Dancin' Eel Fishing Bait Information

Dancin' Eel Fishing Bait Information
Famed B.A.S.S. angler Bill Dance invented the Dancin' Eel for largemouth bass, but his hybrid lure catches striped bass, bluefish, weakfish, redfish and other game fish just as well.

It's a Crankbait

Like any other lipped crankbait, the Dancin' Eel is designed to be cast and retrieved. The plastic lip makes the lure wiggle as it moves through the water.

It's a Soft Plastic Bait

The action of the Dancin' Eel is transferred from its hard plastic body to a soft plastic tail. The soft tail exaggerates the lure's action even more.

Two Sizes

The Dancin' Eel is 6inches long, and the Baby Dancin' Eel is 5 inches long. Pick the size that matches the forage.


The Dancin' Eel and the Baby Dancin' Eel come in colors including Rainbow Trout, Dancin' Shad, Chartreuse Shad, Tadpole, Rayburn Red and Royal Shad.


As of 2009 the Dancin' Eel and the Baby Dancin' Eel are available for about $4.

Article Written By Stephen Byrne

Stephen Byrne is a freelance writer with published articles in "Nor'East Saltwater," "Sportfishing" magazine, "Pacific Coast Sportfishing" and "Salt Water Sportsman." As a fishing charter captain, he was also interviewed for a feature in "Field and Stream." Byrne studied environmental science at the State University of New York at Delhi.

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