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Gibbs Darter DRT2-1/2 Mackerel

Gibbs Darter DRT2-1/2 Mackerel

Price: $18.49
Model
TD Code
WeightLengthHooksColorPrice
DRT2-1/2 Mackerel
GIB-0018
2 1/2 oz.6 3/8 in.3/0 treblesMackerel$18.49 USD
Darter
A Gibbs original which was designed for fast moving rips and currents of Long Island and Cape Cod. Years of proven productivity have made this a classic in all fisheries up and down the coast.
Guide To Fishing Gibbs Lures
A "classic " in the salt water plug offerings, brought back by popular demand in its most sought after sizes and colors. This plug is more effective when cast in the current and immediately "jump started" with a moderate jerk of the rod tip to get the plug to bite and start its descent. Follow this with a slow, steady retrieve as the plug works from side to side for approximately ten to fifteen feet; then return your rod to a forward position pointed at the plug and allow the Darter to float back to the surface. Your line will need to be slacked to allow this, but be ready as strikes often occur as the plug is fluttering to the top. Fished correctly, this plug should swim beneath the surface with an erratic left-to-right motion as it is retrieved. This has been Stan Gibbs' most effective retrieve, but as with most of Gibbs lures, you can experiment with different speeds and rod motions, finding another that is better suited in other circumstances.
4.5 Stars based on 8 reviews
By Jason
Centereach, Ny
PLEASURE TO FISH
July 8, 2016
Great casting and durable wood lure. Can feel it working in a rip.
ProsWell made Quality product
Consnone
By Alex
Pozzuoli, Italy
Decent
May 1, 2016
Good darter for moderate surf and rips. But I prefer the Super Strike Zig Zag when I'm trying to accomplish the same profile.
By Art
Boston USA.
Good good
February 28, 2016
A smaller darter but just as good as the larger ones. Throws just as far.
By Bob
MA
great darter
October 15, 2015
It's a great plug as are any of the Gibbs arsenal. Quick shipping, satisfied customer
By Alex
California, MD
Great Darter
April 26, 2015
I like Gibbs darter when it's less windy and I can use a lighter plug. Very productive.
By Margaret
Poughkeepsie, NY
Awesome Darter
April 18, 2015
The Gibbs Darter is a very productive plug, I have caught a lot of fish on the Gibbs Darter.
By Db
new york, NY
great
March 12, 2015
Gibbs darter cast rwally well. Shallow body and its weight make itself flying machine.. thus lure can handle rough water nicely.. highly recommended
By doug
wareham, MA
great darters
January 2, 2015
super strike isnt the only darter i fish. this darter has excellent action and can be killer
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