DOA Softshell Crab

DOA Softshell Crab

by DOA

Fish feed on real crabs, and they'll feed on the DOA Softshell Crab.

Price: $4.49
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D.O.A. Softshell Crab3/8 oz.Select Color$4.49 USD
DOA Softshell Crab lures came about because local fishermen kept finding small crabs inside so many of the fish they cleaned. Other fishermen confirmed these findings and DOA Lures knew that if the fish were feeding on real crabs, they would feed on their Softshell Crab. DOA Crab Lures have caught everything from red drum to permit, tarpon, snook and even bass. Try one. Walk it sideways across the bottom or swim it slowly in the current. This lure can be crept slowly across potholes or slid right across the surface for that topwater strike. You'll be pleased with it's lifelike swimming and feeding action and you'll be in for some great fishing fun.
Fishing the Softshell Crab
  • Light & Medium Spin ( 4-16 lb. test ): Slow retrieve gives the Softshell Crab a lifelike swimming action. Try a medium retrieve followed by a 5 second stall.
  • Current or Fast Water: Cast up current, keep slack out of line with a steady retrieve to have the crab swim to the bottom. Casting cross current or down current allows the crab to swim near the surface.
  • Structure or Heavy Grass Fishing: Cast as close to the structure or to the edge of a grass flat as possible. Let the DOA Softshell Crab settle to the bottom and move slowly along the edge of the clear bottom.
  • Drop Offs: Cast into shallow water and retrieve slowly followed by brief stalls to allow the crab to follow the contour of the drop off.
4.5 Stars based on 6 reviews
By Joe
Medford, NJ
Not a bad lure
April 1, 2020
This lure is very simple in design and I think that that can be beneficial especially in dirty water. This lure is very versatile, in New Jersey this is a great tog lure and in my recent trip to florida I used this lure for sheepshead under bridges and for redfish in the bays.
ProsAction Durability Simplicity
By andre
Boynton beach, FL
Great crab lure
January 12, 2016
Great bait for a variety of inshore species and is a great crab imitation
By Db
new york, NY
for togging
April 22, 2015
I used this crab last fall with doa promotion.
I ttied sevral times in wrek fishing.
it produce few tog..
it is proving togging with fake bait.
By Db
new york, NY
for black fish
March 17, 2015
Match to andrus green crab jig.
it works for tauto fiahung.
crab leg is moving by current and looks very real
By Ben
Lake Worth, FL
Good product
February 5, 2015
Great to use if you are fishing for tarpon and has even worked for me on snook but mostly getting the bite on those tarpon
By Adventure M.
No. Virginia
Only one ??
November 7, 2014
Ordered this for a Florida flats fishing trip. One little crab showed up !!! No luck on reds just a Bonnethead Shark.
ProsWell made
3 Questions & 3 Answers
from FL asked:
December 27, 2019
Could this be used on Mangrove Snappers?
1 Answer
Yes this is would catch mangrove snappers! 
Submitted by: Alyssa Madosky on December 30, 2019

from Floridap asked:
April 10, 2020
How many are in a pack?
1 Answer
The DOA Softshell Crabs come in packs of one. 
Submitted by: Sydney on April 11, 2020

Lindon Thompson
from Australia asked:
April 11, 2014
What size are DOA Crabs, I cannot find it anywhere
1 Answer
The crabs are about 3" long.
Submitted by: Customer Service on April 12, 2014


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