Recognized by Field & Stream as "Best of the Best" 2013 Lure, the Rapala BX Jointed Minnow is one of the liveliest, yet toughest balsa core baits ever. Balsa on the inside, each is encased with a durable copolymer shell for unbeatable toughness that offers the ability to fish it in the most extreme, rugged conditions out there. Jointed body also creates lively, extremely-responsive floating and kicking action. Can be cast or trolled for multi-species of game fish. Also includes VMC black nickel round bend hooks.