What Makes a Frog the Best Heavy Cover Topwater Lure

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A hollow body frog is widely considered the best all-around topwater lure for fishing over and through the thickest grass cover. It’s Brandon Palaniuk’s go-to bait during the spawning season for its ability to penetrate deep into grass fields, bushes or overhanging trees that are unreachable by other baits.

Brandon dives into some anatomy characteristics that help this lure category excel in the thickest cover while delivering excelling hookup ratios. Hook position on the frog body, size in relation to the frog, hook gap as well as its ability to become exposed are key factors separating the best-performing frogs from the rest.