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Aglia & Dressed Aglia Testimonials

David Fairly – Tanks Central Texas, Texas

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Crappie (Black)

I was always a true believer in spoons and live bait. A good friend of mine ask me what I was fishing with and just as I said before. He was knocking the fish out at every cast. Well I guess he felt sorry for me. he gave me a #5 Mepps and the fish never stopped hitting that day and still to this day I am a true believer in this life and consider this to be the world's best lure.

Bruce Bradley – Catalan Seco Lagoon, Artigas Uruguay

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

I have fished in Brazil and Uruguay and by far the best lure has been the Mepps treble silver. Mostly have fished 'lagoons', which are sections of seasonal rivers that hold water year-round. There are limited species but the action can be great. Mostly there are predator fish with the most common being tararira. Voracious feeders and fantastic fighters, with jumping common. They have walleye-like teeth and hard mouths. Another species is cabesa a magre, a bass-like form and not as good a fighter, but still fun to catch. Mepps silver 3 is best. Mepps spinners are my go-to lure wherever I go from the Arctic to the Southern Cone.

Kip Lohmiller – Lake Poygan, Wisconsin

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Bass, White - Bowfin - Catfish, Blue - Crappie (Black) - Pike, Northern - Walleye - Catfish, Flathead

As a kid I grew up using Mepps, in WI and MN. The 21 years I was in the Army, I didn't fish at all. After retirement my wife told me, I needed a hobby, so I took up fishing again, after nearly 25 years. And went and bought a bunch of Mepps and other lures. I can't lie, I am a spinner loving fisherman. Over the last 3 years I have used Mepps almost exclusively. And mainly the Aglia dressed #5 and #3. I have caught tons of fish with them, from Large Mouth Bass, Northern Pike, Small Mouth, Walleye, Bowfin, Crappie, Catfish, and White Bass. I have been to Mepps in Antigo three times with friends to take the tour and get resupplied on my selection. Each time Bev and the crew have been awesome, and a big thanks to them.
Last year Mepps came out with the Aglia Bait series, and I ordered several different ones, but the Frog was my new go to spinner. I caught probably 6 northern over 32" and tons of bass, small and large mouth, I caught walleye, white bass and more. There are two really memorable days this last season that I would like to share. 1st, Troy and I went out in the morning on Lake Poygan and he was using the Dirty Shad and I was using the Frog, both from the Aglia Bait Series. Up until late afternoon I caught all Large Mouth and Troy caught all Northern Pike. Later that day things change up and we caught 8 White Bass in about 15 minutes and then I started to catch northern on my Frog and Troy, bass on his Dirty Shad. We caught 30 fish that day, it was crazy...... 2nd, My brother in law came up to visit and he has been fishing his whole life so its always a competition. The last day Troy, Jim and myself went out for a day of fishing. Jim "my brother in law" threw everything in his tackle box to include some crazy looking blue gill lure. Troy and I only used Mepps Bait Series. Troy and I caught a total of 20 fish, 10 apiece and Jim caught 4. A great way to end a week of fishing.......
On December 30, 2019 Troy and I went up to Mepps for a tour and to have some lures custom made. The tour was great and Troy and I put in our order. Troy got his lures the next day, WOW. I got mine on the 1st, WOW. The whole team up in Antigo was awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks a lot Mepps, you build the best lures and have the best customer service!!!!!!!! Troy and I are going to do some bass tourneys this year with only Mepps just for fun...... Have a great year!!!!!

Kip Lohmiller
US Army Special Forces Retired

Cole Rochon – Middle Range Pond, Poland, Maine

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Largemouth

Dear Mr Mepps,

I use your lures through out the open water season. Amazingly, I catch 8 different species on them in my lake. Tonight I caught a trophy large mouth. 6" mouth, what a fight. She is going to the taxidermist in the morning. Thank you again!

Tony Grimm – Kaw Lake, Oklahoma

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Striped - Catfish, Channel

The dressed Aglia is truly a remarkable lure. I went fishing at Kaw Lake and caught 5 different species out of the first 6 fish. Striper, Wiper, Largemouth Bass, Needlenose Gar and 2 Channel Catfish. For a lure that has been in production since 1938, that really says something about it’s effectiveness and the company that makes these great lures. I would like to send a big thank you to Mepps and the employees that work in Wisconsin and in France for building such great lures.

Daniel Heindel – Octoraro Creek, Pine Grove, Chester County, PA, Pennsylvania

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Walleye

I went down to Octoraro with my wife and son to just check it out and boy it played off big time got this one on Mepps dressed Aglia #5 gold blade.

Brody Josef – Smithfield, Maine

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Pike, Northern

I'm glad papa Joe knew a Mepps would catch me my very first pike. Thanks papa and you too Mepps!

Jack Musialowski – Big Muskellunge, Wisconsin

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Smallmouth - Crappie (Black) - Crappie (White) - Pike, Northern

I have a #4 and #2 they are great! Northern go crazy for the #4. Bass like the #2. I caught some big bluegills on the number 2 as well.

James T Brooker III – Squirrel Creek, Oklahoma

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Largemouth - Bluegill (Bream, Brim) - Catfish, Channel - Crappie (Black) - Crappie (White)

Out bass fishing in a farm pond and Bam a lil channel cat hit it and hooked too and bottom lipπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. Crappie were eattin it up the other day as well, lovin the lures and it's my first time throwing Mepps too!!!!!!!!!

James Caldwell – Texas

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Grayling - Pike, Northern - Salmon, Chum - Salmon, Coho (silver) - Salmon, Pink - Trout, Dolly Varden - Trout, Rainbow - Salmon, Chinook (king)

I've been fishing and guiding on the Nushagak River for 15 years, an undressed Aglia with a Hot Pink blade will draw strikes from just about every species in the river and a #5 is all I want to throw at Coho.

Simon Duringer – Rawthey, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Trout, Sea/Speckled

I've fished with MEPPS since 1989 and they have always proved to be the #1 go-to spinner for Trout, Sea-Trout and Salmon. Yesterday, I had 2 nice fish (very unusual for a single day on this local river); 2 x Sea Trout - both on a Gold MEPPS Size 3 Aglia. You guys simply ROCK :-)

Michael Rigney – Eastern Shore Maryland, Maryland

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Largemouth - Bluegill (Bream, Brim) - Catfish, Blue - Crappie (Black) - Perch, White - Perch, Yellow - Pickerel

Best lures ever.

Paul Donovan – Erie Canal, New York

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Rock - Bass, Smallmouth - Crappie (Black) - Perch, Yellow - Pike, Northern - Walleye

Hi
I wanted to share this story. I live on the Erie canal. In an approximately 50 yard stretch in a single day. Over approximately a 2 hour window, I caught the 7 different species of fish that I marked above using the same #2 plain silver Aglia. I found that to be quite remarkable and wanted to share this and let you know what a great product you have.

KAUFFMANN – MOSCHWILLER France

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Carp - Musky - Perch, Yellow - Pike, Northern

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Cole Rochon – Middle Range Pond, Poland, Maine

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Pickerel - Trout, Brook - Trout, Brown - Trout, Rainbow

I fish 5-6 days a week on my lake from early spring to late fall. Mepps spinners have always been a go to when casting for bass. Today I pulled out a Mepps from my grandfather's tackle box (guessing 30 years old.) What followed was the single most amazing hour I've ever spent on the water. In one hour, I caught over 35 fish, and more amazingly, six different types! Large mouth, small mouth, chain link, brown trout, brook trout, and rainbow trout. I'm still in awe.

Mobeen Siddiqi – Naran, Pakistan Pakistan

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Trout, Brown

It was the first time I used this spinner, and got 1 lb brown trout on my second cast.

Ben Webster – A Lake In Alamosa, Colorado

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Trout, Rainbow

Been using Mepps spinners my whole life and have caught hundreds of fish with them.

Kevin Grant – Maine

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Trout, Brook

Hands down, my favorite lure for local brook trout and bass has been the Mepps Aglia. One of the absolute best ever from that line was the undressed treble hook Aglia with the fluorescent orange blade in a #0 or #1 weight. Lost the last one I had a few years ago. Sure do miss that lure. It absolutely slayed brookies here in Maine..

Derrek CUmmings – Blanchard, Michigan

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Bluegill (Bream, Brim) - Perch, Yellow - Pike, Northern - Sunfish (shellcracker)

Mepps are ALWAYS my go to lure. The only reason I ever switch, is to keep things interesting! But almost all of my fish have been caught on Mepps spinners! Great lure for Pike anywhere from 2ft to 12 or even deeper! The fish smash the lure so hard they almost always set the hook themselves! Mepps are just overall great lures and you never know whats gonna be on the line when you throw one and hook into something!

Julie Winkelman – Lemon Lake, CO, Colorado

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Salmon, Kokanee

If you want to catch Kokonee in Colorado, Aglia Long is the way to go. Good product, well made and effective.

Shane Dinsdale – Nottawasaga River Wasaga Beach Ontario, Ontario , Canada

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Salmon, Chinook (king)

I caught a monster salmon on a #2 Hot orange Mepps Spinner on my 10th cast. Felt like I was snagged up on something and then nothing. Then it hit hard. This was the first time I tried spinners during the salmon run. Now I'm hooked on Mepps for good. Thanks.

Luca Poggione – St. Lawrence River, Rockport Ontario Thousand Islands, Ontario , Canada

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Smallmouth - Perch, Yellow - Pike, Northern

Only my fifth time ever fishing, and first time I used the Mepps Aglia. Caught 3 Perch, 8 Bass and 1 Pike using the Mepps Original Aglia Gold #2. My favourite lure, great all around lure, will definitely use it all the time. Just went to pick up more of them at the store. Thanks Mepps.

Thomas Verhoeven – Albertkanaal Belgium

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Striped - Bass, White - Perch, White - Pike, Northern - Snook

I want a testimonial, because I love Mepps spinners. I catch so many fish with them.

Eric Askerud – Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota, Minnesota

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Largemouth - Bowfin - Musky - Perch, Yellow - Pike, Northern - Walleye

Hands down my go-to lure catches everything from perch to muskie! Everytime I fish in a group it out fishes all other lures at least 2 to 1! Thanks Mepps!

Bob Scriven – Great Sacandaga Lake, New York

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Rock - Bass, Smallmouth - Crappie (Black) - Perch, Yellow - Pike, Northern - Sunfish (shellcracker) - Walleye - Catfish, Bullhead (brown, yellow & black)

I love my dressed aglia with a copper blade and black tail. I catch all kinds of fish with this thing. All of my friends don't believe me when I tell them I catch so many fish, until I take them out on my boat and show them. Once they see how many and how fast I catch them they all want to know how to get their own lure. So I tell them to get on the Mepps website and order their own. I have a lot of aglia lures with all different color blades and tails, but it seems the fish just can't resist the copper and black. Thanks Mepps for making fishing so much fun!!!

Kevin Griffin – Lough Ree Ireland

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Trout, Brown

A size #3 Mepps Aglia has to be one of the most productive lures I've ever used. I've taken brown trout on this regularly especially early in the season. Fished over shallows in lakes it's a killer!
Kevin
http://besttroutfishinglures.com/

Richard Ponton – Roanoke River Salem Va , Virginia

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Trout, Brook

Caught on a #3 Silver Mepps 3, weeks after stocking. 2 pounds 9oz

Matt Corliss – Upper And Lower Peninsulas, Michigan

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Bass, Largemouth - Bass, Smallmouth - Bowfin - Musky - Perch, Yellow - Pike, Northern - Trout, Brook - Trout, Brown - Walleye

The Mepps #3 gold with the brown tail is by far my favorite lure in my tackle box. I will not head out fishing if I don't have one. I have caught all of the fish listed above on a gold #3 with a brown tail. I typically target Northern pike, but will frequently catch Bass, and other fish, unintentionally. The best pike I ever caught was around 40 inches, but I have caught countless others over the years. Whenever someone asks my advice on fishing, I recommend the Mepps #3 and tell them that is all they will ever need.

Eric Miller – Yellow Breeches, Pennsylvania

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Trout, Brook - Trout, Brown - Trout, Rainbow

This is a very great product for use in lake or streams for trout.

Caleb Taylor – Tomahawk, Wisconsin

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Fish Caught: Musky

The #5 Aglia is my favorite lure for Pike. I've caught countless Northern on these and my fair share of Largemouth and Smallmouth, but, my absolute best catch was the 45" Musky this lure helped me land.

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