The catch was almost 3lbs and I just recently caught an 8lb largemouth. It's an awesome lure and is a fish magnet. A must have for anybody who loves to throw a lure around.


Location:Culver Lake Branchville, New Jersey
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Rock - Bass, Smallmouth - Bass, Striped - Bluegill (Bream, Brim) - Catfish, Channel - Crappie (Black) - Crappie (White) - Perch, White - Perch, Yellow - Pickerel - Barracuda
Testimonial:The dressed XD size 3 with white (silver blade) and yellow (gold blade) is a killer for the hybrids. I tend to troll with these lures and it doesn't take long. It also attracts all the other fish in the lake. If it wasn't for the pickerel I wouldn't need to order so many of these :)

Ronald Jankowski

Location:Allegany Ny, New York
Product:Aglia & Dressed Aglia
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Crappie (Black) - Pike, Northern - Trout, Rainbow - Walleye
Testimonial:I remember I showed up to a spot my friend showed me and I really wasn't sure what kind of fish were in this pit. I just had a gold undressed Mepps number 2 size spinner on and I threw it in the corner of this pond. Next thing ya know I thought I had a big snag, but, sure enough I reeled in a 36" northern pike...

Michael Colamarino

Location:Cold Spring, New York
Product:Comet Mino
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Sunfish (shellcracker)
Testimonial:I bought the Mepps Rainbow trout Comet Mino on Saturday 4/23 and I went fishing 4/24. I went to a spot I never caught fish at. I was really just using it to shake the rust off and it was a real open spot so I wouldn't get tangled or caught on anything. So I get there and there are three other people fishing. I ask "Hey, you guys catch anything" They said "No we haven't" They were there an hour before me. So I set up shop and I cast out "bam" big sunfish, probably the biggest I ever caught. Then, I cast out two more times, bam! Caught a largemouth bass. These guys were looking at me upset and asked what I was using, I told them. I ended up catching 5 total on the day at a spot I never caught fish at before.

Mark Bell

Location:Harwood Lake , Farmersville , New York
Product:Aglia & Dressed Aglia
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Bluegill (Bream, Brim) - Perch, Yellow - Sunfish (shellcracker) - Trout, Brook - Trout, Brown
Testimonial: The lure I reach for first, no matter what I am fishing for is a Gold size 1. It's always catching me trout at the small lake near where I live, catching my limit, even when those right near me are catching nothing. I like how it makes me look like a great fisherman by just knowing the right lure to use. People ask me what I am using and I just tell them to switch to a Mepps spinner. You made Mepps my favorite lure when you first sent me your Fishing Guide 20 years ago and I have been using them and catching fish ever since.

Mark Bell

Location:Harwood Lake , Farmersville , New York
Product:Little Wolf
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bluegill (Bream, Brim) - Crappie (Black) - Perch, Yellow - Sunfish (shellcracker) - Trout, Brook - Trout, Brown
Testimonial:Have been using Mepps all my life. But, when I first bought a Little Wolf, it was gold. It became one of my favorites. First day I used it while fishing at a small lake near where I live in western New York, I caught 3 largemouth bass,at least 5 bluegill, a couple of crappie, and 4 brook trout in about a hour. I then passed it on to my wife so she could catch some fish, since the live bait she was using had only caught her a couple of bluegill. This gold Little Wolf and others that I have bought this season, have been producing every time.

Mark Bell

Location:Rushford, New York
Product:Little Wolf
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bluegill (Bream, Brim) - Crappie (White) - Sunfish (shellcracker) - Trout, Brown
Testimonial:Great lure! Fishing small lake with 1/8 gold for less than a 1 1/2 hours and caught 4 largemouth bass, 3 brook trout,couple of crappie, and at least a half-dozen bluegills. Have also used in Creek to catch trout. Have always fished with Mepps, but, have a new favorite now.

Eric D Silva

Location:Mount Juliet, Old Hickory Lake, Tennessee
Product:Basser Kit - Plain Lure Assortment
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Bass, Striped - Crappie (Black)
Testimonial:I'm a 26 year old kayak angler. My dock is in my backyard on Old Hickory Lake. I'm a bass man and so is my 7 year old son...

Josh Scharp

Location:Ore Lake, Hamburg , Michigan
Product:Double Blade Aglia
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Pike, Northern
Testimonial:My fishing partner Steve and I tried over ten other lures to catch pike we knew were in his lake. Once we found the Mepps Double Bladed Aglia black spoon with gold skirt we finally started catching instead of just fishing. Both of us have caught over 5 pike over 30 inches and I caught a 40 inch monster that I'm very proud of. The Mepps Double Blade by far has outperformed the rest of the lures on the market designed to catch these stealthy monsters. Our lake is small but the pike are huge if you can get em to bite and this bait has shown us both how me pis stands alone in a dependable lure. The pike we don't get to hit follow this lure all the way to the boat on many occasions. That in itself makes fishing exciting and interesting.
Thanks Mepos for making another fine lure.

William Porciello

Location:Plymouth, Connecticut
Product:Timber Doodle
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth
Testimonial:Well, my buddy had live minnows. I had the Mepps Timber Doodle 1/4 oz silver with the 4" white split Double Tail Grub. We're on a drop-off casting into the open weed pockets letting the Doodle fall on its own. He would pull up a bass on live bait and I would, too. We went catching doubles for a while then the Timber Doodle decided enough was enough and pulled ahead on the numbers of bass caught. They stopped hitting the live bait and the Doodle stayed working. I didn't want to ruin my buddy's fishing trip, but, he learned a lesson about using quality lures. I did nothing but add a shot of bass scent and let it dance down in the weed pockets. Now, asks me, you don't have a few Timber Doodles yet? You haven't ordered it yet?
It's weedless and a fish catcher. It's skill that catches fish, not luck. The Timber Doodles make me look good every time I use them. You have to try this.

Cyril E Sanderson

Location:Private Pond, Kansas
Product:Aglia & Dressed Aglia
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth
Testimonial:It was another tough, tough day at a private pond near my in-laws. The conditions couldn't have been worse and after 1.5hrs and only 3 fish to my name...I was ready to throw in the towel. I threw just about every lure I could think of that would work in shallow weedy conditions and was ready to throw in the towel until I remembered how easily it was to keep an Aglia right above the weeds in this shallow water.

I started throwing a Silver Dressed Aglia #4 and caught a fish on the very first catch. To prove it wasn't a fluke, I went from catching 3 fish in an hour and a half to 20 Largemouth Bass per hour and even a couple of hawgs. I don't know what it is about this lure, but this is definitely not the first time this lure has saved my fishing day.

Exact same situation December 2014. I caught absolutely nothing in nearly 2hrs and my Silver Dressed Aglia #4 immediately began catching me 16x Largemouth bass per hour.

This is the real deal, folks!

Noland Michels

Location:St. Lawrence River, Wellsley Island, New York
Product:Black Fury
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Perch, Yellow - Pickerel - Pike, Northern - Walleye
Testimonial:Whenever I go out fishing anywhere I always make sure I carry AT LEAST 2 Black Fury's dressed. My personal preference is Black/Chartreuse in a #5. I have caught countless Northerns on these (and I only retire them after the paint and stickers are mostly shredded off by teeth marks). I currently have 3 of them with all of the paint stripped off and another on the way. They produce bar none. I had a fishing competition just this past week. Fishing was real rough as only 4 Northerns were caught. 3 of them were by me with the Black Fury. I have never gone out with this lure and not caught a fish. I am amazed at the successfulness of this lure and highly recommend it to all of my friends and anyone else who is reading this! Mepps has my loyalty and money for life!

Jonathon Satala

Location:Illinois , Illinois
Product:Musky Marabou
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Musky - Pike, Northern
Testimonial:I have used many inline spinners and was going to start building my own because most musky spinners use a regular skirt or tinsel, I decided to try the Mepps Musky Marabou in Hot Firetiger(orange yellow and green.) Much to my surprise musky wasn't the only fish we caught with it, we caught plenty of pike on it also, but the biggest surprise was when I caught 4 largemouth in 4 consecutive casts and the smallest was 3-1/2 pounds and the largest was just over 6lb; for Illinois waters that is a rare fish on a bait for musky!!! After that day, I set my mind not to buy all the components to make my own cause the Musky Marabou is what I would use as a template, maybe when I get some free time I may build some, but for now my 16 Musky m
Marabous I bought have been doing the trick. I would recommend the bait to people but the downside is the Marabou loses the colors relatively quickly and after a number of fish the Marabou comes undone. I wish they would sell a Musky Marabou with a quick connect so you could change marabou colors, like a gold blade with one all black and another tail section with all red or red and black. I wish they would sell just the marabou pieces by themselves, out of my 16 baits only 7 are still in good condition, the others are so worn there isn't enough marabou to even cover the 2 treble hooks or the marabou is so faded you almost can't tell the colors cause they're so faded. Make a Musky Marabou with a way to change the marabou and with a clevis to be able to switch blades and it would be the perfect lure, swap blades and colors quickly, charge a little more and put a different color blade and tail with each lure as most of us musky guys would buy them all up from you!! Thanks for a great lure and hopefully you take some of my advice and I will never build my own if I can buy a reasonably priced perfect bait

Dave Ray

Location:D.o.d.ponds, New Jersey
Product:Aglia BRITE
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth
Testimonial:I've fished this country from Florida to Alaska several times over. I've never caught more fish & more species with any other lure than my trusty Mepps #2 Aglia gold. My brother loves to hate it because I outfish him every time. But, eventually he puts it on.

Brian Kreutz

Location:Madison, Wisconsin
Product:Aglia & Dressed Aglia
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Bass, Striped - Bluegill (Bream, Brim) - Crappie (White) - Perch, Yellow - Pike, Northern - Sunfish (shellcracker) - Trout, Brook - Trout, Rainbow - Walleye
Testimonial:I LOVE the Aglia spinners. My son and I use them as a "go to" lure for pretty much anything we fish for and ALWAYS have luck when we do. Thanks for making such an awesome product Mepps!!!!

Thomas Nichols

Location:Bangor, Maine
Product:Black Fury
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Rock - Bass, Smallmouth
Testimonial:This is my go to lure, I love this lure, what more can I say, its a "killer". If you haven't tried one DO IT!! You will not regret it. Just pick the size you need. AWESOME!!

Seth Farley

Location:Surry, Virginia
Product:Aglia & Dressed Aglia
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Rock - Bluegill (Bream, Brim) - Bowfin - Crappie (Black) - Pickerel
Testimonial:I use the Mepps #3 or #4 gold spoon and white skirt. Man in the Tran will tell you its the best darn thing since Larry the cable guy. This lure will catch anything and everything. I out fish everybody. They be using all sorts of fancy doodads and whatnots but my simple Mepps always catch me more bigger better fish every time. I usually fish that Blackwater River its got alot of different type of fish and my one lure will catch them all. Before I found the Mepps, I couldn't get no more than an occasional bite. Now when I go fishing, I catch tons of fish. Thank you Mepps you made my fishing better.


Location:Pond In Windsor , South Carolina
Product:Aglia Ultra Lites
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth
Testimonial:The first cast I threw out I caught a monster bass, so I use it every time I bass fish now.

Bob Hayett

Location:Heritage Lake, Olathe, Kansas
Product:Black Fury
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Bass, White - Bluegill (Bream, Brim) - Catfish, Channel - Crappie (Black) - Crappie (White) - Trout, Brook - Trout, Brown - Trout, Rainbow - Walleye
Testimonial:I have found that Black Furies work amazingly well in two situations: In and around rocky shorelines and reeling them fast over spawning fish. I caught nearly a ten pound largemouth last year right next to a rocky shore.

Ed Sanderson

Location:Farm Pond, Stark KS, Kansas
Product:Aglia & Dressed Aglia
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bluegill (Bream, Brim)
Testimonial:I've caught many bass (and other fish) for many years on Mepps dressed Aglia lures.

One experience I recently had was a farm pond in SE KS. I fished for an hour in December and not a single bite. I put a Silver dressed Aglia #4 on my line and caught 16 largemouth bass in the next hour. 2 of which were easily over 4lbs.

It's a must-have lure for those tough days on the water.


Location:Farm Pond, Dobson, N.C., North Carolina
Product:Black Fury
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Catfish, Blue - Catfish, Channel - Crappie (Black) - Crappie (White) - Perch, Yellow - Trout, Brown - Trout, Rainbow
Testimonial:I have often said that most largemouth bass anglers spend a lifetime hoping to catch at least one that weighs 5 lbs., or more. Yesterday, I was "lucky" enough to catch 4 that weighed a total of 29 lbs., 15 ounces, with the larger one being 9 lbs., 5 ounces, and the "smaller" one 5 lbs., and 15 ounces. But "the big one got away'! I hooked one which I brought to the boat, and just as I reached for what looked to be a 10 + pound fish he broke the swivel, and left with my Black Fury lure. Mepps lures are the best for crappie, and bass!!


Location:Erie Canal, Brantford Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bluegill (Bream, Brim)
Testimonial:Fishing at a local spot, always catching bluegill,shellcracker, pumpkinseed, and other panfish with my size #00 glo pink/white Mepps Syclops. All was normal, whacking panfish off the bridge, when a 20" largemouth bass strikes my lure, beauty. I use this lure for a variety of fish, all seem to want it. Great job Mepps, looking forward to more fishing.


Location:Delivan Lake, Wisconsin
Product:Musky Marabou
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Musky - Pike, Northern
Testimonial:Never been a big fan of bucktails as they have never produced as well as some other baits. I had to try a Musky Marabou 'cause of how fluffy it looked in the package. I bought one to try and now I have basically every Musky Marabou Mepps makes. I like to troll over the weeds with the Marabou and have caught a ton of largemouth over 5lbs???? Who would have thought largemouth would attack the Musky Marabou, but, they do; and, there all monster bass no small guys with this lure. it also has caught me more northern than I can count, the largest being 45-inches, and we have only got a couple of smaller 35 or so inch musky, go figure the Musky Marabou has caught me some of my biggest bass and pike and only a couple of smaller musky. Once the big musky start to come a little shallow late in the season, I'm sure that will change! Thanks Mepps, but I think you need to re-name the Musky Marabou to the predator Marabou 'cause it catches all the predators.

Lance Faulkender

Location:Stollies Pond, Spencer, Iowa
Product:Black Fury
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Pike, Northern
Testimonial:First time ever fishing with this lure. This evening I caught my largest bass of my lifetime at roughly 23in. which state record is 23.5in. I'm impressed and will definitely be using Mepps more often. I'm hooked.


Location:Da UP, Michigan
Product:Aglia & Dressed Aglia
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Bluegill (Bream, Brim) - Perch, Yellow - Pike, Northern - Salmon, Coho (silver) - Steelhead - Trout, Brook - Trout, Rainbow
Testimonial:I've caught so many fish with these... Best lures around, IMHO. Learn how to use them properly and they will produce bites.

Brian Clark

Location:Caro, Michigan
Product:Aglia & Dressed Aglia
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth
Testimonial:I have been fishing with Mepps spinners since I was a kid and have caught hundreds of different fish on them! I caught my largest Large mouth Bass to date on a number 4 Aglia plain! It was a 20 inch fish and not sure of weight because I released it! Mepps does it again!

Don Nelson

Location:Coffee County Lake, Kansas
Product:Bass Pocket Pac - #3 XD Dressed
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Rock - Bass, Smallmouth - Bass, Striped - Bass, White - Crappie (Black) - Crappie (White) - Perch, White - Walleye
Testimonial:I have been trolling spinners and crankbaits for 30 years. I have tried every spinner on the market. For 2 years I fished the pro bass circuit in the 70s. I fish at least 2 days a week. When you are tolling there is absoleutly nothing that will catch as many fish as the Mepps XD spinners. You need to use a ball bearing swivel and 10lb braid line or 8lb monofilament line. Saturday my son and I went fishing and caught one 5lb Walleye, 3 crappie over 12" and 19 white bass on these Mepps XD spinners. We also caught 12 hybrids that were an average of 2 lbs. And, we threw back 6 crappies over 11" long. The Mepps XD is the most reliable bait you can use while casting or trolling.

James Mengel

Location:Kaercher Creek Lake, Hamburg, Pennsylvania
Product:Aglia & Dressed Aglia
Fish Caught:Bass, Largemouth
Testimonial:I'd been using scent baits all day long then I tried using the plain Aglia (gold, red, and white) and on the 4th cast got a 16 inch largemouth. Thank you Mepps this has been the first decent fish in months.

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