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Headbanger Shad 4.5"

4.7(12 reviews)
89 anglers use it


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  • Color:

    Baby Bass

  • Length:

    4.5in | 11.4cm

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About this product

A simple straight retrieve of the Headbanger Shad 4.5" produces an action that mimics the erratic and evasive movement of a spooked smaller bait fish, and adding a pause or two makes it irresistible to any nearby predator. Available in three different buoyancies for different depths and styles of fishing, the 4.5" inch Shad is a must have for every angler fishing for bass, walleye, trout, pike and many other species.

The lure has a wire-through-body construction and is equipped with rattle balls of different sizes for a fuller sound. The lure is lead-free and the weights inside are made of stainless steel. The Headbanger Shad 4.5" is equipped with a premium #4 VMC 9655 BN hook. It is also an excellent trolling lure, with an unmatched action all the way from 1.4 to 4 mph.

The tail is attached on a corkscrew and is easily replaced by twisting it counterclockwise. You can buy our own replacement tails, or experiment with any type of soft plastic and see how it changes the action. 


Fishing depth

Floating: 0.35 oz

Floating: 0-5 ft

Suspending: 0.4 oz

Suspending: 1.6-6 ft

Sinking: 0.45 oz

Sinking: 2-8 ft

The Floating version is perfect for really shallow fishing. You can keep it just around the surface and wake it if you retrieve slowly and hold your rod tip up, and go down 4-5 ft if you put your rod tip down and crank it without pauses. The Suspending sits completely still in the water column when paused, and is typically fished at 2-6 ft depth depending on how you work it. The Sinking naturally dives down just a little deeper than a suspending if you just cast and retrieve it, but can easily be fished deeper if you allow it to sink (sink rate 1 ft/s).

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including diisononyl phthalate, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more info go to P65Warnings.ca.gov

Specifications and variants

HS-11-FL-BBBaby Bass4.5in | 11.4cmFloatingIn stock$14.99Current variant
HS-11-SI-BBBaby Bass4.5in | 11.4cmSinkingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-BBBaby Bass4.5in | 11.4cmSuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-BKBleakN/ASuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-FL-BGBluegill4.5in | 11.4cmFloatingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SI-BGBluegill4.5in | 11.4cmSinkingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-BGBluegill4.5in | 11.4cmSuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-FL-CHChartreuse / Black4.5in | 11.4cmFloatingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-CHChartreuse / Black4.5in | 11.4cmSuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SI-CLClown4.5in | 11.4cmSinkingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-CLClown4.5in | 11.4cmSuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-FL-DPDeep Purple4.5in | 11.4cmFloatingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-DRDirty RoachN/ASuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-FL-FTFiretiger4.5in | 11.4cmFloatingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SI-FTFiretiger4.5in | 11.4cmSinkingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-FTFiretiger4.5in | 11.4cmSuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-FL-GHGhost Shad4.5in | 11.4cmFloatingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SI-GHGhost Shad4.5in | 11.4cmSinkingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-GHGhost Shad4.5in | 11.4cmSuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-FL-GGGolden Goby4.5in | 11.4cmFloatingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SI-GGGolden Goby4.5in | 11.4cmSinkingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SI-GSGolden Shiner4.5in | 11.4cmSinkingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SI-HPHot Perch4.5in | 11.4cmSinkingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-HPHot Perch4.5in | 11.4cmSuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-MIMinnowN/ASuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-NPNatural PerchN/ASuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-FL-RCRed Craw4.5in | 11.4cmFloatingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SI-RCRed Craw4.5in | 11.4cmSinkingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-RCRed Craw4.5in | 11.4cmSuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-RPRusty PerchN/ASuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-FL-SSSexy Shad4.5in | 11.4cmFloatingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SI-SSSexy Shad4.5in | 11.4cmSinkingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-SSSexy Shad4.5in | 11.4cmSuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-FL-TSTennessee Shad4.5in | 11.4cmFloatingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SI-TSTennessee Shad4.5in | 11.4cmSinkingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-TSTennessee Shad4.5in | 11.4cmSuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-BHN/AN/ASuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-FSN/AN/ASuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-GON/AN/ASuspendingIn stock$14.99
HS-11-SI-CHChartreuse / Black4.5in | 11.4cmSinkingOut of stock$14.99
HS-11-FL-CLClown4.5in | 11.4cmFloatingOut of stock$14.99
HS-11-SI-DPDeep Purple4.5in | 11.4cmSinkingOut of stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-DPDeep Purple4.5in | 11.4cmSuspendingOut of stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-GGGolden Goby4.5in | 11.4cmSuspendingOut of stock$14.99
HS-11-FL-GSGolden Shiner4.5in | 11.4cmFloatingOut of stock$14.99
HS-11-SU-GSGolden Shiner4.5in | 11.4cmSuspendingOut of stock$14.99
HS-11-FL-HPHot Perch4.5in | 11.4cmFloatingOut of stock$14.99

Suitable for catching

Largemouth bass

Largemouth bass

Northern pike

Northern pike

Eurasian perch

Eurasian perch

Smallmouth bass

Smallmouth bass

Black bullhead

Black bullhead

Black crappie

Black crappie

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