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Yo-Zuri Bonita Lures

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TD Code
DescriptionTypeLengthWeightColorPrice
R1157
yo-zuri-r1157-bonita-lure
Bonita trolling luresSinking6-3/4in
170mm
6-3/8oz
180g
Select Color$29.99 USD
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R1158
yo-zuri-r1158-bonita-lure
Bonita trolling luresSinking8-1/4in
210mm
10-7/8oz
310g
Select Color$39.99 USD
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The Yo-Zuri Bonita Lures are designed to be fished behind a trolling lead or straight off the rod tip. These lures are deadly on Wahoo and Tuna species. These lures are trolling lures that can be pulled from 6-15 knots and features a tight swimming action. These lures also feature Yo-Zuri's patented color change technology on the top of the bait and a smooth scale pattern on the sides.

  • Proprietary "Power Body"
  • Stainless steel wire-thru construction
  • Flat forged stainless steel hooks
  • Stainless steel ball bearing swivels
  • Extra large eyes
5 Stars based on 25 reviews
By Ben
Dana Point
May 31, 2019
Nice jig
Very nice action
ProsSolid hooksi
By Pete
Bakersfield, CA
May 29, 2019
Yo-Zuri Lures
Yo-Zuri makes great lures. Great action and a great line of colors.
By Robert
Orlando
April 3, 2019
Staple in the early morning spread.
Wahoo on. Great easy way to have that wahoo bait out but still pick up big kings.
By momo
LDUB/BAHAMAS/LARGO
January 19, 2019
use heavier leader for bigger. . . .
size Bonita lures.

just sayin
Prosno need for speedy trolling with this plug
Conslosing one to a hoo
By Trevor
New York, New York
September 22, 2018
Top quality lure
After doing some research, this was one of the most recommended lures for high speed wahoo trolling and after seeing videos on what was caught on them I decided to try them. Bought four. Fast shipping with no issues. I am really impressed by the quality of these lures and would recommend them.
ProsBeautiful lure, large, excellent quality, heavy duty hooks with ball bearing swivels.
ConsI can’t find out how deep it actually trolls
By hyung
dunwoody, GA
June 10, 2018
Good fish
good but hook scrach it self little bit
By Danny M.
Jupiter, FL
May 16, 2018
Trolled with my offshore spread
I troll this with an arrangement of surface lures to cover the water column.
By Kurt
Southport NC
May 14, 2018
Wahoo wacker
Pulls and swims great. Caught a 35 lbs wahoo first time I pulled it!
By The G.
Forked River
April 15, 2018
Big Bait Big Fish
Yet to use this lure, but it is definitely a huge bait. Hopefully the old saying big bait big fish holds true. Heavy duty hardware and hooks.
ProsLarge
ConsPossibly too big.
By KG
Florida
March 7, 2018
Wahoo Killer
The Wahoo here in Florida absolutely destroy these lures. We've had to cut back at with how many we troll because there's no enough room to fight 4-6 hookups at the same time.
ProsBright Vibrant Strong Durable
ConsNone
By Rudy
Jax, FL
December 15, 2017
great lure, great quality
great lure for wahoo, well constructed with solid hooks, great quality on the paint but we'll have to see how it holds up, fast shipping with no issues.
By Chris
Leesville, la
September 13, 2017
Wahoo!
Great pulling lure! Wahoo candy!
By Kai
Carpinteria, CA
August 2, 2017
Tuna like the smaller Bonita
I like to mix it up when trolling for tuna, so I frequently add a 6 3/4 inch Bonita to my spread. Rigged with fluorocarbon and not wire, yellowfin seem to prefer the dorado color, while I've caught Bluefin on the purple/black
By richard 1.
caribbean
May 6, 2017
Wahoo candy
The y0-Zuri bonita is the very best wahoo hard bait on the market. This is my go-to lure sunrise to @ 8:30a.m. either planer or down rigger @ 15 to 25 feet down 3 to 6 knots speed. You can go faster but you have to forego the planer and downrigger and just set it very far back in your spread. I typically only run two hooks the other being a soft lure(sqid type). while wahoo fishing.
By Dustin Z.
Stuart FL.
April 20, 2017
Wahoo!!
I recently purchased 2 of these (purple and black & orange and black) we fished them first light SE Florida in April just prior to the full moon. They trolled flawlessly at 14 knots and we got whacked by a wahoo within the first 10 minutes on the purple and black lure. I am impressed by the quality of these lures and would recommend them.
ProsVery realistic and priced right.
ConsNot really a flaw in the design but make sure that you set these in the water at a slow speed and verify that the lure is swimming correctly prior to releasing it fully. The hooks are large and tend to swing back over the top of the lure and stay there until reset.
4 Questions & 4 Answers
Trevor
from New York asked:
August 29, 2018
Hi, how deep do these lures run?
1 Answer
Depends on your trolling speed and the use of a trolling planer
Submitted by: Bernie on August 30, 2018

Doug
from Belize asked:
April 23, 2018
Is it possible to replace the hook/swivel set? Are they available?
1 Answer
We do not carry the replacement sets of the swivel and hooks that come on the Yo-Zuri Bonita Lures.
Submitted by: Donald on April 26, 2018

Stan
from Sarasota fl asked:
April 25, 2017
Does the r1157 have the rattle ball underneath?
1 Answer
The Yo-Zuri Bonita Lures do not rattle.
Submitted by: Donald on April 26, 2017

Mark
from Chicago asked:
April 19, 2017
Which wire and crimps would you recommend for wahoo trolling this lure?
1 Answer
To allow for the best action on the bonita, we would suggest using the AFW single strand tooth-proof wire somewhere between sizes 12 and 19. No crimps would be necessary, just a haywire twist on each connection. If you are looking to use a 49-strand wire we would suggest the AFW model number K480C-0. The appropriate crimps would be AFW model number J10F8B-B.
Submitted by: Devon on April 25, 2017

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