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Gibbs Polaris Popper Lures

Gibbs Polaris Popper Lures

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1 oz.3 3/4 in.#2 trebleSelect Color$15.99 USD
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Polaris Popper
A Stan Gibbs classic popper that is one of the most copied plugs in the line. Its ability to fool big fish has been documented for years, and therefore has become a staple in most fishermen's surf bags.
Guide To Fishing Gibbs Lures
One of the all-time favorites in the Gibbs line and finished in a more traditional "Popper" fashion than the Pencil Popper. The key here is to vary the speed, even letting the plug come to rest on occasion. Impart only enough rod tip action to splash the water and create the audible "gurgle". The most common error in fishing Poppers is to overdo the rod action. Only a twitch is needed, as the sound will travel far under water.
4.5 Stars based on 37 reviews
By Jonathan
Southampton, NY
April 29, 2012
3 1/2 oz Yellow Polaris Popper
Used a few times last fall during a false albie blitz from the beach, manage to catch a few. Easy to use in all water conditions, but best suited for moderate surf conditions.
ProsCasts very well, good action
By SI Plugger
Staten Island, New York
December 13, 2017
Casts a Mile, Pops Like a Beast
This is an excellent lure with extreme cast-ability and action that mimics busting bait fish like no other. Gibbs Polaris is my go to when there are blitzing fish or signs of bunker pods. It will reach places other lures just can't cast to. It is a bit heavy for long casting sessions. I usually keep in the bag until I am sure there's bait. 10 casts of this and you start to feel it.
By Stefan
Bloomfield, NJ
December 6, 2017
Great lure!
Some good action on this plug and casts a mile! Always in the lure bag ready to sling!
By TOD26
New Jersey
November 15, 2017
classic popper with great action.
By lee
New York, NY
November 12, 2017
another classic popper
durable, comes with great hardware and with its larger profile will raise the bigger fish.
By Pemaquid Curmudgeon
Midcoast, Maine
August 10, 2017
BEWARE - Picture NOT representative!!!
Lure is great, a tried and true classic from Gibbs, BUT the ones TackleDirect shipped me DID NOT have the pictured bucktail!! These plugs had bare tail hooks. I grabbed the box from the UPS man, got out my 5 min epoxy to protect the bucktail winding as I do with all my bucktails, and when I went to seal the threads, there was nothing to seal! Not having the bucktail makes hookups tough since the hook gap size on these plugs is small to begin with.
ProsCast well Pops nicely
ConsWhat you see is NOT what you get!
By James
April 16, 2017
Excelent product
I will bay again
By Paul
December 17, 2016
Nice with it
Can't never go wrong with this plug.
By Paul
December 17, 2016
Good stuff
Great plugs. Cast a distance.
By YoungSlugga
Baltimore, MD
October 19, 2016
Great Popper
Casts far! I can throw it about 420 feet with the wind at my back!
By Arthur
June 3, 2016
Good headline
Come on. Gibbs popper. All surf man should have one. Throws great.
By Larry
Long Beach, New Youk
June 2, 2016
Great old Popper
Gibbs has been making poppers for years, this is a great top water plug for Blues & Bass. I always have one or two of these in my surf bag. It is a great plug weather you are new to the surf or a surf regular!
ProsEasy to pop & splash, floats, good for long casts even when the wind is in your face.
By Ryan
Orlando, Florida
May 2, 2016
Gibbs Polaris
First popper I used from the pier and was surprised at the distance i reached. On the larger size but it's spits alot of water when worked. Caught alot of blues and jacks.
ProsProven and well made.
By Kevin
greenlawn, NY
April 9, 2016
awesome popper
great little popper throws alot of water
Proswell made
By Thomas
Shirley, NY
February 20, 2016
Great Popper
This lure casts a mile and blue fish love it.
By 2Pop
Baltimore, MD
September 12, 2015
Great Popper
This is a great popper. This color is the best! Gibbs makes a quality product.
ProsCasts far........
ConsTeaser tail shortens cast distance when casting from shore. Gibbs should make a model without the teaser.
By Frank Q
San Francisco
July 30, 2015
This lure is a dream to cast. Very aerodynamic!
ProsBuild quality
By Jon
Long Branch, NJ
June 8, 2015
Caught Many Stripers on This Pattern/Color Over the past
Can't stock my new jetty back without one of these time proven fish catchers!!! If you don't have at least one, get one or better yet, buy a few patterns/colors for varying conditions!!! Enough said!!!
ProsMy favorite color pattern/colors...Caught many Stripers on this one in rough waters off of the jetties in Deal, Elberon, and Allenhurst, NJ !!!
By Jon
Long Branch, NJ
June 8, 2015
A Perfect Buddy to The Blue One and Just as Effective!!!
Can't stock my new jetty back without one of these time proven fish catchers!!! If you don't have at least one, get one!!! Enough said!!!
ProsThese Poppers catch fish!!!!
By Jon
Long Branch, NJ
June 8, 2015
Another Time Proven Fish Catcher That Is a Must Have!!!
Can't stock my new jetty back without one of these time proven fish catchers!!! If you don't have at least one, get one!!! Enough said!!!
ProsGreat fish catcher!!! I ordered three in different patterns that have always worked on picky fish!!! Great weight distribution to reach out and get the fish!!!
By Alex
California, MD
April 26, 2015
Great classic plug
The plug is very productive and well made, the only flaw are the weak hooks.
United States
April 15, 2015
Awesome Popping Action Good Distance
Awesome Popping Action Good Distance
By Db
new york, NY
March 5, 2015
small bottle
Small bottle I use as just swimmer. popping does not splash much water. But slowwww retrive make good swim.
By Db
new york, NY
February 20, 2015
great quality
it looks very similar to littleneck popper, but without rattle.. seems like built with wood. cast a mile
Prosnice qulity
By Db
new york, NY
February 8, 2015
nice popper
Good solid popper with great price.. I like to be little heavier.. and stringer treble hook
ProsGreat price
By mike
street md
October 29, 2014
ok lure don't look real
Cheap looking but works well
By David
Rishon Le Zion, Israel
October 2, 2014
Tuna magnet!!!
Tuna magnet!!!
By Nicholas
Peabody, MA
October 2, 2014
Fantastic if you prefer wooden plugs!
Casts very far, throws a lot of water, and has that nice "hand-crafted" feel to it. Also VERY good hardware right out of the package.
Prosstock hardware can handle schoolie tuna
Consthe shiny specs will fall off after a few fish (but the lure will still catch fish) Not quite as durable as the plastic versions of this plug. Bounce it off a rock during a cast and the wood may split.
By Aaron
Lake Hopatcong, NJ
September 30, 2014
The best popper
I can't find another popper as good as the Gibbs Polaris. (Super Strike comes close) Usually I stick with the White/Red Head but I've done just as well on yellow and a few others. I prefer the 2-1/4oz version
ProsCasts a mile great action
ConsDoesn't hold up super well after catching a ton of fish or pulling over rocks
By Aaron
Lake Hopatcong, NJ
September 30, 2014
The best popper
I can't find another popper as good as the Gibbs Polaris. (Super Strike comes close) Usually I stick with the White/Red Head but I've done just as well on yellow and a few others. I do prefer the slightly larger version but for lighter fishing this is my go to popper.
ProsCasts a mile Great action
ConsDoesn't hold up to well after tons of fish
By Ray
September 18, 2014
Gibbs Polaris Poppers
This popper cast along way. Can outcast a 11' custom rod using a 1.5oz creek chub with my 9ft. 12 year old Tica.
ProsLong cast, loud popping noise, extra sharp hooks
Consneeds split rings on hooks
By james
arverne, NY
August 10, 2014
Gibbs 1 1/2 oz Red Head
I use this on the bay and like it as well as any other brand name 1oz-2oz popper.
Prosconstruction price
By james
arverne, NY
August 10, 2014
Excellent plug for windy days on the ocean, casts well
Proswell made sale price
By John
March 29, 2014
A decent lure
It is a fairly well made lure, but somewhat basic by today's standards. Not much technology built into it. Casts well but not great. A good standby. I have not caught anything with it yet and of course that is the true measure of a good lure.
ProsInexpensive, fairly well made
ConsBasic, no internal beads, no oversized eyes or added splash? Intensifier.
By shane
sandwich, MA
March 24, 2014
easy popper to use
of all top water plugs polaris poppers are the easiest to use. they catch and cast well.
By kevin
staten island ny
March 22, 2013
all gibbs products are the best made plugs on the market. The only negative thing about gibbs lures are the hooks. change the the hooks and you have the best casting,popping,swimming lures out there. and the prices are reasonable
ive been fishing for over 37 years, ive purchased the top of the line plugs from the best of the best plug makers out there.And spent lures starting at 30 dollars and up. Some work great, unfort you have no idea how that plug or plugs are going to work. When i purchase a Gibbs plug i know i'm going to be happy with it. And there's nothing fancy about them, except i've caught more fish with them than any other plug out there..
Prosvariety of colors,weights and tons of differnt types to increase my catch
Consthe only issue i have with Gibbs plugsare the hooks. i have been lazy and didnt upgrade the hooks and i lost lots of quality fish. if Gibbs upgrated there hooks to vmc or a better grade hook, it would only make me love and trust the plug up with the best
By Jon
New Jersey
March 18, 2013
Best Popper
This is by far the best popper in my bag. Go-to in any situation.
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