Accurate Weights of Plastic Baits

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Accurate Weights of Plastic Baits

Postby BlaineFred » Sun Apr 12, 2015 2:06 am

Plastic Bait Weights – April 10, 2015

The baits were weighed on a very accurate scale in a medical research lab of a major university.

Senko – 4 inch................. 7.30 grams…….0.257 oz
Senko – 3 inch................. 3.86 g…………...0.136
Fat Senko – 3 inch............. 5.37 g………… .0.189

Z-Man Finesse TRD 2.75 inch.....4.60 g…………...0.162

Bass Pro Shops 4 ¼ Stik-O-Worm 7.37 g…………...0.260
Zoom Magnum Finesse 9.32 g…………...0.329
Keitech Salty Core Stick 5.5 in. 11.24 g…… ..0.396

Reaction Innovations Skinny Dipper 12.9 g…………..0.455
Reaction Innovations Little Dipper 6.38 g…………..0.225

NetBait Paca Craw................. 12.0 g…………..0.423

Keitech Swing Impact Fat 3.8 inch...8.52 g…………..0.301
Keitech Swing Impact 3.5 inch...3.25 g…………..0.115

Reaction Innov. Sweet Beaver 4.2....10.92 g…………0.385

Havo Pit Boss 4 inch...............10.94 g…………0.386

Mann’s StingRay Grub 4-inch.......7.58 g…………..0.267

Gambler Ugly Otter 4 inch.........10.16 g…………........0.358

Zoom Ultra Vibe Speed Worm........7.4 g ………….........0.261

Berkley Power Worm 7 inch........ 5.45 g …………........0.192

Strike King Flip-N-Tube 4.5 inch... 10.5 g…………........0.370
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The following lures were weighed in 2012 and posted here at
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Repeated here for easy reference.

5-inch Senko .................................... 0.39 oz
5-inch WaveWorm Tiki Stick.................. 0.28
5-inch Yum Dinger.............................. 0.30

5 3/8-inch Bass Pro Stik-o-Worm ............. 0.38 oz

4-inch Senko..................................... 0.26 oz
4-inch Bass Pro Stik-o-Worm.................. 0.25
4-inch Kinami Flash............................ 0.26
4 ¼ -inch Bass Pro Stik-o-Worm.............. 0.27

6-inch Senko..................................... 0.59 oz
6-inch Bass Pro Stik-o-Worm.................. 0.45

Reaction Innov. 3.5 Smallie Beaver.......... 0.21 oz
Reaction Innov. 4.2 Sweet Beaver........... 0.40

Zoom Baby Brush Hog .......................... 0.24 oz
Zoom 8-inch Lizard............................. 0.36
Zoom Horny Toad............................... 0.45
Zoom 5-inch Finesse Worm.................... 0.16

Berkley 7-inch Power Worm................... 0.19

Paca Craw....................................... 0.41 oz
Berkley Crazy Legs Chigger Craw............ 0.32

Note that a few baits like the 4-inch Senko and the Smallie Beaver were weighed on both occasions. Thus was done deliberately just to check on the continuity. There was some rounding that accounts for the differences, and there are some small difference like 0.01 oz. The small weight difference could also be accounted for by the differences in the salt content.

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Re: Accurate Weights of Plastic Baits

Postby dirtygeary » Sun Jul 17, 2016 4:00 am

Thanks for sharing

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Re: Accurate Weights of Plastic Baits

Postby BlaineFred » Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:45 pm

Bumping to get more exposure.

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Re: Accurate Weights of Plastic Baits

Postby Sore Thumb » Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:20 pm

Thanks BF

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Re: Accurate Weights of Plastic Baits

Postby BlaineFred » Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:38 pm

My wife is a PhD research scientist, and she did the weighing.


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