ABT Makes it Easy to Fish Umbrella Rigs, From
Rigs to Rods
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Introduction: Allen Borden, former Strike King Lure Designer and creator
of the King Shad has been busy adding new hard and soft bodied baits to his own
company's lineup. ABT Lures has a vision to create lures that not only catch
fish but are made available to anglers at very reasonable prices.
ABT introduces the new Multi Minnow swimbait
which is designed for umbrella rigs
Minnows: Earlier this year ABT released a configurable umbrella rig called the
"Multi-Rig." This season the company will introduce new swimbaits which were
inspired by Allen's famous "Wag Tail" which incorporate a box-tail design for
subtle swimming action. These swimbaits are ideal for umbrella rigs. They are
designed to be very durable and are available in three sizes and multiple
colors. They will come six to a pack and retail for $8.49.
ABT makes it easy to fish Multi-Rigs with a
Rig Kit: ABT also will be making it easier than ever to fish umbrella rigs
with an entire kit which includes the company's configurable wire rig. five
matching Multi-Minnows which match the head on the umbrella rig, and five tiered
multi-jig heads. One of the swimbaits is missing a head because it plugs in
directly into the umbrella rig's head for a seamless transition. This entire rig
kit will retail for $22.99.
The X2 Mini Crankbait is designed to cover water
quickly in the search for fish
Series Crankbaits: At the show ABT also unveiled a number of new crankbaits
at the show including the new X2 Mini Series which features a 2" body that is
armed with #4 VMC hooks and weighs in at 7/16oz. and is designed to get down
quickly thanks to a long lip and weighted rattle chamber. The X2 Mini will be
available in a range of realistic patterns and will retail for $8.79 each.
A look at the many patterns the X2 Mini will be
addition to the X2 Mini the company also introduced the Countdown Series
crankbaits which are capable of diving 22+ feet down, and the X2 Square Bill
crankbait which dives down to 5 feet and is designed to deflect off both grass
and heavy cover.
Distance Series (LDS) Custom Rods: In a surprising turn ABT got into the rod
business this year with the introduction of a new series featuring micro concept
guides in a spiral layout, thus "micro-spiral" design.
That's right the company is getting into the rod
business with custom "Micro-Spiral" rods
are made in the USA and make use of ALPS components and graphite or E-glass
blanks. The company will be releasing a special rod purposely designed for
fishing the company's rigs or heavy swimbaits, built on a 43 Modulus RX7
graphite blank. All of these new rods will retail for $169.99-$199.99 dollars
depending on rod model and come backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. From
lures to rods ABT continues to expand their line with products that are
differentiated both in design and exceptional value.