In an era where floating stickbaits are being replaced by sinking or suspended stickbaits, this has been my favorite for years now. Used it to catch my personal best 9 pounder in the Everglades and also for the most bass I've caught in one day at 67. Bass simply can't resist the slow rising lure or the quick twitch and noise it makes on the surface. Only recommendation if you fish it in the thick stuff, superglue the lip yo the body as the plastic lip is attached to the balsa wood. Trust me, it will last a lot longer when pulling it through the pads.