Daiwa DSPM15F Salt Pro 6" Minnow Lure
|Salt Pro Minnow Floating||3 feet||6 in||1 1/9 oz||#1||Select Color||$9.95 USD|
The Daiwa Salt Pro Minnow is a versatile, long casting bait designed for a fast, ripping style retrieve that produces an erratic side-to-side swim action to draw predator's attention. The Salt Pro Minnow features: a weight transfer system for easier, longer casts; realistic scale pattern and 3-D eyes; heavy duty saltwater hooks.
4.5 Stars based on 91 reviews
Holmdel, New Jersey
Good Upgrade, but has some faults
June 3, 2017
The 17S series have gone through a big upgrade that the original 15S lacked but at the same time, you lose some points. But over all I give it a 4 out of 5 star for usage. Pros - Casting Distance has improved (with no wind) Swimming action also improved and easier to swim through hard rips in the water. Bigger Plug means bigger Fish Hooks are not like the old thin bendable hooks. they are much beefier and will hold that new PB (personal best), that you have lost in the past. Cons - Casting Distance has dropped when casting against the wind - Because of the thicker and larger Build, it is hard for the plug to cut Through the wind unlike the 15S. Overall great plug to use.
ProsCasting Distance has improved (with no wind) Swimming action also improved and easier to swim through hard rips in the water. Bigger Plug means bigger Fish Hooks are not like the old thin bendable hooks. they are much beefier and will hold that new PB (personal best), that you have lost in the past.
ConsCasting Distance has dropped when casting against the wind - Because of the thicker and larger Build, it is hard for the plug to cut Through the wind unlike the 15S.
May 5, 2017
The bigger the plug the bigger the fish. Next to my Danny's this is in my surf bag.
ConsRocks tear them up.
new milford, CT
March 10, 2017
nice lures, Need to change the hooks and rings, factory hooks are weak
ProsGreat lure, good action
ConsNeed to change out low quality hooks and snap rigs
By Jon c
New Canaan, CT
Bigger is better
February 17, 2017
New larger models cast so far with the outstanding results. You must own one
By Luis Fernando Velez O
January 24, 2017
Nice looking lure. They really stepped it up.
Lake worth, FL
January 11, 2017
This is a great lure ecspecially the sinking feature, you can use this from fresh to salt water
Long Island, NY
Staple in the bay area
September 30, 2016
The larger model is used by almost everyone I know in the surf during the striper run. This model works great in the bay and at night to avoid 'shakers'. Casts really well.
New Hartford, NY
Excellent action in the surf
September 26, 2016
The Daiwa 6" Salt Pro Minnows are effective in the surf because of their suspending characteristic. They stay in the strike zone longer than a full floating or full sinking minnow imitation. Sometimes it takes just a twitch to draw a strike from a striped bass. The weight distribution system also extends their casting distance.
ProsReasonably priced and durable.
September 16, 2016
I got my hands one one of these and I must say, extremely impressive. Casts like a bullet and catches fish like nothing else. Larger than the standard model and perfect for slightly more moderate conditions. A+
August 5, 2016
I use the sinking in deeper water where I need to get down when the fish are hanging low. This lure produces well in deep drops and in channels. All the models of SP minnows work exceptionally well. Use the sinking in deeper water and you'll catch more fish.
ConsFactory hooks need to be upgraded.
August 5, 2016
This is my number one lure to throw. I don't even take it off my line most of the time. Casts great! Amazed at the size of the fish ill catch on this lure.
ProsCasts well, catches fish
ConsFactory hooks need an upgrade.
August 5, 2016
This has become a stable on the beaches of long island. And my go to lure in the fall for bass on the south shore, If the fish are around the will hit this lure almost every time.
Consstandard hooks are a bit weak.
Great lure for bass and blues
July 8, 2016
This lure is many times the first out of my plug bag. Decent casting and great action. I've had bass to 20lbs fall to this lure. Change out the hooks and split rings as they tend to be weak.
ProsGreat assortment of colors Decent casting Versatile under different conditions Inexpensive
ConsHooks and split rings are weak.
Daiwa Salt Pro Minnow
June 22, 2016
This lure has been very productive for me this year. I mainly fish at night from jettys and beaches and this is my go to lure. A slow retrieve in the current with a few twitches and hold on! I use the floaters and change out the split rings and use VMC 9626 4X 2/0 hooks.
Prosfloaters great lure
Conssplit rings hooks
By Aaron Roy Basillote
Cast very far
June 17, 2016
I'm surprised as to how long I can cast this lure, even though am only using 16lb mono, was able to cast the lure far to cover more and more space. Quality was good considering its not JDM. Swims and suspends well. Not that heavy when reeling in from a far cast, which was a plus, because it lessened the fatigue especially when casting all day long. Overall nice swim action and casts very far.
ProsSwims nice and casts very far
ConsPaint finish easly scratched
Attleboro , Massachusetts
May 4, 2016
Love the colors and design !
Must Have Surf Fishing Lure
April 26, 2016
The Daiwa SP Minnow is a must have surf lure. Casts great, awesome action and catches fish. I upgrade the hooks to VMC 9626 and the split rings to 90lb Spro.
Catches Stripers from NH down to DE
April 25, 2016
I have used various colors and styles from the beached of NH down to DE and produces fish. As others have mentioned the hardware on them is not the greatest so i replace the hooks.
killer night plug
April 9, 2016
first plug out after dark blurple color just replace the hooks with vmc 2/0 and your set
Prosgreat action and cast a mile for a little swimmer
Conshooks are garbage
March 25, 2016
Always have one in my bag. Casts well , affordable, catches fish,, first time trying the laser green
By DR IAN L
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
also an excellent trolling lure for freshwater!
March 24, 2016
Most of these reviews concern surf casting for striped bass - I haven't done any of that but inland in the Great Lakes region this is an outstanding trolling lure for introduced Pacific salmon spp., Steelhead, Brown Trout, and Lake Trout - here again, the durability and strength of the lure withstands powerful strikes and thrashing about, and its action, rattle and flash are particularly effective in attracting widely scattered fish in open water. Yo-Zuri beats Rapala every day in this situation. The lure is also good for Muskellunge.
ProsQuality, durability, lively wobble-action, flash and realism.
ConsAn expensive lure - it's use should be avoided in snaggy areas.
STURGEON BAY, WI
Proven Fish Catcher
March 12, 2016
Have fished many colors and weight variations - floating, sinking, slow sink and fast sink bullet. All productive in appropriate applications. Standard floating model has become an affordable staple in nearly every north-eastern surf-casters plug bag. Black, bone / white, mackerel, chicken scratch, wonder-bread / pearl, sardine, shiner, translucent green, sand-eel - have all caught fish for me. Sinking and Bullet models work better in moderate - heavier current, sweep, and/or wave action and the Bullets seem to need faster retrieve or current do get the S swimming action going - regular SP minnows wiggle tighter and will do so at slower retrieve. Mackerel and bone / pearl (white) SPs and Bullets, with upgraded hard-ware have caught bass up to 25lbs for me in Cape Cod Canal and all colors (esp. Blurple, white, chicken-scratch at night) have produced for me at night from South County Rhode Island breachways to North Shore Mass. and NH seacoast sand beaches and rocky shorelines. Replacing factory hardware with stronger (3-4X VMC, 2/0 or 3/0) hooks and split rings is necessary for targeting bigger fish, especially in current, but may slow down the lures action, which may be desirable to some - opinions vary. SPs do track better and stay stable in heavier current conditions than many lighter weight "Finnish"/ minnow plugs. SPs also cast much better (internal weight transfer) than many similar sized plugs.
ProsCastability Stability in rough water Fish-catching action & color patterns
ConsNeed to upgrade factory hard-ware or risk losing nice fish
By Erich Kielburger
Wading River, NY
Gotta have a few SPs in the bag
March 3, 2016
SP minnows are always in my surf bag, can't go wrong
1 Question & 1 Answer
from Miami FL asked:
August 15, 2015
Diawa Lures floating or sinking how to access? Floating?
If you look at the order chart for these lures, you can see if they are floating or sinking before you order them. Another option is placing your order over the phone to be sure that you get the ones that you want.
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