|2 1/2"||1/4 oz||Floating||#6|
Introduced in 1996, the MEGABASS POP-X breathed new life into the old-style popper concept, adding a gill-system and an attention to detail that immediately set this lure apart. While the carefully crafted contours and hand-finished paint job might draw your eyes first, the real magic lies within the Megabass original Side-Stepping Balancer (PAT.) system. This patented technology features a fixed tungsten weight at the tail, and a spherical tungsten balancer towards the front that moves from side to side. This channels the weight’s movement laterally, combining the spitting action of a popper with a truly unique rolling-dog-walk action. Of course, the POP-X can be worked like a regular popper, but unlike a conventional popper—which only splashes—the patented gill system of the POP-X has two slits that allow for water to pass through, creating a more organic surface disturbance. In addition, the mouth of the POP-X is designed to maximize the spitting distance that can be achieved with each twitch, resulting in considerable water-displacement.