Are Mepps lures any good?

Are Mepps lures any good?

Size #2 Mepps are also excellent for smallmouth bass and walleye. These sizes are ideal for teaching youngsters the basics of spinner fishing, as they are heavy enough to cast well with light tackle, yet they are small enough to catch a wide variety of fish.

How old are Mepps spinners?

Fast forward to 2018 and the Aglia is now 80 years old! To celebrate, Mepps is offering limited edition Mepps Aglia 80th Anniversary Lures in sizes #3 and #5 plain and dressed spinners.

Are Mepps good for trout?

#00, #0 & #1 Mepps Aglias are perfect for small stream brook trout, rainbow trout or brown trout. Larger trout may prefer a #2 or #3 Aglia. In areas where Brookies are found they are usually the favorite of the trout fisherman.

How do you get Mepps spinners?

The Aglia style blade is the original Mepps spinner. The blade revolves at about a 60┬░ angle from the spinner body. This blade will spin at very slow retrieved. By cranking this spinner in with a fast retrieve, it can be brought in just under the surface or buzzed right along the surface quite easily.

What is the best color spinner for trout?

Under most conditions when using spinners a simple, straight retrieve works best for trout. Silver spinner blades are known to excite rainbows, lake trout, cutthroats and brookies while brown, golden and bull trout often favor gold blades.

Do trout like spinners?

Although they can be caught on a wide variety of baits, lures and flies, we’re especially pleased to report that most species of trout show an exceptional fondness for in-line spinners – Panther Martins in particular.

Where are Mepps spinners made?

Antigo, Wisconsin
You’ll see it because we’re proud of the fact that every Mepps in-line fishing spinner and spoon sold in the United States is hand assembled at our plant in Antigo, Wisconsin. Not only do we hand assemble every one of our fishing lures, we also use the finest lure components you’ll find anywhere.

Is Mepps French?

Mepps┬« is a French acronym for Manufacturier D’Engins De Precision Pour Peches Sportives.

What color is trout most attracted to?

Here is a summary of some of the key points regarding the importance of color when trout fishing: In clear water when fishing on the surface the reds and the oranges often are best. Chartreuse and white or red and white produce the most contrast and are the best combinations under any light.

What spinners do trout like?

Use gold or copper blade spinners to tempt stocked browns and golden trout. Try silver blades for rainbows, cutthroats and brookies. When trout are rising on shallow flats, run a size 2 Panther Martin Regular Fly spinner can be a super selection when retrieved just below the surface.

What color spinners are best for trout?

What is the best spinner for rainbow trout?

The 5 Best Spinners For Trout (And How To Use Them)

  • The Best Spinner Colors For Trout.
  • Worden’s Rooster Tail.
  • Blue Fox Vibrax.
  • Panther Martin.
  • Joe’s Flies Short Striker.
  • Mepps Aglia.
  • How To Catch Trout With a Spinner.

How do you fish Mepps Musky Killer?

Mepps Aglias and Aglia longs are good choices for early-season musky fishing. Try fishing either a #3 or a #4 Aglia with a silver or gold blade. A dressed or even a plain #4 Aglia Long with a goldbo or rainbow scale blade can also be very effective at this time.

Is Mepps a French company?

French engineer Andre Muelnart invented the Mepps fishing spinner in 1938 and Todd Sheldon bought Mepps France in the 1950’s. Mepps lures sold in Europe still come from the French plant, but those sold in the United States are all hand assembled in Antigo.

What does Mepps stand for?


Acronym Definition
MEPPS Michigan Emergency Pharmaceutical Program for Seniors
MEPPS Multiple Entry Point Postage System (USPS)