While tackle fads come and go, spinnerbaits have remained a staple of the bassin’ trade for decades. And for good reason. Highly versatile, they’re a stellar choice in a variety of fishing situations. You can crawl them through cover, burn ’em over a weedbed, dredge the depths, helicopter pockets—and that’s just the tip of the presentational iceberg. Plus, they shine in muddy water, clear conditions, and everything in between. Much of the appeal lies in their flashing, thumping blades. But a bait’s skirt, head design, and trailer are factors, too. Critical components including the hook, wire frame, and swivel also play a role. To help you sort through the options, we offer the following selection of top spinnerbaits sure to help you catch more bass on every trip. Read more.