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Gibbs Darter Lures

Gibbs Darter Lures

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WeightLengthHooksColorPrice
DRT1-5/8
gibbsluredrt1
1 5/8 oz.5 3/8 in.2/0 treblesSelect Color$16.99 USD
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DRT2-1/2
gibbsluredrt2
2 1/2 oz.6 3/8 in.3/0 treblesSelect Color$17.49 USD
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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 10 reviews
By Jonathan
Cutchogue, NY
August 5, 2018
The night delight
Sling these bad boys at night into some current and Wham !! Pow!! Splat!!
By Richard Huang
Bellmore, NY
May 15, 2018
Cracked on 1st use
I purchased this lure awhile back but never used it till now. Even know it's been awhile but it was kept in my basement with all my other lures and fishing gear. After i used it i rinsed it with cold water and hung dry in back yard. A few hours layer as i was putting all the gears away that's when i noticed the crack. Appx. 2" on 1 side of middle hook and 1" on ther other side.

Merchant Response:Sorry to hear you are having issues with your lure. I would recommend reaching out to Gibbs about the damage to your lure, they have great customer service and should be able to help you with a warranty claim or a replacement. Thank you. http://www.gibbslures.com/contact-us/
By Jason
Centereach, Ny
July 8, 2016
PLEASURE TO FISH
Great casting and durable wood lure. Can feel it working in a rip.
ProsWell made Quality product
Consnone
By Alex
Pozzuoli, Italy
May 1, 2016
Decent
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.
February 28, 2016
Good good
A smaller darter but just as good as the larger ones. Throws just as far.
By Bob
MA
October 15, 2015
great darter
It's a great plug as are any of the Gibbs arsenal. Quick shipping, satisfied customer
By Alex
California, MD
April 26, 2015
Great Darter
I like Gibbs darter when it's less windy and I can use a lighter plug. Very productive.
By Margaret
Poughkeepsie, NY
April 18, 2015
Awesome Darter
The Gibbs Darter is a very productive plug, I have caught a lot of fish on the Gibbs Darter.
By Db
new york, NY
March 12, 2015
great
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
January 2, 2015
great darters
super strike isnt the only darter i fish. this darter has excellent action and can be killer
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