Gear Review: Rapala Clackin’ Minnow & Clackin’ Crank

Rapala Clackin’ Minnow & Clackin’ Crank

Rapala’s new Clackin’ Crank and Clackin’ Minnow feature a single stainless steel ball that transmits a loud cadence rattle that fish not only hear but feel as it produces vibrations through the water. Built for long casting, these lures sport translucent textured bodies with internal holographic foil and are available in 16 colour patterns.

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The Clackin’ Crank comes in two sizes: 53, which is two inches long, weighs 5/16 ounce and has a running depth of three feet; and size 74, which is 2-¾ inches long, weighs 5/8 ounce and has a running depth of four feet. To hook and hold the big boys, the Clackin’ Crank size 53 displays a #8 VMC SureSet Treble Hook on the tail and a #8 VMC Round Bend Treble Hook on the belly, while the Clackin’ Crank 74 features a set of #4s. The Clackin’ Minnow is available in size 09 and 11. Size 09 is 3-½ inches long, weighs 7/16 ounce, runs at three-to-four feet and is equipped with a #6 VMC SureSet Treble Hook on the tail and a #5 VMC Round Bend Treble Hook on its belly. Size 11 is 4-3/8 inches long, weighs ¾ ounce, runs at four-to-five feet and is strapped with a #4 hooks.

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