Rapala Scatter Rap Crank
Featuring Rapala's revolutionary Scatter Rap technology, the Rapala Scatter Rap cruises through the water in a frantic and evasive pattern that gets bass salivating. With the addition of the new Scatter Rap bill, the Scatter Rap draws tenacious reaction strikes - without ever making contact with structure. Simply by varying your retrieve speed from slow to fast, you can get the Scatter Rap to deflect out to the side and generate vicious reaction strikes. Built using the classic Rapala crankbait body profile, the Rapala Scatter Rap features a rugged, non-ratting, balsa wood construction, and two razor sharp VMC black nickel hooks. Offered in a host of classic colors, as well as, some of Ike’s Custom Colors, the Rapala Scatter Rap is another example of Rapala’s continuing innovation.
|Scatter Rap Crank 5||2"||5/16oz||6-8ft||Floating|
|Scatter Rap Crank 7||2-3/4"||9/16oz||8-13ft||Floating|
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Comments: Listen to the other reviews before fishing them, if you do you will have no problem getting it to hunt. If you get a slow reel and reel it moderately fast, it will perform just like the videos. Dark Brown Craw works amazingly in muddy/stained water, and Ike's Rasta is good for clearer water. If you fish it right, you will not be disappointed.
From: Jeremy: Celina, TX 11/16/15
Comments: Great action just as advertised. Considering its size, the castability is pretty good. From my own experience the lip barely affect the casting performance
From: Ben: Tempe, AZ 5/29/15
Comments: This is my favorite craw style bait I have used so far. It's durable and rigs very easily. My favorite color so far is sun perch but I'm sure there are some other good ones. The scent doesn't wear off and it does a good job at avoiding weeds due to its shape. I use a 1/8 oz worm weight texas rigged and do great! Good jig trailer but I would go with the paca chunk. It's the same thing but smaller so you don't have to trim the head to fit it on the jig.
From: Pbizzle: Chattanooga, TN 11/3/14
Comments: It works great and has caught me largemouth, smallmouth, trout and even channel cats. It's not meant to be burned in, works best with a slow steady retrieve. It doesn't dive much over 4' on 10 pound test mono, but is still heavy enough to cast well with my 5.0:1 Curado E. Very good shallow crank that can get bit when others come up short.
From: Tyler: Grand Junction, CO
Comments: Works for me. Read the other reviews, and fish it slow. Use a whippy rod.
From: Meatwad: scat-rappin
Comments: what can I say other than I caught a 7.3lb bass on the bluegill color...love this bait, never fails me, but it does take some practice, I think it works way better with fluorocarbon
From: Rudy: Tracy, CA
Comments: I probably should have done more research before buying this bait.... for cold water, I'm sure it's great because the action is very impressive, but I like to burn shallow crankbaits to get reaction strikes from shallow bass and this thing is not built for that. As previously noted, this thing does a loop de loop if you get too aggressive with it.
From: Alan: Adairsville
Comments: This lure really does have an erratic, hunting action and does everything that you see in the youtube videos. However, even with 8 lb fluorocarbon and a long cast, I wasn't able to get this bait to even dive 4ft down. If you burn the bait it will barrel roll. Also, if you start cranking the second it hits the water, it tends to roll a bit. I found that the best way to get this bait to function properly is to let it sit for a second or two after hitting the water and reeling with a steady medium retrieve.
From: Elijah: Seattle, WA
Comments: I like the lure the hot steel works great.the only problem is that if u reel them in to fast they roll.make shore to reel in slow.
From: Nater: Berkshires ma USA
Comments: This worked fine for me, the only issue I have with these is getting them started on a long cast sometimes they don't run correctly but a few tugs will set them straight. Other than that, they don't seem to work well on fast retrieve but great for a pause or steady retrieve. I've only caught one bass but about 8 trout but the ponds I've been fishing are heavily stocked with trout.
From: Chad: Yakima, WA
Comments: Have caught tons of fish on these. Make sure to throw on med. action cranking rod, 10lb line,and a low gear ratio reel. I throw it with a 4:9:1 ratio reel. You absolutely cannot burn these.
From: Kevin: NC
Comments: Made 10 casts and threw it in the back of the boat.. This is nothing new that a good square bill will hunt, this is nothing new and revolutionized; just another gimmick to make people spend money. On top of that making the retrieve limited to one speed, just seems worthless to me.
From: Brett: NY
Comments: This not just another crankbait. It is a crankbait right on the edge of stability so that it kicks out, then recovers. That means by definition that it has a narrow range of speeds that will work with it. You cannot blaze it. You need to practice with it to find that sweet range. When you do you will realize that a steady retrieve or trolling speed will lead to an irregular pattern of bait movement. Stop trying to make it into something it isn't and enjoy what a truly unique lure it is.
From: Dean: Apple Valley, MN USA
Comments: Not impressed at all. I tried different retrieve speeds and even went down to 8lb line and this lure still rolls and spins. NO WAY the SR Crank will go 6-8ft like advertised. Maybe 4ft if you are lucky. I did however catch some fish but after the 4th one or so, the lure was so out of tune, it ended up in the bottom of the boat
From: Alex: Phenix City, AL
Comments: My bait performed as advertised! Make sure you reel at a steady pace, but don't try to burn them. The best action I got was on a medium fast retrieve but not too fast, or it will roll on you. Nice bait and I'm very happy with it!
From: Tom: N. Charleston, S.C.
Comments: People are saying that is rolls over which it does if you retrieve to fast. My first cast with it I caught at least a 5 pounder. It was the helsinki color.
From: Phillip: Orlando, FL
Comments: i used on my 6'8 xfast mojo spinning rod with a smoke reel threw out there lit it rest give it tug and once under i just kind of treated it like a jerk bait all the way back i realty couldn't burn it eather
From: Adam: US
Comments: These baits are great, they work and they hold up. I've hit mine off a couple rocks casting shorelines for Smallmouth with no problems. They dive the way they say they will and the action is amazing. Watch some of the videos online to get the maximum action out of these things and you will be amazed. Like another reviewer said, they're not a magic bullet, but they're a great tool to have in your box.
From: Kevin: WI
Comments: Used the Scatter Rap today and I did not have any of the problems people are talking about. It casts as far as a regular crank bait and I had no trouble getting it to dive immediately. I like the evasive action it has and I will be using it quite often. I would recommend it.
From: Matt: San Diego, CA
Comments: First off, you can't expect your bait to go all the way to max depth if your using heavy line, secondly it sounds like some of the conditions y'all are putting this bait in aren't helping you regardless. It's a great bait for what it's made for.
Comments: This lure works pretty good, but it's defiantly not worth the money! The reason why they call it the scatter rap, is because after a couple of fish the paint disappears !!!!!
From: Peter: acushnet,ma
Comments: This does all what other people have written. Doesn't cast well, spins, hard to get diving but have to say it works. First tournament of the year pulled in a 19 lb sack all coming on this bait. It has issues but it does catch fish. One thing that wasn't mentioned is that my bill broke on the 5th fish... it was a 5 lber so I wasn't complaining but thought it should have held up better.
From: Frank: PA
Comments: As any rapala balsa bait it is a little difficult to cast on baitcasters but, I have to say that it does perform as specified and advertised. I was throwing it today on 10lb. test braid on a med. light cumara rod and a Lews tournament 5.4:1 reel and it worked really good. Tried the Rap Crank and the Rap Shad with equal results, if you burn it really fast it will go out of wack but at medium speed its great, at least for my liking!
From: Charlie: Trenton,NJ USA
Comments: So far I'm not Impressed, unless I got a defective one this bait isn't that great. Every other cast when I retrieve this thing it just rolls over or spins the whole way back to the boat and I'm not even burning it. I'm actually fishing it with a lews 5.4:1, so I don't know what the problem is.
From: Mike: Iowa
Comments: Don't waste your money. Threw it half a day yesterday on Table Rock. Too light for most baitcasters absolutely can't be thrown into the wind. Won't dive past 4 ft, rolls over in circles when burned, maybe a good creek lure on spinning tackle but not cut out for rea; deal Bass fishing. I can throw a 1/4 oz Speed Trap a mile but this thing just catches air and falls short every time. I was expecting some competition for the KVD 2.5 well this isn't it.
From: Roger: Nixa Mo USA
Comments: Great concept but they dont dive very well. They end up torpedoing on top like the hook is snagged on the line and it really isnt. tough to get these to start diving, they just torpedo and flip around. cool idea but doesn't work well.
From: James: New England
Comments: Used it last friday for first time so far not impressed. At first it is hard to hard, scatters so much it just flips up and turns on its side alot. Reel super slow and it ok and you are suppose to vary speed to make it scatter. Seem hard to control and doesn't dive very well. It give them another try this week still learning but it looks easier than it is.
From: Bill: Liberty twp. Oh
Comments: Not sure why TW isn't selling these yet they have already hit the market at big box stores like dicks sporting goods. This bait is really awesome and unique. First day out this spring caught a few nice 2-3lbs LMB in one of my favorite spots on the lake. I hope they make them in bigger sizes soon!
From: CJ: York, PA