Rods | Lures | Related Products. Dont knock till you try and yes a great big bass lure, From: Chopper: Spartanburg, South Carolina. Also got my personal best 9 pound largemouth on it. True Manns had a lure close to this but to me they are worlds different. These include the Dobyns Rods 806CB, Phenix Rods X13, Edge Rods Black Widow CrankBait 806-1, and previously reviewed Megabass Ultimate Cranking Stick. I want to see a KVD 5.5!!!! Everyone seems to complain about the size and cost. STRIKE KING LURE COMPANY. From: Calvin: Houston, Tx. Comments: Great lure for trolling for pike and muskies. From: Daniel, TX, Comments: Yall always think Texas when you think of big bass. Actual sales may not have occurred at this price. From a look and feel stand point it is comparable to my SPRO Little John Deep Diver in length and width as well as finish. $23.38 . The finishes, though somewhat plain are very consistent with no excessive paint in the test subjects we purchased. Anyway, great lure and they work!! Back in 2012, Phil Marks, one of the head lure designers at Strike King, caught some of his key fish with the the 10XD Crankbait that enabled him to take home the victory and $125,000 at the 2012 FLW Tour Open on Sam Rayburn. It is pretty basic, yes, but for all its simplicity, it is very solid in the four quality control metrics we score. Application: Strike King's 10XD is designed to do one thing and one thing only - that's to grind out bites in the plus twenty foot depth range. Strike King's 10XD Crankbait Before someone write "it says 6in", Yes I know. The 10XD is 6" in length and weighs in at just under two ounces. Comments: The Strike King 10XD Crankbait is the champion of the deep water rattling baits! I've caught fish every day that I have thrown this lure, and it works for all sizes of bass. Measures in at 6-inches in length, weighs just under 2 ounces, and easily hits the 25-foot mark on 14-lb fluorocarbon. Doesn't pull any harder than 6XD, love it. A medium action rod with a 100 size reel is great for a balsa crankbait. But it is the latest and greatest and anglers will flock to stores and order online(me myself included)to get there hands and one. The Strike King 10XD Crankbait is an extra deep diving oversized crankbait designed for targeting tournament-winning bass. From: Bud: Crockett, TX. I love Ledge Fishing with this dude! Action really draws in those toothy critters. On 14-lb. The 10XD is 6" in length and weighs in at just under two ounces. Dive Time: The 10XD seems to waste no time getting down to maximum running depth. Casts and pulls surprisingly easy for its size. Yet surprisingly, these quick-diving baits cast and pull rather easily, considering their size. Quality Ratings for Strike King's 10XD Crankbait. The all-new 10XD deep diving crankbait will appeal to both. Best Seller . I love deep cranking. Personally, I wont be buying any at $14.99 (12.99 at Dicks) the paint applications sucked esp on the Barfish it kinda of looked like they used a bad scanner from the 90's to apply. The Strike King® Pro Model™ 10XD Deep Diving Crankbaits fit the big fish/big bait equation perfectly, and their free-floating rattle chambers create big sound as well. Enthusiast | spot with this bait! Working a Kentucky lake ledge this week when we found a good school, started picking up some on big worms. Great bait, always been a big strike king 6 xd fan, caught a ton of fish one them. On the third cast with it i caught a 2 pound largie and within the hour we caught 3 more 2 pounders. $6.99 30 Colors. Comments:  Both days of the Triton Owners Tournament on KY Lake I had a few fish I needed to cull late in the day and I said to my partner the fish I need now will eat this 10XD. This bait was a dud. Rated at just under two ounces, the Strike King 10XD is quite hefty for a crankbait. More mass, more depth, more big-fish appeal — sounds like an appealing mix. google_color_border = "FFFFFF"; the only reason it didnt help me is cause is barely gets down to 20 foot on a far cast with a bb1 and 8 foot crankin rod probably the worst judge lure so far if you are any good though you can scroll and get that thing down 35-40 foot with a 175 yard cast! google_ad_width = 120; Watching my line on a relatively quick paced retrieve (albeit with an Abu Revo Winch) I didn't notice any abnormally wide runs to either side so I think it's safe to say these baits run true at any speed. The deep crank bite was on, and switching to classic workhorse deep divers produced fish. Hard Bait by Strike King®. Bass anglers on the hunt for monster bass should arm themselves with big baits. The Mann's E-Z 30+ Crankbait weighs in at 1.5 ounces and boast 30+ feet on a slow to medium retrieve. Comments: Great bait but you need to upgrade the hooks. Had a 4lber spit out a big shad in the boat while I was getting her off the hook, so I picked up the 10xd and it was on, lots of big fish, 6lbs+ over the next few days and all on the 10xd. Comments: Really big crankbait in size but doesnt pull much more than a 6XD. I have a boat also js no need for it in Springtime really . Comments: I personally love this thing it is giant i bought 2 of them 3 weeks ago.I only hope that they come out with a squarebill version just as big i could use a SB one more plus it would be a good musky and pike plug too. All you farm pond fishin haters need to keep ur comments to yourself until you throw one of these things, they're awesome. The Strike King Pro-Model 10XD Crankbait is a monster sized deep diving crankbait with a unique curved bill that allows the bait to dive faster & deeper than most other crankbaits. Introducing Strike King's 10XD crankbait! google_ad_type = "text_image"; On 14-lb. Also, pair this bait up with either the Halo deep cranking rod or the power tackle swim bait rod and they throw them beautifully. fluorocarbon, this bait will have no trouble hitting the 25 foot mark and by scaling down to 12lb., you will be approaching that 27-30 foot mark. Phil Marks, one of the head lure designers at Strike King, recently caught some of his key fish with the Strike King 10XD Crankbait to take home the victory and $125,000 at 2012 FLW Tour Open on Sam Rayburn. fluorocarbon line, the 8XD can hit 20 feet on the retrieve, while the 10XD will dive to 25 feet, allowing you to present to fish you could probably never reach with a crankbait before. It also casts and pulls surprisingly easy for its behemoth size. I've caught them from 2 lbs to 8 lbs so far. fluorocarbon, this bait will have no trouble hitting the 25 foot mark and by scaling down to 12lb., you will be approaching that 27-30 foot mark. Gets down deep when the bass are suspending and has worked very well for me during the Summer here in Southern California. Splatterback is a good color. Also caught a couple of catfish on it -- a 4lb and a 10 pounder! A behemoth of a deep diving crank designed for targeting the biggest bass, the Strike King 10XD Crankbait measures in at 6-inches in length and easily hits the 25-foot mark on 14-lb fluorocarbon. Great for targeting big bass hanging around deep structure. @ for me!!!!! $5.99 . Quality/Construction: The Strike King 10XD is not a bait or product that's going to call to you from within its packaging or wow you with intricate details and paint finishes. Comments: Love this crankbait. $5.99 56 Colors. If you stay on this website, you agree to the use of cookies. Comments: These are great crankbaits I have not hit 25 feet even on long cast it gets close though the fish love them even the little ones. It seems to be a quality built bait with better finish, rings, and hooks unlike the cheaper Strike King baits. Comments: Seen these at Dicks for the first time this past weekend and they are HUGE. This bait was designed for two things; getting deep and catching BIG Bass! google_ad_format = "120x600_as"; 181 Suburban Road San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, © Tackle Warehouse LLC. Strike King HC KVD Wakebait. Great lure, runs true, and really dogs up the bottom. No bites. The bait's line tie is reinforced at the back The size is about 20% bigger than Mann's 30+ but dives the same depth. Choose Options STRIKE KING LURE COMPANY. The last thing I want to mention is tackle. Swimbaits | Lines | Total Score: 7.77 - EDITOR'S CHOICE! Continuing our coverage of the LOUS (lures of unusual size), The Strike King 10XD is not a bait or product that's going to call to you from within its packaging or wow you with intricate details and paint finishes. The Pro Model XD Series let you present to fish you could probably never reach with a crankbait before. Employ a long enough rod, a free casting reel, and a strong yet thin diameter fishing line and that goal is easily achieved with this bait. I kept reeling them in as boats came and went. I live in the southeast where we fish lakes like Guntersville and Pickwick and for SK to be rated so poorly among most of you haters explain to me why so many tourneys are won on these lakes with SK's "cheap" baits. Back in 2012, Phil Marks, one of the head lure designers at Strike King, caught some of his key fish with the the 10XD Crankbait that enabled him to take home the victory and $125,000 at the 2012 FLW Tour Open on Sam Rayburn. Simple answer, Quantum EXO 200 5:4.1 or a Smoke 150 (same gear ratio) and for say 5XD/6XD's I use a 7'11" MH Quantum Tour KVD Cranking rod, but if you're looking to go with the 8XD/10XD size, well better bump up to the Heavier version. Apparel | From: Blake: Hazel Green,Al. With 15lb. somewhat plain are very consistent with no excessive paint in the test subjects we purchased. Today's lure of choice for those probing those depths? Go ahead and put on a worm and hit the bank catching the little dinks, while the rest of us catch monster bass with the new 10XD. Autopsy,