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Z Man Original Chatterbait - $4.99

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This is the original bait that started it all! The Z Man Chatterbait combines the flash of a spinnerbait, the vibration of a crankbait and the snag resistance of a jig. The patent-pending blade design creates an intense vibrating action, which is the key to this incredible bait and the reason it consistently entices explosive reaction bites. The Z Man Chatterbait is also extremely weedless because the hook always remains in an upright position. This allows you to put the bait in heavy cover where fish live.

The Z Man Chatterbait is a versatile weapon. It can be worked shallow or deep, and in a variety of different ways. Remove the skirt and trailer and try a soft plastic jerkbait. This combination works great on schooling fish. When fish are holding close to the bottom, try adding a spider jig or creature bait. Hop, bounce and swim this bait around deep cover for a vibrating, deep water assault.

The Z-Man Original Chatterbait is quickly becoming a must-have in every pro's tackle box. It is the beginning of a whole new bait genre and not just another fad lure.

For some On the Water Pro Tipz from Bassmaster Elite Series pro, Stephen Browning on fishing the Z-Man Original Chatterbait - click on the Product Video icon below main image.

Z Man Chatterbait Replacement Skirts

Z Man Split Tail Trailerz

Comments: This is a great bait- get you some- sharpen up the hook- try different type trailers-great action and lots of big bites !!

From: Johnnie: KY 6/22/14

Comments: I've tried other brands. I came back to these because, well, they work. Yes, sharpen the hook, modify it to hold your trailer, replace the snap, heck, add a new skirt.

From: Jay6: USA 6/13/14

Comments: Got a 3.5 pounder the first time i used it and a 6.5 the next day, and 6.5 is a very nice bass in CT. Haven't had and problems with the snap or the hook, but then again i haven't had it for long. Green pumpkin is the way to go.

From: Jake: Amston, CT 6/7/14

Comments: I have never tried any other blade bait and I there is no reason to. I have landed many pike and bass with these lures with NO problems. match it with an arkie twin tail grub and you're good to go

From: Nick: Lake St. Clair, MI 5/1/14

Comments: A Phenix will blitz one of these any day of the week. The cheap "skirts" keep falling off on these, I can't keep a trailer on without a keeper, the hook dulls, and the snap occasionally comes unbuttoned as well. Basically the same chatterbaits, but the components on these absolutely suck when compared to the Phenix version. If you still have any Phenix chatters, hold onto them, as they'll only increase in value as the market gets inundated with cheap, poorly-manufactured baits.

From: Frustrated Consumer: OK 3/19/14

Comments: I don't know if Z Man reads these reviews but they should.  The hooks and snaps on these baits are AWFUL.  I do feel the Z Man chatterbaits have better action than other brands but that's almost completely negated by the fact I have zero confidence in landing quality fish on them. Sure, you will bring in a couple but virtually every one I've owned has ended its life shortly with a bent/broken snap. With as many of these things that Z Man has sold and now especially with Hite winning the opening Elite series tourney with one there is simply no excuse for this poor quality.

From: Hydrilla: Lake Seminole, FL 3/17/14

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27 Available Colors

  • Bad Shad Gold
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
  • Bayou Craw
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    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
  • Black Blue
    Size Stock Qty
    1/4 8
    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
    5/8 10+
  • Black Shad
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    3/8 10+
    1/2 8
  • Brown Black
    Size Stock Qty
    1/4 7
    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
    5/8 9
  • Candy Craw
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
  • Carolina Craw
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
  • Chameleon Craw
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
  • Chartreuse
    Size Stock Qty
    1/4 10+
    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
    5/8 4
  • Chartreuse Sexy Shad
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
  • Gizzard Shad
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
  • Gold Shad
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
  • Green Pumpkin Black
    Size Stock Qty
    1/4 10+
    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
    5/8 10+
  • Green Pumpkin Purple
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
  • Greenback Shad
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
  • Junebug
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
  • Okeechobee Craw
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
  • Orange/Brown
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
  • Perch
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
  • Sexy Shad
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
  • Sexy Shimmer Blue
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
  • Shad
    Size Stock Qty
    1/4 10+
    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
    5/8 10+
  • Silver Shiner
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
  • Smokey Shad
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
  • Texas Red
    Size Stock Qty
    3/8 10+
  • White
    Size Stock Qty
    1/4 10+
    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
    5/8 10+
  • White Chartreuse
    Size Stock Qty
    1/4 9
    3/8 10+
    1/2 10+
    5/8 10+

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