How deep does a 6XD crankbait dive?

The Strike King 6XD Crankbait measures 3″ long and weighs 1oz with a diving depth of up to 20ft.

What Rod should I use for deep diving crankbaits?

What is the best deep cranking rod? Deep crankbaits are often heavy and feature treble hooks, this means you need a rod to deal with these attributes. The rod many anglers will go with is a 7′ to 7’6”, moderate action rod. This moderate action means the rod will bend lower and further.

What size hooks for 6XD?

Size 1 or 1/0 will do ya just fine! Gamakatsu short shank round bend magic eye in whatever size you like. The short shank will whelp you upsize hooks without them being able to hook each other.

How much does a 6XD crankbait weigh?

Product Details

Strike King Length Weight
6XD 3″ 1oz

Are crankbaits good in summer?

Search High And Low With Deep Divers Deep cranking works best throughout the summer when bass are out on the deeper ridges off the flats and start feeding on the shad. While some lures work well early and late in the day during summer, deep-diving crankbaits provide round-the-clock action.

What’s the best line for crankbaits?

The best multipurpose line is monofilament. It has been an all-around great bass fishing line for years and is affordable. Monofilament has more stretch than fluorocarbon or braid so it is ideal for running shallow-diving crankbaits through wood or rocks.

What is the strike King series 6 XD crankbait?

The Strike King Series 6 XD Crankbait was designed and tested for over a year with 5-time BASS Angler-of-the-Year Kevin VanDam before he unveiled a prototype and used it to produce some substantial weights in route to his 2nd place finish in the 2009 BASS Elite Series event at Kentucky Lake.

How deep can KVD bait go?

In order to attack those big ledge fish, KVD wanted to make sure this new bait would not only reach 18-20-foot depths, but that it had the right wobble and shimmy once it got there to attract the bass and entice them to bite. Well balanced, it casts like a bullet and has a super-steep dive angle to reach the strike zone quickly.

How good is Vandam’s bait?

Well balanced, it casts like a bullet and has a super-steep dive angle to reach the strike zone quickly. VanDam said he easily got this bait down to 18 to 19-feet on every cast, and it was the erratic action once it hit the bottom and then began to wander off that triggered the bass to bite.